Government Law

Civil Rights

Alabama judges turn to Jim Crow-era law to combat same-sex marriages

Trademark law

Hospitality contractor claims it owns Yosemite trademarks

U.S. Supreme Court

Cop demoted in mistaken belief he supported mayoral challenger wins Supreme Court review

Trials & Litigation

Sheriff Joe Arpaio testifies in contempt hearing, says he delegated compliance with court order

National Pulse

A tax ruling could complicate California’s effort to battle the drought

Law Practice

South Carolina courts tackle quality-of-life issues

Government Law

County sues Volkswagen for $100M, seeks civil penalties for violation of emissions laws

First Amendment

Are weeds protected by the First Amendment? Posner thinks not

Labor & Employment

Convicted judge can’t get pension back, even after felony is reduced to a misdemeanor

Government Law

NYC to hire more lawyers, nearly double $34M budget to battle evictions

Trials & Litigation

Taxi group may sue Chicago over differing regulations for ride-hailing services, federal judge rules

Environmental Law

NYC’s ban on plastic foam food containers is overturned

Criminal Justice

$19.3M in grants will go toward body cameras for police, DOJ announces

Legal Rebels Profile

V. David Zvenyach: Professional legal hacker

Privacy Law

Justice officials threatened mass resignation over retroactive approval of NSA program

Religious Law

Kim Davis may have circumvented court orders with modified marriage-license forms, filing says

White-Collar Crime

$70K in drug-court vouchers were given to nonparticipants by county employee, state audit says

Court Security

Using private court entrances protected defendant and counsel, but was it good for judges?

Trials & Litigation

Couple to file claim against city for initially calling their kidnapping report a hoax

Trials & Litigation

Appeals court blasts school’s claim teen ‘consented’ to teacher sex, nixes defense jury verdict