Civil Rights

Indiana legislature tweaks religious freedom law with added LGBT protections

Legislation & Lobbying

Arkansas governor says he won’t sign religious freedom bill without changes

Legal Ethics

Public defender’s text to prostitute on phone in police possession leads to suspension

Criminal Justice

Homeless man gets job offers after he seeks maximum sentence for bank robbery

Criminal Justice

Cop uses crowdfunding to pay for DNA test and gets pulled from case

Entertainment & Sports Law

NFL launches ‘Deflategate’ probe of Patriots win; could Super Bowl be disrupted?

Law Professors

Indiana University law professor William Henderson named ‘most influential’ person in legal ed

Constitutional Law

‘Tis the season for lawsuits over holiday displays

Trials & Litigation

Odor in the court! Another judge complains of ‘repugnant stench’ from filing by state AG’s office

Constitutional Law

Mayor says FBI cleared 2 officers in chaotic arrest after seat-belt stop, returns them to duty

Law Practice Management

Lawyer is reprimanded for including noncompete provision in associate’s contract

Criminal Justice

Lawyer couple are charged in home invasion and stabbing

Trials & Litigation

Ex-Navy SEAL sues lawyer, says bad advice about best-selling Osama bin Laden book cost him millions


Judge blames defense lawyers for talk recorded by police, says they should have sought private room

Criminal Justice

Man who reportedly confessed to multiple slayings is held in contempt for silence in court hearing


Police say man arrested in one slaying led them to 6 other bodies; he is now charged with murder


Police stop over unbuckled seat belts leads to chaotic arrest and federal civil rights suit


7th Circuit explains how acquitted murder defendant can still be punished by sentencing judge

Appellate Practice

Judge complains about smelly appeals documents; can the culprit be sniffed out?

First Amendment

During traffic stop, state trooper asked driver if she accepted Jesus, ACLU suit claims