Trials & Litigation

Legal Technology

Law firms clash over laptops taken by departing lawyers

Criminal Justice

Teen’s texts encouraging friend’s suicide are cited in decision to charge her in his death

Legal Ethics

Juror accused of lying about her past is indicted, excused from murder trial

Law Firms

Former partner with Asperger’s alleges bonus bias, solicitation of prostitutes by colleague

Features

A new defense approach to storytelling changes capital cases in Texas

National Pulse

High school fumbles a last-gasp legal play over playoff game

Supreme Court Report

Although the ACA is 1,000 pages long, its future may depend on a single phrase

Ethics

Florida Bar restrictions on lawyer ads which cite past results is struck down by federal court

Advocacy

Why you should do your own legwork before putting your trust in a client

Law By the Numb#rs

Many small firms face big payment problems

Obiter Dicta

Satanists challenge local governments over public religious expression

Constitutional Law

Family sues over man’s suicide during armed standoff with authorities outside his home

Trials & Litigation

Federal judge sanctions 3 lawyers, says they can’t file oil spill claims against BP

Criminal Justice

Feds cite ISIS in effort to get stiff sentence for civil rights worker with law degree

White-Collar Crime

Former judge gets 26 months in federal case over $2.9M investment scheme

Criminal Justice

SCOTUS fish case could free friend of Boston bombing suspect, lawyer says

Criminal Justice

Cop uses crowdfunding to pay for DNA test and gets pulled from case

Law Firms

Disbanded Heller firm isn’t entitled to profits from cases taken to new firms, ABA brief says

Entertainment & Sports Law

Federal judge: NFL commissioner and arbitrator erred in suspending ex-Vikings player Adrian Peterson

Verdicts & Settlements

Tobacco companies agree to pay $100M to settle federal suits in Florida