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Careers

Exoneree makes his first appearance in court as a defense lawyer

Public Defenders

Louisiana’s public defender system is understaffed by about 1,400 lawyers, ABA study finds

Criminal Justice

Amtrak officer is charged with murder in shooting near Chicago’s Union Station

Internet Law

Posner opinion upholds conviction for false Facebook threat

Criminal Justice

Maryland prosecutor resigns before he is sentenced for hotel-room spectacle

Labor & Employment

Trump nominates law dean of Florida International University for labor secretary

Criminal Justice

Doctor is convicted of felony for botched surgery; prosecutors said his hands were deadly weapons

Immigration Law

Woman in courthouse to obtain protective order is arrested by ICE agents

Criminal Justice

Cops violated rights of alleged Sandra Bullock stalker, appeals court says; gun evidence is tossed

Privacy Law

Federal prison likely recorded hundreds of lawyer-client meetings; class action is filed

Criminal Justice

Lawyer who withdrew guilty plea is convicted in rape of unconscious client

Criminal Justice

Lawyer is acquitted in murders of her wealthy father and his girlfriend

Death Penalty

Defense lawyers may obtain lethal drugs on their own for clients, Arizona execution protocol says

Death Penalty

ABA brief supports lawyer groups challenging US rule on habeas counsel appointment procedures

Judiciary

Justice of the peace set bond at $4B to protest using ‘prison like it’s adult day care’

Criminal Justice

Trump signs executive orders intended to ‘restore safety in America’

Criminal Justice

Oklahoma lawyer and the woman he represented in a divorce are shot and killed

Criminal Justice

Akin Gump partner is arrested while wearing a disguise and trying to sell a sealed lawsuit, FBI says

Public Defenders

Class action lawsuit alleges Louisiana public defender funding system denies right to counsel

Criminal Justice

Judge makes celibacy outside of marriage a condition of probation
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