States

Criminal Justice

Legislator says his DUI charge should be dismissed, cites obscure section in Kentucky constitution

Sentencing / Post-Conviction

California court rules ballot initiative means parolees can’t be jailed again for using drugs

Criminal Justice

Pennsylvania supremes block any charges against state attorney general

Animal Law

Virginia AG creates unit to advise cops on animal issues

Juries

Tsarnaev trial judge seals defense motion quoting juror questionnaires

Entertainment & Sports Law

Suit by former UNC athletes claims substandard classes amounted to breach of contract

Animal Law

Humane Society suit claims harassment by Oklahoma attorney general

Death Penalty

New justices might shift California death penalty rulings

Legislation & Lobbying

Virginia bill would require court hearing before sex offenders can visit schools

Criminal Justice

FBI arrests powerful NY politician, says he masked $4M in bribes as attorney referral fees

Labor & Employment

McDonald’s sued by former employees over ‘racist’ franchise in Virginia

Criminal Justice

Puerto Rico judge convicted in bribe-taking case

Civil Rights

Baker who would not decorate a cake with anti-gay slurs faces civil rights complaint

Business of Law

Is Kansas City big enough for Polsinelli and Littler’s back-office operations? IT shortage feared

Judiciary

Judges who dined with indicted friend violated revised ethics rule, court says

White Collar Crime

Lawyer who duped investors with fake Facebook stock gets 46 months

Trials & Litigation

Former lawyer has 237 years to pay off malpractice judgment

Criminal Justice

Grand jury recommends perjury charge against Pennsylvania AG; she vows not to resign

Women in the Law

At several DC firms, more women than men are promoted to partner

Law Firms

Four associates join Beck Redden partner on marquee of new Houston litigation boutique