Daily News



‘Testilying’ by police on stand is rarely punished, Chicago Tribune reports

May 6, 2016, 02:05 pm CDT


Labor report finds decline in legal industry jobs

May 6, 2016, 01:20 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Former law student accused of tampering with verdict slip was involved in many suits, newspaper says

May 6, 2016, 12:45 pm CDT

Labor & Employment

Verizon relies on remaining employees to perform new tasks as strike drags on

May 6, 2016, 12:10 pm CDT

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer who fraudulently inserted client names in asbestos cases gets two years in federal prison

May 6, 2016, 11:20 am CDT

Tort Law

Judge rejects Uber’s independent-contractor argument in sexual assault tort claim

May 6, 2016, 10:30 am CDT

Privacy Law

Judge OKs suit accusing Facebook of violating Illinois privacy law with its photo-tag technology

May 6, 2016, 09:55 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

‘Grim Sleeper’ is convicted of 10 murders by Los Angeles jury

May 6, 2016, 08:40 am CDT

Criminal Justice

White House announces another 58 sentence commutations

May 6, 2016, 07:45 am CDT

Criminal Justice

DA admits ‘distressing’ lack of disclosure to defense counsel about jail informants

May 6, 2016, 06:45 am CDT

Labor & Employment

Lawyers sue another Florida strip club over wages and overtime

May 6, 2016, 05:45 am CDT

Military Law

ABA expresses concerns about some proposed changes to the military justice system

May 5, 2016, 05:05 pm CDT

Drug & Device Law

FDA will soon regulate e-cigarettes and increase oversight of other tobacco products

May 5, 2016, 04:05 pm CDT

Civil Rights

Lawyer sues over her police detention after refusing to speak during in traffic stop

May 5, 2016, 03:40 pm CDT

Trials and Litigation

Lawyer victorious in contesting parking-ticket late fee all the way to the state’s appeals court

May 5, 2016, 02:30 pm CDT


Top Florida court OKs new murder trial for lawyer’s ex-wife

May 5, 2016, 01:45 pm CDT

Law Schools

GMU law school’s name change to honor Scalia should be delayed, says faculty senate

May 5, 2016, 01:05 pm CDT

Immigration Law

Immigration lawyer admits breaking law to help client, gets 2 years of probation

May 5, 2016, 12:10 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Angry over drug sentence, inmate filed false $5.8M debt claim against federal judge, feds say

May 5, 2016, 11:05 am CDT

Consumer Law

CFPB seeks to ban mandatory arbitration of consumer disputes over banking, credit cards and loans

May 5, 2016, 09:45 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Proposed revision of ABA model ethics rule to ban broad range of discrimination sparks controversy

May 5, 2016, 08:45 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Chemerinsky: Should SCOTUS have turned down these election law cases?

May 5, 2016, 08:00 am CDT

Education Law

School’s pact with feds over transgender locker room access sparks new lawsuit

May 5, 2016, 07:15 am CDT


Crime lab chemist was high almost daily, cooked crack cocaine at work, state AG says

May 5, 2016, 06:30 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Roberts says it’s not difficult being down one Justice, but some are dubious

May 4, 2016, 05:15 pm CDT

Civil Rights

North Carolina transgender bathroom legislation violates Civil Rights Act, DOJ says

May 4, 2016, 04:50 pm CDT

Sentencing / Post-Conviction

DOJ office that funds re-entry programs finds new ways to refer to people with criminal records

May 4, 2016, 04:05 pm CDT

Trials and Litigation

Taxi drivers may have disparate-treatment claim against Chicago, says federal judge

May 4, 2016, 03:40 pm CDT

Legal Ethics

Ethics complaint against Ammon Bundy’s lawyers dropped by Oregon state bar

May 4, 2016, 03:15 pm CDT

Personal Lives

Vegetarian lawyer starts farm animal rescue

May 4, 2016, 02:30 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Is cellphone given by Aaron Hernandez to his lawyers privileged? Top state court is dubious

May 4, 2016, 02:00 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Federal judge who drank Flint water steps aside in case over replacing city’s lead water pipes

May 4, 2016, 01:30 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Top Boies Schiller litigator sues his mother for defamation

May 4, 2016, 12:45 pm CDT

Question of the Week

Do you have a will?

May 4, 2016, 12:00 pm CDT

International Law

Hungry man who stole cheese and hot dogs did not commit a crime, says Italy’s top court

May 4, 2016, 11:05 am CDT

Death Penalty

Hundreds of Florida death-row inmates should get life following SCOTUS decision, amicus brief says

May 4, 2016, 10:45 am CDT

Copyright Law

Copyright settlement could be reached over nanny’s photographs purchased in storage unit auction

May 4, 2016, 10:00 am CDT

White-Collar Crime

Former NY lawmaker who was paid $3.7M in law firm referral fees gets 12 years in corruption case

May 4, 2016, 08:50 am CDT

Legal Rebels Podcast

Technology? ‘It’s here, it’s good—do it,’ Ernie Svenson urges (podcast)

May 4, 2016, 08:00 am CDT

Work/Life Balance

Kirkland & Ellis to offer ‘emotional fitness’ training at all law firm offices

May 4, 2016, 07:15 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Man gets new trial because his defense lawyer met privately with judge

May 4, 2016, 06:30 am CDT


Employment data for 2015 law school grads is concerning, some law profs say

May 3, 2016, 05:48 pm CDT

Civil Rights

Judge who wrote NYC’s stop-and-frisk rulings says opposition by city leaders was ‘all about fear’

May 3, 2016, 04:00 pm CDT

Legislation & Lobbying

Arizona lawmakers approve addition of 2 state supreme court justices, while some question motives

May 3, 2016, 03:30 pm CDT

Business of Law

Resnick & Louis opens in Miami with 3-lawyer Akerman team, expects more hiring soon

May 3, 2016, 03:10 pm CDT

Labor & Employment

Restricting bathrooms for transgender employees violates Title VII, says EEOC

May 3, 2016, 02:40 pm CDT

Tort Law

Jury awards $55M to woman who claimed Johnson & Johnson talcum powder caused her cancer

May 3, 2016, 02:15 pm CDT

Civil Rights

23 Seattle landlords charged with discriminating against tenants with rent vouchers, disabilities

May 3, 2016, 01:30 pm CDT

Legal Rebels

Who should make this year’s Legal Rebels list? Nominate an innovator

May 3, 2016, 12:30 pm CDT

Entertainment & Sports Law

Another state bans fantasy sports sites for violating gambling laws

May 3, 2016, 12:00 pm CDT

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