It's end-of-the-year list time. The National Law Journal has The Year in Review, compiling top legal news stories for 2012. CBS provides its list in video form. Inside Counsel has two (!) lists---editors' picks and readers' picks. Like your legal news on the weird side? Here is The Week's 9 craziest lawsuits of 2012 and FindLaw's Top 10 Legally Weird Stories of 2012.
Curious how the hoi polloi ranked events in 2012? Check out Google-users' top searches for 2012.