Judiciary

Court Security

Defendant overpowers bailiff, fatally shoots himself with bailiff’s gun in courthouse elevator

Court Security

Man fatally shot by officer in courthouse incident sought suicide ‘by cop,’ cousin says

Constitutional Law

9th Circuit says lack of staff doesn’t justify 5-point shackling of inmates in federal court

Trials & Litigation

Federal judge orders lawyer who leaked docs to media to take ethics classes, do community service

Court Security

Man fatally shot in courthouse lobby by deputy scaled White House wall earlier in year, DA says

Trials & Litigation

Judge has public defender handcuffed, but gives him a break at contempt hearing

Judiciary

Indiana county clerk banned from courthouse in dispute with judges

Judiciary

Texas judge sued by former employee for alleged sexual harassment

Court Security

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

Court Security

Man kills guard at federal building then commits suicide; may be linked to wrongful-termination suit

Sentencing/Post Conviction

Man will be resentenced over trial judge’s comments in unrelated case

Legal Ethics

Retired judge faces felony charges over alleged lies to judicial watchdog

Criminal Justice

Girlfriend charged with shooting retired judge

Judiciary

Judge fines himself for ringing cellphone

Judiciary

Judge apologizes for declaring that ‘Greeks never pay taxes’ during child-support hearing

Constitutional Law

Advocacy group sues Denver over courthouse leafletting arrests

Internet Law

Dissenter blasts Posner’s Internet research in inmate’s suit over acid reflux treatment

Legal Ethics

Judge who helped smoking buddy get out of jail in domestic violence case is reprimanded

Evidence

Federal judiciary considers dumping ‘ancient documents’ rule

Legal Ethics

Judge who hit sheriff’s patrol vehicle in courthouse parking lot agrees to 90-day unpaid suspension