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Internet Law

Twitter must reveal user info after posted photo leads to charges against wrong man, judge says

Environmental Law

BP grossly negligent in Gulf oil spill, federal judge rules; company could face $18B in penalties

Criminal Justice

Judge convicted of prostitution misdemeanors, but acquitted of felony charges

Civil Rights

With ‘eye-popping speed,’ 7th Circuit strikes 2 states’ same-sex marriage bans 9 days after argument

Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction

Harper Lee, ABA Journal fiction prizes announced

Trials & Litigation

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

Criminal Justice

Ex-official gets time in law firm kickback case

Government Law


Criminal Justice

Dad is charged with murder in son’s hot-car death; indictment also claims he sexted underage girl

Constitutional Law

Former top NYC lawyer sues police department, says she was arrested for standing on a sidewalk

Criminal Justice

Homeowner is sentenced to at least 17 years in prison for fatal porch shooting

White-Collar Crime

Clients invested $47M in immigration lawyer’s ethanol plant hoping to get US green cards, feds say

Law Firms

Group leaves Squire Patton Boggs to open DC office for Porzio

Health Law

Full DC Circuit to reconsider decision that undermined the health-care law

Attorney General

Justice Department to launch broad civil rights probe of Ferguson police

Attorney Fees

Suit targets billing by litigation support companies, names Jacoby & Meyers as a defendant

Labor & Employment

Do Wal-Mart workers have right to self-defense at work? Utah high court considers at-will exception

Law Students

Law profs should limit fear-inducing cautionary tales, article says

Court Security

Prosecutor slayings suspect wanted to target former judges, too, those in charge of murder case say

Court Security

In court after missing anger management courses, man attacks his public defender, authorities say