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Law Schools

ABA committee to consider changes in reporting of law school entering class credentials

Mar 6, 2015, 09:15 am CST

Criminal Justice

Pardon convicted paleontologist who found famous dinosaur fossil Sue, Senate committee urges

Mar 6, 2015, 09:00 am CST

Religious Law

State lawmakers consider bills allowing businesses to refuse to serve gay couples

Mar 6, 2015, 07:39 am CST


Federal judge is shot and wounded outside his Detroit home

Mar 6, 2015, 07:14 am CST

Personal Lives

Philadelphia lawyer creates app to help the homeless

Mar 6, 2015, 05:45 am CST

Trials & Litigation

After criminal case was dropped, ex-cop can sue to recoup his $1M defense costs, judge rules

Mar 5, 2015, 04:15 pm CST

Tort Law

‘Sizzling skillet’ at Applebee’s was ‘open and obvious’ danger to praying diner, court says

Mar 5, 2015, 04:00 pm CST

Court Security

Longtime court officer charged with raping shackled prisoner at courthouse; security is under review

Mar 5, 2015, 02:35 pm CST

Business of Law

National labor firm raids Littler and Ogletree, opens new offices in Denver and New York

Mar 5, 2015, 01:50 pm CST

Law Firms

Dentons and McKenna Long reportedly resume merger talks

Mar 5, 2015, 01:44 pm CST

Trials & Litigation

Mistrial saves Jodi Arias from death penalty; will she get life with or without parole?

Mar 5, 2015, 12:40 pm CST


Justice may be deposed in suit claiming State Farm orchestrated his election, judge rules

Mar 5, 2015, 11:38 am CST

Lawyer Pay

Former prosecutor claims she was paid less than new hires due to gender bias

Mar 5, 2015, 10:33 am CST

Legislation & Lobbying

Lawmaker’s French bulldog helped win bipartisan support in House for Amtrak ‘critter car’ bill

Mar 5, 2015, 09:50 am CST

Law Firms

Dewey finance department was overwhelmed and sloppy, ex-COO says; defense is buoyed by statements

Mar 5, 2015, 09:48 am CST


Was crash that killed 3 kids negligent homicide? Prosecutors cite Facebook posts, drugs, bad tires

Mar 5, 2015, 09:10 am CST

Business of Law

Bloomberg BNA unveils new business of law website

Mar 5, 2015, 09:00 am CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Could a ruling for Obama on health-care law allow its future ‘death spiral’?

Mar 5, 2015, 08:43 am CST

U.S. Supreme Court

ABA backs constitutional right to gay marriage in SCOTUS brief

Mar 5, 2015, 07:55 am CST

Criminal Justice

Man drives truck with dead neighbor to lawyer’s office, says he killed in self-defense

Mar 5, 2015, 07:03 am CST


A 24/7 job?  It’s reality when you chair a global law firm; Ambien, exercise and Zen may help

Mar 5, 2015, 05:45 am CST

Business of Law

Troutman Sanders adds 4 more K&L Gates lawyers to growing Charlotte office

Mar 4, 2015, 04:20 pm CST

Legislation & Lobbying

‘Radical reform’ to state law would allow couples to divorce outside court, if approved

Mar 4, 2015, 04:00 pm CST

Legal Ethics

Top state court rebuffs judge’s constitutional challenge to moonlighting ban

Mar 4, 2015, 03:40 pm CST


Police award helped teen offender reinvent himself as a future law student

Mar 4, 2015, 03:10 pm CST

Question of the Week

Do you have a treasured keepsake in your office?

Mar 4, 2015, 03:00 pm CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Possible swing justices don’t tip their hands in health-care arguments

Mar 4, 2015, 02:28 pm CST

Law Practice Management

Some GrayRobinson lawyers give up traditional desks and keep it moving

Mar 4, 2015, 01:35 pm CST

Criminal Justice

Justice Department finds ‘unconstitutional policing’ in Ferguson; racial bias, revenue focus cited

Mar 4, 2015, 01:30 pm CST


Sentencing for David Cassidy drunken-driving case is delayed again

Mar 4, 2015, 01:05 pm CST

Criminal Justice

Ferguson cop won’t face federal charge in Michael Brown’s death; DOJ discounts surrender accounts

Mar 4, 2015, 12:01 pm CST

Internet Law

Reed Elsevier is dismissed from suit claiming malware rerouted law firm website visitors

Mar 4, 2015, 10:58 am CST

Trials & Litigation

Gender bias is an issue in worker’s comp awards, some say; legislation proposed

Mar 4, 2015, 09:50 am CST

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer is jailed for contempt for refusing to answer federal judge’s questions about client

Mar 4, 2015, 09:05 am CST

Criminal Justice

Assistant DA uses curse word to describe defense lawyer, withdraws from trial

Mar 4, 2015, 08:55 am CST

Constitutional Law

Alabama’s top court defies federal court and bans gay marriages, asks what’s love got to do with it

Mar 4, 2015, 07:58 am CST

Constitutional Law

California Supreme Court rules for parolees who challenged housing restrictions for sex offenders

Mar 4, 2015, 05:45 am CST

Law Schools

Harvard, Northwestern help Qatar open law school that will award a JD degree

Mar 3, 2015, 04:15 pm CST

Tort Law

‘Capturing the Friedmans’ defendant loses defamation suit against prosecutor

Mar 3, 2015, 02:00 pm CST

Trials & Litigation

PD’s office asks state’s top court to tell judge not to transfer cases to private counsel

Mar 3, 2015, 12:40 pm CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Can police use ‘inadvertently shed’ DNA without a warrant? SCOTUS won’t hear case raising the issue

Mar 3, 2015, 11:38 am CST

Criminal Justice

Ex-CIA director Petraeus reaches plea deal in claimed classified docs leak to mistress

Mar 3, 2015, 11:25 am CST

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS rejects requests for overflow room, same-day audio of health-law arguments

Mar 3, 2015, 10:33 am CST

Health Law

Nurse who got Ebola from first US patient sues hospital, says privacy was violated

Mar 3, 2015, 10:15 am CST

Government Law

Did Hillary Clinton violate records laws? She didn’t use government email as secretary of state

Mar 3, 2015, 09:44 am CST


Legal ethics expert Monroe Freedman dies at age 86

Mar 3, 2015, 08:55 am CST

Criminal Justice

Homeless man gets job offers after he seeks maximum sentence for bank robbery

Mar 3, 2015, 08:05 am CST

Legal Technology

Law firms clash over laptops taken by departing lawyers

Mar 3, 2015, 07:11 am CST


Allegation of sexual misconduct by federal judge in 1998 will be investigated by committee

Mar 3, 2015, 06:15 am CST

Trademark Law

Above the Law blog takes issue with CNN series using the same title

Mar 3, 2015, 05:45 am CST

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