Criminal Justice

Civil Rights

‘Jail 101’ report: Denver sheriff’s dept. needs systemic improvement to protect inmates and deputies

Criminal Justice

Serious charges stick in indictments of officers in Freddie Gray case

Criminal Justice

After federal judge orders sex-change surgery, board OKs parole for inmate

Criminal Justice

Lawyer is accused of stealing $1.8M from estate bequeathed to Connecticut town

Judiciary

Mississippi high court orders judge and PD to ‘make nice’

Tort Law

Texas restaurant that was site of biker shootout faces lawsuit by neighboring eatery

Criminal Justice

Tiny bonsai tree worth $2K is stolen from museum, abandoned and recovered but was ‘severely pruned’

Trials & Litigation

Man on trial in bail-jumping case exits courtroom as lawyers talk with judge in chambers

Trials & Litigation

After courtroom clash over DUI manual, judge bars top prosecutor from cases against opposing lawyer

Court Security

Authorities investigate pill found at bottom of judge’s water glass

Internet Law

Sentencing judge should consider positive benefits of Silk Road’s drug marketplace, lawyers assert

Criminal Justice

Pizza order reportedly leads to suspect in DC slayings

Criminal Justice

Convictions are tossed in satanic day-care case; concurrence decries ‘witch hunt’ prosecution

Internet Law

Backpage wins dismissal of suit over escort ads said to facilitate child sex trafficking

Legal Ethics

$50K fine recommended for judge over scuffle with public defender

Legislation & Lobbying

Nebraska lawmakers vote to repeal death penalty

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer’s suit claims jail officer’s upskirt search with metal-detecting wand amounted to assault

Criminal Justice

Accused art scammer is convicted after bizarre trial; dismissed juror has screaming fit about Nazis

Legal Marketing

Lawyer’s skull and crossbones logo gets her evicted

Animal Law

Charges dropped against military veteran who smashed car window to rescue dog