Constitutional Law

Supreme Court Report

SCOTUS to review a handful of cases on the rights of same-sex couples

Your ABA

When is posting on social media a crime? Panel debates the issue

Legal Ethics

Depite witnesses taking the Fifth, judge OKs trial of 3 lawyers accused of DUI setup

Constitutional Law

Turkish prosecutor taken hostage by terror group dies after courthouse shootout

Constitutional Law

LA lawyer makes federal case out of ‘stealth towing’ charge imposed on his own vehicle

U.S. Supreme Court

Chemerinsky: Two narrow wins for civil rights

Criminal Justice

Sterilization of defendants in connection with plea deals is unacceptable, says DA

U.S. Supreme Court

Lawyer’s 10-minute absence during trial didn’t merit habeas relief, SCOTUS says

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS: Lifetime GPS monitoring of sex offender constitutes a Fourth Amendment search; case remanded

Civil Rights

TSA agrees to stop singling out black women for hair pat-downs at airports

Criminal Justice

California relaxes residency rules for sex offenders, will apply restrictions on case-by-case basis

Constitutional Law

Indiana enacts religious freedom law which opponents say would allow LGBT discrimination

Constitutional Law

Lawyer’s proposed gay death penalty is ‘reprehensible,’ says state AG in bid to stop ballot process

Legal Ethics

Partner to give up law license to end state bar probe of opposing counsel’s DUI arrest during trial

Evidence

Botched child-murder case gets tossed; mother jailed for 2 decades speaks out

Criminal Procedure

Defense objected to twin-jury murder trial of 2 men, but wants cases consolidated for appeal

Government Law

Chicago camera ticketing violates notice rules, suit says; seeks refund of money paid by motorists

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS ruling raises the stakes for Trademark Trial and Appeal Board hearings

Death Penalty

Hundreds of attorneys petition top Texas court over law prof’s 1-year suspension from pro bono work

Trials & Litigation

Once on death row, man released after 39 years behind bars gets $1M for wrongful imprisonment