Verdicts & Settlements

Corporate Law

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

Securities Law

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

Health Law

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

Civil Rights

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

Constitutional Law

9th Circuit OKs civil rights suit by man mistakenly jailed on warrant for another man

Criminal Justice

Missing boy’s parents want to toss judgment against early suspect; is it prejudicial to new suspect?

Evidence

Judge OKs criminal case against Bill Cosby, rejects immunity argument

Trials & Litigation

Former general counsel will receive $850K for alleged defamation by his onetime employer

International Law

Appeals court nixes Florida suit over fatal Italian shipwreck of Costa Concordia

Media & Communications Law

Courtney Love’s win in ‘Twibel’ suit by her ex-lawyer is upheld by appeals court

Constitutional Law

Delaware puts capital cases on hold while death-penalty issues are mulled by state supreme court

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer who won $390K for clients at trial must pay $11K for alerting media about case

Labor & Employment

New York Jets will pay cheerleaders $324K to settle wage lawsuit

White-Collar Crime

Disbarred lawyer gets 30 days after pleading no contest to theft of blind client’s $400K inheritance

Criminal Justice

‘One man’s vulgarity is another man’s lyric,’ says judge acquitting man in Twitter case

Criminal Justice

Remaining case against suspended judge dismissed on Tuesday; top court stays jail term on Thursday

First Amendment

Arrested after giving the finger to NYC cops, Occupy Wall Street pair wins $52K payout

Intellectual Property Law

George Clooney lookalike in video ad sparks legal battle between coffee competitors

Intellectual Property Law

Court rejects effort to trademark shape of KitKat candy bar

Tort Law

Tort reformer Ted Cruz once represented two tort plaintiffs defending $54M awards