An employee did not lose standing to pursue a federal disability discrimination claim by filing for Chapter 13 bankruptcy, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in affirming judgment.
Wage-and-hour lawsuits filed under the Fair Labor Standards Act have hit an all-time high, according to a new study of federal court caseloads.
Police needed a warrant to search the contents of a cellphone seized from a defendant arrested for suspected drug dealing, the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in reversing a conviction.
The U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether a patentee bears the burden of proving infringement when its licensee brings a declaratory judgment action to establish non-infringement.
WASHINGTON – Next term the U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether an employee of a privately held contractor or subcontractor of a public company is covered under the whistleblower protections of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.
The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that a Michigan murder defendant’s due process rights were not violated when a change in state law following his 1994 conviction prevented him from reasserting a diminished-capacity defense when he later won a new trial.
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether a tenant who previously objected to a warrantless search of an apartment must be personally present and objecting to prevent a search when police officers later ask a co-tenant for consent to search.
A state tort reform law allowing only a single award of $100,000 to both parents of a child suffering from neurological birth injuries does not violate equal protection, the Florida Supreme Court has ruled in affirming judgment.
A trust beneficiary was bound by a trust arbitration provision when suing a trustee for misappropriation of assets, the Texas Supreme Court has ruled in reversing judgment.
The state statute of limitations applied to bar arbitration claims brought by the clients of a financial services company, the Florida Supreme Court has ruled in reversing judgment.