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Criminal Justice

Police video shows ex-wife of slain law prof Dan Markel reacting to news of his shooting

Aug 26, 2016, 03:47 pm CDT

Ross Prize for Legal Short Fiction

Massachusetts lawyer wins $3K Ross prize for her fictional story ‘Another Shot’

Aug 26, 2016, 03:30 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Chicago police have shot 262 people in 6 years; about 80% were black men, newspaper reports

Aug 26, 2016, 03:25 pm CDT

Legal Ethics

Former Justice Department lawyer is censured for telling journalist about wiretap program

Aug 26, 2016, 03:07 pm CDT

Law Students

Mike Pence once authored a comic strip about law school

Aug 26, 2016, 12:15 pm CDT

Disability Law

Arizona AG asks for mass dismissal of multiple ADA cases; calls lawyer’s tactics ‘systemic abuse’

Aug 26, 2016, 12:05 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Lawyer snagged in FBI sting pleads guilty to money laundering conspiracy

Aug 26, 2016, 11:25 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Two more lawyers are permanently disbarred for DUI setup of opposing counsel

Aug 26, 2016, 10:39 am CDT

Religious Law

Top court in France tosses ‘burkini’ ban

Aug 26, 2016, 09:55 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Ryan Lochte is indicted in Brazil

Aug 26, 2016, 09:24 am CDT


Rapper goes to law school in pursuit of stability

Aug 26, 2016, 08:00 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Another judge is in the spotlight after athlete avoids prison in indecent assault case

Aug 26, 2016, 07:00 am CDT

10 Questions Live

10 Questions Live: How Kristen Clarke is fighting voter suppression

Aug 25, 2016, 04:30 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Lawyer’s death is ruled a homicide; he died from fire and blunt force

Aug 25, 2016, 03:50 pm CDT

Tort Law

Law prof loses assault suit over alleged shoulder grab by colleague

Aug 25, 2016, 03:00 pm CDT

Law Firms

Hunton merger talks with UK law firm reportedly stall following Brexit vote

Aug 25, 2016, 11:53 am CDT

Law Firms

Judge tosses law firm’s suit claiming client raised a ruckus, causing lost business

Aug 25, 2016, 11:15 am CDT


Law professor is among those killed in attack on American University of Afghanistan

Aug 25, 2016, 10:04 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Law firms may bill for work of unpaid interns, ethics opinion says

Aug 25, 2016, 09:15 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Rise of ramen noodles as jailhouse currency shows ‘punitive frugality’ of prisons, study author says

Aug 25, 2016, 08:00 am CDT

Real Estate & Property Law

Does Airbnb have a legal responsibility to end bias by its hosts?

Aug 25, 2016, 07:00 am CDT

First Amendment

Some Kentucky restrictions on judicial-campaign speech violate First Amendment, 6th Circuit says

Aug 24, 2016, 03:30 pm CDT

Question of the Week

Are you a night owl or an early bird?

Aug 24, 2016, 12:45 pm CDT

Constitutional Law

Suit challenges Wisconsin’s minimum markup law

Aug 24, 2016, 12:39 pm CDT

Law in Popular Culture

Actor who played DA on ‘Law & Order’ dies at 94

Aug 24, 2016, 11:24 am CDT

Trials and Litigation

Judge rules for artist Peter Doig, who says ‘Pete Doige’ painting once valued at $10M wasn’t his

Aug 24, 2016, 10:36 am CDT

Business of Law

Spurned recruiter sues BigLaw partner who used competitor; was recorded phone call a contract?

Aug 24, 2016, 09:35 am CDT

Consumer Law

Judge tosses suit claiming ice in Starbucks beverages shortchanges customers on liquid

Aug 24, 2016, 08:50 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Lawyers recruited on Craigslist were unwitting ‘front men’ in phony law firms, Florida AG says

Aug 24, 2016, 08:00 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Judge declares mistrial in tobacco case, accuses BigLaw partner of ‘egregious’ comments

Aug 24, 2016, 07:00 am CDT

Law Firms

Clifford Chance replaces Saudi Arabia office with new local alliance

Aug 23, 2016, 05:07 pm CDT

Law in Popular Culture

Boies/Schiller Film Group finances movie based on ‘Cops’ TV show

Aug 23, 2016, 03:19 pm CDT

Labor & Employment Law

4th Circuit revives lawyer’s ‘glass ceiling’ suit against Booz Allen

Aug 23, 2016, 02:40 pm CDT

Law Professors

Should students call law professors by their first names?

Aug 23, 2016, 01:45 pm CDT

Labor & Employment Law

Company can’t ban employees from pursuing workplace claims as a class, 9th Circuit says

Aug 23, 2016, 11:16 am CDT

Education Law

Ruling upholding teacher tenure won’t be disturbed by California Supreme Court

Aug 23, 2016, 10:13 am CDT

Constitutional Law

Conservative groups push for constitutional convention; would it open Pandora’s box of mischief?

Aug 23, 2016, 09:46 am CDT


ABA expresses concern about assassination of bar president in Pakistan, suicide attack on lawyers

Aug 23, 2016, 08:56 am CDT

Business of Law

Corporate law firm forms subsidiary law firm for estate planning

Aug 23, 2016, 08:45 am CDT

Personal Lives

Lawyer denounces restaurant patrons for message they left his granddaughter

Aug 23, 2016, 08:00 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Will Ginsburg retire if Clinton wins? She would have powerful position on liberal court

Aug 23, 2016, 07:00 am CDT


Judge in Dan Markel murder case approves subpoena for breast implant payment records

Aug 22, 2016, 03:23 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Bail schedules are unconstitutional and bad public policy, DOJ says

Aug 22, 2016, 02:35 pm CDT

Education Law

Federal judge blocks US from enforcing directive to schools on transgender students and bathrooms

Aug 22, 2016, 12:14 pm CDT


Bring it! Take the ABA Journal’s weekly news quiz and prove you know it all

Aug 22, 2016, 11:42 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Federal judge refers Sheriff Joe Arpaio for criminal prosecution

Aug 22, 2016, 11:13 am CDT

Privacy Law

Hillary Clinton must answer interrogatories in email suit; nearly 15,000 documents uncovered?

Aug 22, 2016, 09:49 am CDT

Family Law

Can mentally incompetent man obtain a divorce? Kentucky Supreme Court to decide

Aug 22, 2016, 08:45 am CDT

Lawyer Pay

Lawyer quits Palo Alto planning board over housing costs; monthly rent in shared house was $6,200

Aug 22, 2016, 08:00 am CDT

Government Law

Ex-DLA lawyer says he’s not a white supremacist after Baltimore fires him for alleged neo-Nazi ties

Aug 22, 2016, 07:00 am CDT

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