Evidence

Criminal Justice

Ex-judge acquitted on all but 1 count now faces new criminal case as DA revives AG’s dropped probe

Evidence

DUI case dropped after arresting officer allegedly forwarded suspect’s photos to his own phone

Judiciary

Judge rules seizure of evidence from another judge’s chambers was legal

Criminal Justice

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

Evidence

Man who claimed innocence and won reversal in fatal arson case pleads guilty at retrial

Evidence

Police say man arrested in one slaying led them to 6 other bodies; he is now charged with murder

Evidence

‘Comedy’ video of woman using drugs and criticizing probation officer puts her behind bars

Trials & Litigation

DA: ‘Hit list’ shows inmate sought to kill 9 witnesses, suggesting methods and order of slayings

First Amendment

Sermon subpoena request was overbroad, Houston mayor acknowledges

Criminal Justice

Man imprisoned 29 years is exonerated; DA cites fake murder confession by teen ‘fed false facts’

Legal Ethics

Lawyer who told client to destroy cellphone SIM card is acquitted of obstruction charge

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

Appellate Practice

Woman who won new murder trial despite earlier manslaughter plea bargain won’t be retried

Criminal Justice

Lawyer is federally indicted in heroin case, had $90K seized at airport

Evidence

Police stop over unbuckled seat belts leads to chaotic arrest and federal civil rights suit

Sentencing/Post-Conviction

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

Constitutional Law

Once on death row for murder committed when he was 1,000 miles away, Texas man is free after plea

Evidence

Judge excludes evidence in Aaron Hernandez murder case over inadequate affidavit

Criminal Justice

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