134 ABA Journal Federal Circuit Court articles.
What had started as a pre-internet computer crime law affecting national security and finance has become a statute that prosecutors, plaintiff attorneys and defense counsels agree isn’t right for its time, and maybe never was. Even with broad agreement on the problem, however, the solution is less clear.
Aug 19, 2019 6:00 AM CDT
In an amicus brief filed with the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday, the ABA says: “Imposing governmental attorneys’ fees on patent applicants who choose civil actions under [the law] will…
Jul 23, 2019 12:52 PM CDT
Apr 25, 2019 3:35 PM CDT
No more 2:30 a.m. pill calls, 4 a.m. breakfasts or noisy overnight maintenance in jails in one San Francisco Bay Area county, a federal judge ruled Monday.
In a preliminary…
Apr 24, 2019 12:32 PM CDT
Apr 24, 2019 10:47 AM CDT
In the latest ruling regarding the NFL’s alleged “return-to-play” scheme, a federal judge held that retired players failed to prove that the league was responsible for handing out painkillers and…
Apr 22, 2019 4:09 PM CDT
Apr 22, 2019 11:43 AM CDT
Feb 4, 2019 8:10 AM CST
An Oregon attorney who pleaded guilty to stealing money from client trust accounts and her law firm, and not paying income taxes for six years, was sentenced Thursday to serve…
Jan 11, 2019 2:30 PM CST
Sep 6, 2018 4:53 PM CDT
Does the usual meaning of a word carry over to a legal definition? The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on this question in a case involving sports hero Jim Thorpe.
Jul 1, 2018 1:25 AM CDT
May 22, 2018 7:00 AM CDT
Jan 24, 2018 7:30 AM CST
This Supreme Court term turned out to be important for civil procedure, with three significant rulings on personal jurisdiction—when a court has control of the particular parties in a case.
Aug 1, 2017 1:20 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled today that patent holders may not use the doctrine of laches—that is, may not argue that defendants slept too long on their rights—as a defense…
Mar 21, 2017 3:15 PM CDT