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Women in the Law

These law firms got ‘gold honors’ for advancing women lawyers

Jun 24, 2016, 03:38 pm CDT

First Amendment

Federal judge scraps Cleveland’s restrictions on protests during RNC in July

Jun 24, 2016, 03:00 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Vigilant rental car company may have thwarted earlier attempt on law prof’s life

Jun 24, 2016, 02:58 pm CDT

American Bar Association

ABA threatened with 1-year suspension of law school accreditation powers

Jun 24, 2016, 02:00 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Homeless man should have been allowed to argue necessity in trespass case, state high court rules

Jun 24, 2016, 12:40 pm CDT

Law Schools

For-profit law school with $39K total tuition bill set to close

Jun 24, 2016, 12:30 pm CDT

10 Questions Live

10 Questions Live: Keith Porcaro talks about how tech can make it easier to deliver legal services

Jun 24, 2016, 12:03 pm CDT

U.S. Surpeme Court

ABA asks Supreme Court to review Virginia’s post-conviction process in capital case

Jun 24, 2016, 10:58 am CDT

Business of Law

Law firms run 24-hour hotlines for client questions after Britain votes to leave European Union

Jun 24, 2016, 09:40 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Reward is offered for information in lawyer’s mysterious death

Jun 24, 2016, 08:43 am CDT

Copyright Law

Led Zeppelin wins ‘Stairway’ copyright case; losing lawyer sees ‘obviously appealable issues’

Jun 24, 2016, 08:00 am CDT


If confirmed, Merrick Garland might be the wealthiest Supreme Court justice

Jun 24, 2016, 07:30 am CDT


Study finds a ‘gavel gap’ between diversity of judges and that of the populations they serve

Jun 23, 2016, 05:00 pm CDT

Public Defenders

Louisiana governor signs law reallocating money from death penalty appeals to local public defenders

Jun 23, 2016, 04:25 pm CDT

Public Defenders

Utah’s indigent defense system is underfunded and unconstitutional, ACLU suit alleges

Jun 23, 2016, 03:45 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Baltimore police officer acquitted of all charges in Freddie Gray’s death

Jun 23, 2016, 03:11 pm CDT

Labor & Employment

Divorced and separated people are protected by marital discrimination law, top state court rules

Jun 23, 2016, 02:30 pm CDT


Email scam targets lawyers with fake disciplinary warnings, bar announcements

Jun 23, 2016, 02:05 pm CDT

Law Firms

Mayer Brown sets up first Dubai office

Jun 23, 2016, 10:00 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court splits 4-4 in challenge to Obama’s deferred-deportation program; injunction remains

Jun 23, 2016, 09:42 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court upholds affirmative action program at University of Texas

Jun 23, 2016, 09:27 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court says warrantless blood draws in DUI arrests are unconstitutional

Jun 23, 2016, 09:21 am CDT

Law Firms

Suit says Jones Day manager was micromanaged and laid off after pregnancy leave

Jun 23, 2016, 08:29 am CDT

The New Normal

Why law schools need to teach more than the law to thrive (or survive)

Jun 23, 2016, 08:00 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Mississippi DA is arrested for allegedly aiding criminal defendants

Jun 23, 2016, 07:30 am CDT

Internet Law

New Mexico top court overturns conviction due to Skype testimony, warns judges about social media

Jun 23, 2016, 07:00 am CDT


Tech companies hire law students for internships

Jun 22, 2016, 04:49 pm CDT

Law Schools

Unranked law school changes its name; dean of similarly named school sees possibility of confusion

Jun 22, 2016, 04:24 pm CDT

Question of the Week

Do you eat healthy meals during your workday?

Jun 22, 2016, 01:50 pm CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

In an apparent first, Supreme Court opinion includes link shortener

Jun 22, 2016, 12:41 pm CDT

Environmental Law

Michigan suit accuses two companies of giving negligent advice on Flint water

Jun 22, 2016, 11:51 am CDT

Business of Law

Online interactive legal documents would be legal in North Carolina under bill passed by legislature

Jun 22, 2016, 10:38 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Louisiana mom is arrested for whipping kids after they burglarized neighbor’s home

Jun 22, 2016, 09:42 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Houston lawyer sues Starbucks for alleged burns from spilled coffee

Jun 22, 2016, 07:30 am CDT

Law School

Is law school a ‘fruitful choice’? Pay boost for JDs suggests a benefit, study says

Jun 22, 2016, 07:00 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Jurors convict prisoner accused in kidnapping of prosecutor’s dad

Jun 21, 2016, 02:41 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Suit targeting Council on American-Islamic Relations over fake lawyer is reinstated by DC Circuit

Jun 21, 2016, 01:54 pm CDT

Business of Law

Law firms are already inside some US Wal-Marts

Jun 21, 2016, 01:15 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Two lawyers and housekeeper are indicted in connection with sex tape of Waffle House CEO

Jun 21, 2016, 12:02 pm CDT


Morgan Lewis partner is vetting potential Clinton running mates

Jun 21, 2016, 11:00 am CDT

Supreme Court Nominations

Merrick Garland gets ABA’s ‘well-qualified’ rating; ABA president calls for Senate action

Jun 21, 2016, 09:59 am CDT

Law Firms

Feast and no famine for DC summer associates

Jun 21, 2016, 09:43 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court to consider president’s power to appoint high-level officials in acting capacity

Jun 21, 2016, 08:00 am CDT

Constitutional Law

First and Second Amendments square off in ‘Docs v. Glocks’ case before en banc 11th Circuit

Jun 20, 2016, 04:20 pm CDT


Are you a legal news know-it-all? Take the ABA’s weekly quiz

Jun 20, 2016, 03:20 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Two men are indicted in law prof’s slaying

Jun 20, 2016, 02:18 pm CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court upholds patent review procedure used by Apple and Google to invalidate patents

Jun 20, 2016, 01:08 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Prosecutor blasts federal court for scheduling hate crimes trial of Dylann Roof before state trial

Jun 20, 2016, 12:43 pm CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Private civil RICO plaintiffs can’t sue based on overseas injuries, Supreme Court rules

Jun 20, 2016, 11:59 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court rules for cop who seized drugs after unlawful stop; Sotomayor decries ‘carceral state’

Jun 20, 2016, 10:23 am CDT

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