Trials & Litigation

Criminal Justice

DOJ says using Stingrays to intercept cellphone calls requires warrant, unless exception applies

Criminal Justice

Lawyer is charged with contempt after allegedly lying to client to persuade him to take a plea deal

Civil Rights

Lawyer arrested while representing client in courthouse hallway sues city and police

Constitutional Law

Two judges opposing same-sex marriage react with ‘doozy’ of an opinion, refusal to perform marriages

Internet Law

Federal law may not shield Backpage.com in suit by trafficked girls, state supreme court says

Antitrust Law

Suit claims Los Angeles restaurants illegally agreed to add surcharge to customer bills

White-Collar Crime

Without calling any witnesses, defense plans to rest in case against former Dewey & LeBoeuf leaders

Health Law

Parents fail in bid to block gender-change surgery for 48-year-old

Labor & Employment Law

Judge OKs $415M settlement in Silicon Valley salary-cap conspiracy case, but cuts legal fees in half

Criminal Justice

Lawyer arrested in alleged assault of golf club employee; club didn’t call cops, offered her $500

Evidence

School district blasted for saying teen consented to sex with teacher makes same claim in appeal

Legal Rebels Profile

Ray Gallo’s Leverage app automates a lot of the administrative work involved in mass actions

Internet Law

Twitter user who created parody mayoral account settles suit over police raid of his home

U.S. Supreme Court

Long conference is a longer shot for cert petitions; study suggests newbie law clerks are to blame

Family Law

Served with process Tuesday, man shows up at court Wednesday with revving chainsaw, police say

Obituaries

Lawyer convicted in wife-murder said to inspire ‘Fargo’ movie plot dies at home at 88

Constitutional Law

Judge rules for group with moral, rather than religious, objections to contraceptive mandate

Constitutional Law

Parents don’t have right to public-school choice, 8th Circuit rules

Criminal Justice

California agrees to limit solitary confinement to settle Pelican Bay lawsuit

Juries

Conviction is overturned because juror expressed alarm about black men in her neighborhood