Evidence

White-Collar Crime

11th Circuit OKs wire-fraud conviction of lawyer who impersonated state bar official

Corporate Law

Judge nixes jury conviction of ex-Goldman Sachs programmer, calls law a bad fit in source-code case

Criminal Justice

2 lawyers who helped 1 client break the law are convicted in unrelated cases

Criminal Justice

Judge accused of stealing cocaine from evidence likely impaired, says lawyer in conviction challenge

Trials & Litigation

Insurers hacked tens of thousands of legal files to get an edge in worker’s comp cases, lawsuit says

Criminal Justice

Attorney and law student indicted in boating accident that cost passenger an arm

Law Firms

Embarrassing Dewey emails are cast as sarcasm; partner insists ‘I am the reason you have this job’

Ethics

DC prosecutors must now follow stricter standards for disclosing information to the defense

Court Security

Man accused of jury threat, biting court officer in 2010 gets mistrial after lawyer punch

Criminal Justice

Suspect pleads guilty but mentally ill in slaying of attorney

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer targeted in claimed murder plot says not enough was done to protect her family

Trials & Litigation

News of DA probe ended Dewey merger and bank talks, says ex-leader of failed law firm

Trials & Litigation

Deaf man who pleaded guilty to iPad theft that didn’t occur moves ahead in civil case

Criminal Justice

Teen driver faces manslaughter case after alleged drag race

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer targeted in claimed murder plot says her husband saved her life by taking her car

Legal Ethics

Top state court to hear case of lawyers accused of asking paralegal to ‘friend’ litigant on Facebook

Evidence

State bar accuses DA and chief drug prosecutor of not doing enough to address drug-test issue

Tort Law

Jury awards patient $500K due to doctor’s defamatory comments while he was sedated for colonoscopy

Trials & Litigation

Tempers flared when Dewey rainmakers learned of 50% pay cut, ex-partner testifies

Health Law

Appeals court rebukes judge for breastfeeding ban on mom who got a tattoo, overturns order