States

Civil Rights

9th Circuit OKs suit claiming police made man pretend to be taller, then arrested him

Criminal Justice

Judge resentences polo mogul to 16 years in DUI manslaughter case, denies bond during appeal

Internet Law

Suit claims Google’s listings for unlicensed locksmiths harmed licensed business

Criminal Justice

10 years after fatal accident, conviction is reversed; GM knew its car was to blame but kept quiet

Privacy Law

Judge unseals cellphone surveillance orders; deputy DA has ‘fervent hope’ convictions will stand

Business of Law

More BigLaw firms match Simpson bonuses of $15K to $100K

Constitutional Law

Civil rights lawyers head to Ferguson as grand jury decision in police slaying of unarmed teen looms

Trials & Litigation

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

Criminal Justice

California DAs shame johns with website photos

Prosecutors

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

Court Security

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

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

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

Trials & Litigation

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