Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice

Judge accused of stealing cocaine from evidence likely impaired, says lawyer in conviction challenge

Court Security

Man punches his lawyer in court melee after being found not guilty of murder at trial

White-Collar Crime

Law grad gets 6 years for Ponzi scheme said to have cost investors $9.2M

Criminal Justice

Securities allegations against Texas attorney general will be presented to grand jury

Criminal Justice

Attorney and law student indicted in boating accident that cost passenger an arm

Religious Law

Parishioners at Church of Cannabis avoid criminal charges, plan civil suit

Law Firms

Embattled lawyer says he can be accused of no more than chutzpah

Criminal Justice

Convicted kidnapper faces new stalking case after alleged encounters near prosecutor’s home

Admiralty & Maritime Law

Man gets $5K ticket for jumping off charter fishing boat on a dare

Criminal Justicee

Spanking conviction is overturned; top state court allows reasonable force in child discipline

Law Firms

Embarrassing Dewey emails are cast as sarcasm; partner insists ‘I am the reason you have this job’

Features

Clemency Project 2014 is out to help prisoners doing excessive time due to inflexible sentencing

National Pulse

Courts are reconsidering residency restrictions for sex offenders

Ethics

DC prosecutors must now follow stricter standards for disclosing information to the defense

Court Security

Man accused of jury threat, biting court officer in 2010 gets mistrial after lawyer punch

Criminal Justice

Suspect pleads guilty but mentally ill in slaying of attorney

Criminal Justice

Official: Deadly force on fleeing NY prison escapee justified

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer targeted in claimed murder plot says not enough was done to protect her family

Trials & Litigation

News of DA probe ended Dewey merger and bank talks, says ex-leader of failed law firm

Constitutional Law

Over 100 convictions reversed over faulty jury instructions on manslaughter