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Civil Rights

Judges’ efforts to pursue funding for unmet civil legal needs garner applause at LSC conference

Sep 17, 2014, 03:34 pm CDT

Question of the Week

Do you work in a plush corner office, or nothing even close to that? Tell us about your workspace!

Sep 17, 2014, 02:30 pm CDT

Legislation & Lobbying

State law may ban Nik Wallenda’s plan to walk Windy City tightrope

Sep 17, 2014, 02:00 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

In prison for 30 years, Belgian inmate wins OK for assisted suicide

Sep 17, 2014, 01:21 pm CDT

White-Collar Crime

Arguing lack of intent, lawyers seek dismissal of charges against former Dewey & LeBoeuf leaders

Sep 17, 2014, 12:35 pm CDT

Constitutional Law

Murder defendant refuses judge’s order to wear Stun-Cuff at trial, misses opening statements

Sep 17, 2014, 10:50 am CDT

Law Firms

22 Bingham partners, including 18 in London, leap to Akin Gump

Sep 17, 2014, 10:01 am CDT

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer helped launder drug profits, ex-client testifies

Sep 17, 2014, 10:00 am CDT


Which lawyers won MacArthur ‘genius grants’ in 2014?

Sep 17, 2014, 08:54 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Facing show cause hearing, Kirkland makes ‘extraordinary public apology’ for legal filing

Sep 17, 2014, 07:55 am CDT

Law Schools

Law school misses bond payment, seeks to restructure obligations

Sep 17, 2014, 06:46 am CDT

Constitutional Law

Is state supreme court ‘out of control’ for holding legislature in contempt?

Sep 17, 2014, 06:40 am CDT


Judge with ‘vacation cancelitis’ had best attendance, county swipe-card records show

Sep 17, 2014, 06:15 am CDT

Lawyer Pay

Equity partner pay continues to grow, while nonequity pay is almost flat, survey says

Sep 17, 2014, 05:45 am CDT

Family Law

Gunman kills lawyer, wounds client in shooting at Denmark courthouse

Sep 16, 2014, 04:10 pm CDT

Securities Law

Employee of Wilson Sonsini is charged with insider trading; firm calls case ‘deeply disturbing’

Sep 16, 2014, 03:05 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Imprisoned for plotting to kill federal judge, law grad wants to play the violin in supermax

Sep 16, 2014, 02:45 pm CDT

Constitutional Law

Suspended law student sues Penn State Dickinson, says law school denied her a fair hearing

Sep 16, 2014, 01:15 pm CDT


Bite-mark expert’s flip-flop is cited in death-row inmate’s new appeal

Sep 16, 2014, 12:39 pm CDT

Legislation & Lobbying

New law says California drivers must stay 3 feet away while passing bicyclists

Sep 16, 2014, 12:00 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Former law firm worker takes plea in $197K embezzlement case

Sep 16, 2014, 11:20 am CDT


Federal judge declares mistrial in Patti LaBelle case because there are no black jurors

Sep 16, 2014, 10:45 am CDT

Science & Technology Law

New DNA test can distinguish identical twins, prosecutors say; is it ‘ready for prime time’?

Sep 16, 2014, 09:46 am CDT


Influential lawyer lobbyist Thomas Hale Boggs dies at 73

Sep 16, 2014, 08:48 am CDT

Legal Rebels Profile

Canada’s Colin Lachance is blazing a ‘new frontier for free legal information’

Sep 16, 2014, 08:30 am CDT

Civil Rights

Is new taxi service for women illegal?

Sep 16, 2014, 07:53 am CDT


Six Montana justices file amicus brief defending ban on acceptance of partisan endorsements

Sep 16, 2014, 07:16 am CDT


What do lawyers do when they leave law practice? In DC, baking appears to be popular

Sep 16, 2014, 06:40 am CDT

Law Practice Management

Should partners lose their couches and corner offices? Paul Hastings considers changes

Sep 16, 2014, 06:15 am CDT


Democratic appointees are now in the majority on nine federal appeals courts

Sep 16, 2014, 05:45 am CDT

Entertainment & Sports Law

Vikings’ Adrian Peterson says sorry for hurting son, 4, in latest incident to test new NFL policy

Sep 15, 2014, 05:10 pm CDT

Legal History

Father-and-son district attorney duo are first in state, newspaper says

Sep 15, 2014, 04:25 pm CDT

White-Collar Crime

Judge plans to take plea in case over $3M federal investment-fraud scheme, his lawyer says

Sep 15, 2014, 03:30 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Guilty of grisly murder, Jodi Arias auctions ‘one-of-a-kind’ item—spectacles she wore at trial

Sep 15, 2014, 02:15 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Ex-lawyer and former state Democratic party chief is federally charged in claimed $1.8M client fraud

Sep 15, 2014, 12:42 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Claimed Nazi volunteer during World War II, now 93, charged in deaths of 300K at Auschwitz

Sep 15, 2014, 12:10 pm CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Juror at center of SCOTUS case contests plaintiff’s version of events

Sep 15, 2014, 11:54 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Judge suspended 30 days without pay for coming to courthouse intoxicated

Sep 15, 2014, 10:50 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Detective’s new look at 2006 case leads to murder charge against former prosecutor

Sep 15, 2014, 09:47 am CDT


Federal judge discloses his ‘stupid little trial’ remark after realizing juror may have heard it

Sep 15, 2014, 08:37 am CDT

In-house Counsel

Companies shift legal spending in-house as more embrace ‘in-sourcing’

Sep 15, 2014, 07:59 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Lawyer appears in Thomas Jefferson garb to defend law license, unusual capital murder defense

Sep 15, 2014, 07:21 am CDT

First Amendment

3rd Circuit upholds ban on gay-conversion therapy for underage youths; will SCOTUS take the case?

Sep 15, 2014, 06:40 am CDT

Real Estate & Property Law

Owner of nearly completed home, challenged as too modern, wins in court

Sep 15, 2014, 06:15 am CDT

Death Penalty

Judge Kopf: I would uphold the death penalty for an innocent man rather than play games with the law

Sep 15, 2014, 05:45 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Ex-judge once jailed for mailing live snake gets 40 years in drug case; feds say he killed witness

Sep 12, 2014, 05:20 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Lawyer faces drunken-driving case and contempt hearing after allegedly coming to court intoxicated

Sep 12, 2014, 05:00 pm CDT

Sentencing/Post Conviction

New conviction-integrity unit in DC is said to be first created by a federal prosecutor

Sep 12, 2014, 02:15 pm CDT


Prosecutor whose bikini photo was reportedly found in inmate’s cell resigns $83K-a-year job

Sep 12, 2014, 12:15 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Ex-BigLaw partner gets 13 months in tax case, admits he owes $924K to US

Sep 12, 2014, 11:35 am CDT

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