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Criminal Justice

Do the states with the most gun laws have the fewest gun deaths?  It depends on what is counted

U.S. Supreme Court

What’s wrong with executions? Breyer offers opinions; six capital convictions to be reviewed

Criminal Justice

Lawyer attempts citizen’s arrest in court; his attorney client calls murder charge ‘stupid’

Trademark law

Hospitality contractor claims it owns Yosemite trademarks

Trials & Litigation

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

Trials & Litigation

Ex-judge is awarded $7M by St. Louis jury in disability suit

Law Firms

DLA Piper to double attorney roster in Philadelphia

First Amendment

Federal judge: Psychologist did not need state license to give advice to parents in newspaper column

Labor & Employment

Man was fired for passing gas, disability suit says


Pennsylvania AG says email linked to current state justice had racial and misogynistic jokes

Legal Ethics

Lawyer blasted by federal appeals court for forwarding judge email did nothing wrong, state bar says

Intellectual Property Law

Mom’s release doesn’t preclude child’s copyright suit over T-shirt design, federal judge rules

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court to consider whether RICO reaches acts committed overseas

U.S. Supreme Court

Cop demoted in mistaken belief he supported mayoral challenger wins Supreme Court review

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court will consider whether Iran reparations law violated separation of powers

U.S. Supreme Court

Did Posner opinion calling murder conviction ‘nonsense’ violate precedent? SCOTUS to decide

Death Penalty

Virginia inmate is executed after judge rejects claim execution drug could be ineffective

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court to consider California rule used to strike down arbitration contracts

U.S. Supreme Court

Inmate’s claim that Pennsylvania’s top justice should have recused himself gets SCOTUS review

Trials & Litigation

Defense attorney holds his own in courthouse altercation with now-former client