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Court Security

DA’s investigator taken into custody, charged with pointing gun at woman in courthouse

Criminal Justice

Feds say 2 of their agents in Silk Road probe laundered Bitcoins; one is accused of working as mole

Criminal Justice

Sterilization of defendants in connection with plea deals is unacceptable, says DA

Legal Technology

Registration opens for legal tech conference sponsored by Georgetown Law and ABA Journal

Business of Law

Dykema to acquire 118-attorney Texas firm

U.S. Supreme Court

Lawyer’s 10-minute absence during trial didn’t merit habeas relief, SCOTUS says

Criminal Justice

Sheriff’s deputies forced inmates to perform ‘gladiator-style’ battles, says PD

Celebrities

Who gets items from Robin Williams estate? Court has to decide between his widow and his children

Careers

Meet Paul Deck, the oldest practicing lawyer in Nebraska and Iowa

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS: Lifetime GPS monitoring of sex offender constitutes a Fourth Amendment search; case remanded

Criminal Justice

Amanda Knox will seek compensation for time spent in Italian prison, lawyer says

Business of Law

Slater & Gordon makes $947M offer to acquire major UK personal injury law firm

Copyright Law

Law firm faces copyright claim after press obtains secret video made by a client’s co-worker

Banking Law

Is time on homeowners’ side? Foreclosure case tossed without prejudice may not pause clock

Legal Ethics

Does your legal LinkedIn profile have off-base endorsements? Ethics opinion has a problem with that

Legal Ethics

Public defender’s text to prostitute on phone in police possession leads to suspension

Civil Rights

DOJ and FBI to begin tracking hate crimes against Sikhs, Hindus and Arabs

Trials & Litigation

Ellen Pao loses discrimination case against Kleiner Perkins, then judge revives one claim

Aviation & Space Law

Deadly Alps crash by co-pilot leads to recommendations for changes in aviation regulations

White-Collar Crime

AG: Former bar president charged with UPL after 10 years in practice never attended law school