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Legal Ethics

Panel clears federal appeals court judge in ethics case over death-penalty speech

Criminal Justice

Angry at 10-year prison term, offender tries to arrange to kill judge and gets another 80 years

Trials & Litigation

Ex-clients sue Winstead contending ‘countless mistakes’ on loan workout cost them $20M

Animal Law

Elderly man goes to jail for 9 days for feeding cats; advocacy group hopes to rewrite law

Criminal Justice

Trial begins for man accused of seeking hit on judge who gave him 10 years in offender-registry case

Immigration Law

Obama’s executive action on immigration blocked for now by federal judge

Business of Law

LeClairRyan opens Atlanta office with 2 partners from Troutman Sanders

Education Law

Dad: Boy, 9, suspended for threat to use ‘Hobbit’ magic trick, make classmate disappear

ABA Midyear

Immigration and access to justice will be hot topics as ABA Midyear Meeting opens in Houston

Law Professors

Former law dean allegedly offered to pay $100 for sex acts, arrest affidavit says

Real Estate & Property Law

Judge says funeral home couldn’t sell Lee Harvey Oswald casket, awards brother $87K plus coffin

White-Collar Crime

Disbarred lawyer convicted in client theft seeks ‘shock’ probation months into 10-year prison term

Law Firms

Bracewell IP partners lead 10-lawyer team to Pillsbury’s new office in Austin, Texas

Legal Ethics

Would-be client says Baker Botts revealed his unsolicited email, resulting in his firing

Law Firms

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

Legal Ethics

Capital defense lawyer suspended 1 year for late filing in death row appeal

Medical Malpractice

Lawyer argues tort case over cow injury is governed by med-mal law

Criminal Justice

Woman pleads guilty in prosecutor revenge murders; she testified against husband, a former lawyer

Criminal Justice

A victory and a loss for man Tasered while naked by SWAT officers who mistook shampoo for weapon

Constitutional Law

‘Tis the season for lawsuits over holiday displays