Verdicts & Settlements

Labor & Employment

First settlement reached for EEOC case alleging sexual-orientation discrimination

Environmental Law

Volkswagen to pay $15.3B to resolve emissions-cheating claims

Criminal Justice

Man is convicted of murdering partner in law firm of convicted Ponzi schemer

Legal Ethics

Judge who accused prosecutor of ‘lie from the pit of hell’ agrees to reprimand and apology

Labor & Employment

Law360 settles state AG probe, will stop requiring new editorial hires to sign noncompete agreements

Criminal Justice

Lawyer is convicted in home-invasion attack on law firm managing partner and his wife

Law Firms

9th Circuit judges say little of their thinking at hearing on unfinished law firm business clawbacks

Trials & Litigation

Rite Aid can’t recover from imprisoned ex-lawyer because of release in shareholder suit, judge rules

Business of Law

Appeals court: Yelp must remove defamatory 3rd-party material about lawyer who won defamation case

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court rules test for enhanced patent-infringement damages is too strict

Immigration Law

Amidst claims ICE should do more to ID lawful residents, detained citizen wins $20K award

Legal Ethics

Questions about chat with co-defendants keep murder case alive for lawyers after client is acquitted

Constitutional Law

En banc 9th Circuit upholds California law requiring ‘good cause’ for concealed carry

Criminal Justice

Woman fined $1,722 and put on probation over license plate decal left in glove box has case closed

Criminal Justice

Law firm bookkeeper got job despite prior criminal record, is now convicted in new $100K theft

Constitutional Law

7th Circuit: Judge should have appointed lawyer for mentally ill woman who missed appeal deadline

Trials & Litigation

Federal judge nixes big-game hunter’s suit over airline’s refusal to transport trophy rhinoceros

Trials and Litigation

Lawyer acquitted in claimed cover-up of school board member’s free-lunch application

Animal Law

Lawyer is fined $75K in hawk-trapping case

Court Security

Man gets 15- to 19-year prison term in nonfatal shooting on courthouse steps