A federal judge on Thursday refused to toss out a $9 billion verdict in the first federal bellwether trial over claims that taking Actos increased the risk of getting bladder cancer.
A federal appeals court on Wednesday interpreted the U.S. Supreme Court's recent ruling on presidential recess appointments to validate action taken by a previously contested member of the National Labor Relations Board.
With his judgment, Judge Dietz enjoined the state from enforcing sections of the education code until July 2015, giving state lawmakers an opportunity to modify it.
Domino's Pizza isn't liable for alleged harassment of a franchise employee, wrote Justice Marvin Baxter for the 4-3 majority.
The case may have been "rare," but the discovery feuding was garden variety, said U.S. District Judge Richard Seeborg.
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.
Lawyers for both sides in the litigation over sexual abuse at Yeshiva University High School for Boys came under intense questioning by a federal appeals panel Thursday.
The Third Circuit has reversed a district court on an issue that "implicates a core concern animating" the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.
The 98-year-old retired math teacher who walked into the Manhattan federal courthouse on Monday says she has never forgotten that she is a convicted felon.
Talk show host Adam Carolla goes to trial on Tuesday against a former high school friend who claims Carolla owes him money over the podcast ?The Adam Carolla Show.?
Merck must hand over internal documents related to its valuation of an osteoporosis drug it developed, thanks to a New Jersey federal judge's decision.
The $16.65 billion Bank of America deal announced last week contains a boon for a program that provides civil legal aid to the poor through interest from lawyer trust accounts.
How do you determine if someone with THC in their blood was driving under the influence? It’s an imperfect science, say Oregon cannabis supporters and law enforcement. Voters there in November will decide if the state should decriminalize marijuana for recreational use. A key issue, the Oregonian reports,…
A federal court has ruled that FedEx Corp. improperly classified about 2,300 drivers in California as independent contractors instead of employees.
A teenager adjudicated as delinquent after it was determined he was in a stolen car was able to convince the Indiana Court of Appeals to reverse one of his adjudications due to double jeopardy. But, the teen must still pay restitution to the victims of his crimes.
The U.K. government will introduce new legislation to make it easier to seize people's passports to counter the security threat posed by Islamist extremists traveling to and from conflict areas like Syria and Iraq, Prime Minister David Cameron said on Friday.
Five protesters are suing the city of Ferguson and St. Louis County, Missouri, as well as their police chiefs, based on allegations that they were subject to excessive force and false arrest, among other things. The U.S. District Court for Eastern District of Missouri complaint (PDF) seeks $41.5…