The U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit yesterday affirmed another conviction in a pair of appeals arising from insider-trading prosecutions.
Last week, we began further refining reversal rates as a measure of how the Districts and Divisions of the Appellate Court have fared before the Illinois Supreme Court by considering the average votes to affirm the Appellate Court’s decisions in the civil and criminal dockets.
Florida Supreme Court to Decide Whether Four-Year or One-Year Statute of Limitation Applies to a Prisoner’s Negligence Action
The Florida Supreme Court will review the First District’s decision in Green v. Cottrell, 172 So. 3d 1009 (Fla. 1st DCA 2015), which certified the following question of great public importance.
Yesterday, we addressed the areas of law comprising the California Supreme Court’s criminal docket between 2000 and 2002.
A new report has been published by Harvard Law School, and it should give anyone concerned about capital punishment in this country some food for thought.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit yesterday recognized the “materialization of the risk” standard as a means of proving loss causation in securities-fraud cases.
Last week, we began a close look at the areas of law decided by the California Supreme Court in its civil and criminal dockets.
Serious Fraud Office Publishes New Guidance On the Presence of Lawyers at Section 2 Criminal Interviews
The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has published new guidance on the presence of lawyers at section 2 interviews in criminal investigations conducted under section 2 of the Criminal Justice Act 1987, typically with potential witnesses.
INTERPOL Can Expect More Politically Motivated Requests from Venezuela – This Time with Sights On Kimberly-Clark Representatives
Venezuela’s president, Nicolas Maduro, has threatened to at least attempt to continue Venezuela’s abuse of INTERPOL’s Red Notice system.
There are a few truisms in civil jury trial practice, one of which is: don’t make an appeal to sympathy.