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Trials & Litigation

Defense asks judge to require prosecution to try all 54 charges against immigration lawyer

Constitutional Law

Top Texas court strikes law allowing warrantless alcohol test, says it violates 4th Amendment

Criminal Justice

DA’s men accused of stealing rare comics forfeited by in-house lawyer jailed in $9M theft scheme

Criminal Justice

Foster dad takes manslaughter plea in baby’s hot-car death


Top state court nixes lawyer’s drunken-driving conviction over blocked effort to consult counsel

Trials & Litigation

Woman sues prosecutor and wife for defamation, says he sought nude photos, wife lied to protect him

U.S. Supreme Court

Justice Ginsburg is hospitalized after exercise, undergoes heart catheterization

Criminal Justice

Man accused of pointing banana at sheriff’s deputies faces felony menacing case

Education Law

O’Melveny tapped to lead probe of University of Virginia’s handling of sex-assault reports

Bar Exam

New mom will get stop-the-clock breaks to pump breast milk during bar exam

Legal Ethics

Ex-Dinsmore partner wins dismissal of sex-with-client ethics charges, despite accepting sanction

Criminal Justice

Grand juries almost always indict, federal stats show; is there a shooting exception for cops?

Law Firms

Microsoft suit seeks details of $2.1M Quinn Emanuel contract to provide services for IRS

U.S. Supreme Court

Will Supreme Court be swayed by a gay-marriage ‘tipping point’?

Insurance Law

Paying workers with health issues to get exchange-market insurance violates the law, feds say

Constitutional Law

Mayor says FBI cleared 2 officers in chaotic arrest after seat-belt stop, returns them to duty

Health Law

Fast-food sellers must list calories ‘clearly and conspicuously’ on menus within a year, FDA says

Question of the Week

Ever have an encounter with the police that influenced your view of law enforcement?

Criminal Justice

Philadelphia attorney is charged with sexually assaulting a trafficked 14-year-old at his law office

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS will consider cops’ ADA obligations when arresting mentally ill suspects