Judiciary

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

U.S. Supreme Court

Obama picks favorite SCOTUS decision of his tenure, sees downside to becoming a justice

Law in Popular Culture

Scalia is a bulldog, literally, in SCOTUS re-enactment (See the video)

Judiciary

Pennsylvania justice in lewd email scandal said he ‘was not going down alone,’ second justice says

Judiciary

Admissions requests in federal judge’s divorce case are like rhetorical questions, his lawyer says

Judiciary

Disbarred lawyer is on state supreme court ballot, along with his ‘Zamboni’ nickname

Trials & Litigation

Judge clears courtroom after noticing police report said arrestee claimed to have Ebola

Government Law

Judge apologizes for explicit emails, blasts state’s chief justice for ‘vindictive’ attacks

Criminal Justice

Missing woman found forgotten in holding area of closed courthouse