Lawyers for victims of terror attacks are cheering favorable decisions in recent weeks in cases against banks accused of violating U.S. antiterror laws by providing financial services to terrorist organizations abroad.
The Securities and Exchange Commission can't prevent lawyers at Pepper Hamilton from getting paid to pursue further appeals in defense of client Pentagon Capital Management, a federal judge in Manhattan ruled Monday.
The First Circuit shot down a Massachusetts consumer protection case against two doctors, a medical journal and its publisher over an allegedly flawed article cited by defendants in birth-injury medical malpractice cases.
An attempt to hold Daimler A.G. liable in U.S. courts for alleged human rights violations in Argentina 30 years ago encountered across-the-bench skepticism in the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday.
The U.S. Supreme Court declined Tuesday to hear arguments that the International Trade Commission should close its doors to certain kinds of nonpracticing entities.
Myriad Genetics lost its U.S. Supreme Court fight over the patentability of human genes. But the battle over Myriad's patents is far from over.
The Delaware Supreme Court on Thursday approved the video game publisher Activision Blizzard's massive share buyback from Vivendi SA, handing a big come-from-behind victory to lawyers at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen, & Katz and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom.
A software company is pressing to revive its trademark infringement claims against Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. for using the name of a real-life computer program in the Batman movie The Dark Knight Rises.
Federal rules require that class-action settlements be “fair, reasonable, and adequate.” A petition before the Supreme Court in Marek v. Lane argues that a settlement that pays lawyers and helps a defendant, but leaves class members out in the cold, meets none of those requirements.