Criminal Justice

Civil Rights

US to seek death penalty in hate-crimes case against accused Charleston church shooter, Dylann Roof

Criminal Justice

Judge says sexual assault case against Bill Cosby can proceed toward trial

Trials & Litigation

Businessman acquitted in 4th murder trial over his wife’s presumed slaying

Criminal Justice

Man is acquitted of shooting assault on federal judge, but convicted on lesser counts

Trials & Litigation

Judge says handcuffing public defender taught her a lesson about ‘proper decorum’ in court

Criminal Justice

Ex-cop Drew Peterson on trial on charges he tried to put a hit on prosecutor in his murder case

Law in Popular Culture

Documentary featuring undercover prisoners leads to firings for alleged excessive force, negligence

Legal Technology

Company claims its technology can pick out criminals by facial analysis

Law Firms

Chance to work on ‘biggest disputes in trial work’ lures small litigation boutique to Boies Schiller

Law Firms

Law firm loses bid to hold banks accountable for its $287K loss in cashier’s check fraud

Trials & Litigation

Judge acquits police officer on all charges in case over arrestee Freddie Gray’s death

Trials & Litigation

Man held hostage by 3 jail escapees sues for share of $200K in reward money

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS rules for black man who claimed prosecutors eliminated blacks from jury on basis of race

Asked and Answered

How well do people actually know their Miranda rights? (podcast)

Criminal Justice

Lawyer for former Subway pitchman Jared Fogle asks 7th Circuit for reduced sentence

Criminal Justice

Ex-lawyer is sentenced for soliciting murder of his law-office manager

Death Penalty

Governor’s lawyer opposed execution stay despite drug mix-up, report says

Cybersecurity

New Senate bill would block SCOTUS-approved rule change expanding DOJ’s surveillance powers

White-Collar Crime

Former BigLaw associate gets 5 years in $5M Ponzi scheme that bilked friends and relatives

Trials & Litigation

No liability for movie theater owner in Colorado movie massacre, jury decides