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U.S. Supreme Court

Justice Scalia has died at the age of 79

Feb 13, 2016, 04:29 pm CST

Legal Ethics

Penalized for writing bar exam after it ended, woman passed but had admission delayed

Feb 12, 2016, 03:55 pm CST

Tort Law

New York appeals court says client can sue lawyer over Wall Street Journal comment

Feb 12, 2016, 03:25 pm CST

Law in Peepular Culture

Submit your diorama for Peeps in Law 2016: Peep Wars

Feb 12, 2016, 03:00 pm CST

Trials & Litigation

Burberry sues Penney over plaid products, faces unrelated customer suit on outlet store price tags

Feb 12, 2016, 02:45 pm CST

Constitutional Law

Trial judge got it right by appointing new counsel despite defendant’s objection, top NY court says

Feb 12, 2016, 01:40 pm CST

Trials & Litigation

Denied new counsel, defendant uses profanity, but judge doesn’t take it personally

Feb 12, 2016, 01:00 pm CST

Criminal Justice

Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy is charged in 2014 cattle-graze standoff, as he heads to Oregon protest

Feb 12, 2016, 11:20 am CST

Criminal Justice

Judge is charged in hot-car death of his toddler son

Feb 12, 2016, 10:37 am CST

Criminal Justice

Law firm worker slain; sheriff calls for more mental health funding

Feb 12, 2016, 10:35 am CST

Celebrities

Bill Cosby’s wife will have to give deposition, judge rules

Feb 12, 2016, 09:28 am CST

Trusts & Estates

City drops claim for Tamir Rice’s ambulance ride; cops shot the boy while he played with toy gun

Feb 12, 2016, 08:16 am CST

Criminal Justice

Lawyer accused of jailhouse sex says guards lied to discredit client aiding staffer probe

Feb 12, 2016, 07:34 am CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Older SCOTUS justices show no signs of mental decline, journalists say

Feb 12, 2016, 07:00 am CST

Law Firms

Pepper Hamilton and project lawyer resolve ADA suit over sleep disorder

Feb 12, 2016, 05:45 am CST

Business of Law

Blank Rome announces Dickstein Shapiro acquisition; over 100 remaining lawyers will make the move

Feb 11, 2016, 04:10 pm CST

White-Collar Crime

2nd trial begins for ex-prosecutor accused of siphoning $52M from elderly woman’s trust

Feb 11, 2016, 03:00 pm CST

Criminal Justice

Sirhan denied parole in 1968 slaying of Robert Kennedy, for 15th time

Feb 11, 2016, 02:05 pm CST

Criminal Justice

Former Bryan Cave lawyer takes plea, admits voicemail death threat to partner

Feb 11, 2016, 01:40 pm CST

Civil Rights

Appeals court stops case mid-trial, in latest judge-prosecutor dispute over jury diversity

Feb 11, 2016, 12:05 pm CST

Education Law

Kansas Supreme Court: Lawmakers have until June 30 to approve constitutional school-funding formula

Feb 11, 2016, 11:21 am CST

Law Schools

Tougher, simpler bar-passage requirements for law schools to be considered by ABA committee

Feb 11, 2016, 10:45 am CST

Legal Ethics

Texas attorney general’s gay-marriage advice requires ethics probe, panel says

Feb 11, 2016, 10:01 am CST

Attorney General

Pennsylvania attorney general survives ouster vote, for now

Feb 11, 2016, 09:08 am CST

Sentencing/Post Conviction

Former federal judge who sentenced pot dealer to 55 years asks Obama to commute the sentence

Feb 11, 2016, 08:24 am CST

Legal Ethics

Texas judge defends letter asking former jurors to ‘meet and greet’

Feb 11, 2016, 07:32 am CST

Legislation & Lobbying

Legal Services Corp. seeks additional funds in budget request

Feb 11, 2016, 06:58 am CST

Law in Popular Culture

Aaron Sorkin will adapt ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ for Broadway

Feb 11, 2016, 06:15 am CST

First Amendment

Judge refuses to block law requiring crisis pregnancy centers to provide abortion information

Feb 11, 2016, 05:45 am CST

Civil Rights

DOJ sues Ferguson one day after it sought changes in proposed policing pact

Feb 10, 2016, 05:05 pm CST

Elder Law

Feds announce ‘Operation Cocoon,’ hoping to curtail use of unwitting seniors as drug mules

Feb 10, 2016, 04:35 pm CST

Personal Lives

Lawyer postpones boat and retirement to fund college for 26 kindergarteners

Feb 10, 2016, 04:00 pm CST

Constitutional Law

Appeals court OKs 111 years for teen who killed 4, shot 25; lawyer calls him ‘completely harmless’

Feb 10, 2016, 03:20 pm CST

Criminal Justice

2 dead after law office shooting near courthouse; suspect is in custody

Feb 10, 2016, 02:40 pm CST

Criminal Justice

Illinois bill would bar posting of fight videos with intent to condone violence

Feb 10, 2016, 01:50 pm CST

Criminal Justice

Bank worker saves law firm from $73K loss by blocking unauthorized account transfers

Feb 10, 2016, 12:55 pm CST

White-Collar Crime

Former general counsel gets 18 months for stealing $2.6M from company account

Feb 10, 2016, 12:15 pm CST

Question of the Week

Should all states adopt the Uniform Bar Examination?

Feb 10, 2016, 11:35 am CST

Celebrities

Bill Cosby’s lawyer is dismissed from suit claiming denials of Cosby rape claim were defamatory

Feb 10, 2016, 11:03 am CST

Government Law

Judge wants to know why State Department missed the deadline for release of final Clinton emails

Feb 10, 2016, 10:25 am CST

Law Firms

Suit alleges Blank Rome partner was forced out due to LGBT animus, desire to steal his clients

Feb 10, 2016, 09:21 am CST

Criminal Procedure

Accused killer can’t be retried after judge’s mistaken mistrial ruling, state high court says

Feb 10, 2016, 08:08 am CST

U.S. Supreme Court

In SCOTUS first, court stays clean power rule pending DC Circuit review; four justices dissent

Feb 10, 2016, 07:22 am CST

Legal Ethics

These common mistakes can lead to lawyer ethics complaints

Feb 10, 2016, 06:15 am CST

Business of Law

Law firms collect larger capital contributions and are slower to repay departing partners

Feb 10, 2016, 05:45 am CST

Business of Law

Avvo offers fixed-fee legal services through an attorney network in 18 states

Feb 9, 2016, 04:40 pm CST

Corporate Law

Despite conflict, Covington can represent Minnesota in major enviro suit against 3M, judge rules

Feb 9, 2016, 02:45 pm CST

Criminal Justice

Immigration lawyer gets 21 months for trying to help client disobey court order, flee US

Feb 9, 2016, 01:50 pm CST

Personal Lives

Maryland lawyer gets hundreds of texts seeking free burritos

Feb 9, 2016, 01:42 pm CST

Evidence

Family says prominent lawyer was murdered, and did not kill his wife

Feb 9, 2016, 01:05 pm CST

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