Criminal Procedure

Criminal Justice

DOJ denounces ‘irresponsible’ leaks in Ferguson police-shooting case

Juvenile Justice

Boy, 10, is charged as an adult with homicide in death of woman, 90

Constitutional Law

Judge dismisses murder case against 3 men over prosecutorial misconduct, says they can’t be retried


7th Circuit explains how acquitted murder defendant can still be punished by sentencing judge

Immigration Law

Local jails are increasingly refusing to hold inmates longer for possible deportations

Death Penalty

Judge Kopf: I would uphold the death penalty for an innocent man rather than play games with the law


Retired prosecutor who convicted two men just exonerated after 30 years behind bars is unrepentant


Prisoner exonerations are at an all-time high, and it’s not because of DNA testing

National Pulse

Federal medical-privacy law frustrates ID theft victims


Determining driver impairment with marijuana involves imperfect science, says law enforcement

Criminal Justice

Judge nixes cellphone evidence in Aaron Hernandez murder case over defective warrant

Criminal Justice

Lawyer seeks return of his wine collection seized in liquor investigation

Criminal Procedure

9th Circuit revives pro se habeas petition, says trial court erred in applying ‘prison mailbox’ rule


Two prosecutors disciplined for criticizing jurors on Facebook

Bar Associations

After vote, Connecticut Bar Association will not help defend state gun control law in court

Criminal Justice

Man accused of posting naked photos of ex on Web said lawyer told him he could do so

Obiter Dicta

Cops can’t be everywhere, so citizens fill the void

Criminal Procedure

Was federal judge on ‘hit list’ reportedly found in courthouse shooter’s belongings?

Trials & Litigation

Bizarre Madoff motion appears to be a forgery; judge denies request

Law Firms

‘Voracious greed’ of some Dewey partners contributed to firm collapse, former leaders say