Legislation & Lobbying

Internet Law

Teenager whose prank calls sent armed SWAT teams to dozens of US homes got 16 months

Constitutional Law

Lawsuit urges top state court to explain powers of AG Kathleen Kane, whose law license is suspended

Constitutional Law

Kentucky governor restores voting rights of over 100,000 felons, but does he have power to do so?

Constitutional Law

AG Kathleen Kane is ‘legally disabled,’ top deputy tells Pennsylvania senate committee

Consumer Law

Top state court says litigation funding is subject to consumer lending law

Animal Law

Lawsuit seeks to save chimp from solitary confinement

Legal Ethics

Top prosecutors under AG Kathleen Kane raise concerns about her lack of an active law license

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS rejects FOIA case involving Planned Parenthood manual; two justices dissent

Government Law

Appeals court restores $4.9K monthly pension of imprisoned former Penn State football coach

Criminal Justice

Lawyer dad is banned from posting son’s bail over police-shooting death of 6-year-old

First Amendment

Ban on credit-card surcharges is a free-speech violation, 11th Circuit says

Criminal Justice

Rising use of heroin, prescription opiates sparks call for noncriminal approach to addiction issues

Legislation & Lobbying

Convicted in WikiLeaks case, Chelsea Manning uses time behind bars to draft anti-spying bill

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer charged in marijuana operation case says state and federal laws ban prosecution

Elder Law

Does adult guardianship system exploit the elderly? This woman paid about $300K in expenses


Fred Thompson, lawyer, former lawmaker and actor on ‘Law & Order,’ is dead at 73


Debt-buying industry and lax court review are burying defendants in defaults

Opening Statements

Kentucky’s attempt to keep teens from dropping out of school meets with resistance

Corporate Law

Divided SEC OKs crowdfunding rules for contributions to companies


Proposed law would ban federal prosecutors from reading emails between prison inmates and attorneys