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Lawyer with a ‘hoarder tendency’ opens antique store with law office in back

Aug 4, 2015, 06:15 am CDT

Appellate Practice

6th Circuit criticizes lawyer’s ‘outlandish’ comparisons, tosses challenge to lawn mowing fine

Aug 4, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Annual Meeting

Avvo founder tells lawyers to ‘get rid of UPL’ if they want innovation and access to justice

Aug 3, 2015, 08:45 pm CDT

Annual Meeting

Paulette Brown announces ambitious plans as she assumes the ABA presidency

Aug 3, 2015, 06:40 pm CDT

Environmental Law

City of Spokane sues Monsanto over expected $300M clean-up costs concerning long-ago PCBs deposits

Aug 3, 2015, 05:00 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Jury in case over Batman movie-theater slayings quickly decides not to rule out death penalty

Aug 3, 2015, 04:35 pm CDT

Court Security

Defendant is fatally shot outside courthouse while with his lawyer awaiting hearing

Aug 3, 2015, 03:15 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Bomb goes off at door of law firm

Aug 3, 2015, 01:55 pm CDT

Annual Meeting

Bar licensing groups urged to tread carefully when asking about mental health

Aug 3, 2015, 01:46 pm CDT

Court Security

Man facing charges over ‘storm the courthouse’ posts on Facebook had guns illegally, sheriff says

Aug 3, 2015, 01:30 pm CDT

Family Law

Using hot sauce on boy for ‘Dr. Phil’ show was bid for attention, not discipline, court rules

Aug 3, 2015, 01:15 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Jailed woman charged with endangering fetus drops suit seeking an abortion

Aug 3, 2015, 11:49 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

City files copyright suit over government meeting footage in YouTube videos

Aug 3, 2015, 11:25 am CDT

Annual Meeting

‘Justice is our calling,’ outgoing ABA President Hubbard says, remembering Charleston

Aug 3, 2015, 11:24 am CDT

Civil Rights

93-year-old judge grows weary of 44-year-old housing bias case

Aug 3, 2015, 11:22 am CDT

Privacy Law

Racketeering suit is filed against anti-abortion group that released undercover videos

Aug 3, 2015, 10:43 am CDT

Annual Meeting

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel relates education, community policing to fighting crime

Aug 3, 2015, 10:11 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Texas attorney general is charged with securities fraud

Aug 3, 2015, 09:47 am CDT

Law Firms

Suits blame Simpson Thacher and JPMorgan for $1.5 billion error

Aug 3, 2015, 08:47 am CDT

Law Firms

BigLaw firm’s alleged promises to client in hiring talks were puffery, judge says in tossing claims

Aug 3, 2015, 07:19 am CDT

Criminal Justice

7th Circuit questions the accuracy of Lex the drug-sniffing dog but upholds car search evidence

Aug 3, 2015, 06:15 am CDT

Law Practice Management

K&L Gates chairman says partner departures are consistent with the firm’s ‘performance culture’

Aug 3, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Annual Meeting

Three candidates vie for 2017 ABA treasurer spot

Aug 2, 2015, 07:45 pm CDT

Annual Meeting

5 women with extraordinary careers honored by Margaret Brent Awards

Aug 2, 2015, 07:35 pm CDT

Annual Meeting

Top 10 ways to manage your finances and navigate student debt

Aug 2, 2015, 04:22 pm CDT

Annual Meeting

Texas troupe puts lawyer ethics to words and music in ‘Scamalot’

Aug 1, 2015, 10:45 pm CDT

Annual Meeting

Legal ed council votes to keep ban on academic credit for paid externships

Aug 1, 2015, 10:28 pm CDT

Annual Meeting

Loretta Lynch touts sentencing-reform success; association’s first woman president accepts ABA Medal

Aug 1, 2015, 09:47 pm CDT

Annual Meeting

Community involvement is key in preventing the next Ferguson

Aug 1, 2015, 09:04 pm CDT

Annual Meeting

Sen. Durbin promotes pro bono, honors award recipients

Aug 1, 2015, 07:17 pm CDT

Annual Meeting

What are the business costs of ignoring racial and gender diversity?

Aug 1, 2015, 06:54 pm CDT

Annual Meeting

Crime rate not main reason prison population exploded: It was sentencing policy

Aug 1, 2015, 05:31 pm CDT

Annual Meeting

Why aren’t more women lead counsel? Litigators, judges explain the obstacles and offer solutions

Aug 1, 2015, 04:03 pm CDT

Annual Meeting

Disruptive innovators try to convince skeptical attorneys of the need to collaborate

Aug 1, 2015, 03:00 pm CDT

Annual Meeting

US immigration detention policies are ‘incompatible with basic principles of justice,’ says law prof

Aug 1, 2015, 11:30 am CDT

Annual Meeting

Lawyers debate campaign financing, voter restrictions and other election issues

Aug 1, 2015, 10:24 am CDT

Annual Meeting

John Paul Stevens says he likes Chief Justice Roberts’ style

Aug 1, 2015, 09:50 am CDT

Legislation & Lobbying

Former governor may lose pension under measure he signed into law

Jul 31, 2015, 05:00 pm CDT

Annual Meeting

Judges reflect on dealing with difficult pro se litigants

Jul 31, 2015, 04:25 pm CDT

Criminal Procedure

Church-slayings suspect Dylann Roof wants to plead guilty in federal hate-crime case, lawyer says

Jul 31, 2015, 03:45 pm CDT

Annual Meeting

Body cams could cut police misconduct complaints

Jul 31, 2015, 03:29 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Defendant says he’s proud to be a cop-killer in murder trial, threatens to spit on prosecutor

Jul 31, 2015, 02:00 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Man is acquitted in felony murder case, but supporter faces charges over Facebook posts

Jul 31, 2015, 01:55 pm CDT

Annual Meeting

How can tensions between minorities and police be addressed? Reforms proposed

Jul 31, 2015, 01:39 pm CDT

Banking Law

New credit union seeking to serve pot businesses sues after an adverse decision

Jul 31, 2015, 01:35 pm CDT

Business of Law

Lawyer in Petrobras cases quits practice, cites concern for ‘security of my family’

Jul 31, 2015, 01:00 pm CDT

Entertainment & Sports Law

Federal judge in Minnesota kicks ‘Deflategate’ case back to NYC counterpart

Jul 31, 2015, 11:30 am CDT

Aviation & Space Law

Chicago ponders possible drone rules, could require registration and insurance

Jul 31, 2015, 10:45 am CDT

Law Firms

Gingrich and Dean are now on the same team

Jul 31, 2015, 09:59 am CDT


Criticized by individual on Twitter, actor James Woods files unusual $10 million defamation suit

Jul 31, 2015, 09:40 am CDT

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