Legal History

Legal History

After 100 years as tenant under a verbal lease, law firm is moving to another building

Obituaries

Attorney Alice Lee, sister of famed ‘Mockingbird’ author, dies at age 103

Obituaries

DOJ lawyer who escorted James Meredith to segregated campus dies at 92

Evidence

Woman is in hot water over spilled-coffee claim against McDonald’s

Government Law

Judge OKs Detroit bankruptcy-exit plan, lets city slash over $7B from its debtload

Criminal Justice

Inmate on death row for fatal 1992 divorce-court shooting rampage dies of natural causes

Precedents

Nov. 14, 1957: Mob bosses raided at Apalachin

Your ABA

Star of the Show: The Magna Carta reaches celebrity status as its 800th anniversary nears

Precedents

Oct. 6, 1958: Quiz Show Hearings Begin

Judiciary

Pacer will restore deleted case records

Legal History

Father-and-son district attorney duo are first in state, newspaper says

Trials & Litigation

Claimed Nazi volunteer during World War II, now 93, charged in deaths of 300K at Auschwitz

Criminal Justice

Bernard Goetz, so-called ‘subway vigilante’ of 1980s, wins dismissal of minor marijuana case

White-Collar Crime

Onetime law student Mathew Martoma gets 9 years in ‘most lucrative’ $275M insider-trading case

Criminal Justice

NYC will pay $41M to five men who served time in Central Park jogger case, but admits no liability

Trials & Litigation

Ex-governor of Virginia and wife found guilty on most counts in federal corruption case

Features

Looking back on Zubulake, 10 years later

President's Message

As we honor the past, we need fresh thinking to ensure access to justice for all

Precedents

Sept. 3, 1838: Frederick Douglass escapes to freedom

Judiciary

Pacer deletes older case files for four appeals courts; compatibility issues cited