Government Law

Government Law

Federal judge says mom sued too late accusing Chicago officials of cover-up in son’s death

Criminal Justice

Deputy distracted by patrol car’s computer won’t be charged in fatal collision with bicycling lawyer

Criminal Justice

Retired NYC cop takes plea in $27M disability-fraud case; ex-prosecutor is a claimed ringleader

White-Collar Crime

Longtime law library director who gave workers unauthorized county-paid perks gets jail time

Evidence

Another drug lab is shut down due to concerns about flawed work by staff

Criminal Justice

State’s courts told to dismiss 17,000 red-light tickets because notice wasn’t sent to drivers

In-house Counsel

GM legal department is reportedly under scrutiny by prosecutors

Government Law

State Department tells ambassadors not to participate in ‘ice bucket’ fundraising for ALS group

Criminal Justice

Online petition urges Michael Brown law requiring cops to wear cameras; what about privacy concerns?

Constitutional Law

High school student says she was disciplined for saying ‘bless you’ after classmate sneezed

Evidence

Should drug-lab issues derail hundreds of cases? New chief says lab was ‘like a ‘Hoarding’ episode’

Trials & Litigation

Man exonerated by own research gets $13M for wrongful conviction in rabbi slaying

Energy Law

Solar power towers are igniting birds in midair; wildlife protection groups are concerned

Criminal Justice

Court-appointed lawyer isn’t at murder defendant’s ‘beck and call,’ judge says

Civil Rights

Man who says he was arrested for taking cellphone photos of NYC cops gets $125K settlement

Criminal Justice

Dershowitz: Gov. Perry’s indictment is an example of ‘criminalization of party differences’

Constitutional Law

4th Circuit panel refuses to stay same-sex marriage ruling

Criminal Justice

Name of officer in Ferguson shooting is released; ACLU sues for incident reports

Criminal Justice

Jailed for 48 hours for not paying $2K in truancy fines, woman suffers heart failure and dies

Trials & Litigation

Judge bans live tweets by opposing counsel during deposition