Immigration Law

White-Collar Crime

Indicted lawyer accused of stealing $6M from clients

Opening Statements

California state bar launches a new effort to fight notario fraud

Court Security

Witness attacks defendant in open court; see video of the altercation

Immigration Law

ABA Commission on Immigration report excoriates federal detention policy for immigrant families

Legal Ethics

Lawyer says concern for safety of his clients motivated his leak of confidential documents

Annual Meeting

US immigration detention policies are ‘incompatible with basic principles of justice,’ says law prof

Report from Governmental Affairs

ABA cites health and well-being of asylum-seeking mothers and children

White-Collar Crime

‘Disgrace to the entire legal profession’ gets time in 2 federal fraud cases

Labor & Employment

Live-in nannies in au pair program are paid about $4 an hour because of collusion, suit alleges

Immigration Law

Former employee stole 2 lawyers’ identities to defraud immigrants, says indictment

Constitutional Law

Federal judge threatens to hold immigration lawyer in contempt for leaking confidential document

Immigration Law

Is San Francisco’s sanctuary policy to blame for release of immigrant who became a murder suspect?

U.S. Supreme Court

Woman claiming due-process right to live with Afghan spouse loses in SCOTUS; a gay marriage hint?

Executive Branch

Obama won’t seek SCOTUS intervention on blocked immigration plans after adverse 5th Circuit ruling

Trials & Litigation

Immigration attorney arrested in federal sting, accused of trying to help client flee US

U.S. Supreme Court

Gay couple got Colorado marriage license in 1975 but lost deportation case; Kennedy wrote opinion

Criminal Justice

Municipal judge who resigned after bounced bar-dues checks is now accused of client extortion

Executive Branch

Federal judge questions trust in Obama, threatens Justice Department sanctions on immigration action

Immigration Law

Posner blasts ‘excessive judicial passivity’ and ‘lackluster’ lawyering in cabbie’s immigration case

Criminal Justice

Feds cite ISIS in effort to get stiff sentence for civil rights worker with law degree