Judiciary

Trials & Litigation

Pregnant lawyer is denied trial delay in ‘tumultuous’ hearing; law partner blasts prosecutors

Judiciary

Posner opinion tosses judge from case partly for his ‘tone of derision’

Court Security

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

Trials & Litigation

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

Civil Rights

State of emergency in Missouri as grand jury mulls slaying of black teen in Ferguson

U.S. Supreme Court

Scalia and Thomas criticize inconsistent cert denials, cite gay-marriage cases

Legal Ethics

Disciplinary counsel seeks judge’s suspension, says morning cases are often called in midafternoon

U.S. Supreme Court

Attack ads will target SCOTUS as ‘least accountable’ branch of government

Constitutional Law

Man charged for covering church directory at courthouse with text of First Amendment

Criminal Justice

Ex-traffic judge takes felony conflict-of-interest plea, hopes for house arrest

Women in the Law

Lawyer cites high-risk pregnancy in trial delay request; federal judge questions her travel plans

Judiciary

Sightless disability lawyer wins supreme court bid with hugs and ‘blind justice’ campaign slogan

Government Law

Judge wins re-election but is now too old to serve on bench

Court Security

Judge struck by wrong-way driver outside Las Vegas courthouse

Trials & Litigation

Interpreters are still lacking in Los Angeles civil cases, legal-aid advocates say

Judiciary

Judge admonished for rude remarks; he called litigants a ‘train wreck’ and a ‘total human disaster’

Legal Ethics

Federal appeals court blasts attorney for forwarding chief judge’s congratulatory email

Trials & Litigation

Stuck in traffic en route to court, Georgia lawyer is told to pay $200 to charity when she arrives

Judiciary

Retired judge claims courthouse asbestos gave him cancer

Judiciary

Judge accused of sexual harassment wins appeals court seat