Government Law

Civil Rights

DOJ sues Ferguson one day after it sought changes in proposed policing pact

Government Law

Judge wants to know why State Department missed the deadline for release of final Clinton emails

Corporate Law

Despite conflict, Covington can represent Minnesota in major enviro suit against 3M, judge rules

Trials & Litigation

Sued over fatal shooting, Chicago cop files $10M emotional distress counterclaim

Trials & Litigation

Fastcase sues Casemaker for takedown demand, says Georgia administrative rules can’t be copyrighted

Civil Rights

Chicago plans $3.1M settlement in DOJ suit over US residency rule for foreign-born police applicants

Criminal Justice

High-paid city attorney is accused of securing bribes for city officials to approve his contract

ABA Midyear Meeting

Self-driving cars will soon be street-legal, and California is getting a jump on regulating them

Trials & Litigation

Suit claims rigged lottery game reduced subsequent winner’s jackpot

Elder Law

Chief judge changes policies after news of guardianship work by judge’s wife

Civil Rights

Lawsuits seek $250M due to Flint, Michigan, water supply issues

Bryan Garner on Words

How one lawyer went from aspiring library board member to municipal charter drafter

Legislation & Lobbying

Kansas legislature backs off in separation-of-powers faceoff with state supreme court

Criminal Justice

Proposed consent decree would reform Ferguson policing and municipal courts

Constitutional Law

4th Circuit hears oral arguments in public prayer case

Legal Ethics

DC lawyer ethics board investigating Bush-era DOJ lawyer who leaked info about warrantless wiretaps

Criminal Justice

Feds change hands-off approach in Oregon standoff; eight are arrested and another is killed

Constitutional Law

Federal judge allows removal of Confederate monuments in New Orleans

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS to hear takings case of Wisconsin cabin owners

U.S. Supreme Court

Federal rule promoting reduced energy use is upheld by SCOTUS; environmentalists applaud decision