Civil Rights

Constitutional Law

Tis the season for lawsuits over holiday displays

Criminal Justice

Reformers seek to change Ferguson-area traffic courts, school electoral system

Death Penalty

Murder conviction of boy, 14, is tossed 70 years after his execution; judge cites bad lawyering

Civil Rights

Dozens of lawyers join protests over police slayings

Criminal Justice

Law prof, attorneys and students protest in rain at Los Angeles courthouse

Constitutional Law

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

Civil Rights

Ferguson and other St. Louis-area towns are sued over municipal court fees

Careers

Lawyer dispenses advice from folding table in Harlem

Constitutional Law

DOJ report says Cleveland police have pattern of using unreasonable force

Criminal Justice

AG nominee will lead federal probe into Eric Garner’s chokehold death

Civil Rights

Denver to pay $5K to $52K to settle mistaken-arrest cases blamed on ‘recklessly sloppy police work’

Constitutional Law

Top Texas court strikes law allowing warrantless alcohol test, says it violates 4th Amendment

Constitutional Law

Mayor says FBI cleared 2 officers in chaotic arrest after seat-belt stop, returns them to duty

Civil Rights

9th Circuit OKs suit claiming police made man pretend to be taller, then arrested him

Constitutional Law

Civil rights lawyers head to Ferguson as grand jury decision in police slaying of unarmed teen looms

Judiciary

Posner opinion tosses judge from case partly for his ‘tone of derision’

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS refuses another stay in a same-sex marriage case

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer handcuffed at ATM sues police for alleged racial profiling

Media & Communications Law

Police put brakes on body-camera plan, citing records request; earlier dashcam suits were costly

Constitutional Law

9th Circuit says paroled sex offenders don’t have to provide their Web names and addresses to police