Criminal Justice


DA claims police search of her office was retaliation

Legal Ethics

Lawyer is suspended for revealing information that led to murder

Public Defenders

Video advocating cop-killing includes appearances by two lawyers with Bronx Defenders

Privacy Law

How do you really feel? Feds apparently want to know

Internet Law

Emoticons matter, judge rules in Silk Road trial

Trials & Litigation

Forcibly shaven, convicted Fort Hood shooter appears in court beardless

White-Collar Crime

Disbarred lawyer convicted in client theft seeks ‘shock’ probation months into 10-year prison term

Trials & Litigation

Footprint, DNA links ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez to murder, gov’t says; defense cites lack of motive

Health Law

Mom accused of faking medical problems to get unneeded treatment for her children takes plea deal

Business of Law

White-collar litigation trio leaps from Morgan Lewis to McGuireWoods

Attorney General

Amid criticism of Eric Holder, attorney general nominee promises to ‘be Loretta Lynch’

Public Defenders

See the video: PD is handcuffed in court hall for refusing to step aside for police photo of client

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS stays three executions using midazolam while allowing a fourth; did inmate fake pain?

Religious Law

Judge acquits man accused of putting First Amendment sticker on courthouse church directory

Criminal Justice

Judge kicks defense lawyer off attempted murder case for failing to participate


Should Lindsay Lohan be able to call greeting fans community service? Prosecutor questions

White-Collar Crime

Top NY lawmaker prosecuted over $3M asbestos-case referral fees exits speaker post and law firm role

Court Security

Cellphone spat at federal courthouse leads to 2-year prison term

Legal Ethics

Alleged genitals photo leads to suspension for Oklahoma lawyer

Death Penalty

Inmate is executed after SCOTUS stay denial in litigation over mental-disability proof