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Attorney General

DOJ mandates implicit bias training for prosecutors and agents

Jun 28, 2016, 04:35 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Lawyers charged with obstruction for blaming crash on allegedly nonexistent black man

Jun 28, 2016, 04:32 pm CDT

Legal Ethics

Judge blocks new ‘persuader rule’ requiring disclosure of lawyer advice to employers on union issues

Jun 28, 2016, 01:15 pm CDT

Women in the Law

$10K prize-winning hackathon team dreams up new compensation model for law firms

Jun 28, 2016, 12:43 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Small civil-rights law firm wins reversal of $282K sanction

Jun 28, 2016, 11:45 am CDT

Environmental Law

Volkswagen to pay $15.3B to resolve emissions-cheating claims

Jun 28, 2016, 11:19 am CDT

Law Schools

University of Houston Law Center sues over law school’s ‘strikingly similar’ new name

Jun 28, 2016, 10:13 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Prosecutor is charged for alleged in-the-buff hotel-room spectacle after blogger asks questions

Jun 28, 2016, 09:37 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Man is convicted of murdering partner in law firm of convicted Ponzi schemer

Jun 28, 2016, 08:00 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Lawyer resigns after ‘heaven help us’ text on client Johnny Manziel is mistakenly sent to reporter

Jun 28, 2016, 07:30 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Dissenting in case in which he broke his silence, Thomas sees 2nd-class status for Second Amendment

Jun 27, 2016, 04:06 pm CDT

Civil Rights

Police body cams didn’t shut off, invading officers’ privacy, federal lawsuit says

Jun 27, 2016, 04:00 pm CDT

Cartoon Caption Contest

Cartoon Contest: Heads or tails? Submit your caption

Jun 27, 2016, 03:30 pm CDT

International Law

UK law firms scramble to provide answers for Brexit questions

Jun 27, 2016, 02:35 pm CDT

Sentencing / Post-Conviction

Legality of using predictive data to determine sentences challenged in Wisconsin Supreme Court case

Jun 27, 2016, 01:07 pm CDT

ABA Know It All

Are you up on the latest legal news? Take the ABA know-it-all quiz

Jun 27, 2016, 10:01 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court tosses conviction of former Virginia governor, clarifies reach of bribery law

Jun 27, 2016, 09:37 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court overturns Texas abortion clinic regulations

Jun 27, 2016, 09:10 am CDT

Bankruptcy Law

Disbarred lawyer F. Lee Bailey files for bankruptcy

Jun 27, 2016, 08:41 am CDT

Asked and Answered

How to get out of the office and make exercise part of your routine (podcast)

Jun 27, 2016, 08:30 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Lawyer facing felony home invasion charge wants DA off the case; judge who owned the house agrees

Jun 27, 2016, 08:00 am CDT


Judge uses gay slur and challenges difficult defendant to carry out masturbation threat

Jun 27, 2016, 07:30 am CDT

Women in the Law

These law firms got ‘gold honors’ for advancing women lawyers

Jun 24, 2016, 03:38 pm CDT

First Amendment

Federal judge scraps Cleveland’s restrictions on protests during RNC in July

Jun 24, 2016, 03:00 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Vigilant rental car company may have thwarted earlier attempt on law prof’s life

Jun 24, 2016, 02:58 pm CDT

American Bar Association

ABA threatened with 1-year suspension of law school accreditation powers

Jun 24, 2016, 02:00 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Homeless man should have been allowed to argue necessity in trespass case, state high court rules

Jun 24, 2016, 12:40 pm CDT

Law Schools

For-profit law school with $39K total tuition bill set to close

Jun 24, 2016, 12:30 pm CDT

10 Questions Live

10 Questions Live: Keith Porcaro talks about how tech can make it easier to deliver legal services

Jun 24, 2016, 12:03 pm CDT

U.S. Surpeme Court

ABA asks Supreme Court to review Virginia’s post-conviction process in capital case

Jun 24, 2016, 10:58 am CDT

Business of Law

Law firms run 24-hour hotlines for client questions after Britain votes to leave European Union

Jun 24, 2016, 09:40 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Reward is offered for information in lawyer’s mysterious death

Jun 24, 2016, 08:43 am CDT

Copyright Law

Led Zeppelin wins ‘Stairway’ copyright case; losing lawyer sees ‘obviously appealable issues’

Jun 24, 2016, 08:00 am CDT


If confirmed, Merrick Garland might be the wealthiest Supreme Court justice

Jun 24, 2016, 07:30 am CDT


Study finds a ‘gavel gap’ between diversity of judges and that of the populations they serve

Jun 23, 2016, 05:00 pm CDT

Public Defenders

Louisiana governor signs law reallocating money from death penalty appeals to local public defenders

Jun 23, 2016, 04:25 pm CDT

Public Defenders

Utah’s indigent defense system is underfunded and unconstitutional, ACLU suit alleges

Jun 23, 2016, 03:45 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Baltimore police officer acquitted of all charges in Freddie Gray’s death

Jun 23, 2016, 03:11 pm CDT

Labor & Employment

Divorced and separated people are protected by marital discrimination law, top state court rules

Jun 23, 2016, 02:30 pm CDT


Email scam targets lawyers with fake disciplinary warnings, bar announcements

Jun 23, 2016, 02:05 pm CDT

Law Firms

Mayer Brown sets up first Dubai office

Jun 23, 2016, 10:00 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court splits 4-4 in challenge to Obama’s deferred-deportation program; injunction remains

Jun 23, 2016, 09:42 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court upholds affirmative action program at University of Texas

Jun 23, 2016, 09:27 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court says warrantless blood draws in DUI arrests are unconstitutional

Jun 23, 2016, 09:21 am CDT

Law Firms

Suit says Jones Day manager was micromanaged and laid off after pregnancy leave

Jun 23, 2016, 08:29 am CDT

The New Normal

Why law schools need to teach more than the law to thrive (or survive)

Jun 23, 2016, 08:00 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Mississippi DA is arrested for allegedly aiding criminal defendants

Jun 23, 2016, 07:30 am CDT

Internet Law

New Mexico top court overturns conviction due to Skype testimony, warns judges about social media

Jun 23, 2016, 07:00 am CDT


Tech companies hire law students for internships

Jun 22, 2016, 04:49 pm CDT

Law Schools

Unranked law school changes its name; dean of similarly named school sees possibility of confusion

Jun 22, 2016, 04:24 pm CDT

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