Sentencing/Post Conviction

Government Law

County clerk fined $500 for using government Wi-Fi during his re-election campaign

Constitutional Law

9th Circuit says paroled sex offenders don’t have to provide their Web names and addresses to police

Entertainment & Sports Law

Adrian Peterson of Vikings suspended without pay for rest of season after plea in child-abuse case

Evidence

School district wins civil case after arguing that girl, 14, could consent to sex with teacher

Evidence

Defense lawyers press for more info as probe of FBI agent linked to dismissed cases continues

Criminal Justice

Innocence claim is no longer a parole hurdle in some states

White-Collar Crime

Prison looms for onetime law student: 2nd Circuit denies stay in ‘most lucrative’ insider-tip case

Criminal Justice

Outgoing Arkansas governor plans to pardon his son for drug conviction

Criminal Justice

Ex-bookkeeper convicted of $93.5K law firm theft may get more time for probation violation

Criminal Justice

Ex-traffic judge takes felony conflict-of-interest plea, hopes for house arrest

Trials & Litigation

Lawmaker wins election, is convicted of lesser counts in barratry case, then wins a mistrial

Criminal Justice

Citing pending SCOTUS fish case, judge delays sentencing for friends of accused Boston bomber

Criminal Justice

Feds will drop charges against 28 drug defendants amid probe of FBI agent; 14 are already in prison

White-Collar Crime

Judge calls former state supreme court judge’s apology letters ‘unsatisfactory,’ orders a do-over

Criminal Justice

Inmate on death row for fatal 1992 divorce-court shooting rampage dies of natural causes

Criminal Justice

Former Virginia lawyer gets six years for stealing from clients, relatives

Opening Statements

Wipe Out: New app helps people expunge their records

Constitutional Law

Judge OKs secret witness testimony in closed courtroom during Jodi Arias murder resentencing

Criminal Justice

Law grad convicted of bank robbery gets another 45 years in related state case

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer takes plea in auto-insurance fraud scheme, gets probation