The U.S. Supreme Court, delivering its second major blow in less than a year to civil rights organizations, on Tuesday upheld Michigan’s voter-approved ban on the use of race preferences in admissions at the state's public universities.
- Maryland Law Dean Assumes Chancellor Role in New Jersey
- Independent Law Schools Suffer Credit-Ratings Slips
- Sixth Circuit Nixes Ford Win in EEOC Telecommuting Case
- Medical Journal Resists Subpoenas In Litigation Over J&J Pelvic Mesh
- Judge Sides With Kansas Law in Student's Dismissal
- Defendant Shot in Utah Federal Courthouse After Alleged Attack
The U.S. Department of Justice faces new pressure to make lawyer-misconduct investigations more transparent and less subject to potential conflicts of interest.
Dickstein Shapiro faced its worst year in more than a decade after contingency cases didn't pull in income and the firm restructured, chairman James Kelly said in an interview. He called 2013 an "investment year."
The U.S. Supreme Court on April 22 will hear arguments in American Broadcasting Cos. v. Aereo Inc. — what some observers have called the most important copyright challenge to reach the high court in a decade.
Following a series of multimillion-dollar thefts and losses, federal regulators want to step up their oversight of virtual currency bitcoin. But bitcoin — a nationless digital money that uses cryptography to control its creation and transactions — doesn't fit neatly in any regulatory box.
A Maryland federal judge has refused to dismiss a class action accusing Burger King Corp. of sending unsolicited fax advertisements in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
A jury has awarded almost $14 million to a Chicago woman who sued her doctor for prescribing the birth control medication Yasmin, which the woman blamed for a disabling stroke and permanent brain injury.