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Features

Secret Snitches: California case uncovers long-standing practice of planting jailhouse informants

Constitutional Law

Lawyers, judges and bar groups celebrate Law Day 2016 around the country

Judiciary

Texas judge won’t bend to DA’s jeans-days policy

Juries

New jury will be picked after juror questions judge about lack of diversity

Prosecutors

2 exited city attorney’s office after nearly 100 unprocessed misdemeanor files were found

Criminal Justice

5 ex-police officers admit guilt, get greatly reduced sentences in Katrina bridge-slayings plea deal

Criminal Justice

Transcript: Legal assistant fired by prosecutor’s office was admittedly present at drug transactions

Prosecutors

Homeland Security lawyer admits forging documents that could have led to Mexican man’s deportation

Criminal Justice

Ex-DA is labeled a ‘sexual predator’ at news conference; defense lawyer complains of ‘smear tactic’

Criminal Justice

Judge reduces conviction in ex-cop’s fatal Brooklyn stairwell shooting

White-Collar Crime

Longtime former DA faces federal corruption trial, accused of misusing campaign money

Criminal Justice

Convicted in 2012 of 1957 child-murder, man is freed from life prison term in Friday ruling

Labor & Employment

Some retailers end on-call scheduling after probes by multiple states

International Law

Hacked ‘Panama Papers’ law firm is raided by government officials

Civil Rights

Prosecutor drops charges against civil rights lawyer arrested during law school protest

Securities Law

SEC sues Texas AG Ken Paxton for securities fraud; his lawyer ‘vehemently denies’ claims

International Law

Prosecutors launch probes after massive leak of Panama law firm’s documents

Civil Rights

Judge sues judicial conduct commission claiming 1st Amendment right to criticize system on Facebook

Criminal Justice

Judge accused of embezzling $4K as prosecutor expected to return to bench after no-contest plea

Evidence

Judge rules woman’s alleged confession to counselor about grandmother’s death is admissible