4th Circuit Court

Trials & Litigation

Disbarred closing attorney scheduled to plead guilty in mortgage-fraud case is found dead

Cover Story

Unwanted Guests

Constitutional Law

Top state court says judges cannot issue same-sex marriage licenses until federal judge rules

Election Law

Divided appellate court strikes part of North Carolina’s controversial voting law

Trials & Litigation

Ex-governor of Virginia and wife found guilty on most counts in federal corruption case

Constitutional Law

4th Circuit panel refuses to stay same-sex marriage ruling

Judiciary

Law prof confirmed to 4th Circuit; Grassley says she was fast tracked in time for health-law appeal

Constitutional Law

Divided 4th Circuit panel strikes Virginia same-sex marriage ban

Health Law

Second federal appeals court rules on health-care law, setting up a same-day circuit conflict

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer stole $4.8M, duped banks with worthless checks and credit-card payments

Trials & Litigation

Former law student sues, says he dropped out, didn’t flunk out

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer faces charges linked to claimed $28M health insurance fraud

White-Collar Crime

Ex-judge is sentenced to 4 years in federal corruption case

White-Collar Crime

Feds seek ‘very substantial’ sentence for corrupt judge who had ‘enormous power’ in his county

Around the Blawgosphere

Will solo lawyers soon feel pressures that solo doctors do? | Tip on writing a 4th Circuit brief

Court Security

Kidnap crew meant to abduct prosecutor, but went to wrong address and got her dad, indictment says

First Amendment

‘Company Doe’ can’t keep its identity secret in litigation, 4th Circuit rules

Court Security

2 new suspects named, $25K reward offered in kidnapping of prosecutor’s dad

Court Security

Imprisoned street gang leader used smuggled cellphone to plot kidnap of prosecutor’s dad, DOJ says

Criminal Justice

Elite FBI team rescues prosecutor’s dad from kidnappers in Atlanta