Trials & Litigation

Features

An admitted murderer seeks justice in the death of his daughter

National Pulse

Courts are giving reduced terms to many child-porn defendants

Supreme Court Report

Supreme Court’s Abercrombie ruling marks a setback for employers

Law by the Numb#rs

Client survey shows nearly two-thirds are using alternative fee arrangements

Criminal Procedure

Church-slayings suspect Dylann Roof wants to plead guilty in federal hate-crime case, lawyer says

Annual Meeting

Body cams could cut police misconduct complaints

Criminal Justice

Defendant says he’s proud to be a cop-killer in murder trial, threatens to spit on prosecutor

Criminal Justice

Man is acquitted in felony murder case, but supporter faces charges over Facebook posts

Banking Law

New credit union seeking to serve pot businesses sues after an adverse decision

Entertainment & Sports Law

Federal judge in Minnesota kicks ‘Deflategate’ case back to NYC counterpart

Celebrities

Criticized by individual on Twitter, actor James Woods files unusual $10 million defamation suit

Animal Law

Judge denies habeas for chimps, suggests possible change in the future

Securities Law

Ex-Wilson Sonsini worker who ignored ‘wake-up call’ insider-trade case gets 2 years

Constitutional Law

Man charged for claimed Facebook threat to storm courthouse over felony-murder trial

Trials & Litigation

3 UVa grads sue Rolling Stone over discredited fraternity-rape story

Constitutional Law

Murder defendant had to choose between desired lawyer and speedy trial

Criminal Justice

Murder case against cop over fatal traffic stop ‘absolutely unwarranted,’ his lawyer says

U.S. Supreme Court

Ban life-without-parole sentences for juveniles retroactively, ABA urges SCOTUS

Legal Technology

Is file-sharing software the solution to evidence ‘blame game’ in DA’s office?

Criminal Justice

White police officer faces murder case in shooting of black motorist in license-plate traffic stop