Prosecutors

Trials & Litigation

2 cops charged in Freddie Gray case sue top Baltimore prosecutor for defamation

Legal Ethics

Lawyer can appeal sanction order though fine has been paid by her employer, Posner opinion says

Cybersecurity

New Senate bill would block SCOTUS-approved rule change expanding DOJ’s surveillance powers

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer who had two indictments against him dismissed seeks damages over ex-DA’s actions

Evidence

Feds drop gun case and judge blasts police after security camera contradicts officers’ testimony

Legal Ethics

Reprimand and apology sought from judge who emailed public defenders, insulted prosecutor

Constitutional Law

Lawyers say feds bugged grounds of three California courthouses without warrants

Criminal Justice

Former federal prosecutor gets 30-day sentence for $600K client theft

Evidence

‘Testilying’ by police on stand is rarely punished, Chicago Tribune reports

Criminal Justice

DA admits ‘distressing’ lack of disclosure to defense counsel about jail informants

Evidence

Crime lab chemist was high almost daily, cooked crack cocaine at work, state AG says

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’