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Court Security

See the video: Inmate slammed into window frame during court hearing files $5M civil rights lawsuit

46 minutes ago

Question of the Week

Have you seen a pro se litigant prevail in court? How did they do it?

47 minutes ago


Want to find a career outside the law? Consultants and authors provide help

1 hour, 53 minutes ago

Criminal Justice

New utility company indictment in fatal gas blast could lead to fines of as much as $1.3B

3 hours, 21 minutes ago


Students try to save money with ‘reading law’ path to law license

3 hours, 24 minutes ago

Trials & Litigation

Ex-administrator sues attorney grievance commission, says he was fired after reporting illegal email

4 hours, 17 minutes ago

Bar Exam

Barmageddon? Bar exam takers in multiple states can’t upload tests; deadlines extended

4 hours, 19 minutes ago

Criminal Justice

NRA general counsel was once convicted of second-degree murder; conviction was overturned

4 hours, 48 minutes ago

Criminal Justice

Lawyer ordered to repay $5.8M in alleged scheme to defraud; relatives were among the victims

5 hours, 14 minutes ago

Constitutional Law

Law that would close Mississippi’s only abortion clinic is enjoined by 5th Circuit

5 hours, 46 minutes ago

Real Estate & Property Law

Will two women who escaped injury when run over by train be prosecuted for trespassing?

6 hours, 1 minute ago

Trials & Litigation

11th Circuit OKs $67M verdict against bank in case linked to ex-law firm chief’s $1.2B fraud

7 hours, 12 minutes ago

August Cartoon Caption Contest

Cartoon: This argument looks serious. Submit your best caption

7 hours, 48 minutes ago

Law Firms

Did prior merger cause financial issues for Bingham?

8 hours, 32 minutes ago

Internet Law

Lawyer sues over bad Yelp review, says author may have been paid writer

9 hours, 28 minutes ago

U.S. Supreme Court

Law prof claims computer model predicts SCOTUS decisions with 70% accuracy

Jul 29, 2014, 04:30 pm CDT

Criminal Procedure

Was federal judge on ‘hit list’ reportedly found in courthouse shooter’s belongings?

Jul 29, 2014, 04:25 pm CDT

Media & Communications Law

Jesse Ventura wins $1.8M in actual-malice defamation trial over best-selling memoir

Jul 29, 2014, 04:10 pm CDT


Revered former ‘Judge Biff,’ known for his fairness and sense of humor, is dead at 77

Jul 29, 2014, 01:45 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

E-book author and her group charged in community-service scam; prosecutors say it may be widespread

Jul 29, 2014, 12:45 pm CDT

Religious Law

Satanists assert a Hobby Lobby exemption from abortion informed-consent laws

Jul 29, 2014, 12:18 pm CDT

Constitutional Law

Origination clause challenge to health-care law is tossed by DC Circuit

Jul 29, 2014, 11:14 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Office manager accused of stealing over $100K in client payments

Jul 29, 2014, 10:45 am CDT

Religious Law

Cross-shaped beam found in 9/11 rubble may be displayed in Ground Zero museum, 2nd Circuit says

Jul 29, 2014, 10:19 am CDT

Government Law

Law firm gets $41K in public records case over dashcam, is suing again to find out what city spent

Jul 29, 2014, 09:45 am CDT

Entertainment & Sports Law

NCAA agrees to $75M settlement in concussion class action

Jul 29, 2014, 09:30 am CDT


Law prof confirmed to 4th Circuit; Grassley says she was fast tracked in time for health-law appeal

Jul 29, 2014, 08:41 am CDT

Sentencing/Post Conviction

Federal judge enlists prosecutor to allow him to reduce 57-year sentence he imposed in carjackings

Jul 29, 2014, 07:57 am CDT

Entertainment & Sports Law

Clippers can be sold, judge says in tentative ruling against Donald Sterling

Jul 29, 2014, 07:24 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Convicted ‘Fatal Vision’ doctor loses retrial bid; judge discounts woman’s supposed confessions

Jul 29, 2014, 06:15 am CDT

Health Law

Surrogacy agency is in involuntary bankruptcy; lawyer says he lost $37K

Jul 29, 2014, 05:45 am CDT

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

Record mudslide that killed 43 exacerbated by rain, logging and lack of monitoring, says report

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

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