Trials & Litigation

Constitutional Law

After stalemate between rancher, armed militia and feds, US Attorney is not rushing to prosecute

Legal Ethics

Two Calif. judges censured for in-chambers sex, among other conduct

Trials & Litigation

Prominent law firm says it knew nothing of claimed sunken treasure fraud, wasn’t counsel of record

U.S. Supreme Court

Some SCOTUS amicus briefs cite unsupported ‘facts’ and studies published only on the Internet


Dissent balks at top state court’s decision that shed DNA can be collected like fingerprints

Legal Ethics

Lawyer who billed corporate client for his sanctions is reprimanded

Constitutional Law

Texas law requiring abortion clinics to upgrade facilities is struck down; state seeks stay


Looking back on Zubulake, 10 years later


Prisoner exonerations are at an all-time high, and it’s not because of DNA testing

Opening Statements

California court decision lets retailers breathe easy

National Pulse

Do janitorial firms cash in by misclassifying workers as independent contractors?

Supreme Court Report

Home-care aides don’t owe union fees, but court stops short of overruling a key precedent

Law By the Numb#rs

A lawyer’s value, hour by hour

Litigation Finance

Matchmaking website connects plaintiffs to litigation funding, but is that ethical?


Determining driver impairment with marijuana involves imperfect science, says law enforcement

Civil Rights

Protesters sue city of Ferguson, St. Louis County and their police chiefs for $41.5 million

Verdicts & Settlements

IOLTA programs will get part of Bank of America settlement

White-Collar Crime

Former US Attorney takes plea in tax-return case, agrees to pay $290K

Government Law

Federal judge says mom sued too late accusing Chicago officials of cover-up in son’s death

Criminal Justice

Retired NYC cop takes plea in $27M disability-fraud case; ex-prosecutor is a claimed ringleader