Judiciary

U.S. Supreme Court

Eight isn’t enough, Justice Ginsburg says

Courthouses

Strange things occur at New Mexico courthouse, and a ghost is blamed

Criminal Justice

Woman who faced 6-year term for court lockup kick that caused no injury gets 1 year after plea deal

White-Collar Crime

Suspended Philadelphia judge pleads guilty to lying to FBI about small-claims case

Court Security

Misdemeanor defendant is charged with felony for allegedly spitting on judge

U.S. Supreme Court

Chief justice says he backs consensus, even if it means putting off issues for a later day

Trials & Litigation

Public defender handcuffed in court at judge’s order says she was just doing her job

Legal Ethics

Lawyer can appeal sanction order though fine has been paid by her employer, Posner opinion says

Criminal Justice

Man is acquitted of shooting assault on federal judge, but convicted on lesser counts

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court may or may not split 4-4 in a handful of cases, Breyer says

Trials & Litigation

Judge acquits police officer on all charges in case over arrestee Freddie Gray’s death

Judiciary

New Arizona law expands state supreme court; governor denies court packing

Trials & Litigation

Federal judge imposes sweeping sanctions on DOJ, requires ethics classes for litigators in 26 states

Law Schools

Federal magistrate gets LLM at Duke after law school rejection 40 years ago

Criminal Justice

Judge refers to alleged link between defamation case and lawyer’s suspicious death

Judiciary

Posner criticizes majority opinion’s legal jargon in his concurrence

Supreme Court Nominations

Trump releases his list of Supreme Court picks; five are state supreme court justices

U.S. Supreme Court

Some see value in split Supreme Court’s minimalist approach to cases

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court is positioned for lightest caseload in 70 years

Judiciary

Justice Thomas decries emphasis on grievances, world ‘gone mad with political correctness’