Trials & Litigation
19312 ABA Journal Trials & Litigation articles.
Aug 1, 2021 2:20 AM CDT
Supreme Court approval rating hits 4-year low
Only 49% of Americans approve of the way the U.S. Supreme Court is handling its job, according to a July poll by Gallup.…
Jul 30, 2021 6:25 PM CDT
A lawsuit filed by a McDonald’s investor alleges Morgan, Lewis & Bockius conducted a “grossly inadequate” investigation of inappropriate relationships by the company’s then-CEO, leading to his unwarranted “lavish severance…
Jul 30, 2021 2:10 PM CDT
An assistant U.S. attorney in Santa Ana, California, has filed a lawsuit alleging retaliation for complaining about discrimination and racist statements by managers.
Charles Pell’s July 28 amended complaint…
Jul 30, 2021 12:15 PM CDT
The Wisconsin Court of Appeals on Wednesday rejected a request for a hearing in a new-trial bid by Steven Avery, whose case was portrayed in the Making a Murderer
Jul 29, 2021 1:42 PM CDT
Three lawyers with Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel were spared sanctions but got no vindication in a federal judge’s critical decision earlier this week.
Jul 29, 2021 11:27 AM CDT
A Colorado anti-discrimination law can be used to compel a website designer who wants to create wedding websites to offer her services to people celebrating same-sex marriages, a federal appeals court ruled Monday.
Jul 28, 2021 2:10 PM CDT
The U.S. Department of Justice is refusing to represent a Republican lawmaker accused in a lawsuit of helping incite the U.S. Capitol riot
in a speech that he gave Jan. 6.
Jul 28, 2021 10:13 AM CDT
The city of Roanoke, Virginia, is seeking to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a lawyer who claims that police raided her home in retaliation for successfully defending her stepson on murder charges.
Jul 28, 2021 9:36 AM CDT
Gunshot detection technology known as ShotSpotter
has been used as evidence in 190 court cases even as some critics raise questions about the technology.
Jul 27, 2021 11:24 AM CDT
A federal appeals court has upheld sanctions of more than $100,000 against copyright lawyer Richard Liebowitz for lying to a New York federal judge and violating his orders.
Jul 26, 2021 1:35 PM CDT
Disbarred human rights lawyer Steven Donziger was found guilty of criminal contempt Monday for refusing to comply with court orders in a long-running battle with the Chevron Corp. over pollution in Ecuador.
Jul 26, 2021 11:41 AM CDT
The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at Atlanta on Friday vacated an earlier order
that had kept in place rules for reopening cruise ships set out by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Jul 26, 2021 9:39 AM CDT
The former general counsel for the defunct law firm LeClairRyan
has pleaded guilty to obstructing an official proceeding for trying to thwart an investigation into his misconduct as a bankruptcy trustee.
Jul 23, 2021 12:22 PM CDT
A federal judge in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday granted a Department of Justice request to place an accused U.S. Capitol rioter in front of his laptop to unlock the device with facial recognition.
Jul 23, 2021 10:56 AM CDT
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