Verdicts & Settlements

White-Collar Crime

Law firm chief convicted in $13M loan-modification scheme, faces up to 70 years

Government Law

County clerk fined $500 for using government Wi-Fi during his re-election campaign

Constitutional Law

9th Circuit says paroled sex offenders don’t have to provide their Web names and addresses to police

Verdicts & Settlements

Fired manager is awarded $186M in pregnancy bias suit against AutoZone

Trials & Litigation

Jury awards $638K to mom who sued over claimed sex abuse of adult daughter; defense argued consent

First Amendment

Google wins SLAPP motion, has constitutional right to list search results as it wishes

Trials & Litigation

Passengers get $2,500 for 10-hour ordeal on cold subway during 2010 snowstorm

Trials & Litigation

Man who fell out of reclining chair during deposition loses negligence case against law firm

Family Law

Judge orders parents to pay estranged daughter’s $16K annual college tuition

Evidence

School district wins civil case after arguing that girl, 14, could consent to sex with teacher

Trials & Litigation

Family of Ebola patient initially not admitted has settled with Dallas hospital

Criminal Justice

Lawyer shot by Vegas cop after traffic stop is convicted of felonies, jailed to await sentencing

Trials & Litigation

Lawmaker wins election, is convicted of lesser counts in barratry case, then wins a mistrial

Family Law

CEO must pay $995M in divorce case; analyst calls ‘rather small’ award good news for shareholders

Immigration Law

Law grad convicted of concealing Israel bombings conviction to get US citizenship

Consumer Law

Threatened patent suits amounted to deceptive tactics, FTC alleges; law firm and client settle

Government Law

Judge wins re-election but is now too old to serve on bench

Government Law

Judge OKs Detroit bankruptcy-exit plan, lets city slash over $7B from its debtload

Insurance Law

Is an Uber ride covered if an accident occurs? Insurance representatives are dubious

Constitutional Law

6th Circuit upholds same-sex marriage bans in 4 states; will issue now go to US Supreme Court?