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Government Law

Beset by drought, California lawmakers fast-track bill to ban towns from enforcing brown-lawn rules

Work/Life Balance

Long-serving federal judge, 92, says ice-skating energizes him for work

Criminal Justice

Worker who stole cash from federal magistrate’s purse and gun from court office gets prison time

Religious Law

Swingers club claims it is a church in zoning fight

Constitutional Law

NYC transit agency may ban all political ads to avoid complying with federal judge’s ruling

Media & Communications Law

After losing libel lawsuit over parody Twitter account, lawyer sues opposing counsel and newspaper

Law Firms

Legal invoices in inmate suits are exempt from open records law, California court says

Injury and Accident Law

Permanently injured Cirque performers make do with workers’ comp

Evidence

Use of Breathalyzer tests suspended by multiple DAs in Massachusetts

Legal Technology

Georgetown’s Iron Tech competition grows in audience and interest

Constitutional Law

Contempt hearing bombshell: Sheriff Joe Arpaio admits he had federal judge’s wife investigated

Law in Popular Culture

Harper Lee’s hometown loses right to produce ‘Mockingbird’ play

Criminal Justice

Jurors convict girlfriend in lawyer’s murder; prosecutor argued she was a ‘manipulator’

Workers who complain to sexually harassing boss are protected from retaliation, appeals court says

Labor & Employment

Kleiner to Ellen Pao: Drop appeal or pay $1M in legal costs

Criminal Justice

Ex-CIA chief David Petraeus gets probation, is fined $100K for giving classified info to biographer

Court Security

Courtroom incident shows why 6 security officers are needed at sentencings, lawman says

Attorney General

Loretta Lynch is confirmed as attorney general

Law in Popular Culture

9th Circuit judge opens courthouse doors to public for free movie night

Question of the Week

What is your office doing to be eco-friendly?