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Criminal Justice

Judge kicks defense lawyer off attempted murder case for failing to participate

Labor & Employment

Are app-summoned workers contractors? Suits seek protections; profs say new category needed

Celebrities

Should Lindsay Lohan be able to call greeting fans community service? Prosecutor questions

Media & Communications Law

2nd Circuit nixes libel suit over ‘scarlet letter’ news stories that survived expunged arrest record

Question of the Week

Have you ever asked for a raise? If so, did you succeed in getting one?

White-Collar Crime

Top NY lawmaker prosecuted over $3M asbestos-case referral fees exits speaker post and law firm role

Court Security

Cellphone spat at federal courthouse leads to 2-year prison term

Corporate Law

Company whose business plan includes marijuana gets SEC approval of share registration

Legal Ethics

Alleged genitals photo leads to suspension for Oklahoma lawyer

Death Penalty

Inmate is executed after SCOTUS stay denial in litigation over mental-disability proof

Civil Rights

Judge vacates 1961 trespass convictions of ‘Friendship Nine’ sit-in protesters

Criminal Justice

Former college football players guilty of rape; ‘culture excuse’ defense fails

Family Law

Dads sue New Jersey family court judges, claim ‘best interest of the child’ standard violates rights

Constitutional Law

Alabama chief justice: Federal ruling on gay marriage doesn’t bind state judges

Trials & Litigation

Judge cuts $1.6M jury verdict for lawyer who said she was hounded by sheriff’s office to $300K

Criminal Justice

Judge nixes habeas petition by Rick Perry, who is facing power-abuse case over demand that DA quit

Criminal Justice

Public defender is arrested, charged with lying to court staff about his client

Constitutional Law

Judge blasts Wisconsin crime lab over evidence issues in first-degree murder case

Criminal Justice

Tight security at drug dealers’ sentencing extends to lawyers, whose names remain a secret

Entertainment & Sports Law

Paul Weiss leads ‘Deflategate’ probe for NFL