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Prosecutors under fire for flashing gang signs in holiday photo

White-Collar Crime

Law firm chief convicted in $13M loan-modification scheme, faces up to 70 years

Criminal Justice

Report: Sandy Hook shooter never got needed treatment despite disabilities dating to early childhood

Legal History

After 100 years as tenant under a verbal lease, law firm is moving to another building

Business of Law

Early announcement of big year-end bonuses stuns Simpson Thacher associates

Criminal Justice

5th Circuit ruling could mean freedom for ‘Angola 3’ inmate held in solitary for 40-plus years

Court Security

Spat between judge and courthouse security officer is resolved by requiring all judges to show ID

Constitutional law

House finally sues over implementation of health-care law; what actions are challenged?

Criminal Justice

Jurors recommend death penalty in lawyer’s death one day after defendant is convicted

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS refuses another stay in a same-sex marriage case

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer handcuffed at ATM sues police for alleged racial profiling

Immigration Law

Obama executive order to OK temporary stay by parents of US citizens and legal permanent residents

Government Law

County clerk fined $500 for using government Wi-Fi during his re-election campaign

Education Law

Lawyer taken off 14 cases after furor over trial claim that teen consented to sex with teacher

Corporate Law

Are tech elite above the law? Columnist questions whether industry promotes lawless hubris

Trials & Litigation

Regulator fines utility $1.05M over emails lobbying for preferred administrative judge in rate case

Bar Associations

Fired California bar leader allegedly misled trustees, leaked report says

Labor & Employment

Hospital chain says job applicants who test positive for ‘tobacco use’ won’t be hired

Media & Communications Law

Police put brakes on body-camera plan, citing records request; earlier dashcam suits were costly

Criminal Justice

Florida State gunman was a former BigLaw associate