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Bobby Davis, left, and attorneys Gloria Allred, center, and Mariann Meier Wang talk to reporters after a defamation suit case against Syracuse University and basketball coach James Boeheim was argued at the Court of Appeals in September.

Defamation Suit Revived Against Syracuse Basketball Coach

By Joel Stashenko |

The New York Court of Appeals reinstated a defamation suit Oct. 21 against Syracuse University and basketball coach Jim Boeheim for criticisms he leveled at two former Syracuse ball boys who accused his friend and top assistant, Bernie Fine, of molesting them.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

High Court Fixes Mistake in Ginsburg Voter ID Dissent

By Tony Mauro |

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's dissent in a Texas voter ID case contained an error that has now been deleted, the U.S. Supreme Court said Oct. 22.

<b>COOPERATE:</b> Richard Cordray, director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, in July publicly credited GE Capital Retail Bank, now known as Synchrony Bank, for self-reporting violations.

CFPB Sets High Expectations for Cooperation

By Jenna Greene |

Forget to be or not to be. For lawyers defending companies under scrutiny by federal agencies, the real question is whether to self-report wrongdoing.

Demonstration outside the U.S. Supreme Court to bring attention to reconsideration of the Citizens United v. FEC decision.  February 23, 2012.

Campaign Spending Skews Justice for Defendants: Study

By Marcia Coyle |

Skyrocketing spending on television advertising in state supreme court elections has rendered justices less likely to vote in favor of criminal defendants, a new study found.