Judiciary

Criminal Justice

Ex-lawyer gets death in murder of DA’s wife; judge compares him to Charles Manson, Jeffrey Dahmer

Criminal Justice

3rd county judge charged in DUI case goes to trial, after nixing plea deal

Criminal Justice

Law prof, attorneys and students protest in rain at Los Angeles courthouse

U.S. Supreme Court

Is torture unconstitutional? Scalia returns to the subject

Legal Ethics

Former judge is convicted for conspiring to plant meth under car of his accuser in ethics probe

Legal Ethics

Florida’s chief justice orders judges to report colleagues who goof off

Constitutional Law

Longtime court administrator sues, says she was fired for telling DA about judge’s bugging system

Trials & Litigation

Judge denies mistrial after man decks his attorney, says that would put ‘target’ on lawyers’ backs

Trials & Litigation

Ethics trial continues for judge claimed to be delusional, even after she announces her retirement

Careers

NYC court clerk to retire after 45 years on job, 11M jury summonses

Trials & Litigation

Will convicted judge serve 6-month jail term before her appeal is heard?

Court Security

Jailhouse attack by handcuffed client sends public defender to hospital

Legal Ethics

Judge is suspended for 30 days over trip to lawyer’s hunting ranch after $1.2M case was settled

Appellate Practice

BigLaw patent lawyer faces possible sanction over petition filed with US Supreme Court

Civil Rights

Ferguson and other St. Louis-area towns are sued over municipal court fees

Criminal Justice

Judge is investigated amid controversy over courtroom audio-recording system

Law in Popular Culture

ABA publishing kicks off new trade imprint with a novel by ATL founder David Lat

Disability Law

Judge is a no-show at legal ethics trial over claims she has psychotic delusions

Judiciary

Courthouse closed after bedbug is found in file room

Criminal Justice

Sex toy spurs bomb scare at federal courthouse