Criminal Justice

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Sentencing/Post Conviction

Ex-BigLaw partner avoids long sentence for insider trading; judge notes otherwise ‘exemplary life’

Criminal Justice

Additional ‘Making a Murderer’ episodes to air; lawyer says new evidence will be revealed

Criminal Justice

Video shows black behavioral therapist lying down with his hands up before police shot him

Criminal Justice

Rape victim who had breakdown on witness stand was jailed to ensure future testimony, lawsuit says

Judiciary

Cert petition says judge’s 89-page opinion was ghostwritten by prosecutors

Careers

Wrongly convicted man sworn in to the New York State Bar

Criminal Justice

Prisoner is convicted for plotting wood-chipper murder of federal judge

Criminal Justice

One-time law firm partner without law degree is sentenced for unlicensed practice, forgery

Criminal Justice

Would hiring more female cops reduce police brutality?

Criminal Justice

298 Texas drug suspects pleaded guilty before lab tests showed roadside drug test was wrong

Prosecutors

Law professor files ethics complaints against Baltimore prosecutors in Freddie Gray cases

Criminal Justice

Lawyer goes on trial for alleged false oil-spill claims; prosecutors drop several counts

Human Rights

Four Kenyan police officers are charged with murder of human rights lawyer

Sentencing/Post Conviction

Lawyer making routine list discovered law-firm partner didn’t have law license; she gets prison time

Trials & Litigation

How can you tell if someone is lying? Lawyer exposes ‘hat lap cheater’ and can’t-remember cops

Terrorism

What makes a criminal act terrorism? The definition broadens

Criminal Justice

Another police officer is acquitted in Freddie Gray’s death

Second Amendment

Can Ohio governor suspend open carry during the GOP convention? Guns allowed, paint balls banned

Criminal Justice

Baton Rouge gunman was seeking out police, top state cop says

Sentencing/Post Conviction

Convicted rapists in Massachusetts received no prison time about 14 percent of the time
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