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Criminal Justice

Wasington Supreme Court rules that defendants accused of rape do not have burden of proving consent

Oct 31, 2014, 11:51 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Judge faces ethics investigation over prosecutor’s viewing of live courtroom feed

Oct 31, 2014, 11:40 am CDT

Consumer Law

Surgeon sues surgical-gown manufacturer over claims that their product protects against Ebola

Oct 31, 2014, 10:51 am CDT

Business of Law

Sparks fly over mistranslated Orrick press release about new Ivory Coast office

Oct 31, 2014, 10:50 am CDT

Constitutional Law

2nd Circuit reverses jury verdict for police who shot family’s dog to death in its own yard

Oct 31, 2014, 08:55 am CDT

Animal Law

Pit bull mix is back on canine death row after failed rehab effort

Oct 31, 2014, 07:55 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Charles Schwab sues law firm and its client for libel over ‘chuck-you.com’ website

Oct 31, 2014, 06:40 am CDT

Consumer Law

‘Virtual cupids’ duped dating website members, FTC suit says; company settles

Oct 31, 2014, 06:15 am CDT

Law Firms

House suit against Obama still in planning stage after second law firm reportedly stops work on case

Oct 31, 2014, 05:45 am CDT

Constitutional Law

Judge OKs secret witness testimony in closed courtroom during Jodi Arias murder resentencing

Oct 30, 2014, 05:20 pm CDT

Bankruptcy Law

Bankruptcy plan for Stockton, California, that saves worker pensions is confirmed by judge

Oct 30, 2014, 04:45 pm CDT

Court Security

Judge attacked in courtroom by defendant in aggravated battery case, sheriff’s officials say

Oct 30, 2014, 04:10 pm CDT

Real Estate & Property Law

Venice Beach residents sue Los Angeles, saying existing laws regarding transients not enforced

Oct 30, 2014, 03:30 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Law grad convicted of bank robbery gets another 45 years in related state case

Oct 30, 2014, 03:20 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Senior prosecutor is fired one day after courtroom outburst

Oct 30, 2014, 03:00 pm CDT

Legal Ethics

Ordered off bench by state’s top court, judge declares a 5-minute recess and exits

Oct 30, 2014, 12:35 pm CDT

Law Schools

Law school says it will survive after debt restructuring, predicts national jobs/grads equilibrium

Oct 30, 2014, 11:55 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Alibi clears man arrested in courthouse shooting; two others arrested

Oct 30, 2014, 11:10 am CDT

Law Firms

Scheme to defraud Mayer Brown nets 27-month sentence for former employee

Oct 30, 2014, 10:40 am CDT

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer takes plea in auto-insurance fraud scheme, gets probation

Oct 30, 2014, 10:10 am CDT

Work-Life Balance

After courtroom tears in high-profile case, lawyer closes office for one-year sabbatical

Oct 30, 2014, 08:58 am CDT

Obiter Dicta

Are spirits, slayings or slurs ‘material defects’ homebuyers must be told of?

Oct 30, 2014, 08:45 am CDT

Large Law Firms

Has the BigLaw recovery arrived? Revenue per lawyer is at a low point, when adjusted for inflation

Oct 30, 2014, 08:07 am CDT

Legislation & Lobbying

Baker Donelson forms ‘policy affiliate’ to be led by former US senator

Oct 30, 2014, 06:45 am CDT

First Amendment

Lawyer challenges ban on for-sale signs on cars parked on the street

Oct 30, 2014, 06:15 am CDT

Legislation & Lobbying

Lobbyists target attorneys general; Dickstein touts its ‘strong relationships’ with AGs

Oct 30, 2014, 05:45 am CDT

Labor & Employment

EEOC sues Honeywell, says wellness program medical testing violates ADA

Oct 29, 2014, 05:30 pm CDT

Careers

Lawyer, 52, hopes to become a police officer

Oct 29, 2014, 04:40 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Federal suit over coffee machine bought at Starbucks settles for $250, but lawyer could get $175K

Oct 29, 2014, 04:05 pm CDT

Constitutional Law

FBI turned off hotel Web service then sent ‘repairmen’ to get evidence, defense lawyers say

Oct 29, 2014, 03:15 pm CDT

Educaton Law

New defamation suit by Northwestern prof is 4th case filed over student’s claim of sexual assault

Oct 29, 2014, 02:30 pm CDT

Question of the Week

How many bound law books do you have? Do you still use them?

Oct 29, 2014, 01:45 pm CDT

Constitutional Law

DA’s pre-arraignment script nixed Miranda warning, top NY court says, reversing 2 convictions

Oct 29, 2014, 01:05 pm CDT

Health Law

Irrational Ebola fears led officials to ban girl from school, ADA suit alleges

Oct 29, 2014, 12:10 pm CDT

Internet Law

FBI faked Associated Press news story to identify teen suspect in high school bomb-threats case

Oct 29, 2014, 11:50 am CDT

White-Collar Crime

Attorney charged with stealing $720K in escrow, plus $700K from secret sale of law-firm real estate

Oct 29, 2014, 10:55 am CDT

International Law

Nudity is not a human right, European court rules in case of ‘naked rambler’

Oct 29, 2014, 09:47 am CDT

Constitutional Law

Why two votes beats three on North Dakota Supreme Court; curb on medication abortions is upheld

Oct 29, 2014, 08:46 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Ex-con is arrested in North Carolina courthouse shooting; his cousin says cops got the wrong guy

Oct 29, 2014, 07:44 am CDT

Health Law

Maine nurse won’t follow quarantine, lawyer says, setting off possible legal battle

Oct 29, 2014, 07:06 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Top NY court says widow’s estate must pay lawyers $44M for less than five months’ work

Oct 29, 2014, 06:45 am CDT

Evidence

Judge blames defense lawyers for talk recorded by police, says they should have sought private room

Oct 29, 2014, 06:15 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Polo mogul found guilty in DUI manslaughter retrial; judge orders him to jail

Oct 29, 2014, 05:45 am CDT

Consumer Law

FTC sues AT&T over claims about smartphone data plans, says ‘unlimited means unlimited’

Oct 28, 2014, 03:55 pm CDT

Cartoon Caption Contest

Cartoon: Have a caption that fits this Stone-Age scene?

Oct 28, 2014, 03:18 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Former lawyer convicted of murder in slaying of maintenance man during South Beach condo eviction

Oct 28, 2014, 03:07 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect is guilty of lying to feds, could get up to 16 years

Oct 28, 2014, 02:10 pm CDT

Judiciary

Former Pennsylvania Justice Melvin drops appeal; DA questions her apology letters

Oct 28, 2014, 01:58 pm CDT

Law in Popular Culture

SCOTUS watchers make court more accessible through blogs, tweets, animation and fantasy leagues

Oct 28, 2014, 12:52 pm CDT

Business of Law

Ex-partner says he loved Geoffrey Fieger like a brother but couldn’t work with him

Oct 28, 2014, 12:35 pm CDT

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