Most justices seemed eager to avoid constitutional issues in the case of a peace activist barred from demonstrating at a military base. During oral argument, Justice Scalia commented that the activist could raise a First Amendment argument, "but we don't have to listen to it."
A pair of California judges have parted ways on how much wiggle room federal wiretap laws give email providers when they gather user information, issuing clashing rulings in privacy suits against Google.
The court rejected Con Edison insurers' bid to collect damages, finding it "incompatible with common sense and experience to hold that defendants were required to design and construct a building that would survive the events of Sept. 11, 2001."
Crowell & Moring has signed on to provide regulatory compliance and M&A advice to GrowLife, a public company whose products are used in the cultivation of marijuana, in a signal that law firms may be moving to tap into the budding industry.
A bill meant to deter so-called patent trolls, set for a vote Thursday in the U.S. House of Representatives, has intellectual property groups worried the sweeping language will do more harm than good in solving thorny patent litigation problems.
"By all accounts, decedent was a very intelligent, private and strong-willed woman who 'ran her life the way she wanted to run it,'" Justice John Egan Jr. wrote for a panel that found she was not under the undue influence of others when she disinherited her three nephews.
In a decision that may make it easier for plaintiffs to survive summary judgment with their sexual harassment retaliation claims, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has reversed a trial court decision dismissing a female employee's claim that she was "fired" after...
A New Jersey car dealership has settled a suit over a no-beards policy that denied a job to a Sikh applicant, agreeing to enforce policies and procedures to prevent religious discrimination.
Government regulations and health care and labor costs are the top financial concerns of chief executive officers of major companies, according to a Business Roundtable survey.
A federal judge acknowledged that the staffers "endured a raucous work environment" in which supervisors "yelled and cursed at reporters," but said they did not present evidence "that they were treated differently because of their race, much less of severe or pervasive race-...
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."