Lucas Newsroom

May 16, 2011 - 9:45am

A Massachusetts state court judge has ruled that a Boston software developer's case against defunct social media site ConnectU Inc. and its founders and key shareholders, including the Winklevoss twins, can move forward.

May 16, 2011 - 9:32am

A federal grand jury in Washington last month indicted Charles Daum, a fixture in Washington's criminal defense bar for three decades, and two private investigators on a charge they participated in a conspiracy to exonerate Daum's client Delante White through fake evidence, witness tampering and perjury. Daum is also charged with influencing a juror and witness tampering, crimes that each carry a maximum of 20 years in prison.

May 15, 2011 - 7:23am

While investigating Antoine Griffin, a murder suspect in Maryland, police checked out his girlfriend’s MySpace wall, where she had unwisely written, “FREE BOOZY!!!! [nickname for Griffin] JUST REMEMBER SNITCHES GET STITCHES!! U KNOW WHO YOU ARE!!”

May 15, 2011 - 7:14am

Lawyers involved in the case in Washington federal district court said in court papers the settlement is “the culmination of nearly three years of litigation and extensive negotiation” between the parties.

Congress must still approve the actual payment, however. 

Good luck with that.

http://legaltimes.typepad.com/blt/2011/05/judge-approves-125b-settlement...

 

May 9, 2011 - 11:10am

It appears that the seemingly too bad to be to true allegations of former Reed Smith Partner JoEllen Lyons Dillon will remain under wraps.  

After claiming not only that work was diverted to female attorneys who were willing to engage in sexual relations with members of management and that her refusal to engage in such relations hurt her at Reed Smith, but also that queries from managing partners as to whether she "was done having babies yet?" contributed to a hostile work environment, Dillon and the firm have apparently settled.

Rats.