A federal appeals court on Friday rejected an attempt to loosen restrictions on private investment in the legal industry, dismissing arguments that ethics rules impinge on lawyers' First Amendment rights.
A Second Circuit panel, reviewing a decision from Judge Jed Rakoff, is parsing just how prominently arbitration agreements must appear on an app or website for their terms to be enforceable.
Citing the Bronx District Attorney's Office failure to disclose an informant's testimony in the 1995 slaying of a retired police officer, a judge has ordered a new trial for a man who has spent 20 years in prison for the crime.
A state judge said cloaking the informal relationship between Mayor Bill de Blasio and Jonathan Rosen, co-founder and principal of BerlinRosen, with the deliberative privilege exemption "impermissibly" broadens the exemption and runs counter to the public interest.
Whether users of Uber's ride-hailing app have proper notice that they are waiving their right to a jury trial when they register and later decide to sue the company's service will be a central issue in oral arguments before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit on Friday.
An attorney who was disbarred in New Jersey for misappropriation of client funds has received a lighter sanction—three years' suspension—in New York, where he is also licensed to practice, for the same incident of misconduct.
Former Southern District U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara, who was fired earlier this month after refusing to resign at the Trump administration's behest, has taken a position with New York University School of Law as a distinguished scholar in residence.
Rite Aid Pharmacy was within its right to fire a pharmacist at its store in Utica who refused to give immunization shots to customers because he suffers from a fear of needles, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday.
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is adding boots to the ground in his multifront battle with the Trump administration.
A medical malpractice plaintiff properly amended his lawsuit three years after filing to add an allegation that his gastroenterologist failed to diagnose him with appendicitis, a divided appeals court ruled.