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Insurance Law

Insurer can’t rescind $10M policy on lawyer who died of brain cancer, judge rules

Jul 29, 2016, 08:55 am CDT

Education Law

Officer has immunity for arresting teen for belching at school, 10th Circuit rules

Jul 29, 2016, 08:50 am CDT

Copyright Law

Photographer sues Getty Images, alleging it is wrongly selling licenses to her public-domain photos

Jul 28, 2016, 03:47 pm CDT


E-discovery pioneer creates smart search for archive of VP candidate’s emails

Jul 28, 2016, 03:30 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Prosecutors drop murder charges against man awaiting retrial in Chandra Levy’s slaying

Jul 28, 2016, 02:58 pm CDT


Recall effort for Brock Turner’s judge poses serious threat to rule of law, say law profs

Jul 28, 2016, 02:00 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Florida judge dismisses manslaughter charge against deputy who shot man holding air rifle

Jul 28, 2016, 01:00 pm CDT

Law Firms

Law firm sues ex-client over her online reviews about ‘pushy’ and ‘super unprofessional’ lawyers

Jul 28, 2016, 10:50 am CDT

Law Firms

Partner’s equal-pay suit claims Sedgwick has a ‘male-dominated culture’ that hinders women

Jul 28, 2016, 09:40 am CDT

The New Normal

The judgment machine: How algorithmic software won me over

Jul 28, 2016, 08:30 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Appeals court upholds decision to try girls charged in Slender Man stabbings as adults

Jul 28, 2016, 08:05 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Lawyer is accused of making false peanut allergy provocation claim against opposing counsel

Jul 28, 2016, 08:00 am CDT

Law in Popular Culture

Justice Ginsburg rules for Shylock in mock appeal

Jul 28, 2016, 07:30 am CDT


7th Circuit judge has ‘penchant for confabulation,’ losing law prof alleges in law review article

Jul 28, 2016, 07:30 am CDT

Law in Popular Culture

Which movie lawyer are you? Take our quiz

Jul 27, 2016, 05:24 pm CDT

Question of the Week

Do you ever play video games?

Jul 27, 2016, 12:10 pm CDT


Russia should find Hillary Clinton’s missing emails, Trump says; is he inciting crime?

Jul 27, 2016, 11:52 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Prosecutors drop charges against officers in death of Freddie Gray

Jul 27, 2016, 09:01 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Racketeering indictment against Chicago-area gang members says dues financed lawyers, bail

Jul 27, 2016, 08:30 am CDT

Law Firms

Suit alleges law firm didn’t pay promised bonuses because of free-spending CEO

Jul 27, 2016, 08:30 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Reagan shooter John Hinckley Jr. should be released from psychiatric hospital, judge rules

Jul 27, 2016, 08:15 am CDT

Family Law

Guardian ad litem bills gay couple $100K for report questioning surrogacy

Jul 27, 2016, 07:30 am CDT

Law Firms

These law firms are named the best for women

Jul 27, 2016, 07:00 am CDT

Election Law

Perkins Coie lawyer’s ‘push back’ advice on Bernie Sanders is in emails revealed by WikiLeaks

Jul 26, 2016, 02:27 pm CDT

Legal Education

What skills do new lawyers need now—and what can wait? Database lets you search for answers

Jul 26, 2016, 12:14 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Prosecutors drop charges against activists who made undercover Planned Parenthood videos

Jul 26, 2016, 11:32 am CDT

Patent Law

ABA urges Supreme Court to apply ruling limiting laches defense to patent cases

Jul 26, 2016, 10:00 am CDT

Privacy Law

Audio recorded by warrantless FBI bugs outside courthouse didn’t violate Constitution, judge rules

Jul 26, 2016, 09:42 am CDT


Texas judge declares on Facebook his intent to ban plea bargains in assaults against police

Jul 26, 2016, 09:00 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Judge rules bitcoin isn’t money, tosses money laundering charges

Jul 26, 2016, 08:00 am CDT

Government Law

New Jersey Supreme Court to decide if email log is covered by open records law

Jul 26, 2016, 07:30 am CDT


7th Circuit orders new sentence after judge’s remarks on urban decay, riots and fatherhood

Jul 26, 2016, 07:00 am CDT

Cartoon Caption Contest

Cartoon contest: Will these birds not be mating for life?

Jul 25, 2016, 04:15 pm CDT


Hillary Clinton’s VP pick once litigated fair-housing cases and won a record $100M verdict

Jul 25, 2016, 12:42 pm CDT


Test time! Take the ABA Journal’s weekly news quiz

Jul 25, 2016, 11:28 am CDT

Constitutional Law

Virginia governor’s blanket order restoring voting rights for felons is struck down

Jul 25, 2016, 10:31 am CDT

First Amendment

Lawyer who refused to remove Black Lives Matter pin is sentenced to five days in jail

Jul 25, 2016, 09:38 am CDT

Legal Technology

Can a 3D fingerprint unlock a smartphone? Computer science professor gives it a try

Jul 25, 2016, 09:30 am CDT

Internet Law

$19 trillion suit over Google search result is tossed by 6th Circuit

Jul 25, 2016, 09:00 am CDT

Asked and Answered

How to build a book of business without looking desperate (podcast)

Jul 25, 2016, 08:35 am CDT

Law Schools

These are the top-rated law schools in the nation’s cheapest cities

Jul 25, 2016, 08:00 am CDT

Women in the Law

Tired of being told how they should behave to get ahead, female lawyers give advice to men

Jul 25, 2016, 07:30 am CDT

Tort Law

‘Art of the Deal’ author gets letter from Trump lawyer after giving negative interviews

Jul 25, 2016, 07:00 am CDT

Sentencing/Post Conviction

Ex-BigLaw partner avoids long sentence for insider trading; judge notes otherwise ‘exemplary life’

Jul 22, 2016, 03:02 pm CDT


Florida judge is accused of making derogatory comments, overrelying on staffers

Jul 22, 2016, 11:23 am CDT


Georgetown law prof is hired as ACLU’s national legal director

Jul 22, 2016, 10:30 am CDT

Antitrust Law

US sues to block two major health-insurer mergers, would like cases tried together

Jul 22, 2016, 10:00 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Federal judge considers suit seeking gender-neutral passport

Jul 22, 2016, 08:30 am CDT

ABA Journal

ABA Journal wins multiple awards in national journalism contest

Jul 22, 2016, 08:21 am CDT

Law Firms

Law firms are ‘implicated’ in rise of inequality, says ‘Saving Capitalism’ author Robert Reich

Jul 22, 2016, 08:00 am CDT

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