U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland announced Thursday that he is appointing a partner at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher as the special counsel to investigate whether any person or entity violated the law in connection with classified documents found at President Joe Biden’s home and office.
In an amicus brief filed Wednesday, the ABA urged the U.S. Supreme Court to consider client-lawyer communications privileged, even if the purpose of some of those communications is not to request or give legal advice.
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether a parody dog toy called “Bad Spaniels” is entitled to protection from trademark infringement and dilution-by-tarnishment claims by Jack Daniel’s Properties Inc.
Updated: A California lawyer was unable to get his client’s case reinstated when a federal appeals court rejected his excuse for missing a court deadline—that he was in Illinois to see his son’s professional baseball debut.
A beauty pageant had a First Amendment right to reject a transgender contestant who contended that its “natural born female” eligibility requirement violated Oregon anti-bias law, a federal appeals court has ruled.
How did Politico obtain a law professor’s election-litigation emails? It began when a lawyer failed to deactivate a Dropbox link that was created to share documents with the House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, U.S. Capitol riot.
Lawyers representing former President Donald Trump thought that U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas was their best bet for obtaining a stay that would hold up the vote count in Georgia and delay a congressional vote to certify the 2020 election results.
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan on Wednesday issued an administrative stay that blocks a subpoena for a GOP official’s phone records by the congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, U.S. Capitol attack.