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Health Law

Shot by patient, psychiatrist pulls gun and fires back, saving many lives, authorities say

Jul 28, 2014, 05:45 pm CDT

Real Estate & Property Law

Scientists point to rain, logging, history, lack of monitoring in record mudslide that killed 43

Jul 28, 2014, 05:15 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Man gets 21 years for courtroom attack on district attorney

Jul 28, 2014, 04:40 pm CDT

Court Security

Loaded gun found in purse of woman at courthouse to attend hearing over grandchildren

Jul 28, 2014, 04:05 pm CDT

Business of Law

3 partners of well-known firm injured in car crash while attending annual meeting

Jul 28, 2014, 02:00 pm CDT

Constitutional Law

Divided 4th Circuit panel strikes Virginia same-sex marriage ban

Jul 28, 2014, 01:40 pm CDT


News of DNA exoneration stuns ex-inmate who didn’t request test

Jul 28, 2014, 12:20 pm CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Justice Ginsburg’s letter ‘made my day, if not my life,’ blogger says

Jul 28, 2014, 11:14 am CDT

Health Law

11th Circuit upholds ‘Docs v. Glocks’ law in First Amendment challenge

Jul 28, 2014, 09:40 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Driver who struck woman while trying to escape ‘zombies’ near Comic-Con likely won’t be charged

Jul 28, 2014, 09:35 am CDT

Editor's Note

ABA Journal wins Magazine of the Year, best Web News Section at 2014 Azbee Awards

Jul 28, 2014, 09:30 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Once-missing lawyer pleads guilty to defrauding mom, clients

Jul 28, 2014, 08:29 am CDT


Lawyer’s blog posts could be an issue in judicial confirmation bid

Jul 28, 2014, 07:57 am CDT


The most serious problem facing lawyers? Too many colleagues, say about half of Florida’s lawyers

Jul 28, 2014, 07:22 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Friends remember slain law prof; redacted report says he was killed in his garage

Jul 28, 2014, 06:54 am CDT

White-Collar Crime

Judge cites danger of ‘sucker lists’ in refusing to release names of ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ victims

Jul 28, 2014, 06:15 am CDT

Law Schools

Which law schools received the most applications?

Jul 28, 2014, 05:45 am CDT

ABA Journal

She-Hulk comic turns its focus to solo practice at the urging of its writer, a practicing attorney

Jul 25, 2014, 03:44 pm CDT

Health Law

Centers for Disease Control: Screen prisoners for immunity to killer fungus

Jul 25, 2014, 03:01 pm CDT

Legal History

Nazi war crimes records now accessible after 70 years

Jul 25, 2014, 01:50 pm CDT

Real Estate & Property Law

Homeowners’ associations: Just because pot is legal doesn’t mean you can smoke or grow it

Jul 25, 2014, 01:02 pm CDT

Banking Law

Congressman demands details behind DOJ settlements with Citigroup, JPMorgan Chase

Jul 25, 2014, 11:51 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Bid to reseal document inspired metaphors, judge says: ‘Bells have rung, dogs barked, horses bolted’

Jul 25, 2014, 10:44 am CDT

Around the Blawgosphere

Wearing a ‘smartwatch’ to court | Trademarking a hog call | Better Call Saul—and here’s the number

Jul 25, 2014, 08:31 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Illinois man says his commitment to legal studies in prison helped win his freedom

Jul 25, 2014, 08:01 am CDT

Tort Law

Lead-paint liability without proof of specific maker doesn’t violate due process, 7th Circuit says

Jul 25, 2014, 07:18 am CDT


As ads for and against 3 Tennessee justices flood the airwaves, a retention candidate hits the road

Jul 25, 2014, 05:45 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Lawyer gets 30 years for abusing his wife

Jul 24, 2014, 05:40 pm CDT

Work/Life Balance

Attorney catches his first alligator, says head on law-office desk is ‘great conversation piece’

Jul 24, 2014, 04:55 pm CDT

Corporate Law

Top state court says Wal-Mart must produce bribery probe documents to shareholders

Jul 24, 2014, 04:30 pm CDT

Copyright Law

Northwestern sues ex-employee, says author took book she was paid to write on infamous murder case

Jul 24, 2014, 03:25 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Pro se defendant held in contempt and gets 180 days for refusing to approach bench at trial

Jul 24, 2014, 01:25 pm CDT


Judge tells actor Alec Baldwin ‘be a good boy from now on’ as wrong-way bike-riding case fizzles out

Jul 24, 2014, 12:11 pm CDT

Civil Procedure

Sex offender living in hotel room may challenge town’s residency restrictions, 5th Circuit says

Jul 24, 2014, 11:26 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Man run over by own truck, charged with DUI after alleged road-rage incident

Jul 24, 2014, 11:10 am CDT

Media & Communications Law

Glenn Beck claims defamation plaintiff he labeled as bombing ‘money man’ is public figure

Jul 24, 2014, 10:39 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Former judge identified as slain man found at Texas law firm

Jul 24, 2014, 10:38 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Bizarre Madoff motion appears to be a forgery; judge denies request

Jul 24, 2014, 09:34 am CDT

International Law

European court orders Poland to pay damages to two prisoners held in secret CIA jail

Jul 24, 2014, 08:57 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Repeat whistleblowers reap millions of dollars in false-claims suits

Jul 24, 2014, 08:22 am CDT

Death Penalty

Execution takes nearly two hours; PD filed emergency motion after first hour

Jul 24, 2014, 07:16 am CDT

Family Law

Online adoption service resolves suit by Illinois AG

Jul 24, 2014, 06:15 am CDT

Death Penalty

Study: Cognitive impairment, other mitigating factors present in cases of most executed inmates

Jul 24, 2014, 05:45 am CDT

Labor & Employment

Judge OKs class action over working conditions for almost 21,000 Apple employees

Jul 23, 2014, 05:50 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Official says Chicago will allow drivers to appeal 9,000 red-light tickets after usual deadline

Jul 23, 2014, 05:20 pm CDT

Consumer Law

Feds and 15 states sue law firms and attorneys, alleging mortgage-relief scams

Jul 23, 2014, 04:45 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

2 lawyers who rejected $9.5M attorney fee in Prempro case will get $21.8M

Jul 23, 2014, 03:20 pm CDT

Question of the Week

Do you think jurors should be able to pose questions to lawyers and trial witnesses?

Jul 23, 2014, 02:05 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Mixed verdict in Philly ticket-fix conspiracy case: 2 judges acquitted, 4 guilty on only one count

Jul 23, 2014, 01:15 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Man charged with murder after body is found at Texas trial firm

Jul 23, 2014, 12:05 pm CDT

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