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Women in the Law

How can law firms remove barriers to women in the profession?

Oct 21, 2016, 06:00 pm CDT

Bar Exam

Legal ed council approves stricter standard for bar passage rates amidst diversity concerns

Oct 21, 2016, 03:05 pm CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Justice Thomas fans create website dedicated to his originalist jurisprudence

Oct 21, 2016, 02:18 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Clowns in this county can be fined up to $150

Oct 21, 2016, 11:01 am CDT

Constitutional Law

Federal judge allows suit challenging female topless ban as equal protection violation

Oct 21, 2016, 10:28 am CDT


Ginsburg gets opera role, and it’s not a cameo appearance

Oct 21, 2016, 09:55 am CDT

Attorney Fees

Two law firms earned more than $1B to help US pursue banks

Oct 21, 2016, 09:27 am CDT

Legal Technology

Reinventing Professionals: ‘These big honking e-discovery platforms are going the way of extinction’

Oct 21, 2016, 08:40 am CDT

Tax Law

Chicago lawyer has filed more than 900 qui tam actions against internet retailers

Oct 21, 2016, 08:00 am CDT

Constitutional Law

Woman jailed 96 days without hearing or lawyer can’t sue after charge is tossed, federal judge rules

Oct 21, 2016, 07:00 am CDT

Law Firms

Littler expands European presence by combining with French labor and employment firm

Oct 20, 2016, 05:12 pm CDT

Consumer Law

Court orders bar skin-care marketers from misleading customers about ‘risk-free trials’

Oct 20, 2016, 04:31 pm CDT


Indictment won’t stop judge candidate accused of donning robes and ruling on cases, lawyer says

Oct 20, 2016, 02:15 pm CDT


Top NY court upholds removal of village judge who used his office ‘to bully and intimidate’

Oct 20, 2016, 01:12 pm CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Clinton calls for action on Garland without mentioning his name; Trump hits Ginsburg criticism

Oct 20, 2016, 10:59 am CDT

Law Firms

Suit blames Wells Fargo foreclosure response for bankrupt law firm’s financial predicament

Oct 20, 2016, 09:53 am CDT

Bar Exam

More law schools are covering bar review costs: Is it improving pass rates?

Oct 20, 2016, 08:30 am CDT

Appellate Practice

Kansas attorney general apologizes for Dred Scott citation in abortion brief

Oct 20, 2016, 08:01 am CDT


Assistant prosecutor secretly taped DA accused of aiding criminal defendant

Oct 20, 2016, 08:00 am CDT

Business of Law

Think higher billing rates are the key to higher law firm revenue? Think again, report says

Oct 20, 2016, 07:00 am CDT

Legal Technology

Data on judges’ tendencies featured in new predictive analytics tool from Bloomberg Law

Oct 19, 2016, 05:05 pm CDT


Judge should be removed from office for ‘aggression and bigotry,’ state high court says

Oct 19, 2016, 02:40 pm CDT

Question of the Week

Does the US need a defender general?

Oct 19, 2016, 01:15 pm CDT

Constitutional Law

Kansas brief cites Dred Scott decision in defending abortion law

Oct 19, 2016, 01:11 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Judge: My probable cause decision ‘had the most tragic result possible’

Oct 19, 2016, 11:43 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Pro wrestlers’ suit ‘shamelessly plagiarizes’ from NFL concussion complaint, sanctions motion says

Oct 19, 2016, 10:29 am CDT


Petition seeks ouster of judge who sentenced man to 60 days for incest with 12-year-old daughter

Oct 19, 2016, 09:12 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Was Longbow Productions an FBI operation? Lawyer for standoff defendant seeks to toss interview

Oct 19, 2016, 08:00 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Is unwanted groping or assaultive kissing a crime? State laws vary

Oct 19, 2016, 07:00 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Mexican judge presiding in El Chapo appeals is shot and killed

Oct 18, 2016, 04:03 pm CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court is topic at next presidential debate; what questions should be asked?

Oct 18, 2016, 02:27 pm CDT


Appeals court considers removal of Orange County DA’s office from case over misconduct allegations

Oct 18, 2016, 02:25 pm CDT

Media & Communications Law

Judge blocks riot charge over journalist’s protest report; prosecutor sees her as a protester

Oct 18, 2016, 12:52 pm CDT

First Amendment

Times lawyer is surprised by viral response to Trump letter; he wrote it in about 45 minutes

Oct 18, 2016, 11:55 am CDT


Judge’s sarcasm was ‘unwarranted and wholly inappropriate,’ appeals court says

Oct 18, 2016, 10:33 am CDT

Criminal Justice

US indictment accuses ex-judge of tossing cases in exchange for compromising photos and paddlings

Oct 18, 2016, 10:04 am CDT

Law Professors

29 ‘Originalists Against Trump’ oppose his election; well-known conservative profs are among them

Oct 18, 2016, 08:00 am CDT


Judge helped tackle defendant who resisted courtroom cuffing; see the video

Oct 18, 2016, 07:00 am CDT

Weekly News Quiz

Give quiz a sporting chance: No locker room talk, just legal news

Oct 17, 2016, 04:23 pm CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS denies cert in case of death-row inmate whose lawyer relied on ‘remorse defense’; two dissent

Oct 17, 2016, 03:03 pm CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

McCain: A GOP Senate majority would be united against any Clinton Supreme Court nominee

Oct 17, 2016, 02:03 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Lawyer pleads guilty to raping unconscious client

Oct 17, 2016, 12:54 pm CDT

Tort Law

Judge tosses Sandy Hook suit, cites federal law protecting gun makers

Oct 17, 2016, 11:55 am CDT

American Bar Association

ABA study suggests legal malpractice insurers are settling sooner

Oct 17, 2016, 11:30 am CDT

Law Firms

Decline in first-year female associates at large NY law firms raises pipeline concerns, survey says

Oct 17, 2016, 11:01 am CDT

Law Schools

Judge orders law school to stop using its new name

Oct 17, 2016, 09:43 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Libertarian presidential candidate names two law profs as potential SCOTUS picks

Oct 17, 2016, 08:00 am CDT

Legal Ethics

State seeks to block judicial candidate after she is accused of donning robes, ruling on cases

Oct 17, 2016, 07:00 am CDT


Ginsburg reconsiders her comments about ‘dumb and disrespectful’ national anthem protest

Oct 14, 2016, 03:36 pm CDT

Death Penalty

Unanimous jury vote is required to impose death penalty, Florida Supreme Court rules

Oct 14, 2016, 12:52 pm CDT

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