Ending nearly a decade of litigation, a federal judge has approved Fannie Mae's $153 million securities fraud settlement with shareholders and the plan for distributing it among the more than one million class members.
After a patent battle between Apple and Samsung yielded $930 million in damages for Apple and $60 million in fees for its lawyers at Morrison & Foerster, Apple now wants Samsung to fork over $15.7 million to cover part of its attorney fees.
A federal appeals court in Washington heard arguments Monday over a body search policy at Guantanamo Bay that attorneys for detainees argue restricts access to counsel.
Before Nelson Mandela became one of the 20th century's most influential world figures, he founded South Africa's first black law firm in one of his first steps on the path to social justice. Some of South Africa's top lawyers reflect on the late leader's legacy.
Although the law in the Third Circuit is muddled as to how far the state-created danger theory reaches into the arena of high school sports, the appeals court declined to settle it with a case brought by a cheerleader who got a head injury during practice.
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