States Look To Provide Lawyers For The Poor In Civil CasesState lawmakers nationwide are working to expand the right to a free lawyer in civil cases for the poor.
Justices: Lawyers Cannot Be Sued For Fraud The state Supreme Court has ruled in an ex-NFL player's case that Connecticut lawyers can't be sued for fraud for their conduct in court cases because of a centuries-old legal doctrine.
Robert Kennedy Jr.: I Did Not Stop Financially Supporting My WifeRobert F. Kennedy Jr. is disputing claims he stopped financially supporting his wife in the months before her New York suicide.
Death Penalty Repeal Gives Defense Lawyers New OpeningDefense lawyers are expected to challenge this week's repeal of Connecticut's death penalty. That's because it only applies to future crimes and leaves current death row inmates and defendants in pending capital felony cases subject to possible execution.