Criminal Justice

Careers

Police award helped teen offender reinvent himself as a future law student

Criminal Justice

Justice Department finds ‘unconstitutional policing’ in Ferguson; racial bias, revenue focus cited

Celebrities

Sentencing for David Cassidy drunken-driving case is delayed again

Criminal Justice

Ferguson cop won’t face federal charge in Michael Brown’s death; DOJ discounts surrender accounts

Constitutional Law

California Supreme Court rules for parolees who challenged housing restrictions for sex offenders

Tort Law

‘Capturing the Friedmans’ defendant loses defamation suit against prosecutor

Trials & Litigation

PD’s office asks state’s top court to tell judge not to transfer cases to private counsel

U.S. Supreme Court

Can police use ‘inadvertently shed’ DNA without a warrant? SCOTUS won’t hear case raising the issue

Criminal Justice

Ex-CIA director Petraeus reaches plea deal in claimed classified docs leak to mistress

Criminal Justice

Homeless man gets job offers after he seeks maximum sentence for bank robbery

Legal Ethics

Lawyer is publicly censured for not disclosing teen shoplifting conviction on bar application

U.S. Supreme Court

Does extortion conspiracy require outsider victim? Supreme Court agrees to decide

Criminal Justice

Teen’s texts encouraging friend’s suicide are cited in decision to charge her in his death

Legal Ethics

Juror accused of lying about her past is indicted, excused from murder trial

Attorney General

Traffic stops by Ferguson cops are expected to be targeted in Justice Department report

Features

Lawyers who self-medicate to deal with stress sometimes steal from those they vowed to protect

Features

A new defense approach to storytelling changes capital cases in Texas

Opening Statements

Law enforcement jumps on #WarrantWednesdays trend to help find criminals

National Pulse

Lawyers are dealing with changing rules on college sexual assault

Criminal Justice

DA: Courthouse defendant tells another defendant’s girlfriend he’s a lawyer, steals $1,300