Constitutional Law

Criminal Justice

16 are federally indicted in takeover of Oregon wildlife refuge

Constitutional Law

9th Circuit OKs civil rights suit by man mistakenly jailed on warrant for another man

Criminal Justice

Defense seeks mistrial due to enhanced courtroom security in federal drug case

Constitutional Law

Posner opinion upholds lifetime GPS bracelet for sex offender who isn’t ‘just a harmless old guy’

Civil Rights

Lawsuits seek $250M due to Flint, Michigan, water supply issues

Criminal Justice

Pot case dismissed due to lack of warrant, but 2,300 pounds of evidence will go up in smoke

Constitutional Law

Delaware puts capital cases on hold while death-penalty issues are mulled by state supreme court

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer who won $390K for clients at trial must pay $11K for alerting media about case

Family Law

Judge faces ethics case after jailing woman who recanted domestic violence claims

Civil Procedure

Suit by cheerleaders who sued over Bible banners isn’t moot, Texas high court rules

Legal Ethics

Is grievance filed over lawyer’s blog post a ‘lightweight defamation claim’?

Obiter Dicta

What’s the evidentiary standard for emojis?

Education Law

Did school’s restroom policy violate Title IX? 4th Circuit considers transgender teen’s case

Judiciary

9th Circuit upholds Arizona’s restrictions on judicial campaign activities

Constitutional Law

4th Circuit hears oral arguments in public prayer case

Legal Ethics

DC lawyer ethics board investigating Bush-era DOJ lawyer who leaked info about warrantless wiretaps

Constitutional Law

Federal judge allows removal of Confederate monuments in New Orleans

Copyright Law

Woman sues Associated Press for selling her photo in a hijab as a stock photo

Constitutional Law

4th Circuit rules use of Taser can be unconstitutionally excessive force

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS to hear takings case of Wisconsin cabin owners