States

Criminal Justice

Judge accused of stealing cocaine from evidence likely impaired, says lawyer in conviction challenge

Court Security

Man punches his lawyer in court melee after being found not guilty of murder at trial

White-Collar Crime

Law grad gets 6 years for Ponzi scheme said to have cost investors $9.2M

Criminal Justice

Securities allegations against Texas attorney general will be presented to grand jury

Trials & Litigation

Insurers hacked tens of thousands of legal files to get an edge in worker’s comp cases, lawsuit says

Law Firms

Lewis Brisbois opens Oregon office with a dozen Williams Kastner lawyers

Trials & Litigation

Law firm sues Vegas casino for refund of $3.4M they say partner transfered for gambling

Constitutional Law

Montana man seeks license to marry additional wife, cites Roberts’ gay-marriage dissent

Criminal Justice

Attorney and law student indicted in boating accident that cost passenger an arm

Religious Law

Parishioners at Church of Cannabis avoid criminal charges, plan civil suit

Court Security

Grenade-shaped perfume bottle caused evacuation at Ohio courthouse

Criminal Justice

Convicted kidnapper faces new stalking case after alleged encounters near prosecutor’s home

Admiralty & Maritime Law

Man gets $5K ticket for jumping off charter fishing boat on a dare

Family Law

Michigan district court stops performing marriages in the wake of gay-marriage decision

Criminal Justicee

Spanking conviction is overturned; top state court allows reasonable force in child discipline

Constitutional Law

ACLU suit challenges Louisiana governor’s ‘marriage and conscience order’

Trials & Litigation

Appeals court blasts lawyers and ‘scorched earth tactics,’ publishes opinion despite settlement

Opening Statements

Jury sides with ‘the cop’ in copyright question over a Village People hit

Opening Statements

Delaware leads the way in adopting legislation allowing estate executors access to online accounts

Constitutional Law

Top state court nixes 10 Commandments monument at capitol