Criminal Justice

Executive Branch

Prosecutor says claimed White House intruder was free on bail in weapons case, had 800 rounds in car

Criminal Justice

Court reporters accused of stealing $485K by billing for bogus pages

Criminal Justice

Rape conviction overturned because defendant suffered from sexsomnia

Criminal Justice

Citing Good Samaritan law, police don’t charge woman who broke into hot car to save baby

Trials & Litigation

Judge questions murder defendant’s ‘Crime Pays’ T-shirt, wants explanation from jail

Criminal Justice

SWAT-like raids for barber’s license checks violated Constitution, 11th Circuit says

Privacy Law

NCIS trolling for child porn offenders violates Posse Comitatus regulations, 9th Circuit says

Criminal Justice

Federal judge says she thinks convicted drug dealer killed police officer, gives defendant 35 years

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer stole from cemetery so he could repay $1M he had stolen from clients, investigators say

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer fights judge’s order calling her ineffective and removing her from murder case defense

Criminal Justice

NYC police to revise decoy purse operation to settle lawsuit

Careers

Federal judge faces blowback from 11th Circuit and US lawmakers over domestic violence arrest

Criminal Justice

Vermont law student and his mother die in murder-suicide

Tort Law

Suit targets websites that sold ammunition and tear gas to theater shooting suspect

Judiciary

No prosecutor? No defense lawyer? Judge allegedly held trial anyway; 3rd Circuit allows lawsuit

Constitutional Law

9th Circuit OKs one late habeas filing, nixes another, says both inmates abandoned by same lawyer

Trials & Litigation

Man convicted in supermarket checkout line dispute files suit against shopper he shot and store

Criminal Justice

In prison for 30 years, Belgian inmate wins OK for assisted suicide

White-Collar Crime

Arguing lack of intent, lawyers seek dismissal of charges against former Dewey & LeBoeuf leaders

Constitutional Law

Murder defendant refuses judge’s order to wear Stun-Cuff at trial, misses opening statements