The trial of Alex Murdaugh, a South Carolina lawyer accused of murdering his wife and son, began on Monday with jury selection. The case has caught the attention of many interested in the Murdaugh family's connections, status in the community, and involvement in at least one mysterious death.

Posted in: Criminal Law

A New York law restricting firearms that took effect last fall will remain enforceable as litigation challenging its validity under the Second Amendment proceeds through federal courts.

On Friday, January 13, 2023, the U.S. Supreme Court granted review in Groff v. DeJoy, a lawsuit alleging violations of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. The case will likely be argued in April, with a decision to arrive in the summer.

Posted in: Uncategorized

United Healthcare must drop its claim for a more than $2 million refund, a Texas appeals court ruled, because it should have been able to intervene before a much smaller settlement check was cashed had it exercised due diligence.

The landlord of a San Francisco office space operated by the social media company has sued for unpaid rent, echoing problems that Twitter has faced at other properties.

Fashion label Marc Jacobs faces trademark infringement litigation over its Eye-Conic line of eye shadow palettes.

After Southwest canceled around 13,000 flights in the days surrounding the Christmas holiday, Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg announced that he would be watching the company very closely and expected it to "go beyond the letter of the law."

Posted in: Consumer Law

Three graduates of the USC Rossier School of Education are seeking reimbursement for tuition and other costs based on incomplete data provided to US News & World Report that allegedly affected Rossier's ranking.

The $1.66 trillion omnibus spending bill, advanced by the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, December 20, 2022, excludes the Open Courts Act of 2021.

Posted in: Free Law

The definition of the word "beer" and whether it includes hard seltzers must be left up to a jury to decide, a federal judge ruled on Tuesday in a dispute between Modelo and its U.S. Corona beer distributor.