Trials & Litigation

Judiciary

Judge rules seizure of evidence from another judge’s chambers was legal

Election Law

Political groups ready their legal teams in preparation for contentious midterm elections

Criminal Justice

DOJ denounces ‘irresponsible’ leaks in Ferguson police-shooting case

Trials & Litigation

‘Vaudeville’ closing argument with pill-a-day song doesn’t warrant sanction, 2nd Circuit says

Juries

Jodi Arias juror is dismissed after asking a reporter this question

Partners

EEOC probe of mandatory retirement at Deloitte has implications for law firms

Intellectual Property Law

Actor in ‘Goodfellas’ sues Fox for $250M, says wise guy in ‘Simpsons’ cartoon is based on him

Legal Ethics

Judge who was ‘disrespectful’ to lawyer and ‘ridiculed’ defendant gets 5-day suspension

Criminal Justice

Federal judge in $1.2B Silk Road drug case is threatened online

Evidence

Man who claimed innocence and won reversal in fatal arson case pleads guilty at retrial

Trials & Litigation

Jury convicts 4 Blackwater guards in slaying of unarmed civilians in Iraq

Criminal Justice

Man who reportedly confessed to multiple slayings is held in contempt for silence in court hearing

Public Defenders

New York will beef up indigent defense in five counties in ‘groundbreaking’ lawsuit settlement

Trials & Litigation

Oxycontin marketing suit is Purdue Pharma’s ‘legal nightmare’

Evidence

Police say man arrested in one slaying led them to 6 other bodies; he is now charged with murder

Law in Popular Culture

Las Vegas DA to seek county OK for reality TV show about cold and closed cases

Constitutional Law

Pennsylvania Supreme Court suspends its own Justice McCaffery, asks for ethics investigation

Law Firms

Suit claims law firm violated law with unsolicited texts

Trials & Litigation

Facebook sues DLA Piper, other firms, 9 attorneys, says they conspired on fraudulent case

Tort Law

Bank sues attorney and others over $570K wired to Japan in alleged Internet fraud by ‘client’