States

Criminal Justice

DA’s men accused of stealing rare comics forfeited by in-house lawyer jailed in $9M theft scheme

Criminal Justice

Foster dad takes manslaughter plea in baby’s hot-car death

Evidence

Top state court nixes lawyer’s drunken-driving conviction over blocked effort to consult counsel

Trials & Litigation

Woman sues prosecutor and wife for defamation, says he sought nude photos, wife lied to protect him

Criminal Justice

Man accused of pointing banana at sheriff’s deputies faces felony menacing case

Legal Ethics

Ex-Dinsmore partner wins dismissal of sex-with-client ethics charges, despite accepting sanction

Constitutional Law

Mayor says FBI cleared 2 officers in chaotic arrest after seat-belt stop, returns them to duty

Criminal Justice

Philadelphia attorney is charged with sexually assaulting a trafficked 14-year-old at his law office

Lawyer Pay

More firms, including Cravath, jump on BigLaw bonus bandwagon; Skadden says some will get $110K

Criminal Justice

Former prosecutor talks of living in fear after slayings of Texas DA and senior colleague

Criminal Justice

Law firm secretary is accused of forging judge’s signature to delay eviction

Court Security

Court worker files HIPAA suit, says she was searched daily after misconstrued remark

Criminal Justice

Ferguson case demonstrates the potential shortcomings of eyewitness testimony

Criminal Justice

Missouri’s ‘officer-friendly’ use-of-force law likely helped Ferguson officer avoid charges

Criminal Justice

Civil-liberties experts teach students at NY high school what to do if stopped by cops

Law Schools

New law school president throws in towel after 8 days on the job

Criminal Justice

Prominent lawyer accused of assaulting employee after a night of drinking takes misdemeanor plea

Civil Rights

9th Circuit OKs suit claiming police made man pretend to be taller, then arrested him

Criminal Justice

Judge resentences polo mogul to 16 years in DUI manslaughter case, denies bond during appeal

Internet Law

Suit claims Google’s listings for unlicensed locksmiths harmed licensed business