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Tort Law

Jaycee Dugard can’t sue US parole officials for poor supervision of her kidnapper, 9th Circuit says

Aug 29, 2016, 04:53 pm CDT

ABA Know It All

Are you clued in? Take the ABA Journal’s weekly news quiz and prove you know it all

Aug 29, 2016, 02:50 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Judge cites ‘callous’ crime in sentencing ex-lawyer to life for attack on law firm partner, wife

Aug 29, 2016, 02:47 pm CDT

Law Firms

Telltale signs of a union are confirmed: Andrews Kurth acquires all of Kenyon’s lawyers

Aug 29, 2016, 01:10 pm CDT


Judge says it’s her policy to retroactively sign orders issued by appointed fill-in lawyers

Aug 29, 2016, 10:43 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Appellate lawyer remembers a 1992 client and wins new trial for woman convicted in lawyer’s murder

Aug 29, 2016, 09:44 am CDT


Bite-mark expert stands by his testimony, though he can’t recall much about it

Aug 29, 2016, 09:00 am CDT

Asked and Answered

Is it time to leave your current job? (podcast)

Aug 29, 2016, 08:30 am CDT


The F-word is making more frequent appearances in appellate opinions

Aug 29, 2016, 07:45 am CDT


Biography of Posner reveals his childhood nickname and ‘Poze knows’ teen catchphrase

Aug 29, 2016, 07:00 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Police video shows ex-wife of slain law prof Dan Markel reacting to news of his shooting

Aug 26, 2016, 03:47 pm CDT

Ross Prize for Legal Short Fiction

Massachusetts lawyer wins $3K Ross prize for her fictional story ‘Another Shot’

Aug 26, 2016, 03:30 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Chicago police have shot 262 people in 6 years; about 80% were black men, newspaper reports

Aug 26, 2016, 03:25 pm CDT

Legal Ethics

Former Justice Department lawyer is censured for telling journalist about wiretap program

Aug 26, 2016, 03:07 pm CDT

Law Students

Mike Pence once authored a comic strip about law school

Aug 26, 2016, 12:15 pm CDT

Disability Law

Arizona AG asks for mass dismissal of multiple ADA cases; calls lawyer’s tactics ‘systemic abuse’

Aug 26, 2016, 12:05 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Lawyer snagged in FBI sting pleads guilty to money laundering conspiracy

Aug 26, 2016, 11:25 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Two more lawyers are permanently disbarred for DUI setup of opposing counsel

Aug 26, 2016, 10:39 am CDT

Religious Law

Top court in France tosses ‘burkini’ ban

Aug 26, 2016, 09:55 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Ryan Lochte is indicted in Brazil

Aug 26, 2016, 09:24 am CDT


Rapper goes to law school in pursuit of stability

Aug 26, 2016, 08:00 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Another judge is in the spotlight after athlete avoids prison in indecent assault case

Aug 26, 2016, 07:00 am CDT

10 Questions Live

10 Questions Live: How Kristen Clarke is fighting voter suppression

Aug 25, 2016, 04:30 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Lawyer’s death is ruled a homicide; he died from fire and blunt force

Aug 25, 2016, 03:50 pm CDT

Tort Law

Law prof loses assault suit over alleged shoulder grab by colleague

Aug 25, 2016, 03:00 pm CDT

Law Firms

Hunton merger talks with UK law firm reportedly stall following Brexit vote

Aug 25, 2016, 11:53 am CDT

Law Firms

Judge tosses law firm’s suit claiming client raised a ruckus, causing lost business

Aug 25, 2016, 11:15 am CDT


Law professor is among those killed in attack on American University of Afghanistan

Aug 25, 2016, 10:04 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Law firms may bill for work of unpaid interns, ethics opinion says

Aug 25, 2016, 09:15 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Rise of ramen noodles as jailhouse currency shows ‘punitive frugality’ of prisons, study author says

Aug 25, 2016, 08:00 am CDT

Real Estate & Property Law

Does Airbnb have a legal responsibility to end bias by its hosts?

Aug 25, 2016, 07:00 am CDT

First Amendment

Some Kentucky restrictions on judicial-campaign speech violate First Amendment, 6th Circuit says

Aug 24, 2016, 03:30 pm CDT

Question of the Week

Are you a night owl or an early bird?

Aug 24, 2016, 12:45 pm CDT

Constitutional Law

Suit challenges Wisconsin’s minimum markup law

Aug 24, 2016, 12:39 pm CDT

Law in Popular Culture

Actor who played DA on ‘Law & Order’ dies at 94

Aug 24, 2016, 11:24 am CDT

Trials and Litigation

Judge rules for artist Peter Doig, who says ‘Pete Doige’ painting once valued at $10M wasn’t his

Aug 24, 2016, 10:36 am CDT

Business of Law

Spurned recruiter sues BigLaw partner who used competitor; was recorded phone call a contract?

Aug 24, 2016, 09:35 am CDT

Consumer Law

Judge tosses suit claiming ice in Starbucks beverages shortchanges customers on liquid

Aug 24, 2016, 08:50 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Lawyers recruited on Craigslist were unwitting ‘front men’ in phony law firms, Florida AG says

Aug 24, 2016, 08:00 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Judge declares mistrial in tobacco case, accuses BigLaw partner of ‘egregious’ comments

Aug 24, 2016, 07:00 am CDT

Law Firms

Clifford Chance replaces Saudi Arabia office with new local alliance

Aug 23, 2016, 05:07 pm CDT

Law in Popular Culture

Boies/Schiller Film Group finances movie based on ‘Cops’ TV show

Aug 23, 2016, 03:19 pm CDT

Labor & Employment Law

4th Circuit revives lawyer’s ‘glass ceiling’ suit against Booz Allen

Aug 23, 2016, 02:40 pm CDT

Law Professors

Should students call law professors by their first names?

Aug 23, 2016, 01:45 pm CDT

Labor & Employment Law

Company can’t ban employees from pursuing workplace claims as a class, 9th Circuit says

Aug 23, 2016, 11:16 am CDT

Education Law

Ruling upholding teacher tenure won’t be disturbed by California Supreme Court

Aug 23, 2016, 10:13 am CDT

Constitutional Law

Conservative groups push for constitutional convention; would it open Pandora’s box of mischief?

Aug 23, 2016, 09:46 am CDT


ABA expresses concern about assassination of bar president in Pakistan, suicide attack on lawyers

Aug 23, 2016, 08:56 am CDT

Business of Law

Corporate law firm forms subsidiary law firm for estate planning

Aug 23, 2016, 08:45 am CDT

Personal Lives

Lawyer denounces restaurant patrons for message they left his granddaughter

Aug 23, 2016, 08:00 am CDT

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