States

Constitutional Law

9th Circuit OKs one late habeas filing, nixes another, says both inmates abandoned by same lawyer

Immigration Law

San Francisco to publicly fund legal services for unaccompanied immigrant minors

Trials & Litigation

Man convicted in supermarket checkout line dispute files suit against shopper he shot and store

Legislation & Lobbying

State law may ban Nik Wallenda’s plan to walk Windy City tightrope

White-Collar Crime

Arguing lack of intent, lawyers seek dismissal of charges against former Dewey & LeBoeuf leaders

Constitutional Law

Murder defendant refuses judge’s order to wear Stun-Cuff at trial, misses opening statements

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer helped launder drug profits, ex-client testifies

Trials & Litigation

Facing show cause hearing, Kirkland makes ‘extraordinary public apology’ for legal filing

Constitutional Law

Is state supreme court ‘out of control’ for holding legislature in contempt?

Judiciary

Judge with ‘vacation cancelitis’ had best attendance, county swipe-card records show

Securities Law

Employee of Wilson Sonsini is charged with insider trading; firm calls case ‘deeply disturbing’

Trials & Litigation

Imprisoned for plotting to kill federal judge, law grad wants to play the violin in supermax

Constitutional Law

Suspended law student sues Penn State Dickinson, says law school denied her a fair hearing

Legislation & Lobbying

New law says California drivers must stay 3 feet away while passing bicyclists

Criminal Justice

Former law firm worker takes plea in $197K embezzlement case

Celebrities

Federal judge declares mistrial in Patti LaBelle case because there are no black jurors

Science & Technology Law

New DNA test can distinguish identical twins, prosecutors say; is it ‘ready for prime time’?

Judiciary

Six Montana justices file amicus brief defending ban on acceptance of partisan endorsements

Entertainment & Sports Law

Vikings’ Adrian Peterson says sorry for hurting son, 4, in latest incident to test new NFL policy

Legal History

Father-and-son district attorney duo are first in state, newspaper says