States

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

Antitrust Law

2nd Circuit OKs verdict against Apple in $450M e-book price-fixing case

Court Security

Man accused of jury threat, biting court officer in 2010 gets mistrial after lawyer punch

Law Schools

Jurors reject law prof’s claim of anti-conservative bias in hiring

Criminal Justice

Suspect pleads guilty but mentally ill in slaying of attorney

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court agrees to reconsider whether unwilling state can be hauled into another state’s court

Criminal Justice

Official: Deadly force on fleeing NY prison escapee justified

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer targeted in claimed murder plot says not enough was done to protect her family

In-House Counsel

Suit by former in-house lawyer claims Broadcom executives ‘degrade and objectify women’

Trials & Litigation

News of DA probe ended Dewey merger and bank talks, says ex-leader of failed law firm

Constitutional Law

Divided US Supreme court votes 5-4 to freeze Texas abortion law as it mulls whether to hear appeal