Evidence

Trials and Litigation

Paralegal points way to $4.25M judgment reversal; defense now seeks $1.8M from plaintiffs and lawyer

Court Security

Authorities investigate pill found at bottom of judge’s water glass

Criminal Justice

Pizza order reportedly leads to suspect in DC slayings

Evidence

Sheriff: Jailed man sends signed letter to courthouse about plan to plant bombs nearby

Cybersecurity

Did passenger control plane by hacking into its computer? FBI probes Twitter claims

Criminal Justice

Prominent lawyer jailed in child-porn case until he made $400K bail; public safety issue claimed

Evidence

Businesses say plaintiff who won $360K in dozens of ADA suits may not be disabled

Criminal Justice

Appeals judge who held home invader at gunpoint: ‘I almost shot him’

Evidence

Bicyclist’s helmet cam video persuades police officer to ticket driver in road-rage incident

Trials & Litigation

Suits over fatal Philadelphia Amtrak crash will depend on what NTSB finds: Was train going too fast?

Legal Ethics

Surreptitious collection of DNA from water bottle lands lawyer for exonerated inmate in hot water

Legal Ethics

2 lawyers and paralegal take Fifth; name partner says he didn’t direct DUI setup of trial opponent

Internet Law

Rap video, tattoo photos on defendant’s Facebook page were admissible, 2nd Circuit says

Criminal Justice

Wife of appellate judge charged with threatening him in effort to get son-in-law arrested

Criminal Justice

Woman gets life without parole for running her 9-year-old granddaughter to death

Legal Ethics

Judge may allow video of paralegal at trial of 3 lawyers accused in DUI setup of opposing counsel

Real Estate & Property Law

TSA returns $100K watch forgotten by traveler, after investigating ownership claim

Criminal Justice

Sheriff’s investigator convicted Thursday of extorting doctor also targeted lawyer, prosecutor says

Family Law

Judge’s unusual paternity case ruling: Dad fathered one twin, but not the other

Evidence

11th Circuit nixes lawyer’s work-product claim, says he must produce documents to client’s creditor