Trials & Litigation

Government Law

Another AG won’t defend state law; this one gives NRA standing to challenge gun regulations

Law Firms

Suit claims client fired law firm because of bias against Arab American partner

Criminal Justice

Some Ferguson grand jury witnesses clearly lied, says prosecutor who allowed their testimony

Attorney Fees

‘A flourishing industry’ pairs plaintiffs lawyers with state AGs in contingency suits

Criminal Justice

A victory and a loss for man Tasered while naked by SWAT officers who mistook shampoo for weapon

Criminal Justice

Parents of man charged with slaying 12 at Batman movie premiere plead for life-sentence plea bargain

Court Security

Sheriff: Murderer’s claimed contact with 2 jurors in court elevator didn’t happen exactly as he says

Constitutional Law

‘Tis the season for lawsuits over holiday displays

Government Law

In wake of class action filing, Philadelphia DA drops effort to forfeit some homes

Legal Ethics

Top state court temporarily suspends municipal judge without pay, orders her not to practice law

Evidence

Graffiti suspect may have tagged from Seattle to Southern California, police say

Trials & Litigation

Judge who flashed badge at police officer claims selective DUI prosecution, but jury convicts her

Trials & Litigation

Odor in the court! Another judge complains of ‘repugnant stench’ from filing by state AG’s office

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer pleads guilty in money-laundering case, admits getting $390K from client drug-trafficker

Trials & Litigation

Attorney accused in claimed $2.3M law firm scheme has settled suit, is discussing deal with feds

Legal Ethics

Court filing says attorney took up to $15M or more from clients, seeks freeze on bank accounts

Celebrities

Brad Pitt gets a pass on LA jury duty because his presence is too distracting

Labor & Employment

Top state court OKs $151M jury verdict against Wal-Mart over off-the-clock work by employees

Evidence

Law firm appeals ruling that ex-client can discover communications with in-house counsel

Education Law

Sued by dad over his 13-year-old daughter’s suicide after bullying, school denies responsibility