At the 8th annual Government Enforcement Institute in Dallas, the assistant U.S. attorney general in charge of the criminal division says new guidelines favor companies with vigorous compliance practices.
Seven imprisoned defendants, including four physicians, make their case for reversal before appellate court.
Alamdar Hamdani has been in the limelight in Houston for prosecuting crooked cops and ISIS collaborators. The former deputy chief of the Justice Department’s counterterrorism section appears poised to take over one of the nation’s busiest U.S. attorney’s offices.
Charleen McCrory Hill, the late bassist’s wife of nearly 20 years, says in court documents that she never authorized the June memorabilia sale in Houston and didn’t even know about it until she saw press coverage of the event.
Charter/Spectrum Hit With Staggering $7B in Punitive Damages in 2019 Murder of 83-year-old Cable Customer
A Dallas County jury deliberated less than two hours before finding that the cable giant was liable for the exemplary damages on top of an earlier verdict of $375 million in actual damages.
Experts at a Texas Lawbook CLE say even top litigators struggle with the lightning pace of suits to stop departing workers from stealing customers and trade secrets.
The verdict could balloon when the jurors, having found Charter grossly negligent in its hiring and supervision of the killer, begin deliberating punitive damages next Monday.
In a scalding order, U.S. District Judge Karen Gren Scholer said the pro football retirement plan violated federal regulations, abused its discretion and acted arbitrarily and capriciously in limiting pension benefits for former running back Michael Cloud.
T. John Ward, a pioneer of the ‘rocket docket,’ says he didn’t think his simple case-management plan – set strict deadlines and hold people to them – would beckon thousands of patent litigants to knock on his Marshall courtroom door.
Former Flight Attendant Loses Bid for Removal of Judge in Sex-Assault Suit Against American Airlines
Lawyers for Kimberly Goesling said Tarrant County Judge Kimberly Fitzpatrick should be recused because of ‘irregularities’ in her instructions to the jury that exonerated American last month. The recusal motion was denied Saturday by a San Antonio senior judge brought to Fort Worth to decide the matter.