Trials & Litigation

Legal Ethics

Lawyer who didn’t share client payments with his partners is disbarred

Court Security

Murderer slashes lawyer with smuggled blade, gets life, will now face new case in attorney attack

White-Collar Crime

Former ‘People’s Attorney’ radio host is convicted in $10M mortgage-fraud case

Media and Communications Law

Does lights out loom for Aereo? Federal judge nixes cable license, leaves door open on DVR service

Criminal Justice

Man avoids UK prosecution for two years with coma and quadriplegia claims; video shows him walking

Criminal Justice

Ex-judge acquitted on all but 1 count now faces new criminal case as DA revives AG’s dropped probe

Evidence

DUI case dropped after arresting officer allegedly forwarded suspect’s photos to his own phone

Internet Law

One-third of top websites have clauses to restrict consumer lawsuits

Judiciary

Judge rules seizure of evidence from another judge’s chambers was legal

Election Law

Political groups ready their legal teams in preparation for contentious midterm elections

Criminal Justice

DOJ denounces ‘irresponsible’ leaks in Ferguson police-shooting case

Trials & Litigation

‘Vaudeville’ closing argument with pill-a-day song doesn’t warrant sanction, 2nd Circuit says

Juries

Jodi Arias juror is dismissed after asking a reporter this question

Partners

EEOC probe of mandatory retirement at Deloitte has implications for law firms

Intellectual Property Law

Actor in ‘Goodfellas’ sues Fox for $250M, says wise guy in ‘Simpsons’ cartoon is based on him

Legal Ethics

Judge who was ‘disrespectful’ to lawyer and ‘ridiculed’ defendant gets 5-day suspension

Criminal Justice

Federal judge in $1.2B Silk Road drug case is threatened online

Evidence

Man who claimed innocence and won reversal in fatal arson case pleads guilty at retrial

Trials & Litigation

Jury convicts 4 Blackwater guards in slaying of unarmed civilians in Iraq

Criminal Justice

Man who reportedly confessed to multiple slayings is held in contempt for silence in court hearing