Family Law

Constitutional Law

Top Virginia court nixes alimony for woman now cohabiting in same-sex relationship

Criminal Justice

Dad found unfit for trial in bridge-drop death of 5-year-old daughter

Legal Ethics

Lawyer accused of surreptitiously buying client’s property is hired as city attorney

Legal Ethics

Consensual sex with client leads to reprimand in one state, resignation from practice in another

Judiciary

Woman hopes for change in breastfeeding policy after being told to leave courtroom

Constitutional Law

10th Circuit reverses bigamy-law win for ‘Sister Wives’ family

Trials & Litigation

Grandstanding motions could bring sanctions, judge warns in suit over lawyer ‘conflictineering’

Family Law

After Florida repeals law, only two states still ban cohabitation

Privacy Law

‘Pandora’s box’ ruling by top New York court lets parent record child’s interaction with 3rd party

Constitutional Law

New Mississippi law lets those with ‘deeply held religious beliefs’ refuse service to LGBT community

Legal Ethics

Judge who jailed tearful witness for failing to appear at domestic abuse trial agrees to reprimand

Legislation & Lobbying

Bills in 18 states would provide free lawyers in some civil cases

Legal Ethics

Reprimanded judge says presiding over his own divorce case for several months ‘made no difference’

Family Law

Foster family vows appeal after losing custody of girl, 6, in fight over Indian child welfare law

Criminal Justice

Mom shot by son, 4, could face criminal case

Criminal Justice

Lawmaker accused of firing 20 rounds into ex-wife’s car gets 10 months

Criminal Justice

Attorney who defended himself at trial found guilty of trying to put contract hit on wife

Family Law

Alabama must recognize adoption by lesbian in Georgia, SCOTUS rules

Constitutional Law

Alabama Supreme Court tosses petitions opposing gay marriage; justices argue impact

Constitutional Law

Alabama lawyer files suit against 5 SCOTUS justices who OK’d same-sex marriage