Verdicts & Settlements

White-Collar Crime

Former ‘People’s Attorney’ radio host is convicted in $10M mortgage-fraud case

Media and Communications Law

Does lights out loom for Aereo? Federal judge nixes cable license, leaves door open on DVR service

Legal Ethics

Judge who was ‘disrespectful’ to lawyer and ‘ridiculed’ defendant gets 5-day suspension

Trials & Litigation

Jury convicts 4 Blackwater guards in slaying of unarmed civilians in Iraq

Public Defenders

New York will beef up indigent defense in five counties in ‘groundbreaking’ lawsuit settlement

Trials & Litigation

Facebook sues DLA Piper, other firms, 9 attorneys, says they conspired on fraudulent case

Constitutional Law

Federal judges OK same-sex marriage in Arizona and Wyoming; SCOTUS declines Alaska stay

Bankruptcy Law

Settlement saves convicted attorney from making lengthy handcuffed trip to testify about law firm

Family Law

Facebook post informing dad of planned adoption wasn’t adequate notice, top state court says

Legal Ethics

Top state court nixes disbarment request of lawyer who admittedly stole $354K

Criminal Justice

Ex-nurse gets jail time for ‘assisting’ suicide in comments made on Internet chat boards

White-Collar Crime

Duped by lawyer’s faked suits, attorney who operated litigation funding firm loaned her $400K

Trials & Litigation

Jury awards record $4.65M in death of homeless street preacher restrained by sheriff’s deputies

Constitutional Law

New DOJ policy bans waiver of potential ineffective-assistance claims against defense counsel

Trials & Litigation

Jury convicts juvenile judge on 1 felony count, deadlocks on 8 others

Constitutional Law

Judge dismisses murder case against 3 men over prosecutorial misconduct, says they can’t be retried

Government Law

Appeals court says councilman ousted for letting homeless pal stay at city hall must be reinstated

Verdicts & Settlements

Reports of free money from Red Bull settlement lead to website crash

Appellate Practice

Woman who won new murder trial despite earlier manslaughter plea bargain won’t be retried

Business of Law

Litigation success brings layoffs for 17 attorneys at law firm representing Halliburton