Commentary and analysis of current events that have legal implications.  We often pick up stories from Reuters news sources, or there may be a new court filing on Westlaw that catches our attention.

Westlaw Journals weekly round-up

Sep 10, 2014 By: Melissa Sachs

Some highlights from the past week’s litigation headlines over at the Westlaw Journals blog include a judge’s dismissal of an ex-inmate’s suit

Indiana Jury Awards $1.2M for Our Lady of America Religious Artifacts Dispute

Sep 9, 2014 By: Jury Verdicts

McCarthy v. Fuller (S.D. Ind.) Indiana Jury Awards $1.2M for Our Lady of America Religious Artifacts Dispute

Colorado court denies bankruptcy protection to marijuana growers

Sep 5, 2014 By: David Light

Colorado residents who earn a living by growing or selling marijuana are high and dry if they ever need to file for bankruptcy

Westlaw Journals weekly round-up

Sep 3, 2014 By: Melissa Sachs

Some highlights from the past week’s litigation headlines over at the Westlaw Journals blog include two federal court rulings: one finding the

Jury Awards $248M for Wrongful Deaths Due to Hyundai Right Steering Buckle Defect

Sep 2, 2014 By: Jury Verdicts

Olson v. Hyundai Motor Co. (Mont.Dist.) Jury Awards $248M for Wrongful Deaths Due to Hundai Right Steering Buckle Defect

Same-sex marriage returns to the Supreme Court

Aug 28, 2014 By: Jeremy Byellin

Going into the Supreme Court’s 2014 October Term, there are four separate petitions requesting the Court to tackle the issue of the constitutionality of state same-sex marriage bans.

Westlaw Journals weekly round-up

Aug 27, 2014 By: Melissa Sachs

Highlights from the past week’s litigation news headlines over at the Westlaw Journals blog include stories about the Obamacare subsidies, a Delaware

Steel Failed to Meet Purchaser’s Specifications; Defendants to Pay $89.6M for Inferior, Untested and Misrepresented Metal

Aug 26, 2014 By: Jury Verdicts

O’Neal Steel v. Worldwide Steel Unlimited (N.D.Ala.) Steel Failed to Meet Purchaser’s Specifications; Defendants to Pay $89.6M for Inferior, Untested and Misrepresented Metal

Westlaw Journals weekly round-up

Aug 20, 2014 By: Melissa Sachs

Highlights from the past week’s litigation news headlines over at the Westlaw Journals blog include stories about BP’s petition to overturn the

Florida Jury Awards Punitive Damages of $23.62 Billion for Cigarette Manufacturer’s Wrongful Death Liability

Aug 19, 2014 By: Jury Verdicts

Johnson, Estate of v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company (Fla.Cir.Ct.) Florida Jury Awards Punitive Damages of $23.62 Billion for Cigarette Manufacturer’s Wrongful Death Liability