Legislation & Lobbying


Top state court vacates murder conviction, based on now-discredited bite-mark evidence and new law

Education Law

Baylor demotes Ken Starr, will fire football coach over school’s handling of sex-assault allegations

Constitutional Law

Oklahoma governor vetoes bill that made it a felony to perform abortions


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


New Senate bill would block SCOTUS-approved rule change expanding DOJ’s surveillance powers


Performing an abortion in Oklahoma would be a felony under bill passed by legislature

Second Amendment

Federal judge enjoins DC gun law that restricts concealed carry permits to those with ‘good reason’

Constitutional Law

Can changed birth certificate defeat bathroom bill’s mandate?

Juvenile Justice

States soften stance on adult prosecution of juvenile offenders

Intellectual Property Law

Fastcase seeks summary judgment in case over claimed copyright in Georgia regulations

Corporate Law

Obama signs trade-secrets law authorizing federal civil suits, seizure of property

White-Collar Crime

Former New York Senate leader Dean Skelos gets 5 years in corruption case

Constitutional Law

Judge rules for US House GOP in Affordable Care Act funding dispute; White House appeal is expected

Corporate Law

New Treasury Dept. rule requires banks to identify owners of shell companies that open accounts

Military Law

ABA expresses concerns about some proposed changes to the military justice system

Trials and Litigation

Taxi drivers may have disparate-treatment claim against Chicago, says federal judge

White-Collar Crime

Former NY lawmaker who was paid $3.7M in law firm referral fees gets 12 years in corruption case

Legislation & Lobbying

Arizona lawmakers approve addition of 2 state supreme court justices, while some question motives

Labor & Employment

Restricting bathrooms for transgender employees violates Title VII, says EEOC

Entertainment & Sports Law

Another state bans fantasy sports sites for violating gambling laws