Government Law

Government Law

County clerk fined $500 for using government Wi-Fi during his re-election campaign

Media & Communications Law

Police put brakes on body-camera plan, citing records request; earlier dashcam suits were costly

Government Law

Can Chicago deputize law firm to do city’s job? No, say companies sued in painkiller-marketing case

Criminal Justice

Pennsylvania AG hires high-profile attorneys before grand jury testimony, says she followed the law

Constitutional Law

Atheist gets driver’s license photo with pasta colander on head, citing ‘Spaghetti Monster’ faith

Trials & Litigation

Passengers get $2,500 for 10-hour ordeal on cold subway during 2010 snowstorm

Accident and Injury Law

Woman whose 4 pit bulls killed neighbor’s dog, in its own yard, sues neighbor for $1M

Civil Rights

State of emergency in Missouri as grand jury mulls slaying of black teen in Ferguson

Government Law

Unique city plan to ban all tobacco sales ignites firestorm among residents

Evidence

School district wins civil case after arguing that girl, 14, could consent to sex with teacher

Constitutional Law

Woman ticketed for going topless at Chicago event files civil rights suit against city

Legislation & Lobbying

Big Apple may join Chicago in banning bicyclists from texting

Government Law

Would-be condo developer sues residents who spoke out against project at city meeting

Criminal Justice

Ex-traffic judge takes felony conflict-of-interest plea, hopes for house arrest

U.S. Supreme Court

Imperfect statement of legal theory doesn’t justify dismissal of cops’ suit, SCOTUS rules

Government Law

Judge OKs Detroit bankruptcy-exit plan, lets city slash over $7B from its debtload

Criminal Justice

FBI director: Agent’s fake claim to be AP reporter ‘appropriate’; news agency outraged

Insurance Law

Is an Uber ride covered if an accident occurs? Insurance representatives are dubious

Trials & Litigation

Interpreters are still lacking in Los Angeles civil cases, legal-aid advocates say

Evidence

Man who posted video of 24-minute drive on 26-mile NYC loop is convicted of reckless endangerment