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Trials & Litigation

‘Spiderman’ plans false-arrest suit against NYPD, seeks fair treatment of costumed superheroes

Criminal Justice

Sole opponent to sitting DA is being tried in firearms case as election looms

Criminal Justice

Washington Supreme Court rules that defendants accused of rape do not have burden of proving consent

Legal Ethics

Judge faces ethics investigation over prosecutor’s viewing of live courtroom feed

Consumer Law

Surgeon sues surgical-gown manufacturer over claims that their product protects against Ebola

Business of Law

Sparks fly over mistranslated Orrick press release about new Ivory Coast office

Constitutional Law

2nd Circuit reverses jury verdict for police who shot family’s dog to death in its own yard

Animal Law

Pit bull mix is back on canine death row after failed rehab effort

Trials & Litigation

Charles Schwab sues law firm and its client for libel over ‘chuck-you.com’ website

Consumer Law

‘Virtual cupids’ duped dating website members, FTC suit says; company settles

Law Firms

House suit against Obama still in planning stage after second law firm reportedly stops work on case

Constitutional Law

Judge OKs secret witness testimony in closed courtroom during Jodi Arias murder resentencing

Bankruptcy Law

Bankruptcy plan for Stockton, California, that saves worker pensions is confirmed by judge

Court Security

Judge attacked in courtroom by defendant in aggravated battery case, sheriff’s officials say

Real Estate & Property Law

Venice Beach residents sue Los Angeles, saying existing laws regarding transients not enforced

Criminal Justice

Law grad convicted of bank robbery gets another 45 years in related state case

Trials & Litigation

Senior prosecutor is fired one day after courtroom outburst

Legal Ethics

Ordered off bench by state’s top court, judge declares a 5-minute recess and exits

Law Schools

Law school says it will survive after debt restructuring, predicts national jobs/grads equilibrium

Criminal Justice

Alibi clears man arrested in courthouse shooting; two others arrested