First Amendment

Man arrested for cursing during 911 call files civil-rights suit

Constitutional Law

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

Trials & Litigation

Family sues BigLaw firm, says ex-partner funneled $60M from its trusts

Court Security

Fatal courthouse shooting and violent spree still reverberate 10 years later

Criminal Justice

Paralegal takes plea in $600K law firm client theft; feds say he spent $550K on coin collection

Criminal Justice

Manslaughter case video shows actor Wyatt Russell running for life as train hurtles toward movie set

Business of Law

National labor firm raids Littler and Ogletree, opens new offices in Denver and New York

Business of Law

LeClairRyan opens Atlanta office with 2 partners from Troutman Sanders

Business of Law

Lawyer’s new Super Bowl ad: Fire, religion, claimed political corruption and anti-bullying message


Judge in hot-car case suddenly resigns; lawyer says profession needs to ‘stop abusing its members’

Death Penalty

Inmate is executed after SCOTUS stay denial in litigation over mental-disability proof

Criminal Justice

Man is ticketed for eating double quarter-pounder with cheese while driving

Trials & Litigation

Judge commits lawyer who tried to back out of agreed mental evaluation

Legal Ethics

Lawyer shows up late to his own contempt hearing, scolds judge

Trials & Litigation

Judge dismisses lawyer’s suit against courthouse deputy over cellphone tussle

Criminal Justice

Man who falsely claimed to have Ebola gets 10-year suspended sentence

Consumer Law

Feds cite ‘epidemic’ of debt-collection abuse, charge 7 individuals and company in ongoing probe


Founder of Troutman Sanders, a former governor, dies at 89

Trials & Litigation

Stuck in traffic en route to court, Georgia lawyer is told to pay $200 to charity when she arrives

Trials & Litigation

PGA star claims law firm stole $3M to help cover shortfall after managing partner embezzlement