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Death Penalty

Execution can’t go forward until prisoner receives information on death drugs, 9th Circuit says
Jul 21, 2014 11:14 AM CDT

Criminal Justice

Defendant claims prosecutor tried to revoke her probation after she told his wife of their affair
Jul 21, 2014 10:44 AM CDT

Real estate and property law

Thrift store donation of 3 human skulls puts spotlight on state law concerning skeletons in closets
Jul 21, 2014 10:40 AM CDT


Ex-lawyer gets probation for $700K theft; judge won’t put ‘ailing septuagenarian in jail to rot’
Jul 21, 2014 10:20 AM CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Same-sex marriages in Utah don’t have to be recognized pending appeal because of SCOTUS stay
Jul 21, 2014 8:26 AM CDT

Verdicts & Settlements

$23.6B in punitives awarded to smoker’s widow; tobacco lawyer says ‘runaway verdict’ won’t stand
Jul 21, 2014 7:53 AM CDT


Shooting death of law prof who founded PrawfsBlawg is investigated as homicide
Jul 21, 2014 7:04 AM CDT


Savings produced by court budget cuts are exceeded by harmful economic effects, white paper says
Jul 21, 2014 6:15 AM CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Opposing counsel call each other ‘friend’ in increasingly popular SCOTUS lingo
Jul 21, 2014 5:45 AM CDT

ABA Journal

Lawyers may look at what jurors post online, but only if it’s available to the public
Jul 18, 2014 3:47 PM CDT

Sentencing / Post-Conviction

US Sentencing Commission votes to make drug sentencing change retroactive
Jul 18, 2014 3:05 PM CDT

Civil Rights

Macy’s settles racial-profiling suits with shoppers
Jul 18, 2014 2:21 PM CDT

ABA Journal

Help us select the best legal blogs for the 8th Annual Blawg 100
Jul 18, 2014 1:30 PM CDT

Constitutional Law

10th Circuit strikes Oklahoma ban on same-sex marriage
Jul 18, 2014 1:03 PM CDT

Product Liablity

Company co-founder is personally liable for Buckyballs recall refunds
Jul 18, 2014 12:01 PM CDT

Criminal Justice

8th Circuit rejects argument to dismiss federal child pornography indictment involving morphed image
Jul 18, 2014 11:15 AM CDT

White-Collar Crime

Cellphone call helped make stock manipulation case against corporate lawyer, FBI says
Jul 18, 2014 10:32 AM CDT


Man wearing T-shirt with judge’s picture and ethics reference is asked to leave courthouse
Jul 18, 2014 9:09 AM CDT

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