She’s a fighter for civil rights. Of course Fox News is trying to smear her.
A master practitioner of the courthouse-steps news conference, he often made his case in the court of public opinion. He also made lawsuits disappear.
Mr. Clark oversaw the drafting of the Fair Housing Act in 1968 and went on to defend both the disadvantaged and the unpopular.
The Library of Congress recently added more than 200 sketches of the Rodney King police brutality trial to its collection. “We are drawing history in the making,” one sketch artist said.
The I.R.S. believes the American drugmaker used an abusive offshore scheme to avoid federal taxes.
Players said the lawyer for the N.F.L. retiree class knew that race-based criteria were used to deny Black players’ dementia claims. A review of eight such rejections seems to support their argument.
As a Black lawyer she protested a racial slur during a bar association speech after forging a trail as a federal prosecutor in Manhattan. She died of Covid-19.
He and his mentor, Clark Clifford, were caught up in a major financial fraud case. He later switched careers to lead the prominent game company ZeniMax.
The legal profession must reckon with its complicity in Trump’s attack on democracy.
The founders of the People’s Parity Project are hoping to eliminate harassment and discrimination within the legal profession — and everywhere it operates. “You’re not alone in this.”
The lawyer Alan M. Dershowitz, who represented the former president in his first impeachment trial, used his access for a wide array of clients as they sought pardons or commutations.
She thrived in a profession where she found herself mostly surrounded by men, taking on leadership roles and helping to turn New York University into a top-tier institution.
The former president’s defense team brings together an Alabama civil rights and criminal defense lawyer and a former Pennsylvania prosecutor best known for not charging Bill Cosby.
Chad Salsman, the elected prosecutor of Bradford County, Pa., was accused of preying on female clients who were in vulnerable legal or personal situations while he was their defense lawyer.
The move comes a little over a week before the former president’s Senate trial is set to begin and after a frantic search to secure a lead lawyer for his defense team.
Two dozen prominent lawyers, including judges and former federal prosecutors, signed a formal complaint seeking the suspension of Rudolph W. Giuliani’s law license.
A Stanford professor, she pushed the legal profession to confront the ways it failed clients and to be more inclusive of women.
The president’s allies have collected tens of thousands of dollars — and potentially much more — from people seeking pardons.
White House officials are universally angry with Rudolph W. Giuliani and blame him for both of President Trump’s impeachments. But he remains one of few people still willing to join Mr. Trump in the foxhole.
One of the country’s premier “toxic tort” lawyers is accused of misappropriating money from families of victims of the Lion Air crash that led to the grounding of Boeing’s 737 Max. And that’s just the beginning.
The law firm, Foley & Lardner, had distanced itself from Cleta Mitchell after a recording of the call revealed she helped the president pressure Georgia elections officials.
Cleta Mitchell had been quietly helping President Trump’s attempt to subvert the election results when the recording of him pressuring Georgia elections officials was revealed.
As a scholar and a federal appellate judge, he changed the shape of laws on campaign finance and corporate governance.
The office, the Council on Environmental Quality, is expected to have an expanded focus on environmental justice under Ms. Mallory, an environmental lawyer.
His younger brother, a police officer, was assassinated by a drug gang at 22, a key moment in the city’s crack epidemic of the 1980s.
He was a prominent prosecutor in the 1970s. A blunder by hit men left his father dead.
She bills herself as a “constitutional law attorney.” Her experience doesn’t align with the sort of lawyer she plays on TV.
Representing Nelson and Winnie Mandela among many others, Ms. Jana fought for equality in South Africa both in and out of the courtroom.
Born in the segregated South, Mr. Days, who later became solicitor general, knew from an early age that he wanted to work for civil rights.
Some lawyers at Jones Day and Porter Wright, which have filed suits about the 2020 vote, said they were worried about undermining the electoral system.
Thirty years after he led the Penn State basketball team to the Final Four, he and a friend started one of the few Black-owned firms catering to blue-chip clients.
Alexandra Wilson is working to change England’s legal establishment, and perceptions about who belongs in it, from the inside.
Judge Cryer, who traced her ancestry to the Pottawatamie people, traveled the country to assist poorly funded native courts. She died of the coronavirus.
After sheltering a prominent dissident, Yang Bin, a former prosecutor, is now under the scrutiny of the police. But she has no regrets.
With Philip J. Hirschkop, he brought Loving v. Virginia to the Supreme Court, which struck down laws against interracial marriages.
As Judge Barrett’s confirmation hearings are set to begin, her background and résumé mark a stark departure from more traditional nominees to the Supreme Court.
With birthday cakes, baby clothes, meticulous edits and high standards, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg forged a personal bond with her clerks that transcended the legal profession.
Inside information and influence with the clerks’ former bosses may figure in the transactions, a new study suggests.
He channeled support for campaigns to eradicate polio, reduce infant mortality, build schools and help find an AIDS vaccine — among other causes.
Mr. Emhoff, the husband of Senator Kamala Harris, has a long record as a litigator at two of the nation’s top firms, posing potential conflicts that could draw scrutiny from both Republicans liberal Democrats alike.
Donor money is helping pay for a dizzying array of litigation filed by the president or against him.
As he has done with other aspects of the presidency, Donald J. Trump has redefined the practice in ways that have unsettled even some Republicans.
Many recent graduates can’t practice their professions without passing a licensing exam, but those tests have been disrupted for months by the coronavirus pandemic.
At least 60 district attorneys have come to see incarceration as destructive, racist, expensive and ineffective. But can they persuade their own staffs?
Fabiana Pierre-Louis, 39, would also be the only Black judge currently seated on the state’s Supreme Court.
Geoffrey S. Berman will be a visiting professor of law at Stanford Law School.
Lawmakers will hear from officials claiming that politics drove decisions on the sentencing of a presidential ally and on antitrust actions.
Initially snubbed by 40 law firms, she went on to become the first female solicitor general of New York State and argued cases before the Supreme Court.
Amid a muted tenure at the S.E.C., the corporate lawyer is now the Trump administration’s intended nominee to be the top prosecutor for the Southern District of New York.
A lawyer for the trial judge told an appeals court why he wanted to examine the Justice Department’s “unusual” request to dismiss the charge.