Massachusetts

Trials & Litigation

Judge lets Aaron Herandez jury watch Super Bowl but urges vigilance to avoid case-related info

Trials & Litigation

Footprint, DNA links ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez to murder, gov’t says; defense cites lack of motive

Judiciary

Many courts close early Monday, plan to stay shuttered Tuesday as predicted monster snowstorm looms

Law Firms

Nixon Peabody to acquire Ungaretti on Feb. 1, making Chicago its 2nd-largest office

Juries

Tsarnaev trial judge seals defense motion quoting juror questionnaires

Entertainment & Sports Law

NFL launches ‘Deflategate’ probe of Patriots win; could Super Bowl be disrupted?

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer charged in claimed scheme to launder nearly $1M in fraudulently obtained tax-refund checks

Evidence

Lawyer doesn’t have to turn over Aaron Hernandez cellphone in murder case, top state court says

Court Security

Security measures at Boston Marathon bombing trial extend outside courthouse

Court Security

Ex-prosecutor accused of selling confidential info and his influence, due to drug addiction

Trials & Litigation

Harvard law grad loses defamation suit over plagiarism rebuke on transcript

Evidence

Should 40,000 cases be tossed over drug-lab issues? Top state court to decide

Trials & Litigation

Judge accepts defendant’s Nike sneakers instead of cash bail

Criminal Justice

Jury selection to begin in Boston Marathon bombing trial

Education Law

Harvard Law School resolves probe of sex-assault policies, loosens standard of proof

Criminal Justice

Two pharmacists are accused of second-degree murder in meningitis outbreak

Constitutional Law

En banc 1st Circuit ruling nixes state-funded sex-change surgery for prison inmate

Consumer Law

Harvard law grad claimed $4 overcharge on take-out, sought treble damages in emailed war of words

Celebrities

Retired lawyer sues Bill Cosby, says claims she lied about alleged sexual assault were defamatory

Aviation & Space Law

Amid talk of possible carry-on ban, plane passenger charged with using backpack as dangerous weapon