Family Law

Entertainment & Sports Law

Vikings’ Adrian Peterson says sorry for hurting son, 4, in latest incident to test new NFL policy

Judiciary

Former Texas judge is reprimanded for delayed rulings, mass case dismissal

Family Law

Did couple in their mid-90s have the right to marry? One spouse is legally incapacitated

Criminal Justice

Former Ravens player Ray Rice got no special treatment in criminal case, lawyers say

Internet Law

Litigant is accused of illegally recording custody conference and posting it on Facebook

Entertainment & Sports Law

NFL suspends Ray Rice indefinitely after new video shows Ravens player punching fiancee

Family Law

Statutory rape victim is told to pay child support

Legal Marketing

5-attorney family law firm is lead sponsor for NASCAR driver, hopes he will win race and new clients

International Law

Flight en route to China from D.C. returns at request of feds because parent may have kidnapped son

Criminal Justice

Federal judge takes plea in domestic battery case, will not be convicted if he completes treatment

Civil Rights

With ‘eye-popping speed,’ 7th Circuit strikes 2 states’ same-sex marriage bans 9 days after argument

Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction

Harper Lee, ABA Journal fiction prizes announced

Constitutional Law

Federal judge upholds Louisiana ban on gay marriage, sees rational basis in democratic process

Entertainment & Sports Law

New NFL policy imposes 6-game suspension for domestic or sexual assault, banishment for 2nd offense

Constitutional Law

Federal gun ban applies even if domestic violence victim isn’t injured, state appeals court says

Constitutional Law

Posner derides tradition as ‘feeble’ justification for gay-marriage ban, says it’s ‘based on hate’

Criminal Justice

Judge accused of punching, choking and biting his wife is indicted and put on leave

Law Firms

‘Immediate and severe’ action is taken against lawyer for firmwide email condemning gay marriage

American Bar Association

Legal self-help centers are ‘vibrant and effective,’ survey says; can unbundled services play role?

U.S. Supreme Court

Virginia gay-marriage licenses are put on hold after SCOTUS issues stay