States

Trials & Litigation

Ellen Pao loses discrimination case against Kleiner Perkins, then judge revives one claim

White-Collar Crime

AG: Former bar president charged with UPL after 10 years in practice never attended law school

Trusts & Estates

New York lawyer charged for allegedly deceiving family over misplaced will

Civil Rights

TSA agrees to stop singling out black women for hair pat-downs at airports

Criminal Justice

Jury recommends life sentence for woman convicted in granddaughter’s running death

Criminal Justice

Prosecutor seeks judge’s recusal in all pending cases, cites ‘legal advice’ email to public defender

Evidence

Police can’t crack case of egg-attack on senior’s house despite intensive investigation

Criminal Justice

California relaxes residency rules for sex offenders, will apply restrictions on case-by-case basis

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer gets 10-year sentence for role in stealing $3.8M from elderly victims

Disability Law

Report: DOJ is investigating mental-health screening of bar applicants by Florida’s top court

Legal Ethics

Plea deal rejected for 3 partners in claimed DUI set-up of opposing trial counsel

Criminal Justice

Michigan woman is charged in alleged death threats against federal judge, prosecutor

Trials & Litigation

Negative reviews of dog obedience school on Yelp, Angie’s List lead to defamation lawsuit

Criminal Justice

Man pleads guilty to setting fire at lawyer’s home

Business of Law

Receiver appointed for law firm $10M in debt; loans taken out by partner before suicide contested

Obituaries

‘Obsessively frugal’ lawyer leaves $3.3M to Skid Row charities

Trials & Litigation

Federal judge scolds BigLaw lawyers for ‘behemoth pleadings’ and ‘prolixity’

Constitutional Law

Lawyer’s proposed gay death penalty is ‘reprehensible,’ says state AG in bid to stop ballot process

Evidence

Homeowner’s ‘electromagnetic hypersensitivity’ suit against neighbor fails on appeal

Products Liability

After boy’s death from allergic reaction to cookie, family sues; says store violated labeling laws