Evidence

Annual Meeting

Body cams could cut police misconduct complaints

Criminal Justice

Murder case against cop over fatal traffic stop ‘absolutely unwarranted,’ his lawyer says

Legal Technology

Is file-sharing software the solution to evidence ‘blame game’ in DA’s office?

Criminal Justice

White police officer faces murder case in shooting of black motorist in license-plate traffic stop

Copyright Law

‘Smoking gun’ evidence shows Happy Birthday lyrics are no longer protected by copyright, lawyers say

Trials & Litigation

Judge blames ‘mindless digital interaction’ for juror texts during murder trial, OKs guilty verdict

Trials & Litigation

Man on probation in $2M Lego-focused theft faces new case after vacation near shopping centers

Criminal Justice

Jury finds James Holmes eligible for death penalty in Batman movie-theater massacre

Criminal Justice

Lawyer’s $100K sports car goes on a wild ride after he leaves the keys in the vehicle

Contracts

Informant sues feds, says they didn’t tell him when agent for whom he worked was fired

Trials & Litigation

Defendant jailed after ‘I defy you Satan’ comment to judge during contempt hearing

Evidence

Facebook lacks standing to challenge subpoenas of users’ info in disability case, appeals court says

White-Collar Crime

7th Circuit nixes 5 counts in conviction of ex-Illinois Gov. Blagojevich, calls for new sentence

White-Collar Crime

Fired secretary is star witness at trial of ex-judge accused of operating business from chambers

Criminal Justice

Transgender defendant stole nearly $250K in SSI benefits as a man while earning income as a woman

Criminal Justice

Did ‘legendary’ former prosecutor withhold evidence in multiple cases?

Evidence

After firestorm over claim in sex-abuse trial that 14-year-old consented, lawmakers ban the defense

Trials & Litigation

Request for documents from the beginning of time is too broad, federal judge says

Court Security

Jury convicts ‘sovereign citizen’ of filing false liens against federal judge and prosecutor

White-Collar Crime

Ex-judge gets 2 years in bribery case, lawyer gets 1 year