Criminal Justice

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer who fraudulently inserted client names in asbestos cases gets two years in federal prison

Trials & Litigation

‘Grim Sleeper’ is convicted of 10 murders by Los Angeles jury

Criminal Justice

White House announces another 58 sentence commutations

Criminal Justice

DA admits ‘distressing’ lack of disclosure to defense counsel about jail informants

Military Law

ABA expresses concerns about some proposed changes to the military justice system

Civil Rights

Lawyer sues over her police detention after refusing to speak during in traffic stop

Evidence

Top Florida court OKs new murder trial for lawyer’s ex-wife

Immigration Law

Immigration lawyer admits breaking law to help client, gets 2 years of probation

Criminal Justice

Angry over drug sentence, inmate filed false $5.8M debt claim against federal judge, feds say

Evidence

Crime lab chemist was high almost daily, cooked crack cocaine at work, state AG says

Sentencing / Post-Conviction

DOJ office that funds re-entry programs finds new ways to refer to people with criminal records

Criminal Justice

Is cellphone given by Aaron Hernandez to his lawyers privileged? Top state court is dubious

International Law

Hungry man who stole cheese and hot dogs did not commit a crime, says Italy’s top court

Death Penalty

Hundreds of Florida death-row inmates should get life following SCOTUS decision, amicus brief says

White-Collar Crime

Former NY lawmaker who was paid $3.7M in law firm referral fees gets 12 years in corruption case

Trials & Litigation

Man gets new trial because his defense lawyer met privately with judge

Civil Rights

Judge who wrote NYC’s stop-and-frisk rulings says opposition by city leaders was ‘all about fear’

Criminal Justice

Youths caught bringing drugs across the Mexican border to Arizona county face adult charges

Evidence

‘Dream team’ lawyer says evidence in ‘nanny cam’ case is reminiscent of OJ Simpson trial

U.S. Supreme Court

You don’t need unwitting party for conspiracy conviction, SCOTUS says