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Aug 30, 2014, 06:21 am CDT

Internet Law

Questioning jurisdiction, state supreme court finds Google does not have to reveal blogger’s ID

Aug 29, 2014, 07:12 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Woman convicted of double murder in plot to rob victims for cigarette money

Aug 29, 2014, 06:34 pm CDT


Determining driver impairment with marijuana involves imperfect science, says law enforcement

Aug 29, 2014, 05:37 pm CDT

Civil Rights

Protesters sue city of Ferguson, St. Louis County and their police chiefs for $41.5 million

Aug 29, 2014, 04:03 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

‘How many more riots will it take before the Supreme Court changes course?’ Chemerinsky asks

Aug 29, 2014, 12:52 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Lawyer is accused of persuading client to invest $120K in his cat litter box invention

Aug 29, 2014, 12:02 pm CDT

Verdicts & Settlements

IOLTA programs will get part of Bank of America settlement

Aug 29, 2014, 11:15 am CDT


Santa Fe vacations are an annual event for Justice Ginsburg

Aug 29, 2014, 10:45 am CDT

Entertainment & Sports Law

New NFL policy imposes 6-game suspension for domestic or sexual assault, banishment for 2nd offense

Aug 28, 2014, 10:05 pm CDT

White-Collar Crime

Former US Attorney takes plea in tax-return case, agrees to pay $290K

Aug 28, 2014, 09:25 pm CDT

Government Law

Federal judge says mom sued too late accusing Chicago officials of cover-up in son’s death

Aug 28, 2014, 08:50 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Deputy distracted by patrol car’s computer won’t be charged in fatal collision with bicycling lawyer

Aug 28, 2014, 07:14 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Retired NYC cop takes plea in $27M disability-fraud case; ex-prosecutor is a claimed ringleader

Aug 28, 2014, 05:39 pm CDT

Entertainment & Sports Law

Class action aims to curb soccer concussions

Aug 28, 2014, 05:00 pm CDT

Constitutional Law

Federal gun ban applies even if domestic violence victim isn’t injured, state appeals court says

Aug 28, 2014, 04:10 pm CDT

Constitutional Law

Posner derides tradition as ‘feeble’ justification for gay-marriage ban, says it’s ‘based on hate’

Aug 28, 2014, 04:01 pm CDT

Religious Law

6th Circuit reverses hate-crime convictions of Amish in beard- and hair-cutting attacks

Aug 28, 2014, 03:02 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Attorney is charged in child-porn possession case after consenting to search of law office

Aug 28, 2014, 02:25 pm CDT


After prosecutor’s live courtroom feed is disclosed, judges consider expanding viewing areas

Aug 28, 2014, 02:01 pm CDT


Which midlevel associates are the happiest?

Aug 28, 2014, 01:19 pm CDT

Law Firms

Baker & McKenzie to open back-office operations center in Belfast

Aug 28, 2014, 12:22 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Offenders pay fees for probation and even jury trials, an example of ‘poverty capitalism’

Aug 28, 2014, 11:15 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Rap music scholars aim to educate SCOTUS in threats case

Aug 28, 2014, 10:45 am CDT

White-Collar Crime

Longtime law library director who gave workers unauthorized county-paid perks gets jail time

Aug 27, 2014, 10:30 pm CDT

Labor & Employment

‘Seismic’ 9th Cir. rulings nix FedEx claim its drivers aren’t employees, could cost company millions

Aug 27, 2014, 09:55 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Man is charged with 1st-degree murder, accused of shooting panhandler in wheelchair

Aug 27, 2014, 08:25 pm CDT

Constitutional Law

Judge nixes convicted murderer’s request for death penalty

Aug 27, 2014, 07:55 pm CDT

Real Estate & Property Law

Former managing partner embezzled $30M from law firm and affiliated title company, suit says

Aug 27, 2014, 06:35 pm CDT

Question of the Week

What is the top tip you’d share with new lawyers in their first year of practice?

Aug 27, 2014, 06:00 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Homeless man who accepted award for Miley Cyrus is wanted by police

Aug 27, 2014, 05:25 pm CDT

Injury & Accident Law

Over 100 died from GM ignition-switch issues, survivors claim

Aug 27, 2014, 05:04 pm CDT

In-House Counsel

Is Delaware decision a sensible ‘chip in the attorney-client privilege’?

Aug 27, 2014, 03:47 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Serial airline stowaway attempter is now in Arizona, where she has been arrested again

Aug 27, 2014, 03:25 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Judge accused of punching, choking and biting his wife is indicted and put on leave

Aug 27, 2014, 02:45 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

DA promises ‘appropriate action’ after defense lawyer allegedly scuffles with prosecutor

Aug 27, 2014, 02:19 pm CDT

Sentencing/Post Conviction

Ohio lawyer is sentenced to 13 years for sex crimes; jury ‘got it wrong,’ he says

Aug 27, 2014, 01:47 pm CDT

Law Firms

‘Immediate and severe’ action is taken against lawyer for firmwide email condemning gay marriage

Aug 27, 2014, 12:55 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Gun instructor killed after girl loses control of Uzi; shooting range operated legally, sheriff says

Aug 27, 2014, 12:05 pm CDT


Pacer deletes older case files for four appeals courts; compatibility issues cited

Aug 27, 2014, 11:15 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Could cops use drones to serve warrants? Or aid rescues? Ideas to be aired at police conference

Aug 27, 2014, 10:45 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Judge nixes cellphone evidence in Aaron Hernandez murder case over defective warrant

Aug 26, 2014, 10:20 pm CDT


Trial observer who took photo of victim in high-profile case wins motion to suppress phone search

Aug 26, 2014, 10:05 pm CDT

Court Security

Kidnapper charged in claimed plot to abduct judge, prison officials and others

Aug 26, 2014, 09:05 pm CDT

Legal Ethics

Ethics complaint cites judge’s ‘inexplicable’ and ‘bizarre’ behavior and ‘paranoia’

Aug 26, 2014, 07:55 pm CDT

Court Security

Glock pistol forgotten by security officer in courthouse men’s room is missing

Aug 26, 2014, 06:00 pm CDT

Sentencing/Post Conviction

75-year-old woman gets life in prison for 1970s slaying of her then-husband

Aug 26, 2014, 05:37 pm CDT

Animal Law

Iconic monarch butterfly needs protection as endangered species, advocacy groups say in US petition

Aug 26, 2014, 05:20 pm CDT

Attorney Fees

Law firms that sued HP want to represent it as part of settlement; objecting lawyer says deal a joke

Aug 26, 2014, 04:10 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Lawyer charged with spray-painting garage of juror who convicted him in disorderly conduct case

Aug 26, 2014, 03:09 pm CDT

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