States

Trials & Litigation

Odor in the court! Another judge complains of ‘repugnant stench’ from filing by state AG’s office

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer pleads guilty in money-laundering case, admits getting $390K from client drug-trafficker

Trials & Litigation

Attorney accused in claimed $2.3M law firm scheme has settled suit, is discussing deal with feds

White-Collar Crime

Ohio attorney pleads guilty to UPL and grand larceny after practicing in New York for over 10 years

Criminal Justice

Former top drug prosecutor is sentenced for child porn, fleeing

Celebrities

Brad Pitt gets a pass on LA jury duty because his presence is too distracting

Labor & Employment

Top state court OKs $151M jury verdict against Wal-Mart over off-the-clock work by employees

Evidence

Law firm appeals ruling that ex-client can discover communications with in-house counsel

Death Penalty

Murder conviction of boy, 14, is tossed 70 years after his execution; judge cites bad lawyering

Criminal Justice

Shooter who invoked the castle doctrine is convicted in exchange student’s death

Business of Law

Susman Godfrey bonuses start at $40K for associates who have been at the firm at least a year

Education Law

Sued by dad over his 13-year-old daughter’s suicide after bullying, school denies responsibility

Civil Rights

Dozens of lawyers join protests over police slayings

Criminal Justice

Two pharmacists are accused of second-degree murder in meningitis outbreak

Criminal Justice

Ex-lawyer gets death in murder of DA’s wife; judge compares him to Charles Manson, Jeffrey Dahmer

Criminal Justice

Homeowner was only ‘defending his pride’ in slaying of exchange student, prosecutor argues

Criminal Justice

3rd county judge charged in DUI case goes to trial, after nixing plea deal

Criminal Justice

DA blasts AG for saying corruption case against lawmakers shouldn’t be prosecuted

Corporate Law

Controversial American Apparel chief is fired after years of litigation against the company

First Amendment

Secret witness in Jodi Arias trial was Jodi Arias; appeals court orders release of testimony