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Tort Law

‘Capturing the Friedmans’ defendant loses defamation suit against prosecutor

Trials & Litigation

PD’s office asks state’s top court to tell judge not to transfer cases to private counsel

U.S. Supreme Court

Can police use ‘inadvertently shed’ DNA without a warrant? SCOTUS won’t hear case raising the issue

Criminal Justice

Ex-CIA director Petraeus reaches plea deal in claimed classified docs leak to mistress

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS rejects requests for same-day audio of health-law arguments, overflow room

Health Law

Nurse who got Ebola from first US patient sues hospital, says privacy was violated

Government Law

Did Hillary Clinton violate records laws? She didn’t use government email as secretary of state

Obituaries

Legal ethics expert Monroe Freedman dies at age 86

Criminal Justice

Homeless man gets job offers after he seeks maximum sentence for bank robbery

Legal Technology

Law firms clash over laptops taken by departing lawyers

Judiciary

Allegation of sexual misconduct by federal judge in 1998 will be investigated by committee

Trademark Law

Above the Law blog takes issue with CNN series using the same title

Trials & Litigation

Woman charged with child abuse after allegedly locking 4 children in dog kennels

Family Law

Free-range parents found responsible for ‘unsubstantiated’ child neglect plan to appeal

Legal Ethics

Ruling gets lawyer a 1-year suspension for misconduct

U.S. Supreme Court

Does federal law protect loan guarantors from marital-status bias? SCOTUS accepts case

U.S. Supreme Court

Many historic moments captured on television, so why not SCOTUS arguments, commercial asks

Legal Ethics

Lawyer is publicly censured for not disclosing teen shoplifting conviction on bar application

U.S. Supreme Court

Does extortion conspiracy require outsider victim? Supreme Court agrees to decide

Bankruptcy Law

Rent-stabilized lease can’t be sold to satisfy bankruptcy creditors, says 2nd Circuit