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Civil Rights

Woman sues police, alleging she was beaten in incident caught on video

Constitutional Law

Las Vegas jurist sets low bail for defendants he says were stopped for ‘driving while Hispanic’

Health Law

California prison guards’ union protests program providing condoms to inmates

Tort Law

Jury awards $1.6 million in bellwether case claiming DuPont contaminated Ohio River

Criminal Justice

Appeals court will review allegations that Texas Gov. Rick Perry tried to coerce Travis County DA


Federal judges say the San Antonio courthouse is falling apart


Judge accused of giving clerk $26K in gifts for ‘special friend’ relationship seeks to keep his job

U.S. Supreme Court

Scalia focuses on murder details during arguments in Kansas cases, notes Breyer’s capital views

Tort Law

Sen. Harry Reid sues over exercise-band accident

Environmental Law

New law bars NYC businesses from keeping doors open while air is on, with these exceptions

U.S. Supreme Court

Chemerinsky: New term’s most important cases—so far


Dallas County DA talks about her two-month absence and untreated depression

Criminal Justice

Tearful woman gets judicial scolding, 3 days in jail for failing to show at domestic violence trial

Legal Technology

Secret computer code is used to help send defendants to jail

Legal Ethics

Bar applicant’s litigation conduct, ‘personal attacks and invective’ are cited in law license denial

Law Schools

Judge dismisses class action suit against Florida Coastal School of Law

Attorney Fees

Michigan agrees to pay $1.9 million to winning lawyers in gay marriage case


Disbarred judge refuses to resign

Constitutional Law

ACLU lawsuit says county is jailing people who can’t afford to pay fines

Criminal Justice

Conviction overturned in 1990 NYC subway slaying