Judiciary

Court Security

Judge attacked in courtroom by defendant in aggravated battery case, sheriff’s officials say

Legal Ethics

Ordered off bench by state’s top court, judge declares a 5-minute recess and exits

Judiciary

Former Pennsylvania Justice Melvin drops appeal; DA questions her apology letters

Judiciary

Are courts for sale? Study sees influence of judicial campaign ads in criminal appeals

Constitutional Law

Judge’s omission of the word ‘not’ leads to reversal of sex-crime conviction

Judiciary

Pennsylvania Justice McCaffery to retire; judicial conduct board drops probe

Criminal Justice

Man convicted of ID theft gets less prison time due to reform, facial tattoo removal

U.S. Supreme Court

Salsa dancing, coffee and Yale experience among topics at justices’ visit to alma mater

Court Security

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

Criminal Justice

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

Legal Ethics

Judge reprimanded over handling of domestic assault case

Judiciary

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

International Law

Chinese Communist Party announces reform measures to increase judicial independence

U.S. Supreme Court

Ginsburg reveals a mistake in her voter ID dissent; corrected opinion is posted

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

Criminal Justice

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

Judiciary

Judge accused of courthouse sex was ‘seduced and taken advantage of,’  her lawyer says

Bar Exam

Will New York jump on the Uniform Bar Exam bandwagon? Top state court seeks comment

Constitutional Law

Pennsylvania Supreme Court suspends its own Justice McCaffery, asks for ethics investigation