Government Law

Criminal Justice

Chicago prosecutor will dismiss misdemeanor marijuana cases

Constitutional Law

Nation’s top court OKs state ban on pedicures by foot-nibbling fish

Evidence

Flawed FBI hair testimony was widespread in criminal cases before 2000, initial analysis finds

Constitutional Law

Federal judge nixes evidence from FBI agents who shut off hotel Web service, then posed as repairmen

Constitutional Law

Man sues NYPD, says he was denied seizure medicine even though he was wearing a hospital bracelet

Constitutional Law

State troopers get booted, arrest the parking attendant and remove boot themselves, suit says

White-Collar Crime

Ex-judge accused of accepting bribes from lawyer takes plea; expected to get 2 years in prison

Government Law

New Mexico law ends civil forfeiture, bolsters innocent owner defense in criminal cases

Criminal Justice

New York City could save by spending $1.4M to pay bail in some misdemeanor cases, lawmaker says

Trials & Litigation

Judge orders embattled state AG to show why she shouldn’t be held in contempt for axing prosecutor

Animal Law

Rancher ticketed for riding horse to Taco Bell

Legislation & Lobbying

Will provision in funding law stop feds from prosecuting marijuana crimes?

Civil Rights

Cop in motorist shooting video gets new lawyer after previous counsel quits

Trials & Litigation

Prosecutors hid proof of innocence in NYC shooting case, says man exonerated after 24 years

Privacy Law

DEA tracked billions of international phone calls in ‘blueprint’ for NSA program

Trials & Litigation

Injured woman’s suit blames ‘zombies’ near Comic-Con, San Diego and driver

Trials & Litigation

Appeals court ruling reviving $40M courthouse-renovation asbestos suit will go to state’s top court

Government Law

Nursing homes ask court to nix Cohen Milstein probe and void contingency-fee pact with state AG

Real Estate & Property Law

LA is rewriting law banning living in cars, after 9th Circuit rejected original ordinance

Constitutional Law

Federal judge says California has to pay for inmate’s sex-change surgery