Trusts & Estates

Is will bequeathing millions to the attorney who wrote it valid? That depends, says court

White-Collar Crime

Chicago Public Schools chief charged with fraud; she plans to plead guilty to taking bribes

Privacy Law

California law requiring warrant for digital searches is ‘a landmark win for digital privacy’

Death Penalty

Oklahoma used wrong drug in January execution, autopsy report suggests

Product Liability

Pot grower violated implied warranty of merchantability by using unapproved pesticide, suit alleges

Civil Rights

Woman sues police, alleging officers used excessive force in incident caught on video

Constitutional Law

Las Vegas jurist sets low bail for defendants he says were stopped for ‘driving while Hispanic’

Health Law

California prison guards’ union protests program providing condoms to inmates

Tort Law

Jury awards $1.6 million in bellwether case claiming DuPont contaminated Ohio River

Criminal Justice

Appeals court will review allegations that Texas Gov. Rick Perry tried to coerce Travis County DA


Judge accused of giving clerk $26K in gifts for ‘special friend’ relationship seeks to keep his job

Environmental Law

New law bars NYC businesses from keeping doors open while air is on, with these exceptions

Legal Ethics

Bar applicant’s litigation conduct, ‘personal attacks and invective’ are cited in law license denial

Law Schools

Judge dismisses class action suit against Florida Coastal School of Law

Attorney Fees

Michigan agrees to pay $1.9 million to winning lawyers in gay marriage case


Disbarred judge refuses to resign

Constitutional Law

ACLU lawsuit says county is jailing people who can’t afford to pay fines

Law Schools

Northwestern to end accelerated JD program

Law Firms

Dewey juror goes to the emergency room; judge will ask for partial verdict


Alabama probate judge says federal government could issue same-sex marriage licenses