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36 min ago | FindLaw
In a criminal case pitting two New York City firemen against each other, the Second Circuit found that the defendant was denied a " fair opportunity to present a defense and a fair trial ," when the district court denied him the chance to present surrebuttal evidence.
Do undocumented immigrants contribute to the economy?
Should government buildings be allowed to display religious symbols?
4 hrs ago | JD Supra
If you know your Internet memes, you may already have rolled your eyes at the title above.
8 hrs ago | Reuters
A federal appeals court in New York has given developers and builders of high-rises and other buildings added protection from lawsuits over property losses linked to terrorism, in a case stemming from the September 11, 2001 attacks.
12 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers
A federal appeals court has ruled that negligence was not the cause of the collapse of a third World Trade Center tower several hours after the twin towers were destroyed in the Sept.
The lawsuit was brought [AP report] by the Connecticut-based firearms trade association National Shooting Sports Foundation [advocacy website].
U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara let loose his frustration about sequestration "lunacy" that prevents him from replacing prosecutors who leave their jobs or retire.
Now that Entergy has announced it is closing Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant in Vernon in late 2014, there appears to be a new tenor to the conversation.
A former New York City firefighter convicted of growing marijuana in a Queens house is entitled to a new trial, a federal appeals court said Wednesday.
Former state Sen. Randy Hopper has won a case in state appeals court related to his 2011 arrest for drunken driving.
Citigroup, the third-largest U.S. bank, sought the dismissal less than six months after the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan voided a November 2010 jury verdict against Hands' private equity firm Terra Firma Capital Partners over its 4 billion-pound purchase of EMI.
A federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld the prison sentence of a man who turned himself in to authorities more than 40 years after participating in an airplane hijacking, but said he is a "worthy candidate" for a pardon.
The 2nd District Court of Appeals on Wednesday upheld the Fond du Lac Circuit Court's ruling dismissing a charge against Hopper, a Republican who argued his arrest was politically motivated.
Sometime next year, the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals will likely hand down a ruling that could determine the fate of internships in the entertainment and media sector.
Chevron wants Kaplan to rule that New York-based plaintiffs' attorney Steven Donziger lied , fabricated evidence , and even blackmailed an Ecuadorian judge as part of an elaborate shakedown.