Family Law

U.S. Supreme Court

Defiant county clerk refuses to issue marriage licenses despite SCOTUS action

National Pulse

States deal with religious and gay rights in the wake of same-sex marriage ruling


Skype co-founder sues ex-fiancee, seeks $472K ring and other gifts

Government Law

6th Circuit nixes stay for clerk appealing federal court order requiring her to perform marriages

Trials & Litigation

Judge orders mom to repay son for keeping $5K bar mitzvah gift from grandma

Criminal Justice

Ex-con is found guilty of murder of Colorado lawyer; he sought an attorney victim, DA says

Family Law

Leaving toddler in car isn’t necessarily child neglect, state supreme court says


Judge apologizes for declaring that ‘Greeks never pay taxes’ during child-support hearing

Legal Ethics

Judge who helped smoking buddy get out of jail in domestic violence case is reprimanded


Divorce lawyers expect surge in clients after hackers dump data from Ashley Madison dating site

Constitutional Law

7th Circuit says court erred by upholding prison’s refusal to allow inmate and former guard to marry

Religious Law

First Amendment doesn’t protect baker who refused wedding cake to gay couple, appeals court says

Criminal Justice

Suspended judge to get prison time in wife-assault case

Family Law

Judge who refused to keep 6 kids in foster care defends his decision after their slayings

Criminal Justice

Man faces contempt case after allegedly ‘liking’ woman’s Facebook posts

Family Law

‘Gossip Girl’ actress in custody battle can’t keep kids in US, New York judge rules

Family Law

Fugitive mom captured in parental kidnap case; did vaccination issue prompt her exit?

Family Law

Using hot sauce on boy for ‘Dr. Phil’ show was bid for attention, not discipline, court rules

Criminal Justice

Jailed woman charged with endangering fetus drops suit seeking an abortion

Trials & Litigation

Suspect is charged 30 years after fatal family-court-related attacks on judges, others