Constitutional Law

First Amendment

Judge overturns Idaho ‘ag gag’ law barring undercover videos at agricultural facilities

Criminal Justice

Long-term solitary confinement produces ‘social death,’ psychologist finds

Disability Law

Suit claims painful shackling of school kids with ADHD violates Constitution and disability law

Appellate Practice

6th Circuit criticizes lawyer’s ‘outlandish’ comparisons, tosses challenge to lawn mowing fine

Court Security

Man facing charges over ‘storm the courthouse’ posts on Facebook had guns illegally, sheriff says

Criminal Justice

Jailed woman charged with endangering fetus drops suit seeking an abortion

Trials & Litigation

City files copyright suit over government meeting footage in YouTube videos

Privacy Law

Racketeering suit is filed against anti-abortion group that released undercover videos

Criminal Justice

7th Circuit questions the accuracy of Lex the drug-sniffing dog but upholds car search evidence

Annual Meeting

Community involvement is key in preventing the next Ferguson

Annual Meeting

Lawyers debate campaign financing, voter restrictions and other election issues

National Pulse

Wary copyright owners are cracking down on fan-created artworks

Supreme Court Report

Supreme Court’s Abercrombie ruling marks a setback for employers

Criminal Justice

Man is acquitted in felony murder case, but supporter faces charges over Facebook posts

Constitutional Law

Man charged for claimed Facebook threat to storm courthouse over felony-murder trial

Privacy Law

US increasingly uses malware in law enforcement, expert says; should a warrant be required?

Constitutional Law

Murder defendant had to choose between desired lawyer and speedy trial

U.S. Supreme Court

Ban life-without-parole sentences for juveniles retroactively, ABA urges SCOTUS

Criminal Justice

Ferguson cops must face excessive force suit; plaintiff was charged for bleeding on their uniforms

Constitutional Law

Bank has standing to challenge constitutionality of federal consumer agency, appeals court says