U.S. District Senior Judge Frederick Scullin Jr.—the federal judge who struck down the District of Columbia ban on carrying handguns in public for self-defense—has a reputation as a no-nonsense jurist who sticks closely to the text of the law.
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All those warnings judges give jurors about not tweeting, posting on Facebook or otherwise sharing information about a trial online seem to be working. A new study shows jurors are mostly behaving when it comes to social media.
Judges must do a better job of educating the public about their roles in a democracy to counteract the politicization of state judicial elections, Iowa’s chief justice said on Monday.
The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Thursday jumped in the middle of the Federal Trade Commission’s ongoing data security trial against medical testing facility LabMD, holding a three-hour hearing that questioned whether the agency’s case is appropriate or fair.
Federal and state consumer protection watchdogs on Wednesday took aim at lawyers, filing more than three dozen suits targeting law firms and other entities for running illegal foreclosure relief scams.
Morgan Lewis & Bockius was entitled to withdraw from representing a Turkish arms manufacturer that still owes $25 million on a three-decades-old products liability and civil contempt judgment, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has ruled.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit has ruled that Charter Communications Inc. and a subsidiary must defend a class action filed by customers claiming they should have been extended billing credits because their cable, Internet and telephone service was disrupted during a Massachusetts snowstorm.