Sentencing/Post Conviction

Criminal Justice

Chicago prosecutor will dismiss misdemeanor marijuana cases

Criminal Justice

Utah mom gets up to life in slayings of 6 newborns found in garage

Evidence

Flawed FBI hair testimony was widespread in criminal cases before 2000, initial analysis finds

Legal Ethics

Ex-judge gives up law license after taking plea in federal bribery case over jury verdict

White-Collar Crime

Former state supreme court judge mails court-ordered apology letters

Criminal Justice

Egg executives get jail sentences, fines for salmonella outbreak

Constitutional Law

Tennessee halts all scheduled executions

White-Collar Crime

Ex-judge accused of accepting bribes from lawyer takes plea; expected to get 2 years in prison

Trials & Litigation

Jodi Arias gets life without parole in brutal slaying of ex-boyfriend

Criminal Justice

Warned not to drive home after DWI conviction, man does and is charged with drunken driving

Law in Popular Culture

Defense lawyers follow popular Serial podcast’s lead, are publishing sequel to client’s online story

White-Collar Crime

Sentencing Commission changes fraud guidelines; minor players may benefit

Judiciary

10-year sentence for child sodomy leads to recall effort for judge who imposed it

Criminal Justice

Man’s false claims to have placed bombs in federal courthouse get him 6 years

Legislation & Lobbying

Will provision in funding law stop feds from prosecuting marijuana crimes?

White-Collar Crime

No-show lawyer at theft sentencing gets another chance to appear on Monday

Criminal Justice

Man who punched sister’s accused killer in court is held in contempt and fined $100

Trials & Litigation

Prosecutors hid proof of innocence in NYC shooting case, says man exonerated after 24 years

Trials & Litigation

Federal prosecutor and ATF agent sidelined after affair comes to light; 3 new trials granted so far

Trials & Litigation

Federal judge strikes ‘impertinent’ allegations against Prince Andrew and attorney Alan Dershowitz