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Mar 21, 2022

New Amazon legal show features Milwaukee case

Amazon’s new show featuring famed Judge Judy Sheindlin, Judy Justice, takes on a Milwaukee case in episode 38.

Aug 18, 2016

Judge is removed from bench for allegedly letting a lawyer wear her robe and rule in some cases

A suburban Chicago judge was removed from the bench on Wednesday after allegations surfaced that she let a lawyer wear her robe and rule in at least two of her cases.

Aug 16, 2016

Lawyer seeks $30 million over courthouse fight

A lawyer pummeled by a district attorney’s investigator filed a federal lawsuit Monday seeking more than $30 million from Orange County, Calif:

Aug 8, 2016

Law and Disorder: Judge Kozinski Won’t Read Your ‘Fat’ Or ‘Chubby’ Brief

Judge Kozinski Won’t Read Your ‘Fat’ Or ‘Chubby’ Brief

Aug 2, 2016

Lawyer sentenced for bringing hash oil, having sex in county jail

Lawyer sentenced for bringing hash oil, having sex in Pierce County Jail

Jul 21, 2016

Attorney accused of hurling coffee at opposing counsel

Let the iced coffee fly.

May 9, 2016

Federal judge admonishes attorney for cursing at prosecutor

A federal judge has publicly admonished a longtime Cleveland criminal defense attorney after he swore at a prosecutor and called him profane names during a November sentencing hearing:

Apr 14, 2016

Trial judge asks how grenade-like device works … boom

A trial in an anti-terrorism court in Pakistan was dramatically halted earlier this week after the judge asked a police officer how an explosive — that authorities say they took from the defendant — worked:[...]

Apr 5, 2016

Ill. judge: Lawyer erred in defending himself

The Homer Glen, Ill., attorney who was found guilty of trying to hire another inmate to kill his wife while he was locked up in the Will County jail has asked to represent himself again:

Apr 1, 2016

George Mason Law changing name to ASS Law

George Mason was a founding father. He was one of the men who was responsible for the Bill of Rights — he wouldn’t sign the constitution without it (or at all, ultimately). Now, the law school at the university that bears his name is changing its name to the Antonin Scalia School of Law at George Mason University — or ASS Law: 

Mar 25, 2016

Woman convicted of working for decade as unlicensed attorney

A former president of a county bar association in Pennsylvania has been convicted of using forged documents to pose as an estate lawyer for a decade even though she didn't have a law license.

Jan 22, 2016

Lawmaker imposes dress code on female witnesses

A dress code imposed by a Kansas Senate committee chairman that prohibits women testifying on bills from wearing low-cut necklines and miniskirts is drawing bipartisan ridicule from female legislators:


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