Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice

Sleep deprivation increases false confessions, study suggests

Judiciary

Federal judge issues ‘order on ineptitude’ in prosecutor benchslap

Juvenile Justice

A child who murders ‘cannot be willy-nilly turned loose into society,’ judge says

Bar Associations

Former NC justice calls for outside review of state bar, says it’s divided into ‘two extreme camps’

Careers

Still on parole when admitted to practice, lawyer hopes to help others facing hefty prison terms

ABA Midyear Meeting

Prisons bureau needs to change policy on monitoring inmate emails, ABA House urges

Securities Law

Ex-BigLaw partner is convicted of insider trading; feds say he misused deal info overheard at firm

Criminal Justice

Lawyer charged in claimed attempt to extort $2M from businessman pleads not guilty

Criminal Justice

Lawyer tells how she nearly fell for jury duty scam

Criminal Justice

Trial of ‘golden boy’ lawyer accused in wife’s death ends with hung jury

Prosecutors

Spitting at prosecutors would be a felony under Wisconsin bill

Criminal Justice

Lawyer’s own view of ‘train wreck’ performance doesn’t justify resentencing, top state court says

ABA Midyear Meeting

Sex traffickers use social media to research victims to groom

ABA Midyear Meeting

Too many students are being diverted from school into the criminal justice system, report says

Health Law

Doctor gets 30 years to life in landmark prosecution over patient OD deaths

Criminal Justice

Attorney defending his own murder-for-hire case says he was framed by jailhouse ‘snitch’

Criminal Justice

Restaurant confab leads to arrest of 3 accused of planning to kidnap and rob judge

Criminal Justice

Former law firm office manager gets 27 months for stealing $265K over 30 months

Criminal Justice

High-paid city attorney is accused of securing bribes for city officials to approve his contract

Criminal Justice

Dershowitz: OJ Simpson’s ‘dream team’ was actually a nightmare team