Trials & Litigation

Trials and Litigation

Lawyer victorious in contesting parking-ticket late fee all the way to the state’s appeals court

Evidence

Top Florida court OKs new murder trial for lawyer’s ex-wife

Immigration Law

Immigration lawyer admits breaking law to help client, gets 2 years of probation

Criminal Justice

Angry over drug sentence, inmate filed false $5.8M debt claim against federal judge, feds say

Consumer Law

CFPB seeks to ban mandatory arbitration of consumer disputes over banking, credit cards and loans

U.S. Supreme Court

Chemerinsky: Should SCOTUS have turned down these election law cases?

Education Law

School’s pact with feds over transgender locker room access sparks new lawsuit

Evidence

Crime lab chemist was high almost daily, cooked crack cocaine at work, state AG says

Trials and Litigation

Taxi drivers may have disparate-treatment claim against Chicago, says federal judge

Criminal Justice

Is cellphone given by Aaron Hernandez to his lawyers privileged? Top state court is dubious

Trials & Litigation

Federal judge who drank Flint water steps aside in case over replacing city’s lead water pipes

Trials & Litigation

Top Boies Schiller litigator sues his mother for defamation

Death Penalty

Hundreds of Florida death-row inmates should get life following SCOTUS decision, amicus brief says

White-Collar Crime

Former NY lawmaker who was paid $3.7M in law firm referral fees gets 12 years in corruption case

Trials & Litigation

Man gets new trial because his defense lawyer met privately with judge

Civil Rights

Judge who wrote NYC’s stop-and-frisk rulings says opposition by city leaders was ‘all about fear’

Business of Law

Resnick & Louis opens in Miami with 3-lawyer Akerman team, expects more hiring soon

Tort Law

Jury awards $55M to woman who claimed Johnson & Johnson talcum powder caused her cancer

Criminal Justice

Youths caught bringing drugs across the Mexican border to Arizona county face adult charges

Government Law

Former mayor’s old Facebook page should be reopened, says judge, because it may have public info