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Shaky Ground: Report links stand-your-ground laws to higher homicide rates

Verdicts & Settlements

Despite mandatory restitution law, courts rarely award trafficking victims lost wages, study finds

Privacy Law

Wrongly labeled a porn star by DJs, former 1L is awarded $1M in suit against radio station

Trials & Litigation

Federal judge axes Fox Rothschild in hacking case because firm represented a claimed victim company

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer guilty in client money-laundering case; his own words at trial helped convict him, juror says

Verdicts & Settlements

US will pay Navajo Nation $554M to settle suit claiming mismanagement of resources

Trials & Litigation

Woman punched by highway patrol officer in videotaped incident will get $1.5M settlement

Real Estate & Property Law

Judge rules against billionaire in beach-rights case, says he can’t close access road without permit

Legal Ethics

11th Circuit cites Bible, labels lawyer’s action a ‘textbook example of bad faith’

Trials & Litigation

Federal jury says Patti LaBelle’s entourage not responsible for injury to West Point cadet

Trials & Litigation

Did ‘freaky fast’ advertising claim spur Jimmy John’s accident settlement?

Trials & Litigaiton

Does government owe moose-vehicle crash victims? Lawyer vows appeal after losing class action

Terrorism

Arab Bank is held liable in first civil trial victory under anti-terrorism law

Election Law

Top state court tells official to take lawyer’s name off US Senate ballot

Criminal Justice

Federal judge says she thinks convicted drug dealer killed police officer, gives defendant 35 years

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer fights judge’s order calling her ineffective and removing her from murder case defense

Trials & Litigation

SEC spent $8.6M collecting $3.7M from former corporate raider in $62M case

Criminal Justice

NYC police to revise decoy purse operation to settle lawsuit

White-Collar Crime

Judge plans to take plea in case over $3M investment-fraud scheme, his lawyer says

Legal Ethics

Judge suspended 30 days without pay for coming to courthouse intoxicated