Evidence

Evidence

Top state court vacates murder conviction, based on now-discredited bite-mark evidence and new law

Evidence

FBI introduces Iris, a Labrador retriever trained to sniff out digital devices

Criminal Justice

Judge says sexual assault case against Bill Cosby can proceed toward trial

Trials & Litigation

Businessman acquitted in 4th murder trial over his wife’s presumed slaying

Criminal Justice

Man is acquitted of shooting assault on federal judge, but convicted on lesser counts

Entertainment & Sports Law

Tom Brady and NFL players union seek 2nd Circuit en banc rehearing of Deflategate ruling

Evidence

Feds drop gun case and judge blasts police after security camera contradicts officers’ testimony

Sentencing / Post-Conviction

‘Grim Sleeper’ killed 5 more women, jury is told by prosecutor in penalty phase of his trial

Trials & Litigation

Murder trial takes detour after defense lawyers meet at jail with witnesses against their client

Constitutional Law

Lawyers say feds bugged grounds of three California courthouses without warrants

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer admits role in ‘judicial subpoena’ for witness questionnaires, pleads guilty to misdemeanor

Criminal Justice

Federal judge testifies about being shot on his front porch

Real Estate & Property Law

First trial of movie theater owner over mass shooting at Batman premiere begins in Colorado

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