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Ex-Fox Rothschild Lawyer Gets 6 Months for Insider Trading

By P.J. D'Annunzio |

Former Fox Rothschild attorney Herbert K. Sudfeld was sentenced to six months in prison for insider trading and lying to federal investigators, in a display of leniency from the federal judge handling his case.

Norma Shapiro

‘Trailblazer’ Judge Norma Shapiro Dies at 87

By Max Mitchell |

U.S. District Senior Judge Norma Shapiro, a pioneering woman judge, lawyer, bar leader and mentor, died Friday morning. She was 87.

Responding to ‘Merger Wave,’ Feds Sue to Block Major Tie-Ups in Health Insurance Industry

The U.S. Department of Justice brought a pair of blockbuster antitrust cases Thursday against proposed multibillion-dollar acquisitions in the health insurance industry, setting up a major litigation clash in Washington as the Obama administration winds down.

Should Judges Delay Trials for Pregnant Lawyers?

As his wife went into labor last year, it never occurred to attorney Marc Daffner that the judge might deny his motion for continuance of a preliminary hearing. Daffner even took a humorous approach to the motion, joking that “defense counsel will be killed by his wife if he does not get to the hospital immediately.”

Lawsuits Reinstated Against UPMC Over Hepatitis Outbreak

By Max Mitchell |

Several lawsuits have been reinstated against a Pittsburgh hospital, over claims that it failed to properly report to authorities the activities of a lab technician whose conduct eventually caused a multi-state hepatitis C outbreak.

Attorney General Kathleen Kane

Kane, Prosecutors Aim to Bar From Trial Mention of Shuttered Probe, Porn Emails

By Lizzy McLellan |

As the criminal trial of Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane approaches, each side is seeking to shape the evidence that can be presented.