States

Constitutional Law

Judge OKs secret witness testimony in closed courtroom during Jodi Arias murder resentencing

Bankruptcy Law

Bankruptcy plan for Stockton, California, that saves worker pensions is confirmed by judge

Court Security

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

Real Estate & Property Law

Venice Beach residents sue Los Angeles, saying existing laws regarding transients not enforced

Criminal Justice

Law grad convicted of bank robbery gets another 45 years in related state case

Trials & Litigation

Senior prosecutor is fired one day after courtroom outburst

Legal Ethics

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

Law Schools

Law school says it will survive after debt restructuring, predicts national jobs/grads equilibrium

Criminal Justice

Alibi clears man arrested in courthouse shooting; two others arrested

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer takes plea in auto-insurance fraud scheme, gets probation

First Amendment

Lawyer challenges ban on for-sale signs on cars parked on the street

Legislation & Lobbying

Lobbyists target attorneys general; Dickstein touts its ‘strong relationships’ with AGs

Labor & Employment

EEOC sues Honeywell, says wellness program medical testing violates ADA

Careers

Lawyer, 52, hopes to become a police officer

Trials & Litigation

Federal suit over coffee machine bought at Starbucks settles for $250, but lawyer could get $175K

Constitutional Law

FBI turned off hotel Web service then sent ‘repairmen’ to get evidence, defense lawyers say

Educaton Law

New defamation suit by Northwestern prof is 4th case filed over student’s claim of sexual assault

Constitutional Law

DA’s pre-arraignment script nixed Miranda warning, top NY court says, reversing 2 convictions

Health Law

Irrational Ebola fears led officials to ban girl from school, ADA suit alleges

Internet Law

FBI faked Associated Press news story to identify teen suspect in high school bomb-threats case