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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


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

Legislation & Lobbying

New law says California drivers must stay 3 feet away while passing bicyclists

Criminal Justice

Former law firm worker takes plea in $197K embezzlement case


Federal judge declares mistrial in Patti LaBelle case because there are no black jurors

Science & Technology Law

New DNA test can distinguish identical twins, prosecutors say; is it ‘ready for prime time’?


Influential lawyer lobbyist Thomas Hale Boggs dies at 73

Civil Rights

Is new taxi service for women illegal?


Six Montana justices file amicus brief defending ban on acceptance of partisan endorsements


What do lawyers do when they leave law practice? In DC, baking appears to be popular

Law Practice Management

Should partners lose their couches and corner offices? Paul Hastings considers changes


Democratic appointees are now in the majority on nine federal appeals courts

Entertainment & Sports Law

Vikings’ Adrian Peterson says sorry for hurting son, 4, in latest incident to test new NFL policy

Legal History

Father-and-son district attorney duo are first in state, newspaper says

White-Collar Crime

Judge plans to take plea in case over $3M federal investment-fraud scheme, his lawyer says

Criminal Justice

Guilty of grisly murder, Jodi Arias auctions ‘one-of-a-kind’ item—spectacles she wore at trial

Criminal Justice

Ex-lawyer and former state Democratic party chief is federally charged in claimed $1.8M client fraud