Trials & Litigation

Criminal Justice

Judge accused of stealing cocaine from evidence likely impaired, says lawyer in conviction challenge

Labor & Employment

2nd Circuit says 2 judges used wrong test in deciding high-profile cases over unpaid internships

Court Security

Man punches his lawyer in court melee after being found not guilty of murder at trial

White-Collar Crime

Law grad gets 6 years for Ponzi scheme said to have cost investors $9.2M

Trials & Litigation

Insurers hacked tens of thousands of legal files to get an edge in worker’s comp cases, lawsuit says

Trials & Litigation

Law firm sues Vegas casino for refund of $3.4M they say partner transfered for gambling

Criminal Justice

Attorney and law student indicted in boating accident that cost passenger an arm

Trials & Litigation

Hospital released man while he was delusional, says widow of slain attorney in lawsuit

Oil Spill

BP to pay $18.7B to settle oil spill claims by US and Gulf states

Careers

Hiring woes reported by two-thirds of surveyed lawyers with hiring authority

Constitutional Law

ACLU suit challenges Louisiana governor’s ‘marriage and conscience order’

Trials & Litigation

Appeals court blasts lawyers and ‘scorched earth tactics,’ publishes opinion despite settlement

U.S. Supreme Court

Chemerinsky: What does this memorable SCOTUS term mean for the future?

Law Firms

Embarrassing Dewey emails are cast as sarcasm; partner insists ‘I am the reason you have this job’

Features

Clemency Project 2014 is out to help prisoners doing excessive time due to inflexible sentencing

National Pulse

Courts are reconsidering residency restrictions for sex offenders

Opening Statements

Jury sides with ‘the cop’ in copyright question over a Village People hit

Opening Statements

Hall and Oates sue food company over Haulin’ Oats granola

Supreme Court Report

Judges may not seek campaign cash, but they may express their gratitude, SCOTUS determines

Ethics

DC prosecutors must now follow stricter standards for disclosing information to the defense