Trials & Litigation

Civil Rights

Appeals court stops case mid-trial, in latest judge-prosecutor dispute over jury diversity

Legal Ethics

Texas judge defends letter asking former jurors to ‘meet and greet’

First Amendment

Judge refuses to block law requiring crisis pregnancy centers to provide abortion information

Civil Rights

DOJ sues Ferguson one day after it sought changes in proposed policing pact

Celebrities

Bill Cosby’s lawyer is dismissed from suit claiming denials of Cosby rape claim were defamatory

Law Firms

Suit alleges Blank Rome partner was forced out due to LGBT animus, desire to steal his clients

Corporate Law

Despite conflict, Covington can represent Minnesota in major enviro suit against 3M, judge rules

Evidence

Family says prominent lawyer was murdered, and did not kill his wife

Trials & Litigation

Sued over fatal shooting, Chicago cop files $10M emotional distress counterclaim

Criminal Justice

Sleep deprivation increases false confessions, study suggests

Privacy Law

Lawyer sues Avvo, says unauthorized use of professional info violates right of publicity

Business of Law

Top partner billing rates at BigLaw firms nudge $1,500 per hour

Securities Law

Ex-BigLaw partner is convicted of insider trading; feds say he misused deal info overheard at firm

Trials & Litigation

Fastcase sues Casemaker for takedown demand, says Georgia administrative rules can’t be copyrighted

Legal Ethics

Judge got baseball tickets from law firm trying case, thinking this was OK, filing says

Health Law

Doctor gets 30 years to life in landmark prosecution over patient OD deaths

Criminal Justice

Attorney defending his own murder-for-hire case says he was framed by jailhouse ‘snitch’

Criminal Justice

Restaurant confab leads to arrest of 3 accused of planning to kidnap and rob judge

Civil Rights

Chicago plans $3.1M settlement in DOJ suit over US residency rule for foreign-born police applicants

Criminal Justice

Dershowitz: OJ Simpson’s ‘dream team’ was actually a nightmare team