Trials & Litigation

Constitutional Law

NYC transit agency may ban all political ads to avoid complying with federal judge’s ruling

Media & Communications Law

After losing libel lawsuit over parody Twitter account, lawyer sues opposing counsel and newspaper

Law Firms

Legal invoices in inmate suits are exempt from open records law, California court says

Evidence

Use of Breathalyzer tests suspended by multiple DAs in Massachusetts

Constitutional Law

Contempt hearing bombshell: Sheriff Joe Arpaio admits he had federal judge’s wife investigated

Labor & Employment

Kleiner to Ellen Pao: Drop appeal or pay $1M in legal costs

Criminal Justice

Ex-CIA chief David Petraeus gets probation, is fined $100K for giving classified info to biographer

Court Security

Courtroom incident shows why 6 security officers are needed at sentencings, lawman says

Bankruptcy Law

Ex-Dewey partner’s $500K loan shouldn’t be discharged because he lied about assets, bank says

Criminal Justice

Judge rules prosecutors undercharged cop in fatal shooting and acquits him

Verdicts & Settlements

Transgender teen wins right to obtain driver’s license that ‘looks like me’

Entertainment & Sports Law

En banc 9th Circuit nixes Barry Bonds obstruction conviction

Disability Law

Ex-lawmaker charged with felony sex abuse is acquitted by jury

Civil Rights

DOJ to review city’s ticketing of black bicyclists

Real Estate & Property Law

Man is jailed for refusing to turn over Facebook and Twitter passwords in business bankruptcy case

Media & Communications Law

Judge: If media wanted me to OK video cameras in Detroit bankruptcy case, I would have

Criminal Justice

Jury convicts rabbi, acquits son in kidnapping-conspiracy case related to religious divorces

Animal Law

After animal activists herald chimp habeas victory, judge amends her order

Privacy Law

Stingray device evidence allowed in murder case; police skipped request for court order

Evidence

Death-penalty arguments in Boston Marathon case include photo of Tsarnaev’s obscene gesture