States

Securities Law

Employee of Wilson Sonsini is charged with insider trading; firm calls case ‘deeply disturbing’

Trials & Litigation

Imprisoned for plotting to kill federal judge, law grad wants to play the violin in supermax

Constitutional Law

Suspended law student sues Penn State Dickinson, says law school denied her a fair hearing

Legislation & Lobbying

New law says California drivers must stay 3 feet away while passing bicyclists

Criminal Justice

Former law firm worker takes plea in $197K embezzlement case

Celebrities

Federal judge declares mistrial in Patti LaBelle case because there are no black jurors

Science & Technology Law

New DNA test can distinguish identical twins, prosecutors say; is it ‘ready for prime time’?

Judiciary

Six Montana justices file amicus brief defending ban on acceptance of partisan endorsements

Entertainment & Sports Law

Vikings’ Adrian Peterson says sorry for hurting son, 4, in latest incident to test new NFL policy

Legal History

Father-and-son district attorney duo are first in state, newspaper says

White-Collar Crime

Judge plans to take plea in case over $3M federal investment-fraud scheme, his lawyer says

Criminal Justice

Guilty of grisly murder, Jodi Arias auctions ‘one-of-a-kind’ item—spectacles she wore at trial

Criminal Justice

Ex-lawyer and former state Democratic party chief is federally charged in claimed $1.8M client fraud

Legal Ethics

Judge suspended 30 days without pay for coming to courthouse intoxicated

Criminal Justice

Detective’s new look at 2006 case leads to murder charge against former prosecutor

Legal Ethics

Lawyer appears in Thomas Jefferson garb to defend law license, unusual capital murder defense

First Amendment

3rd Circuit upholds ban on gay-conversion therapy for underage youths; will SCOTUS take the case?

Real Estate & Property Law

Owner of nearly completed home, challenged as too modern, wins in court

Criminal Justice

Ex-judge once jailed for mailing live snake gets 40 years in drug case; feds say he killed witness

Criminal Justice

Lawyer faces drunken-driving case and contempt hearing after allegedly coming to court intoxicated