Criminal Justice

The Modern Law Library

How a series of attacks by a breakaway Amish sect became a landmark hate-crimes case (podcast)

Criminal Justice

Cancer researcher gets 10 years in poisoning case

Criminal Justice

Chicago-area woman accused of plotting to kill town president, attorney

Executive Branch

Researchers studying gun violence get federal funds for the first time in nearly 20 years

Judiciary

Special committee is appointed to investigate federal judge accused of domestic violence

Judiciary

Did any Pennsylvania judges receive ‘porngate’ emails? Chief justice wants to know

Criminal Justice

Judge says lawyer appeared unsteady and disheveled in court, orders drug test and jailing

Trials & Litigation

Man with horns on face, 666 tattoo on forehead is guilty in triple-murder case

Criminal Justice

Imprisoned ex-cop gets 18 months more for putting ‘Miami Mice’ recording of fellow officers online

Trials & Litigation

Federal judge axes Fox Rothschild in hacking case because firm represented a claimed victim company

Law in Popular Culture

Daughter of BTK serial killer speaks out against Stephen King story, says her dad enjoys attention

Constitutional Law

Wall Street law partner sues New York police, says he was arrested for talking to Occupy protesters

Criminal Justice

Lawyer gets probation for failing to report kickback scheme, says he didn’t want to rock the boat

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer guilty in client money-laundering case; his own words at trial helped convict him, juror says

Evidence

Judge axed evidence when cops took Fifth in lawyer-client eavesdropping; will she dismiss 2nd case?

Criminal Justice

Arrestees in one Mississippi county languish in jail awaiting indictment and lawyers, suit says

Court Security

Man gets 90 days for taking cellphone photos in court

Constitutional Law

Lawyer arrested over open carry of licensed gun at Batman movie files suit against city and police

Government Law

Ex-judge likely headed to prison is expected to get pension of up to $150K annually

Constitutional Law

Lawyer may sue over residents ousted from their homes in hunt for cop killer