Trials & Litigation

Lawyer can’t avoid $364K contempt sanction by filing Chapter 7 bankruptcy, court rules


Kid Rock shows for jury duty, promises to give police ‘the benefit of the doubt’

Corporate Law

GM will pay $900M to end US criminal probe over ignition-switch issues


Protesters say bench conviction in fiery attack on teen should include attempted murder

Business of Law

Dinsmore adds 17-lawyer IP firm

Law Schools

Cooley law dean offers explanation for enrollment decline, sees possible turnaround

Law Firms

Law firm project will provide school supplies to 23,000 students

Civil Rights

93-year-old judge grows weary of 44-year-old housing bias case


These ‘time hacks’ helped lawyer juggle practice with side business


Judge’s ‘aggressive’ cross-examination of defense witnesses leads to overturned conviction

Family Law

Children sent to juvenile facility for refusing relationship with dad are now going to summer camp

Family Law

Judge orders ‘brainwashed’ kids to live in juvenile facility for refusing to interact with their dad

Family Law

Michigan district court stops performing marriages in the wake of gay-marriage decision

Criminal Justice

Feds arrest 243 in record $712M health care billing-fraud bust

Trials & Litigation

Judge left ‘threatening’ voice mail for defendant, says lawyer now seeking jurist’s recusal


Judge blasts ‘hookup’ culture, requires sex offender registration for teen


6th Circuit criticizes federal judge who told lawyer to shut up, improvised jury instruction

Religious Law

New Michigan law allows adoption agencies to refuse service based on religious objections

Election Law

Lawyer ends campaign to elect his pet pig Giggles as mayor of Flint, Michigan

Legal Ethics

Prosecutor seeks judge’s removal for allegedly interfering with intern’s drunken-driving arrest