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Court Security

Man disarmed deputy, committed suicide in courthouse, authorities say

Criminal Justice

Man gets 10 months for threats in voice mail to federal judge

Legal Ethics

Embattled judge in court confrontation video now waging war of words over PTSD finding

Criminal Justice

Former court clerk charged in claimed scheme to dismiss $40K worth of tickets for $20K in bribes

Constitutional Law

New salvos fired in jury nullification battle include felony case over pamphlet handout

U.S. Virgin Islands

Lawyers can’t be ‘conscripted’ to represent indigents, rules US Virgin Islands Supreme Court

Internet Law

Former Internet provider can finally reveal what the FBI wanted to know in 2004, judge rules

Media & Communications Law

Guitarist for rock band Boston lacked basis for defamation suits, top state court says

Bankruptcy Law

Did lawyers for 50 Cent spend too much? Woman awarded $7M by jury disputes $123K bill for his costs

U.S. Supreme Court

California woman who bought Eurail pass in US can’t sue here for Austrian accident, SCOTUS says

Law Firms

Male Skadden lawyers show off their ‘highfalutin style’

Law Professors

Harvard law prof whose portrait was defaced sees harm in ‘excessive vulnerability’ to slights

Personal Lives

Lawyer says airline banned him from flight because crew didn’t ‘feel comfortable’ with him

Criminal Justice

Referral fees from law firms lead to conviction of former New York Assembly speaker

U.S. Supreme Court

Beating of character in Scalia mask in ‘Scream Queens’ shows liberal intolerance, justice’s son says

Legal Ethics

Lawyer’s deposition question was ‘serious misconduct,’ top state court says in suspension order

Criminal Justice

Planned Parenthood shooting suspect makes his first court appearance via video

Criminal Justice

4 men charged with felonies in the shooting of 5 protesters in Minneapolis

Privacy Law

NSA halts bulk collection of phone records, but security and surveillance concerns remain

Human Rights

Northern Ireland’s abortion prohibitions violate human rights, Belfast judge rules