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Law Firms

Charges are officially dropped against junior manager charged in Dewey case

Jan 17, 2017, 08:00 am CST

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer accused of using run-on sentences and ‘verbose exaggerations’ files unusual brief in response

Jan 17, 2017, 07:00 am CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court to consider whether employment contracts can ban worker class actions

Jan 13, 2017, 03:59 pm CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court to hear case that affects how quickly biosimilar drugs are marketed

Jan 13, 2017, 03:15 pm CST

Labor & Employment

LexisNexis Risk Solutions will pay $1.2M to resolve pay bias allegations

Jan 13, 2017, 02:18 pm CST

Criminal Justice

Three Takata executives are indicted in airbag scandal; company settles with Justice Department

Jan 13, 2017, 11:31 am CST

Criminal Justice

Chicago police use excessive force, without being held accountable, Justice Department finds

Jan 13, 2017, 10:57 am CST

Privacy Law

Chicago lawyer sues police over interception of his cellphone information during protest

Jan 13, 2017, 09:46 am CST


Morgan Lewis tax lawyer is in spotlight for helping Trump with asset trust

Jan 13, 2017, 09:15 am CST

Constitutional Law

Suit claims arrests over social media posts and rap lyrics violated First Amendment rights

Jan 13, 2017, 07:00 am CST

Criminal Justice

Baltimore agrees to police reforms in agreement with Justice Department

Jan 12, 2017, 03:19 pm CST

Criminal Justice

Justice Department’s inspector general will review handling of Clinton email probe

Jan 12, 2017, 12:48 pm CST

Environmental Law

EPA accuses Fiat Chrysler of secretly using software that allowed higher diesel emissions

Jan 12, 2017, 11:59 am CST

Business of Law

On-hold callers may not become lawyers’ clients, study suggests

Jan 12, 2017, 11:45 am CST

Business of Law

Billable hour pricing is effectively dead because of budget caps, report says

Jan 12, 2017, 10:53 am CST

U.S. Supreme Court

It may look ‘fishy,’ but new justice could decide cases without participating in oral arguments

Jan 12, 2017, 09:35 am CST

Law Firms

These BigLaw firms had the best record for promoting women to partner

Jan 12, 2017, 09:11 am CST

New Normal

Build legal tech tools with actual lawyers in mind

Jan 12, 2017, 08:30 am CST

Internet Law

Lawyer’s rewrite simplifies Instagram’s terms of use

Jan 12, 2017, 08:00 am CST


Not one Kansas state senator is a lawyer, making compliance with obscure statute impossible

Jan 12, 2017, 07:00 am CST

Law Schools

Department of Education flags 5 law schools’ debt-to-income ratios, including 3 in Infilaw System

Jan 11, 2017, 05:30 pm CST

Attorney General

Two Democratic lawmakers testify against Sessions, question civil-rights commitment

Jan 11, 2017, 03:52 pm CST

Family Law

SCOTUS turns down Indian Child Welfare Act challenge brought by foster parents of Choctaw girl

Jan 11, 2017, 03:30 pm CST

Question of the Week

Who should Trump nominate for the Supreme Court?

Jan 11, 2017, 02:20 pm CST

Criminal Justice

Volkswagen agrees to pay $4.3B in penalties in emissions scandal; six executives are indicted

Jan 11, 2017, 01:55 pm CST

Supreme Court Nominations

Trump hopes to nominate a Supreme Court justice within two weeks of taking office

Jan 11, 2017, 12:06 pm CST

Real Estate & Property Law

Video surveillance is increasingly used in legal disputes over rent-controlled apartments

Jan 11, 2017, 11:30 am CST


Meet Marc Kasowitz, the litigator who often represents Donald Trump

Jan 11, 2017, 09:44 am CST

Law Firm Marketing

Golfer will wear law firm logo in sponsorship deal

Jan 11, 2017, 08:59 am CST

Legal Rebels Podcast

Judge Dixon stays on to keep bringing tech to courts (podcast)

Jan 11, 2017, 08:30 am CST

Privacy Law

FBI pays Geek Squad members who find child porn, California case reveals

Jan 11, 2017, 07:45 am CST

Criminal Justice

Prosecutor defends 22-year sentence for theft of remote control

Jan 11, 2017, 07:00 am CST

Sentencing / Post-Conviction

Jury sentences Dylann Roof to death for Charleston church massacre

Jan 10, 2017, 05:25 pm CST

Consumer Law

Drugmaker’s claim that Prevagen boosts memory is fraudulent, FTC lawsuit says

Jan 10, 2017, 04:05 pm CST


Ginsburg writes a personal note to an 8-year-old fan

Jan 10, 2017, 03:07 pm CST

Supreme Court Nominations

Conservative groups plan ‘robust’ ad campaign to get Senate Dems to support Trump SCOTUS nominee

Jan 10, 2017, 02:45 pm CST

Internet Law

Trump wins defamation case; judge says his ‘intemperate tweets’ are opinion

Jan 10, 2017, 01:56 pm CST

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS appears to back defendants seeking fine repayment after reversed conviction

Jan 10, 2017, 12:14 pm CST

Internet Law

Backpage shuts down adult ads after report alleges content editing; SCOTUS denies cert in civil case

Jan 10, 2017, 11:28 am CST

Law Schools

Charlotte School of Law students reportedly will receive loan money for spring semester

Jan 10, 2017, 11:17 am CST

Attorney General

Sessions denies racism, says he abhors the Klan in confirmation hearing remarks

Jan 10, 2017, 10:09 am CST

Supreme Court Nominations

Donald Trump reportedly shortens Supreme Court shortlist; which are the pundit favorites?

Jan 10, 2017, 08:00 am CST

Criminal Justice

Sex offenders are least likely to have tattoos, analysis of Florida database concludes

Jan 10, 2017, 07:00 am CST

Aviation & Space Law

Flight-sharing company Flytenow’s appeal rejected by Supreme Court

Jan 9, 2017, 05:05 pm CST

Criminal Justice

Why police returned a gun to the man later accused in Fort Lauderdale airport shooting

Jan 9, 2017, 04:27 pm CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Ginsburg didn’t announce she’d resign to protest Trump election; wire service warns of fake stories

Jan 9, 2017, 02:28 pm CST

Criminal Justice

Volkswagen executive is arrested in emissions scandal

Jan 9, 2017, 12:13 pm CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court rules for cop in suit over fatal shooting

Jan 9, 2017, 11:18 am CST

Legal Ethics

Sanction is upheld for unpaid lawyer’s refusal to represent indigent defendant

Jan 9, 2017, 09:55 am CST

Mergers & Acquisitions

2016 was a busy year for law firm mergers and acquisitions

Jan 9, 2017, 08:45 am CST

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