Verdicts & Settlements

Labor & Employment

2nd Circuit says 2 judges used wrong test in deciding high-profile cases over unpaid internships

Oil Spill

BP to pay $18.7B to settle oil spill claims by US and Gulf states

Opening Statements

Jury sides with ‘the cop’ in copyright question over a Village People hit

Opening Statements

Hall and Oates sue food company over Haulin’ Oats granola

Constitutional Law

Top state court nixes 10 Commandments monument at capitol

Antitrust Law

2nd Circuit OKs verdict against Apple in $450M e-book price-fixing case

Trials & Litigation

Ex-worker wins $18M in suit against CEO over blog posts; law prof’s case is still pending

Law Schools

Jurors reject law prof’s claim of anti-conservative bias in hiring

Criminal Justice

Suspect pleads guilty but mentally ill in slaying of attorney

Constitutional Law

Divided US Supreme court votes 5-4 to freeze Texas abortion law as it mulls whether to hear appeal

Constitutional Law

Over 100 convictions reversed over faulty jury instructions on manslaughter

First Amendment

9th Circuit revives inmate’s pro se suit over being required to work with pork in kitchen

Trials & Litigation

Deaf man who pleaded guilty to iPad theft that didn’t occur moves ahead in civil case

First Amendment

9th Circuit boots judge, revives news media case over late access to court civil complaint filings

Trials & Litigation

Judge grants drug-ring chief a plea deal to free up courtroom for other trials

Death Penalty

Boston Marathon bomber sentenced to death by federal judge

Family Law

Cleared in second neglect case, ‘free range’ parents plan to sue

Tort Law

Jury awards patient $500K due to doctor’s defamatory comments while he was sedated for colonoscopy

Constitutional Law

NYC to pay $6.25M to man jailed almost 25 years despite out-of-state alibi

Civil Rights

8th Circuit grants immunity to cops who shot at driver of backfiring van