Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice

Parents of man charged with slaying 12 at Batman movie premiere plead for life-sentence plea bargain

Court Security

Sheriff: Murderer’s claimed contact with 2 jurors in court elevator didn’t happen exactly as he says

Government Law

In wake of class action filing, Philadelphia DA drops effort to forfeit some homes

Evidence

Graffiti suspect may have tagged from Seattle to Southern California, police say

Trials & Litigation

Judge who flashed badge at police officer claims selective DUI prosecution, but jury convicts her

Criminal Justice

Lawyers face public intimidation charges for reaction after police kick in their door

U.S. Supreme Court

Legalization of pot in Colorado violates supremacy clause, two states argue in SCOTUS suit

Criminal Justice

Woman who stopped car to help ducks gets jail time for causing fatal accident

Criminal Justice

Reformers seek to change Ferguson-area traffic courts, school electoral system

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer pleads guilty in money-laundering case, admits getting $390K from client drug-trafficker

Trials & Litigation

Attorney accused in claimed $2.3M law firm scheme has settled suit, is discussing deal with feds

White-Collar Crime

Ohio attorney pleads guilty to UPL and grand larceny after practicing in New York for over 10 years

Criminal Justice

Former top drug prosecutor is sentenced for child porn, fleeing

Criminal Justice

Obama commutes lengthy sentences in eight drug cases, pardons 12 others

Death Penalty

Murder conviction of boy, 14, is tossed 70 years after his execution; judge cites bad lawyering

Death Penalty

Executions hit 20-year low in 2014; which seven states carried them out?

Criminal Justice

Shooter who invoked the castle doctrine is convicted in exchange student’s death

Entertainment & Sports Law

Sony Pictures cancels ‘Interview’ movie release, cites ‘unprecedented criminal assault’ by hackers

Civil Rights

Dozens of lawyers join protests over police slayings

Criminal Justice

Two pharmacists are accused of second-degree murder in meningitis outbreak