1st Circuit Court

White-Collar Crime

Well-known trial lawyer is federally charged with witness tampering

Criminal Justice

Tsarnaev gets death penalty in Boston Marathon bombings

Constitutional Law

US Supreme Court declines appeal from inmate denied gender-change surgery

Evidence

Death-penalty arguments in Boston Marathon case include photo of Tsarnaev’s obscene gesture

Criminal Justice

Tsarnaev found guilty in Boston Marathon bombing trial; could get death penalty

Products Liability

Woman sues over barbecue brush, seeks unspecified damages for surgery costs

Disability Law

Advocacy group for the deaf sues Harvard, MIT; allege lack of closed-captioning for online courses

Judiciary

Many courts close early Monday, plan to stay shuttered Tuesday as predicted monster snowstorm looms

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer charged in claimed scheme to launder nearly $1M in fraudulently obtained tax-refund checks

Court Security

Security measures at Boston Marathon bombing trial extend outside courthouse

Trials & Litigation

Harvard law grad loses defamation suit over plagiarism rebuke on transcript

Criminal Justice

Jury selection to begin in Boston Marathon bombing trial

Constitutional Law

En banc 1st Circuit ruling nixes state-funded sex-change surgery for prison inmate

Celebrities

Retired lawyer sues Bill Cosby, says claims she lied about alleged sexual assault were defamatory

Trials & Litigation

Judge nixes fees for bankruptcy lawyer, citing ‘passive-aggressive’ response to required forms

Legal Ethics

Lawyer accused in passed-note cover-up may be bounced from case, 1st Circuit says

Criminal Justice

Friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect is guilty of lying to feds, could get up to 16 years

Constitutional Law

Judge upholds gay-marriage ban, says contrary rulings rely on ‘ingenuity and imagination’

Constitutional Law

Woman charged in wiretap case after videotaping traffic stop wins $57K settlement

Constitutional Law

1st Circuit says woman had right to video traffic stop, OKs civil rights suit against police