States

Law Firms

Bracewell IP partners lead 10-lawyer team to Pillsbury’s new office in Austin, Texas

Judiciary

Many courts close early Monday, plan to stay shuttered Tuesday as predicted monster snowstorm looms

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS, 6th Circuit agree judge was immune from suit over affair with party in case

Law Firms

Nixon Peabody to acquire Ungaretti on Feb. 1, making Chicago its 2nd-largest office

Criminal Justice

Former prosecutor is charged with voyeurism for alleged tanning salon taping

Constitutional Law

Is a nude violinist akin to a naked bicyclist? Federal civil rights suit says yes, seeks $1M

Criminal Justice

97-year-old man’s death is a homicide linked to 1950s stabbing, medical examiner says

Criminal Justice

Utah inmate forfeited right to counsel after threatening several lawyers, state’s top court says

Labor & Employment

Suit claims humiliation by Target store managers caused cashier’s suicide

Legal Ethics

Would-be client says Baker Botts revealed his unsolicited email, resulting in his firing

Criminal Justice

Legislator says his DUI charge should be dismissed, cites obscure section in Kentucky constitution

Sentencing / Post-Conviction

California court rules ballot initiative means parolees can’t be jailed again for using drugs

Criminal Justice

Pennsylvania supremes block any charges against state attorney general

Animal Law

Virginia AG creates unit to advise cops on animal issues

Juries

Tsarnaev trial judge seals defense motion quoting juror questionnaires

Entertainment & Sports Law

Suit by former UNC athletes claims substandard classes amounted to breach of contract

Animal Law

Humane Society suit claims harassment by Oklahoma attorney general

Death Penalty

New justices might shift California death penalty rulings

Legislation & Lobbying

Virginia bill would require court hearing before sex offenders can visit schools

Criminal Justice

FBI arrests powerful NY politician, says he masked $4M in bribes as attorney referral fees