New York

Trials & Litigation

Facebook sues DLA Piper, other firms, 9 attorneys, says they conspired on fraudulent case

Bankruptcy Law

Settlement saves convicted attorney from making lengthy handcuffed trip to testify about law firm

Consumer Law

New York attorney general reviews timeshare practices; Hilton, Wyndham agree to changes

Criminal Justice

Man imprisoned 29 years is exonerated; DA cites fake murder confession by teen ‘fed false facts’

Disability Law

Lawyers fight for defendant’s right to use accessible courthouse restroom

Criminal Justice

NYPD commissioner vows to root out bad cops


Murder conviction stands despite judge’s confession of liberal bias


Brooklyn DA launches hate crimes unit after spike in reports this year

Animal Law

Should the species of the victim influence punishment?

Criminal Justice

Three lawyers are accused of paying criminal justice staffer to send wealthy defendants to them

Trials & Litigation

Federal judge axes Fox Rothschild in hacking case because firm represented a claimed victim company

Constitutional Law

Wall Street law partner sues New York police, says he was arrested for talking to Occupy protesters

Business of Law

White & Case opens new services center in Florida

Health Law

New York Times article on hidden hospital costs sparks calls for change, suggestions for consumers

Bankruptcy Law

Judge nixes ex-lawyer’s plea to avoid weeks of handcuffed travel, says he must attend law firm trial

Trials & Litigation

Law firm sues ex-partner, says he billed client for $2.3M in fictional work

Trials & Litigation

Senior bin Laden aide gets life in terror case; defense argued his only crime was offensive speech


Arab Bank is held liable in first civil trial victory under anti-terrorism law

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer stole from cemetery so he could repay $1M he had stolen from clients, investigators say

Criminal Justice

NYC police to revise decoy purse operation to settle lawsuit