Legal History

Criminal Justice

Germany OKs prosecution of former Nazi SS guard, now 93

Legal History

Woman who won landmark Mapp case on exclusionary rule has died

Family Law

Billionaire’s ex-wife appeals $995M award in divorce case

Legal History

Judge says investigative files for ‘In Cold Blood’ murders can be published by investigator’s son

Cybersecurity

Feds say 1789 law requires Apple to help government get encrypted smartphone data

Your ABA

ABA initiatives raise public awareness about the Magna Carta’s significance

Precedents

Dec. 2, 2001: Enron files for bankruptcy

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