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U.S. Supreme Court

Can company restrict reuse of its ink cartridges to bypass patent doctrine? SCOTUS to decide

Dec 5, 2016, 11:09 am CST

Election Law

In late-night ruling, federal judge orders hand recount in Michigan

Dec 5, 2016, 09:52 am CST


Texas Supreme Court justice serves as juror in shoplifting case

Dec 5, 2016, 09:20 am CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court to decide if church-affiliated pension plans are subject to ERISA

Dec 5, 2016, 08:30 am CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court accepts police shooting case involving 9th Circuit’s ‘provocation’ rule

Dec 5, 2016, 07:45 am CST


Don’t click! Lawyers get fake emails about a complaint; hyperlink installs malicious software

Dec 5, 2016, 07:00 am CST


Judge who let law clerk rule on cases has Alzheimer’s diagnosis, is unable to do job, complaint says

Dec 2, 2016, 01:56 pm CST

Election Law

Trump supporters file legal challenges to vote recounts in three states

Dec 2, 2016, 01:15 pm CST


City attorney accused in anti-Trump graffiti incident remains on the job, for now

Dec 2, 2016, 11:43 am CST

Internet Law

In bid to protect online reviews, Congress OKs bill banning gag clauses in consumer contracts

Dec 2, 2016, 10:41 am CST

Verdicts & Settlements

Jurors award more than $1B in hip implant case

Dec 2, 2016, 09:33 am CST

Criminal Justice

Sons of Ethel Rosenberg make last-ditch plea for presidential exoneration

Dec 2, 2016, 08:30 am CST

Copyright Law

SiriusXM agrees to pay up to $99M in copyright class action brought by Turtles members

Dec 2, 2016, 07:45 am CST

Law Firms

KC law firm Spencer Fane grows to 190 lawyers with acquisition of 70-year-old Denver firm

Dec 2, 2016, 07:00 am CST

Public Defenders

Public defender is found in contempt for refusing cases; DA asks state supreme court to intervene

Dec 1, 2016, 02:16 pm CST

Law Firms

Texas environmental law firm merges with Kelley Drye

Dec 1, 2016, 12:37 pm CST

Law Firms

Fee clawbacks in case of failed Heller firm to be considered by California Supreme Court

Dec 1, 2016, 11:55 am CST

Legal Education

10 to 15 law schools could close if enrollment keeps shrinking, higher-ed market analyst says

Dec 1, 2016, 11:30 am CST

Law Firms

Average 401(k) savings top $1M in plans at these two law firms

Dec 1, 2016, 11:08 am CST

Labor & Employment

Does federal law forbid workplace discrimination against gays? Full 7th Circuit hears arguments

Dec 1, 2016, 09:52 am CST

The New Normal

Mandatory tech CLE: An idea whose time has come

Dec 1, 2016, 08:30 am CST


In just-released video, Posner calls chief justice a ‘terrible’ manager, blasts ‘stupid’ opinions

Dec 1, 2016, 08:00 am CST

Law Firms

Some law firms are selling the right to their uncollected billings in exchange for up-front cash

Dec 1, 2016, 07:30 am CST

Law Firms

Law firm is ordered to pay nearly $27K for suit over bad online reviews

Dec 1, 2016, 07:00 am CST

Legal Education

More women are attending law school, but at lower-ranked schools, study finds

Nov 30, 2016, 04:30 pm CST

Criminal Justice

A former lawyer for Casey Anthony is held without bail in alleged drug smuggling scheme

Nov 30, 2016, 03:36 pm CST


Manhattan US attorney will stay in his position after Trump becomes president

Nov 30, 2016, 02:20 pm CST

Executive Branch

Future is cloudy for Dodd-Frank and financial regulatory agencies under Trump presidency

Nov 30, 2016, 01:25 pm CST

Question of the Week

Which charities or institutions do you donate money to, and why?

Nov 30, 2016, 12:55 pm CST

Criminal Justice

Charlotte officer won’t be charged in shooting death of Keith Scott; video included wife’s pleas

Nov 30, 2016, 11:45 am CST

Criminal Justice

Alleged go-between is indicted in Markel case; misdirected ‘jerk’ email emerges in discovery tussle

Nov 30, 2016, 10:56 am CST

Legal Ethics

Disbarred lawyer threatens suit; he was accused of bringing pepper spray, stun gun to deposition

Nov 30, 2016, 09:48 am CST

Law Firms

Wisconsin law firm will close after most of its remaining lawyers join another firm

Nov 30, 2016, 08:30 am CST

Law Firms

Bonus season begins with Cravath announcement; which firms fall in line?

Nov 30, 2016, 08:10 am CST

Election Law

Law profs debate electoral college role after Lessig calls for Trump rejection

Nov 30, 2016, 07:45 am CST

Supreme Court Nominees

Among Trump’s potential SCOTUS picks, these rate highest for ‘Scalia-ness,’ study says

Nov 30, 2016, 07:00 am CST


Fiat Chrysler’s GC joins Mayer Brown

Nov 29, 2016, 03:45 pm CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Chemerinsky: Decision in SCOTUS immigration case could hinge on government’s admission of error

Nov 29, 2016, 03:00 pm CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Lock up or toss out the flag-burners? Trump tweet highlights a difference with Scalia

Nov 29, 2016, 02:37 pm CST


Cartoon Caption: Will this lawyer get his wish?

Nov 29, 2016, 01:35 pm CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Double jeopardy doesn’t bar retrial in case of inconsistent verdicts, Supreme Court rules

Nov 29, 2016, 11:49 am CST

Law Firms

Sutherland and Eversheds confirm merger talks

Nov 29, 2016, 10:37 am CST

Law Professors

Several law profs land on watch list of academics who advance ‘leftist propaganda’

Nov 29, 2016, 10:10 am CST

Legal Ethics

California considers general ethical ban on lawyer sex with clients

Nov 29, 2016, 08:30 am CST

Law Firms

Former Chadbourne employee’s book announcement is short-lived

Nov 29, 2016, 07:45 am CST

Legal History

Arrest records of civil rights leader are unearthed; persistent lawyer sought them for 15 years

Nov 29, 2016, 07:00 am CST

ABA Journal Know It All

It’s beginning to look a lot like quiz time! Take the ABA Journal’s weekly news quiz

Nov 28, 2016, 03:00 pm CST

Personal Lives

Two federal defenders in Omaha discover they are half sisters

Nov 28, 2016, 02:23 pm CST

Bar Associations

Asian-American bar officials acknowledge fears amid hate crime reports; more resources offered

Nov 28, 2016, 10:44 am CST

Criminal Justice

Federal judge allows accused church shooter Dylann Roof to represent himself

Nov 28, 2016, 09:26 am CST

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