Internet Law

Teenager whose prank calls sent armed SWAT teams to dozens of US homes got 16 months

Bar Exam

California’s bar pass rate is at a 29-year low; these states also saw a drop

Criminal Justice

PD pays $300 to appeal $25 fine for vibrating cellphone

Privacy Law

Accidental release of millions of Georgia voters’ private info leads to suit against state

First Amendment

Gloria Allred sues venue that barred her from Bill Cosby performance


Prosecutor shot by her husband will handle domestic violence cases

Appellate Practice

Lawyer is sanctioned for ‘deploying boilerplate claims’ and ‘utterly frivolous’ arguments


DOJ: Hacking schemes ‘breathtaking in size and scope’ targeted 12 companies, got data on 100 million

Administrative Law

$75K fine for fatal train trestle accident during movie filming is upheld on review

Criminal Justice

Man goes on the lam during trial before learning days later that he was acquitted

Criminal Justice

Judge gives juror 5 days, fines her $500 for doing legal research during trial

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer gets 8 years for secretly settling clients’ cases and diverting money to himself

Criminal Justice

2 deputies and nurse acquitted of manslaughter in death of inmate strapped to chair and shocked

Trials & Litigation

Insurer ‘ecstatic’ about $413K judgment on $100K policy, defense lawyer says

Legal Ethics

High-profile lawyer who acted as ‘paymaster’ for client gives up his law license

Business of Law

Law firm will disband after 143 years as end result of strategic planning process

Death Penalty

Woman is executed in Georgia despite Pope’s support for commuted sentence


Judge says he isn’t an ‘ogre’ and didn’t jail defendants for unpaid fines, despite threats

Constitutional Law

Alabama Supreme Court refuses to recognize lesbian adoption granted in Georgia

Law in Popular Culture

As movie about courthouse shooter premieres, hostage recalls how experience turned her life around