Government Law

Religious Law

Federal judge blocks Mississippi law protecting gay-marriage bias based on religious beliefs

U.S. Supreme Court

Can city sue mortgage lenders over alleged fair-housing violations? Supreme Court to decide

Features

50 years later, Freedom of Information Act still chipping away at government’s secretive culture

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court to hear case of deaf Texans seeking interpreter in state-licensed driver’s ed classes

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court tosses conviction of former Virginia governor, clarifies reach of bribery law

Trials and Litigation

Law grad sues Department of Education over its guidance on campus sexual-misconduct investigations

Legal Technology

Law firm with tech expertise has acquired ‘Fixed’ ticket-fighting app

Tort Law

Man pleads guilty in auto crash, then sues city alleging police siren and lights distracted him

Government Law

Chicago poised to adopt regulation of Airbnb and similar home-rental listing sites

Internet Law

Net neutrality rules upheld by federal appeals court in ‘slam-dunk’ for FCC

Privacy Law

Seattle can’t disclose location of FBI’s hidden surveillance cameras, federal judge says

Trials & Litigation

Veteran can use ‘nonbinary’ to describe gender, Oregon judge rules

Labor & Employment

Cost-of-living adjustments not guaranteed for public pensioners, says NJ Supreme Court

Civil Rights

Appeal filed after Georgia judge rejects name change for transgender man as ‘fraud’

Health Law

Judge puts on hold landmark San Francisco law mandating sugary beverage ad warnings

Criminal Justice

Woman fined $1,722 and put on probation over license plate decal left in glove box has case closed

Constitutional Law

Do veggies get equal protection? Couple cites Constitution, seeks to uproot front-garden ban

Trials and Litigation

Lawyer acquitted in claimed cover-up of school board member’s free-lunch application

Criminal Justice

Another cop opts for bench trial in case over in-custody death of arrestee Freddie Gray

Civil Rights

With help of new laws, Aloha State says hello to tourists, goodbye to some among homeless population