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Legal Ethics

Which papers do lawyers have to return to former clients? Ethics opinion addresses the issue

Jul 1, 2015, 10:28 am CDT

Criminal Justicee

Spanking conviction is overturned; top state court allows reasonable force in child discipline

Jul 1, 2015, 09:53 am CDT

Constitutional Law

ACLU suit challenges Louisiana governor’s ‘marriage and conscience order’

Jul 1, 2015, 09:21 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Appeals court blasts lawyers and ‘scorched earth tactics,’ publishes opinion despite settlement

Jul 1, 2015, 08:30 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Chemerinsky: What does this memorable SCOTUS term mean for the future?

Jul 1, 2015, 08:30 am CDT

Law Firms

Embarrassing Dewey emails are cast as sarcasm; partner insists ‘I am the reason you have this job’

Jul 1, 2015, 07:24 am CDT

Law Firms

Appeals court rules for Womble Carlyle in disability suit by former employee

Jul 1, 2015, 06:45 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Scalia’s ‘jiggery-pokery’ dissent spawns ‘scalia4kids’ tweets

Jul 1, 2015, 06:15 am CDT

Constitutional Law

Top state court nixes 10 Commandments monument at capitol

Jun 30, 2015, 04:35 pm CDT

Antitrust Law

2nd Circuit OKs verdict against Apple in $450M e-book price-fixing case

Jun 30, 2015, 03:30 pm CDT

Court Security

Man accused of jury threat, biting court officer in 2010 gets mistrial after lawyer punch

Jun 30, 2015, 01:15 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Ex-worker wins $18M in suit against CEO over blog posts; law prof’s case is still pending

Jun 30, 2015, 11:25 am CDT

Law Schools

Jurors reject law prof’s claim of anti-conservative bias in hiring

Jun 30, 2015, 11:22 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Suspect pleads guilty but mentally ill in slaying of attorney

Jun 30, 2015, 10:55 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court agrees to reconsider whether unwilling state can be hauled into another state’s court

Jun 30, 2015, 10:48 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Official: Deadly force on fleeing NY prison escapee justified

Jun 30, 2015, 10:35 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS to consider First Amendment rights of public workers forced to pay for collective bargaining

Jun 30, 2015, 09:41 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer targeted in claimed murder plot says not enough was done to protect her family

Jun 30, 2015, 09:00 am CDT

Judiciary

Posner: Chief justice’s gay-marriage dissent is ‘heartless’

Jun 30, 2015, 08:27 am CDT

Labor & Employment

Obama announces new overtime rules in op-ed; 5 million people are expected to benefit

Jun 30, 2015, 07:38 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Cert grant sends university affirmative action case back to the Supreme Court

Jun 30, 2015, 06:15 am CDT

In-House Counsel

Suit by former in-house lawyer claims Broadcom executives ‘degrade and objectify women’

Jun 30, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

News of DA probe ended Dewey merger and bank talks, says ex-leader of failed law firm

Jun 29, 2015, 04:35 pm CDT

Business of Law

Quinn Emanuel to slash summer associate program; savings will go to signing bonuses

Jun 29, 2015, 04:00 pm CDT

Constitutional Law

Divided US Supreme court votes 5-4 to freeze Texas abortion law as it mulls whether to hear appeal

Jun 29, 2015, 03:20 pm CDT

Constitutional Law

Over 100 convictions reversed over faulty jury instructions on manslaughter

Jun 29, 2015, 01:00 pm CDT

Internet Law

Dutch court to Facebook: Turn over info about sex video or give outside expert access to servers

Jun 29, 2015, 12:30 pm CDT

First Amendment

9th Circuit revives inmate’s pro se suit over being required to work with pork in kitchen

Jun 29, 2015, 11:55 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Lawyer is suspended for 2 years over wine-shoplifting incident and the way he handled it

Jun 29, 2015, 10:40 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

EPA must consider cost of toxic air pollution regulations for power plants, says SCOTUS

Jun 29, 2015, 10:00 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Arizona’s independent redistricting commission doesn’t violate elections clause, Supreme Court rules

Jun 29, 2015, 09:47 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court upholds use of lethal injection drug; two justices want death penalty re-examined

Jun 29, 2015, 08:53 am CDT

Religious Law

County clerks, judges with religious qualms can refuse to issue gay marriage licenses, Texas AG says

Jun 29, 2015, 07:43 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Lawyer is shot and killed at deposition

Jun 29, 2015, 06:59 am CDT

Privacy Law

Worker who claimed law firm released her private video of sex harassment loses appeal

Jun 29, 2015, 06:15 am CDT

Civil Procedure

Posner dissent criticizes penalties for ‘harmless procedural bobbles’ by lawyers

Jun 29, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Deaf man who pleaded guilty to iPad theft that didn’t occur moves ahead in civil case

Jun 26, 2015, 04:00 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Teen driver faces manslaughter case after alleged drag race

Jun 26, 2015, 02:15 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Jail moves to video-only visits; fee will be charged to visitors

Jun 26, 2015, 01:20 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer targeted in claimed murder plot says her husband saved her life by taking her car

Jun 26, 2015, 10:45 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court strikes down portion of federal law enhancing sentences for ‘career criminals’

Jun 26, 2015, 09:32 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Gay marriage is a constitutional right, Supreme Court rules

Jun 26, 2015, 09:03 am CDT

Copyright Law

Artist sues Starbucks, says chain created ‘substantially similar’ works for Frappuccino ads

Jun 26, 2015, 08:45 am CDT

Law Professors

Adjunct law and undergrad prof makes less money than a pet sitter

Jun 26, 2015, 07:15 am CDT

Law in Popular Culture

Upcoming release of Harper Lee’s second book boosts ‘Mockingbird’ sales

Jun 26, 2015, 06:45 am CDT

Real Estate & Property Law

Criminal investigation of balcony collapse that killed 6 is ongoing, prosecutor says

Jun 25, 2015, 04:00 pm CDT

Corporate Law

Delaware bans bylaws imposing legal fees on plaintiffs in losing shareholder litigation

Jun 25, 2015, 03:15 pm CDT

Health Law

California lawmakers OK bill requiring parents to vaccinate their children

Jun 25, 2015, 02:20 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Judge orders return of $167K seized from motorist, says federal prosecutors didn’t tell whole story

Jun 25, 2015, 02:06 pm CDT

First Amendment

9th Circuit boots judge, revives news media case over late access to court civil complaint filings

Jun 25, 2015, 12:45 pm CDT

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