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<b>HELD:</b> Albert Woodfox has been held in solitary confinement for his role in the 1972 murder of a prison guard at the Louisiana State Penitentiary, known as Angola. He was serving time for robbery.

Solitary-Confinement Challenges Head to Supreme Court

By Marcia Coyle |

Legal challenges to solitary-confinement policies are working their way through the federal courts to the U.S. Supreme Court faster than one justice in particular may have anticipated.

Curtis Child

Former Court Exec Sends Spam Emails to Calif. Judges

By Cheryl Miller |

Curtis Child, a former executive with the California Administrative Office of the Courts, has miffed some judges around the state after sending a widespread email touting the virtues of his new employer, CourtCall LLC.

Geoffrey Berman of Greenberg Traurig in Florham Park, NJ

For NJ Firms, Change of Pace Means Change of Space

By David Gialanella |

Perhaps it's too soon to eulogize the concept of the coveted corner office.

Anti-death penalty activists hold a four day liquid-only fast and vigil to mark the anniversaries of the 1972 Furman and 1976 Gregg Supreme Court decisions involving the death penalty. The vigil, organized by the Abolitionist Action Committee, coincided with court's last public session of the current term when the opinion in Glossip v. Gross was expected to be announced. June 29, 2015.

Inmates Want Death Case Reheard, Citing Dissent by Breyer

By Tony Mauro |

After absorbing defeat in the U.S. Supreme Court lethal-injection case Glossip v. Gross in June, lawyers for three Oklahoma death-row inmates decided to take advantage of what they saw as the decision's silver lining.