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.
Preliminary data released Friday by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that while the broader economy gained steam, the legal industry shed jobs for the second straight month.
A $5.5 million settlement cut short a federal trademark infringement trial against Fort Lauderdale flea market operator Swap Shop Inc. in a lawsuit filed by Coach Inc.
A judge has blocked a New Jersey school board?s attempt to subpoena Google for the identity of an anonymous online critic suspected of making public proprietary standardized test materials.
The state of New York cannot be held liable under the Labor Law for the destruction of nearly 29 tons of fireworks on the mistaken assumption that they were "explosives," a state appellate court has ruled.
Legal departments can earn more money than they spend by garnering tax savings or government grants. "It's simple, and anyone can do it," says Exel GC Mark Smolik.
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."