Parting with one sister court but joining four others, the Second Circuit has found that a noncitizen's state felony need not include a federal jurisdictional element to qualify as a deportable offense.
An appellate tribunal in West Palm Beach rules an Arizona auto dealer may enforce an arbitration agreement to handle a dispute with a Seminole Tribe-affiliated company over car exports.
An executive-level supplemental retirement benefits package—called a "top hat" plan—is to be administered according to the interpretation of the company that sponsors it, the Third Circuit has ruled, reversing a district court decision.
Jeffrey Erez, Jeffrey Sonn, Michael Rapaport and Stefan Apotheker won a $4.5 million FINRA arbitration against Morgan Stanley on behalf of Banamex following an unauthorized loan to a family member.
Former Delaware Deputy Attorney General Daniel Simmons pleaded not guilty today to charges that he raped a 16-year-old youth. His trial has been scheduled for Feb. 16.
A $7.8 million verdict awarded to the widow of a jockey who was killed when his horse bucked and trampled him after being spooked by a chicken at Parx Casino and Racetrack will stand, a Philadelphia judge has ruled.
The court, in sending the case of a foreigner seeking asylum based on political activities that occurred in this country back to the Board of Immigration Appeals, pleaded with the tribunal for a "careful precedential opinion" setting "some guidelines on how to judge similar cases in the future."
Jabbar Collins, a wrongfully convicted man who pressed arguments of systemic police and prosecutorial misconduct in Brooklyn, has settled his civil rights suit against New York City for $10 million.
The grant of a new trial in a nursing-home negligence case must stand because the plaintiffs should not have been barred from pursuing claims of corporate negligence against the facility, according to a Philadelphia judge.
A hospital suing an attorney for filing what it called "patently frivolous" wrongful-death lawsuits stemming from its employment of serial killer Charles Cullen must produce information that it claimed was protected by attorney-client privilege, the state Superior Court has ruled.