, , , ,

  • That awful kids-for-cash suit settled for $17.5 million.  [Legal Intelligencer]
  • Must the seller of a home disclose its that a murder-suicide happens in the house? Stay tuned, because a case like this just survived summary judgment, so a jury gets to decide whether the home’s grisly history was a material fact.  [Legal Intelligencer]
  • Post-Gazette profiles David J. Bird, a rock star associate at Reed Smith who appeared before the U.S. Supreme Court twice in November.  Nice work, Mr. Bird.  [Post-Gazette]
  • Commonwealth Court of Monroe County: Dudes, a hidden stash of money and an overwhelming smell of marijuana in someone’s car is not a good enough reason for the cops to seize the the money.  [Post-Gazette]
  • Docket in Your pocket is a smartphone app that lets you conduct background criminal background checks on the go. I’ve read about this before, but am still impressed/waiting for some sort of legal challenge to this.  [Patriot]
  • Cliff Tuttle weighs in on the kerfluffle re Allegheny County property tax reassessments.  [Legal Backtalk]