Sentencing/Post Conviction

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer gets 4 months for stealing from law firm, is ordered to pay $160K

Supreme Court Report

Those convicted as juveniles who are serving life without parole hope the court will go back in time

Criminal Justice

Alleged ‘office creeper’ charged in law firm burglary and other thefts

Judiciary

Appeals court chides judge who asked if domestic violence victim and defendant ‘get it on’

Celebrities

Former TV judge goes to jail: Contempt term went from 1 day to 5 days as Joe Brown kept talking

Court Security

Defendant overpowers bailiff, fatally shoots himself with bailiff’s gun in courthouse elevator

Criminal Justice

Shooter James Holmes gets 12 life terms plus 3,318 years in Batman movie massacre

Trials & Litigation

Judge refuses to release names of jurors in Boston Marathon bombing trial

Trials & Litigation

Right-to-die group fined $30,000 for assisting Minnesota woman’s suicide

Criminal Justice

Mentally ill man gets 20 years in slaying of prominent defense attorney

Criminal Justice

Dallas lawyer sentenced to prison for defrauding vodka investors

Sentencing/Post Conviction

Man will be resentenced over trial judge’s comments in unrelated case

Criminal Justice

Woman gets 24 years in hotel slaying of BigLaw attorney

Criminal Justice

Dad who let 15-year-old drive gets prison time after fatal accident

Contracts

University to pay $480K to remove convicted embezzler’s name from stadium scoreboard

Trials & Litigation

Found not guilty, murder defendant wins only a mistrial after jury is polled

Legal Ethics

Judge who hit sheriff’s patrol vehicle in courthouse parking lot agrees to 90-day unpaid suspension

Legal Ethics

Judge should not have made marriage a condition of defendant’s probation, civil rights group says

Sentencing/Post Conviction

Lawyer gets home confinement for insider trading based on golfer’s tips

Sentencing/Post Conviction

Girlfriend convicted in lawyer’s murder won’t be eligible for early parole because of judge’s ruling