Family Law

Benefits/ERISA

Widow of longtime FedEx worker sues over denial of spouse’s pension benefits

Family Law

Parents investigated for allowing their ‘free-range’ kids to walk home alone

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS denies cert in Louisiana gay-marriage case, takes no action on others

Criminal Justice

Lawyer called 911 about client who police say dropped 5-year-old daughter over bridge to her death

Divorce Law

Attorney ex-wife rejects energy chief’s $975M check; judge nixes reduction despite oil price plunge

Criminal Justice

Lawyer dad is charged with social-host violation over daughter’s ‘Playboy mansion’ themed party

Constitutional Law

Law firms say they will perform free same-sex marriage ceremonies if court clerks won’t

U.S. Supreme Court

Will SCOTUS gut the health-care law? Rule for gay marriage? Yes and yes, analyst says

Criminal Justice

Police seek man suspected of slaying ex-wife, 5 others after contentious child-custody battle

Business of Law

New crowdfunding site helps individuals raise money for legal fees

Legal Ethics

Lawyer is suspended for ‘intentional bullying tactics’ in Facebook message

Criminal Justice

Former lawmaker faces spouse-abuse case; AG’s office says wife’s dementia precluded consent to sex

Family Law

Billionaire’s ex-wife appeals $995M award in divorce case

Criminal Justice

Is AA to blame for ‘13th Step’ slaying, as lawsuit claims?

Entertainment & Sports Law

Arbitrator reinstates Ray Rice to NFL, says 2nd suspension was not ‘fair and consistent’

National Pulse

States start to crack down on parents ‘re-homing’ their adopted kids

Criminal Justice

Foster dad takes manslaughter plea in baby’s hot-car death

U.S. Supreme Court

Will Supreme Court be swayed by a gay-marriage ‘tipping point’?

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS refuses another stay in a same-sex marriage case

Entertainment & Sports Law

Adrian Peterson of Vikings suspended without pay for rest of season after plea in child-abuse case