Verdicts & Settlements

Constitutional Law

NYC transit agency may ban all political ads to avoid complying with federal judge’s ruling

Media & Communications Law

After losing libel lawsuit over parody Twitter account, lawyer sues opposing counsel and newspaper

Criminal Justice

Ex-CIA chief David Petraeus gets probation, is fined $100K for giving classified info to biographer

Court Security

Courtroom incident shows why 6 security officers are needed at sentencings, lawman says

Criminal Justice

Judge rules prosecutors undercharged cop in fatal shooting and acquits him

Verdicts & Settlements

Transgender teen wins right to obtain driver’s license that ‘looks like me’

Entertainment & Sports Law

En banc 9th Circuit nixes Barry Bonds obstruction conviction

Disability Law

Ex-lawmaker charged with felony sex abuse is acquitted by jury

Real Estate & Property Law

Man is jailed for refusing to turn over Facebook and Twitter passwords in business bankruptcy case

Criminal Justice

Jury convicts rabbi, acquits son in kidnapping-conspiracy case related to religious divorces

Trials & Litigation

Pro se murder defendant found in contempt should be removed as his own counsel, DA says

Bankruptcy Law

Federal judge jails ex-billionaire for contempt until he explains where $13.8M from resort sale went

Criminal Justice

Utah mom gets up to life in slayings of 6 newborns found in garage

Constitutional Law

Nation’s top court OKs state ban on pedicures by foot-nibbling fish

Civil Procedure

3rd Circuit says feds missed forfeiture deadline, awards gold coins worth $80M to dealer’s heirs

Trials & Litigation

Playboy suit says law firm tried $6M case instead of seeking settlement within insurance limits

Trials & Litigation

Reed Smith can’t arbitrate malpractice claim; ex-client, an attorney, didn’t sign required form

Intellectual Property Law

Clothier settles with Eagles singer over ‘Don a Henley and Take It Easy’ ad

Legal Ethics

Ex-judge gives up law license after taking plea in federal bribery case over jury verdict

Animal Law

Jury awards couple nearly $240K over neighbors’ barking dogs