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Justice League: Meet the leader of this teen band of Supreme Court bloggers

When not looking at baseball box scores or cramming for a test, a New Jersey high school student focuses on covering the highest court in the United States.

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New York AG issues subpoenas to state’s 8 Catholic dioceses in sex abuse investigation

The New York attorney general’s office on Thursday issued subpoenas to the states’ eight Catholic dioceses less than a month after the release of a Pennsylvania grand jury report

Senators take aim at bail industry backers

The mention of “bail bonds” can conjure familiar images: red neon signs glowing near a county jail, or the leather vest, dark sunglasses and blond mane of reality show star…

Prince’s estate files lawsuit over cybersquatting of prince.com

The estate of the late recording artist and actor Prince is suing an Englewood, New Jersey-based domain broker for cybersquatting the prince.com website.

Filed last Wednesday in the U.S. District…

Several states seek to block publication of blueprints for 3D-printed guns

Updated: The attorneys general of several states are seeking to block a Texas company from publishing its blueprints online to make guns from 3D printers.

New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir…

Suit claims cap on deduction for state and local taxes violates equal state sovereignty
Four states filed a lawsuit Tuesday that contends the $10,000 cap on federal tax deductions for state and local taxes is unprecedented and unconstitutional.
Nonlawyer with a multistate law practice gets 12-year sentence
A New Jersey man convicted of posing as a lawyer while running a multistate law practice has been sentenced to 12 years in prison.
Lawyer who used nonlawyers to sell living trusts is suspended in New Jersey

A lawyer who was disbarred in Pennsylvania for using nonlawyers to market and explain living trusts to elderly people has received a two-year suspension in New Jersey for the…

Federal judge blasts township court for jailing man who couldn’t pay littering fine

A New Jersey township violated the constitutional rights of a college student who had only 11 cents in his pocket when he was jailed for being unable to pay a…

Judge is reinstated after prosecutors drop charges alleging she hindered boyfriend’s apprehension

A suspended New Jersey judge has been reinstated to the bench after prosecutors dropped charges that alleged she helped her then-boyfriend avoid arrest when he was wanted in an armed…

Lawyer is reprimanded for suggesting discipline official should do this

Updated: A New Jersey lawyer has been reprimanded for suggesting in two emails that a legal discipline official should “f**k” himself.

Lawyer Michael E. Rychel was reprimanded Feb. 9…

Lawyer allegedly targeted for death by his client is allowed to withdraw from case

A New Jersey inmate accused of offering $30,000 for the death of his defense lawyer is applying for a public defender.

Inmate Michael Anthony Nocera, 43, was being held without…

Sessions appoints 17 interim U.S. attorneys as time limits for those in acting posts winds down

With a deadline approaching, Attorney General Jeff Sessions appointed interim U.S. attorneys in 17 federal districts, NBC News reported Wednesday.

The interim spots replace acting U.S. attorney positions, which…

Web 100: Best law blogs
Our inaugural year of the Web 100 list honors 50 blogs (and adds five more to our Blawg 100 Hall of Fame.)
Judge declares mistrial in corruption case against US Senator Menendez

Updated: A federal judge in Newark, New Jersey, has declared a mistrial in the corruption case against U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez.

U.S. District Judge William Walls acted after jurors said…

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