The sealing of the identity of a company that fought to block public access to a consumer safety report was improper, a federal appeals court said Wednesday in ordering the disclosure of its name and publication of case documents.
A federal judge overseeing the $9.2 billion Deepwater Horizon settlement has approved creation of a committee headed by a local law professor to audit oil-spill claims.
Robocog Inc. used thousands of fake profilles on LinkedIn to harvest data for a recruiting service, the company alleges.
The maker of the intravenous antifungal medication Mycamine has settled a whistleblower action against it with the U.S. government and several states for $7.3 million.
Officers of the Transportation Security Administration aren't immune to Bivens actions, a federal judge has ruled in a case arising from the contentious search of a woman's baggage at the Philadelphia airport.
Three U.S. district judges and a U.S. magistrate participated in a roundtable discussion in Dallas, "Patent Law: Best Practices As Seen From The Bench."
Roberta Gelb, president of Chelsea Office Systems, talks about how trends such as cloud computing and bring your own device (BYOD) have law firms realizing the importance of training in the adoption of new technologies.
Eric Turkewitz, of The Turkewitz Law Firm and author of the New York Personal Injury Law Blog, offers dos and don'ts for first-time legal bloggers.
Attorney Daniel Cummins and staff reporter Ben Present discuss the emerging issue of social media law. In this installment, the two discuss the differences between Facebook and Twitter, and whether Twitter posts can be discoverable.
U.S. District Judge Edward Chen has already deemed the arbitration agreement to be potentially misleading and coercive. But the company's lawyers aren't giving up.
Retired U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John Paul Stevens on Wednesday spoke to more than 500 lawyers, federal and state judges and law students in Atlanta, focusing on what he said were the limits of the Fourth Amendment's application to the government collection of cellphone data.
U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., is fighting a subpoena that would force him to give deposition testimony and turn over documents in a labor dispute between health care management companies and unions.
After accused al Qaida conspirator Mustafa Kamel Mustafa's request to deliver his own opening statement was rebuffed, Joshua Dratel opened for the defense, telling the jury that the leader at a radical mosque in London never lifted a finger to help al Qaida. Assistant U.S. Attorney Edward Kim presented a dramatically different view.
Justices Antonin Scalia and Ruth Bader Ginsburg discuss their proposed amendments to the Constitution, their writing styles and government surveillance.
U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts refused Friday to block a lower-court ruling that invalidated Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.’s patent for the multiple sclerosis drug Copaxone while the Israeli drugmaker pursues an appeal to the Supreme Court.
A New Jersey woman is suing the state's motor vehicle commission for refusing to let her have a personalized license plate identifying her as an atheist.
In December 2012, Emily Sue Falkenstein of Renton, Wash., drove into a marked crosswalk where wheelchair-bound Gregory Ramirez, 48, was crossing with his 6-year-old niece in his lap. The crash broke his leg and his wheelchair, and it left the girl with bruises and scrapes, according to court papers. The…
A lawyer known for his work on behalf of supporters of California's Proposition 8, which banned same-sex marriage in the state, says he learned while working on the case that one of his own children is attracted to others of the same sex, says the author of a new book.…
The captain of a ferry that sank Wednesday in South Korean waters, killing at least 29 people, has been arrested. Although specific charges against Lee Jun-seok, 69, haven't been revealed, reports that he abandoned ship ahead of passengers and crew may have resulted in his arrest, according to
Bloomberg A bankruptcy judge ruled that former American Airlines parent AMR Corp. doesn't have the unilateral right to terminate benefits to about 46,930 retirees.