Evidence

Evidence

Music on defendant’s cellphone is not evidence of gang ties, state high court rules

Evidence

‘Testilying’ by police on stand is rarely punished, Chicago Tribune reports

Trials & Litigation

‘Grim Sleeper’ is convicted of 10 murders by Los Angeles jury

Criminal Justice

DA admits ‘distressing’ lack of disclosure to defense counsel about jail informants

Evidence

Top Florida court OKs new murder trial for lawyer’s ex-wife

Evidence

Crime lab chemist was high almost daily, cooked crack cocaine at work, state AG says

Criminal Justice

Is cellphone given by Aaron Hernandez to his lawyers privileged? Top state court is dubious

Evidence

‘Dream team’ lawyer says evidence in ‘nanny cam’ case is reminiscent of OJ Simpson trial

Evidence

Fingerprint ID on smartphones less protected in court than a password, ruling suggests

Features

Secret Snitches: California case uncovers long-standing practice of planting jailhouse informants

Evidence

GPS tracker put assassin on lawyer’s trail, but also helped catch the suspects, feds testify

Criminal Justice

Judge reverses conviction of man who shot neighbor outside home, says prosecutor misstated the law

Legal Technology

Recommind and Hire Counsel announce new fixed-price document review model

Criminal Justice

Transcript: Legal assistant fired by prosecutor’s office was admittedly present at drug transactions

Criminal Justice

Drunken driving in one’s own driveway is not a crime, state appeals court rules

Evidence

Evidence FBI obtained via malware in child pornography possession case is tossed by court

Legal Ethics

Impaired judge ordered home from court could not remember her address, investigative report says

Criminal Justice

Man serving 20-year term in drug case gets concurrent time in lawyer’s death

Civil Rights

Up to 450 mistakenly jailed on warrants for others in one California county over 5 years, suit says

Criminal Justice

Convicted in 2012 of 1957 child-murder, man is freed from life prison term in Friday ruling