Verdicts & Settlements

Trials & Litigation

‘Grim Sleeper’ is convicted of 10 murders by Los Angeles jury

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

Trials & Litigation

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

Tort Law

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

Constitutional Law

Top Virginia court nixes alimony for woman now cohabiting in same-sex relationship

Trials & Litigation

Sued after posting video of brawl with neighbor, law partner loses bid for SLAPP protection

Legal Ethics

Disbarred lawyer says he will continue to practice while appealing the order

White-Collar Crime

Disbarred Illinois lawyer gets 57 months in mortgage-rescue fraud case

Internet Law

Judge says Amazon must refund parents for in-app purchases made by children

Criminal Justice

Real-estate heir Robert Durst takes 7-year plea deal in gun case, but unrelated murder case ongoing

Trials & Litigation

Baltimore judge holds election hearing on sidewalk and in parking garage, due to courthouse fire

Criminal Justice

Judge reverses conviction of man who shot neighbor outside home, says prosecutor misstated the law

Trials & Litigation

Sanctions of $18K against defendant lawyer and his counsel are upheld by New York appeals court

White-Collar Crime

Former law school CFO takes theft plea; he will get probation and owe $24K in restitution

Entertainment & Sports Law

2nd Circuit upholds NFL decision, says Tom Brady must serve 4-game ‘Deflategate’ suspension

Criminal Justice

Cleveland will pay $6M in death of Tamir Rice, shot by police while playing with toy gun

Legal Ethics

Judge publicly reprimanded for jailing domestic-violence witness who recanted

Labor & Employment

Uber to pay up to $100M to settle claims of misclassification by drivers in 2 states

Verdicts & Settlements

Volkswagen settlement details should be kept secret until filed, judge says after news report