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Criminal Justice

Parents of man charged with slaying 12 at Batman movie premiere plead for life-sentence plea bargain

Court Security

Sheriff: Murderer’s claimed contact with 2 jurors in court elevator didn’t happen exactly as he says

Constitutional Law

Tis the season for lawsuits over holiday displays

Government Law

In wake of class action filing, Philadelphia DA drops effort to forfeit some homes

Legal Ethics

Top state court temporarily suspends municipal judge without pay, orders her not to practice law

Constitutional Law

Gun ban for committed people violated Second Amendment rights of Michigan man, 6th Circuit rules

Evidence

Graffiti suspect may have tagged from Seattle to Southern California, police say

Executive Branch

Obama plans to use executive power to help normalize relations with Cuba

Trials & Litigation

Judge who flashed badge at police officer claims selective DUI prosecution, but jury convicts her

Criminal Justice

Lawyers face public intimidation charges for reaction after police kick in their door

U.S. Supreme Court

Legalization of pot in Colorado violates supremacy clause, two states argue in SCOTUS suit

Criminal Justice

Woman who stopped car to help ducks gets jail time for causing fatal accident

Criminal Justice

Reformers seek to change Ferguson-area traffic courts, school electoral system

Trials & Litigation

Odor in the court! Another judge complains of ‘repugnant stench’ from filing by state AG’s office

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer pleads guilty in money-laundering case, admits getting $390K from client drug-trafficker

Trials & Litigation

Attorney accused in claimed $2.3M law firm scheme has settled suit, is discussing deal with feds

Legal Ethics

Court filing says attorney took up to $15M or more from clients, seeks freeze on bank accounts

White-Collar Crime

Ohio attorney pleads guilty to UPL and grand larceny after practicing in New York for over 10 years

Criminal Justice

Former top drug prosecutor is sentenced for child porn, fleeing

Celebrities

Brad Pitt gets a pass on LA jury duty because his presence is too distracting