Government Law

Government Law

State Department lawyers weren’t asked to review Clinton’s use of private server, report says

Environmental Law

New Mexico sues EPA, seeking cleanup of toxic mine spill and damages

Trials & Litigation

Judge acquits police officer on all charges in case over arrestee Freddie Gray’s death

Government Law

Congress investigating state AGs for Exxon Mobil climate-change subpoenas

Government Law

Lawyer arrested during LA city council meeting after handing in card with drawing of lynching

Health Law

Judge denies bid to block San Francisco law requiring warning labels on ads for sugary drinks

Trials & Litigation

Sheriff Joe Arpaio found in contempt of court order banning racial profiling

Intellectual Property Law

Fastcase seeks summary judgment in case over claimed copyright in Georgia regulations

Trials & Litigation

State and county to pay $4.1M to innocent couple listed for years on child-abuse registry

Constitutional Law

Lawsuit against New York state says Bronx misdemeanor delays ‘fatally undermined the right to trial’

Elder Law

Nursing homes increasingly eject residents; are they following the law?

Civil Rights

ACLU sues over Mississippi ‘religious freedom’ law, says it violates landmark SCOTUS marriage ruling

Evidence

‘Testilying’ by police on stand is rarely punished, Chicago Tribune reports

Trials and Litigation

Lawyer victorious in contesting parking-ticket late fee all the way to the state’s appeals court

Education Law

School’s pact with feds over transgender locker room access sparks new lawsuit

Evidence

Crime lab chemist was high almost daily, cooked crack cocaine at work, state AG says

Trials and Litigation

Taxi drivers may have disparate-treatment claim against Chicago, says federal judge

Trials & Litigation

Federal judge who drank Flint water steps aside in case over replacing city’s lead water pipes

White-Collar Crime

Former NY lawmaker who was paid $3.7M in law firm referral fees gets 12 years in corruption case

Government Law

Former mayor’s old Facebook page should be reopened, says judge, because it may have public info