New York

Trials & Litigation

Judge axes indictment against lawyers in witness-tampering case, citing improper testimony

White-Collar Crime

Top NY lawmaker prosecuted over $3M asbestos-case referral fees exits speaker post and law firm role

Elder Law

Nursing homes seek guardianships of patients to ensure the bills get paid

Judiciary

Many courts close early Monday, plan to stay shuttered Tuesday as predicted monster snowstorm looms

Law Firms

Nixon Peabody to acquire Ungaretti on Feb. 1, making Chicago its 2nd-largest office

Criminal Justice

97-year-old man’s death is a homicide linked to 1950s stabbing, medical examiner says

Criminal Justice

FBI arrests powerful NY politician, says he masked $4M in bribes as attorney referral fees

Trials & Litigation

Was ‘Dread Pirate Roberts’ multiple people? Federal judge limits defense in $200M Silk Road case

Constitutional Law

Lawyer seeks reversal of rare voting conviction he shares with suffragist Susan B. Anthony

Trials & Litigation

Ulbricht was the fall guy in Silk Road’s illicit $1.2B business, defense tells jury

Criminal Justice

Lawyer dies after being beaten with hammer in upscale apartment; roommate is charged with murder

Law Firms

Law firm ripped up bloody carpet to hide sex assault by partner, ex-associate alleges at bias trial

Consumer Law

Debt buyer will seek to vacate 4,500 judgments, pay $675K to settle AG suit

Business of Law

After losing BigLaw jobs, ex-Skadden associates form own firm, join Dentons as partners

Entertainment & Sports Law

Stock trader ejected from courtside seat in final seconds of Knicks game sues arena

Real Estate & Property Law

Landlords see pro-tenant bias in rulings by New York’s top court

Trials & Litigation

Attorney accused in claimed $2.3M law firm scheme has settled suit, is discussing deal with feds

White-Collar Crime

Ohio attorney pleads guilty to UPL and grand larceny after practicing in New York for over 10 years

Evidence

Law firm appeals ruling that ex-client can discover communications with in-house counsel

Civil Rights

Dozens of lawyers join protests over police slayings