Verdicts & Settlements

Animal Law

9th Circuit rejects widow’s suit over fatal mountain goat attack in national park

Trials & Litigation

Accuser’s court filing blasts Cosby’s ‘media blitz’

Entertainment & Sports Law

Top sports court nixes IAAF testosterone-based ban on some female athletes

Criminal Justice

Jury finds James Holmes eligible for death penalty in Batman movie-theater massacre

Labor & Employment

Document review arguably ‘devoid of legal judgment,’ 2nd Circuit says, allowing wage suit to proceed

Celebrities

Mötley Crüe frontman settles suit over Facebook password

Religious Law

Archdiocese seeks court order to end protesters’ 11-year vigil and close down deconsecrated church

White-Collar Crime

Convicted of theft of $2K in services, ex-judge faces potential loss of $6K monthly pension

Trials & Litigation

Leading NY lawmaker lied to FBI about son’s law firm job; felony conviction puts his own job at risk

Celebrities

Judge nixes felony case against Anna Nicole Smith boyfriend-lawyer, says it ‘reeks of unfairness’

Trials & Litigation

Defendant jailed after ‘I defy you Satan’ comment to judge during contempt hearing

Contracts

Cosby lawyers blame his accuser for release of his deposition by court reporting service

Labor & Employment

Judge who fired assistant before taking oath of office isn’t immune from suit, court rules

White-Collar Crime

7th Circuit nixes 5 counts in conviction of ex-Illinois Gov. Blagojevich, calls for new sentence

Trials & Litigation

Ex-partner awarded $550K in law firm dispute loses appeal; firm says he now owes $200K

Trials & Litigation

How the New York Times obtained Bill Cosby’s deposition transcript without a court order or leak

Death Penalty

What’s next for convicted movie theater shooter James Holmes? Penalty phase begins Wednesday

Family Law

Federal judge tells state to put same-sex spouses on birth certificate

Internet Law

Lawyer is entitled to only $100 for ex-client’s post on Ripoff Report, appeals court says

Court Security

Jury convicts ‘sovereign citizen’ of filing false liens against federal judge and prosecutor