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New York

Crane collapse kills 1, injures 3 and hits New York legal community hard

Criminal Justice

Attorney defending his own murder-for-hire case says he was framed by jailhouse ‘snitch’

Criminal Justice

Restaurant confab leads to arrest of 3 accused of planning to kidnap and rob judge

Civil Rights

Chicago plans $3.1M settlement in DOJ suit over US residency rule for foreign-born police applicants

Legal Ethics

Rejecting 30-day recommendation, top court suspends lawyer for a year for having sex with client

Criminal Justice

Former law firm office manager gets 27 months for stealing $265K over 30 months

Criminal Justice

High-paid city attorney is accused of securing bribes for city officials to approve his contract

Criminal Justice

Dershowitz: OJ Simpson’s ‘dream team’ was actually a nightmare team

ABA Midyear Meeting

Self-driving cars will soon be street-legal, and California is getting a jump on regulating them

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS justices ‘don’t work as Democrats or Republicans,’ Roberts says

International Law

UN panel says WikiLeaks founder should be compensated for ‘deprivation of liberty’

Criminal Justice

DC crime bill would pay stipends to at-risk people who stay out of trouble

Criminal Justice

Driver gets 8 years in wrong-way crash that killed 1 law student and severely injured another

Criminal Justice

16 are federally indicted in takeover of Oregon wildlife refuge

Labor & Employment

Lawyer faces false imprisonment charge over firing of worker

Business of Law

10 partners exit 26-attorney Nashville firm to join Bass Berry

Trials & Litigation

Suit claims rigged lottery game reduced subsequent winner’s jackpot

Juries

Jury summonses had number for phone sex line; new circuit clerk doesn’t know reason for mix-up

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer says he can’t ask permission to release client list of ‘DC Madam’ because judge barred motion

Constitutional Law

9th Circuit OKs civil rights suit by man mistakenly jailed on warrant for another man