Trials & Litigation

Executive Branch

Prosecutor says claimed White House intruder was free on bail in weapons case, had 800 rounds in car

Criminal Justice

Court reporters accused of stealing $485K by billing for bogus pages

Criminal Justice

Rape conviction overturned because defendant suffered from sexsomnia

Trials & Litigation

Widow of author Tom Clancy battles lawyer over $6M in estate taxes

Judiciary

Pacer will restore deleted case records

Trials & Litigation

Judge questions murder defendant’s ‘Crime Pays’ T-shirt, wants explanation from jail

Criminal Justice

SWAT-like raids for barber’s license checks violated Constitution, 11th Circuit says

Election Law

Top state court tells official to take lawyer’s name off US Senate ballot

Law Firms

BakerHostetler withdraws from House GOP suit against Obama

Careers

Lawyer is jobless and sleeping in his car after losing suit seeking OT for document review

Criminal Justice

Federal judge says she thinks convicted drug dealer killed police officer, gives defendant 35 years

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer fights judge’s order calling her ineffective and removing her from murder case defense

Trials & Litigation

SEC spent $8.6M collecting $3.7M from former corporate raider in $62M case

Criminal Justice

NYC police to revise decoy purse operation to settle lawsuit

Trials & Litigation

Utility faces contempt hearing for lobbying to choose judge in $1.29B rate case linked to fatal fire

Trials & Litigation

Judge scolds BP for squeezing extra lines into brief

Tort Law

Suit targets websites that sold ammunition and tear gas to theater shooting suspect

Constitutional Law

9th Circuit OKs one late habeas filing, nixes another, says both inmates abandoned by same lawyer

Intellectual Property Law

Activists sue over ownership of Twitter account used in Occupy Wall Street protests

Trials & Litigation

Man convicted in supermarket checkout line dispute files suit against shopper he shot and store