Constitutional Law

County’s judges and public defenders are sued over alleged inadequate representation

Criminal Justice

Lawyer convicted of murder, then granted new trial, has conviction reinstated


Self-described drunken driver live-streams video while behind wheel and is charged with DUI

Tort Law

Giant pine cone caused severe head injury, suit says; park officials post warning signs

Law Schools

Does law school’s ‘critical mass’ policy amount to segregation?  Dean says it combats stereotypes

Criminal Justice

Judges frees man imprisoned for 28 years; discredited bite-mark evidence is cited

Criminal Justice

Massachusetts lawyer is arrested in slaying of man who claimed to be a diamond runner

Legal Ethics

Opinion disbarring ‘unrepentant’ lawyer cites disparaging emails, intentional smirking

Trusts & Estates

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

White-Collar Crime

Chicago Public Schools chief pleads guilty to one count of wire fraud

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