Judiciary

Criminal Justice

Judge accused of stealing cocaine from evidence likely impaired, says lawyer in conviction challenge

Court Security

Man punches his lawyer in court melee after being found not guilty of murder at trial

Court Security

Grenade-shaped perfume bottle caused evacuation at Ohio courthouse

Family Law

Michigan district court stops performing marriages in the wake of gay-marriage decision

U.S. Supreme Court

Scalia’s ‘jiggery-pokery’ dissent spawns ‘scalia4kids’ tweets

Supreme Court Report

Judges may not seek campaign cash, but they may express their gratitude, SCOTUS determines

Court Security

Man accused of jury threat, biting court officer in 2010 gets mistrial after lawyer punch

Judiciary

Posner: Chief justice’s gay-marriage dissent is ‘heartless’

First Amendment

9th Circuit boots judge, revives news media case over late access to court civil complaint filings

Trials & Litigation

Judge grants drug-ring chief a plea deal to free up courtroom for other trials

Trials & Litigation

Judge sues neighbors over injuries she suffered in donkey attack

Judiciary

Assistant PD accuses judge of refusing her request for nursing breaks during trial

Legal Ethics

Suit claims lawyer continued affair with his client after his wife, a US magistrate, OK’d search

Judiciary

Church-shooting bond judge was reprimanded for N-word advice; comments at hearing bring debate

Legal Ethics

Judge removed by top state court for long-ago conduct in class action, before she took the bench

Trials & Litigation

Judge left ‘threatening’ voice mail for defendant, says lawyer now seeking jurist’s recusal

Legal Ethics

Judge suspended, accused of threatening ‘bullet in the head’ for cops

Sentencing/Post Conviction

Former judges and prosecutors back bill cutting mandatory minimums for drug offenses

Trials & Litigation

Judge jails woman who refused to testify; prosecutors, 2 other judges help win her release

Sentencing

Judge blasts ‘hookup’ culture, requires sex offender registration for teen