Government Law

Features

Thou Shalt Not Cheat: The lawyer who took down Lance Armstrong is on a mission

Features

Probationers’ Prison: Privatized supervision becomes a spiral of added fees, jail time

Executive Branch

Researchers studying gun violence get federal funds for the first time in nearly 20 years

Evidence

Judge axed evidence when cops took Fifth in lawyer-client eavesdropping; will she dismiss 2nd case?

Constitutional Law

Lawyer arrested over open carry of licensed gun at Batman movie files suit against city and police

Government Law

Ex-judge likely headed to prison is expected to get pension of up to $150K annually

Trials & Litigation

Woman punched by highway patrol officer in videotaped incident will get $1.5M settlement

Real Estate & Property Law

Judge rules against billionaire in beach-rights case, says he can’t close access road without permit

Constitutional Law

Mayor files civil rights suit against judge and DA’s office, says theft case was filed ‘to get even’

Election Law

Asked to order Democrats to pick new US Senate candidate, top Kansas court sends case to trial judge

Trials & Litigaiton

Does government owe moose-vehicle crash victims? Lawyer vows appeal after losing class action

Legislation & Lobbying

State law may ban Nik Wallenda’s plan to walk Windy City tightrope

Criminal Justice

Former White House lawyer gets 15-year sentence for attempted murder; wife tells of past abuse

Education Law

Parents make bullying claim over mug shot T-shirt of teen worn to high school soccer game

Attorney Fees

Los Angeles to pay $725K to lawyers in homeless rights case

Bankruptcy Law

Detroit bankruptcy trial is halted for deal with a holdout creditor

Constitutional Law

Lawyer who dropped out of US Senate race sues to get his name removed from ballot

Government Law

Courthouse shooter is tackled by county official, dies at scene

Trials & Litigation

Jones Day bill for Detroit bankruptcy has topped $26M

Evidence

Off-site video that saved woman from felony charge is now supporting a $150K civil rights settlement