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Apr 17, 2015

Chief Justice Roberts shows up for jury duty, not picked

Even Supreme Court justices have to report for jury duty. Chief Justice John Roberts showed up at a Rockville, Md., court Wednesday, but he was not picked to serve:

Apr 9, 2015

Man kills his lawyer, judge, co-defendant in Italian court

A man on trial for fraudulent bankruptcy opened fire in Milan's courthouse Thursday in a "cold, premeditated" spree, killing his lawyer, a co-defendant and a judge before being captured nearly 25 kilometers away as he fled on a motorbike, officials said.

Mar 16, 2015

Milwaukee County deputies: Wrong way driver too drunk for breath test

Milwaukee County sheriff's deputies say a man driving the wrong way on a major highway was too drunk to take an alcohol breath test.

Feb 24, 2015

US Supreme Court won’t reinstate case of missing man

Bobby Chen's legal luck has finally run out.

Feb 13, 2015

Ginsburg not ashamed of her wine nap during State of the Union

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg held back nothing when asked about her recent doze during Obama's speech.

Jan 30, 2015

Court: No religious exception to providing Social Security number

Even if you believe a Social Security number is connected to an evil, demonic being, a federal appeals court has again ruled that you still have to provide it to an employer to get hired:

Jan 21, 2015

Circumcision just the tip of a legal battle, protests

An estranged Florida couple's court battle over whether to circumcise their son has become a rallying cry for those who denounce the procedure as barbaric:

Jan 16, 2015

Judge’s affair makes it to US Supreme Court

A case involving former Wayne Circuit Court (Mich.) Judge Wade McCree over a lawsuit involving his alleged former mistress has made its way to the nation’s highest court:

Jan 15, 2015

Taylor man loses fake leg while running from police

LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) — A 47-year-old man allegedly trying to outrun deputies through western Wisconsin surrendered when he lost his prosthetic leg:

Jan 7, 2015

Too much ‘play’ and too much ‘boy’

A lawyer who specializes in medical marijuana cases was charged with violating a Poway, Calif., social-host ordinance over his daughter’s Playboy mansion-themed 18th birthday party:

Jan 5, 2015

Woman sues over use of her school photo on novelty flask

A New Mexico woman is suing a novelty products maker over a flask that includes her likeness and the phrase, "I'm going to be the most popular girl in rehab":

Jan 2, 2015

Law firm promotes associate who isn’t a lawyer to partner

BMZ Law Offices, a Pennsylvania firm, recently promoted Kimberly Kitchen to partner. Problem is, Kitchen is likely not a lawyer at all:


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