Texas

Criminal Justice

Cancer researcher gets 10 years in poisoning case

Criminal Justice

Former Texas judge admits stealing dead man’s Social Security benefits

Trials & Litigation

Federal jury says Patti LaBelle’s entourage not responsible for injury to West Point cadet

Criminal Justice

Citing Good Samaritan law, police don’t charge woman who broke into hot car to save baby

Law Practice Management

Baker Botts joins open office trend, moves junior associates to interior area

Celebrities

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

Entertainment & Sports Law

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

Business of Law

Locke Lord and Edwards Wildman OK letter of intent to merge into 1,000-attorney firm

Judiciary

Former Texas judge is reprimanded for delayed rulings, mass case dismissal

Criminal Justice

Arrests made in slaying of lawyer gunned down at shopping mall

Labor & Employment

Popeyes Chicken franchisee agrees to settle HIV discrimination claim with EEOC

Court Security

Prosecutor slayings suspect wanted to target former judges, too, those in charge of murder case say

Criminal Justice

Lawyer is accused of threatening boyfriend with gun, shooting out his truck windshield

Constitutional Law

Texas law requiring abortion clinics to upgrade facilities is struck down; state seeks stay

Internet Law

Questioning jurisdiction, state supreme court finds Google does not have to reveal blogger’s ID

White-Collar Crime

Ex-attorney put on probation in $500K client theft now gets 10 years for drinking, practicing law

Criminal Justice

Lawyer charged with murder solicitation targeted his former office manager, her lawyer says

Criminal Justice

Lawyer charged with murder solicitation, accused of planning to kill witness in felony barratry case

Trials & Litigation

Federal suit claims family members were banned from mom’s nursing home over social media posts

Criminal Justice

Dershowitz: Gov. Perry’s indictment is an example of ‘criminalization of party differences’