Trials & Litigation

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

White-Collar Crime

Arguing lack of intent, lawyers seek dismissal of charges against former Dewey & LeBoeuf leaders

Constitutional Law

Murder defendant refuses judge’s order to wear Stun-Cuff at trial, misses opening statements

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer helped launder drug profits, ex-client testifies

Trials & Litigation

Facing show-cause hearing, Kirkland makes ‘extraordinary public apology’ for legal filing

Constitutional Law

Is state supreme court ‘out of control’ for holding legislature in contempt?

Family Law

Gunman kills lawyer, wounds client in shooting at Denmark courthouse

Securities Law

Employee of Wilson Sonsini is charged with insider trading; firm calls case ‘deeply disturbing’

Trials & Litigation

Imprisoned for plotting to kill federal judge, law grad wants to play the violin in supermax

Constitutional Law

Suspended law student sues Penn State Dickinson, says law school denied her a fair hearing

Evidence

Bite-mark expert’s flip-flop is cited in death-row inmate’s new appeal