Judiciary

Legal Ethics

California judges will be banned from Boy Scouts as a result of vote by state supreme court

Judiciary

Many courts close early Monday, plan to stay shuttered Tuesday as predicted monster snowstorm looms

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS, 6th Circuit agree judge was immune from suit over affair with party in case

Constitutional Law

Is a nude violinist akin to a naked bicyclist? Federal civil rights suit says yes, seeks $1M

Labor & Employment

Posner ruling tosses Social Security judges’ grievance claim, compares them to assembly line workers

Judiciary

Federal magistrate joins Twitter, tweets about sports and fatherhood

Juries

Tsarnaev trial judge seals defense motion quoting juror questionnaires

Death Penalty

New justices might shift California death penalty rulings

Criminal Justice

Puerto Rico judge convicted in bribe-taking case

Judiciary

Judges who dined with indicted friend violated revised ethics rule, court says

Criminal Justice

County judge arrested on domestic violence charge; wife says he hit her until she blacked out

U.S. Supreme Court

Which justices skipped Obama’s address? And was their absence unusual in historical terms?

U.S. Supreme Court

Scalia tops law prof’s sarcasm index

Constitutional Law

Judge orders Michigan to recognize hundreds of same-sex marriages

White-Collar Crime

Ex-judge is latest to get time in federal ticket-fixing case targeting Philadelphia traffic court

Privacy Law

Judge tosses ‘inventive’ suit seeking EPA phone records from NSA, threatens footnote limits

Criminal Justice

Woman stole lawyer’s identity and impersonated her in court, officials say

Court Security

3 charged, held on $1M bond, in attack on murder-hearing attendee as he exited courthouse

Careers

SCOTUS clerk became stay-at-home dad, noted ‘raised eyebrows’ when applying to law firms

Court Security

Pretrial hearing in teen’s murder case sparks altercation for second time this month