Executive Branch

Criminal Justice

Ex-CIA chief David Petraeus gets probation, is fined $100K for giving classified info to biographer

Civil Procedure

3rd Circuit says feds missed forfeiture deadline, awards gold coins worth $80M to dealer’s heirs

Trials & Litigation

Federal judge strikes ‘impertinent’ allegations against Prince Andrew and attorney Alan Dershowitz

Trials & Litigation

US Courts: Federal litigants face record civil-case backlog due to shortage of judges

Executive Branch

President Obama commutes sentences of 22 drug offenders

Government Law

California issues first-ever water reduction to handle drought

Corporate Law

Major US contractor settles first SEC case over confidentiality pacts that silence whistleblowers

Criminal Justice

Feds say 2 of their agents in Silk Road probe laundered Bitcoins; one is accused of working as mole

Disability Law

Report: DOJ is investigating mental-health screening of bar applicants by Florida’s top court

Military Law

Army soldier Bowe Bergdahl, rescued by US through Gitmo prisoner swap, is charged with desertion

Executive Branch

Federal judge questions trust in Obama, threatens Justice Department sanctions on immigration action

Constitutional Law

Citing landmark ‘Gault’ case, DOJ files framework for deciding if juveniles have adequate counsel

Executive Branch

Predictions of health-care law’s possible demise ignore this contingency plan

Media & Communications Law

Associated Press files FOIA suit against State Department over Hillary Clinton emails and documents

Legislation & Lobbying

Obama takes steps to allow more student loans to be discharged during bankruptcy

International Law

Did GOP authors of Iran letter get international law wrong?

Criminal Justice

Pardon convicted paleontologist who found famous dinosaur fossil Sue, Senate committee urges

U.S. Supreme Court

Could a ruling for Obama on health-care law allow its future ‘death spiral’?

Supreme Court Report

Although the ACA is 1,000 pages long, its future may depend on a single phrase

U.S. Supreme Court

Chemerinsky: SCOTUS gets another look at the Affordable Care Act