International Courts/Tribunals

Family Law

London judge sides with divorcing US lawyer in battle over baby grand piano

Environmental Law

Does a country have a legal duty to reduce its carbon footprint? Dutch court to decide landmark case

Criminal Justice

Trial set to begin for former SS guard charged as accessory to 300,000 murders in World War II

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer says his restitution for dodging thousands in train fares should reflect weekly pass rate

Aviation & Space Law

Germanwings co-pilot’s browser showed research on suicide and cockpit door security

10 Questions

This D.C. lawyer coordinated a massive pro bono effort on behalf of Holocaust victims

Precedents

April 11, 1961: Adolf Eichmann on trial

Constitutional Law

Turkish prosecutor taken hostage by terror group dies after courthouse shootout

Aviation & Space Law

Prosecutor: Co-pilot intentionally crashed plane into French Alps, killing 150

Terrorism

Lawyer for doctor who helped US track down and kill Osama bin Laden is assassinated in Pakistan

Trials & Litigation

Colorado lawyer wins $150K libel award against UK Internet troll who criticized his law firm

Admiralty & Maritime Law

Captain guilty in Costa Concordia shipwreck that killed 32; gets 16 years

Admiralty & Maritime Law

Verdict looms for Costa Concordia captain accused of manslaughter in shipwreck deaths of 32

Features

The most dangerous job in law

The Modern Law Library

Author tells tangled tale of the $19B verdict against Chevron in ‘Law of the Jungle’ (podcast)

Media & Communications Law

Paris mayor vows to sue Fox News over false reports of Muslim ‘no-go’ zones

Trusts & Estates

Judge OKs use of funds from slain mom’s estate to pay lawyer in daughter’s Bali murder trial

National Pulse

International law bar takes aim at overbroad bans on Shariah law

Features

1985-1994: The legacy of Nuremberg

Criminal Justice

Germany OKs prosecution of former Nazi SS guard, now 93