The law firms defending a lending company in a commercial real estate dispute that spanned more than ten years are entitled to over $9 million in attorneys’ fees for their work, a California appellate court said.
Representatives of the late Robert Indiana settled most claims Friday over allegations that his former personal aide and others had sold unauthorized or forged copies of the works of the artist best known for the iconic “LOVE” and “HOPE” designs.
The U.S. Supreme Court rejected a petition challenging the military’s male-only draft, but a statement accompanying the denial from an interesting lineup of justices suggests the issue could come back to the court if Congress doesn’t act.
A Jamaican man who pleaded guilty to extortion after being recorded by one of his victims, a former FBI director, won the chance to argue that he received ineffective assistance of counsel on several aspects of his sentencing, the D.C. Circuit ruled Friday.
The race to be Manhattan’s next top prosecutor is taking place amid a crime surge that has seen murders up more than 17% so far this year and anti-Asian hate crimes skyrocket 335%, according to New York Police Department statistics.
A Michigan Republican strategy to evade Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s veto and rewrite state voting laws got a boost from the Michigan Supreme Court on Friday in a ruling that could stop Democratic election officials from stalling GOP petitions in the future.