Montana

Judiciary

Six Montana justices file amicus brief defending ban on acceptance of partisan endorsements

Criminal Justice

Man whose family posted $450K cash bond in homicide case wants public defender

Judiciary

Burger King employee should get ‘a real job,’ controversial judge says

Trials & Litigation

Judge holds 4 no-show jurors in contempt, will waive $100 fines if they apologize in writing

Trials & Litigation

Jury awards $248.6M in fatal crash case; Hyundai will appeal

Criminal Justice

Homeowner is charged in shooting death of student in his garage; self-defense law switches burden

Criminal Justice

Newlywed gets 30 years for pushing her husband off of cliff in national park

Criminal Justice

DOJ: Prosecutor’s office downplayed gravity of sex crimes, told victim’s mom ‘boys will be boys’

Animal Law

Death of pet dog mistaken for wolf reveals loophole in state poaching law

Criminal Justice

Newlywed agrees to mid-trial murder plea in slaying of her husband

Legal Ethics

‘Abusive, disruptive and threatening’ statements lead to lawyer’s censure

Criminal Justice

Newlywed charged in death of her husband of a week

Criminal Procedure

Top state court tells judge to cancel hearing on 30-day term for ex-teacher who admitted teen rape

Criminal Justice

Judge orders new hearing for man given 30 days in controversial teen rape case

Criminal Justice

Ex-teacher gets 30 days for rape of girl, 14; judge says she was ‘older than her chronological age’

Attorney's Fees

Pay law firm the disputed $94, plus $5K more, top state court tells couple

Legal Ethics

Federal judge who sent racist email will retire

Evidence

Asked to Release All Texts on Claimed Crime Victim’s Cellphone, Mont. Judge OKs Limited Disclosure

Constitutional Law

In Lopsided Vote, Montana Voters Express Disapproval of Citizens United

Careers

Retired State Supreme Court Judge Takes Justice of Peace Court Bench After Predecessor’s Abrupt Exit