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Legal Ethics

Law firms in Florida can send text-message ads to prospective clients, state bar says

Sep 2, 2015, 12:30 pm CDT


Lawyer convicted in wife-murder said to inspire ‘Fargo’ movie plot dies at home at 88

Sep 2, 2015, 11:40 am CDT

Constitutional Law

Judge rules for group with moral, rather than religious, objections to contraceptive mandate

Sep 2, 2015, 10:51 am CDT

Constitutional Law

Parents don’t have right to public-school choice, 8th Circuit rules

Sep 2, 2015, 10:06 am CDT

Criminal Justice

California agrees to limit solitary confinement to settle Pelican Bay lawsuit

Sep 2, 2015, 08:56 am CDT

Legal Rebels Profile

Vivek Maru: Drawing the arc to global justice

Sep 2, 2015, 08:30 am CDT


Conviction is overturned because juror expressed alarm about black men in her neighborhood

Sep 2, 2015, 08:06 am CDT

Law in Popular Culture

Did Harper Lee write a third book? Expert says manuscript is early version of ‘Mockingbird’

Sep 2, 2015, 07:11 am CDT

Legal Technology

Former FBI lawyer says his home computer was accessed by hacker from China

Sep 2, 2015, 06:15 am CDT


Lawyers ‘lean to the left,’ study says; which schools, firms and practice areas are most liberal?

Sep 2, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer gets 4 months for stealing from law firm, is ordered to pay $160K

Sep 1, 2015, 04:40 pm CDT

Intellectual Property Law

News anchor sues Hasbro over hamster toy, calls look-alike rodent with same name ‘demeaning’

Sep 1, 2015, 04:10 pm CDT

Law Firms

Milwaukee firm adds Chicago litigation boutique, anticipates more growth

Sep 1, 2015, 03:40 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Murder rate is way up in dozens of US cities, but why?

Sep 1, 2015, 02:35 pm CDT

Legal Ethics

Don’t suspend state attorney general’s law license, petition-signers urge disciplinary authorities

Sep 1, 2015, 01:47 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Lawyer is charged with raping client

Sep 1, 2015, 12:55 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Video appears to show deputies fatally shooting man who had his hands in air; DA has second video

Sep 1, 2015, 12:35 pm CDT

Business of Law

Dinsmore adds 17-lawyer IP firm

Sep 1, 2015, 11:55 am CDT


Judge denies asking bailiff to handcuff pregnant prosecutor to keep her in court for trial

Sep 1, 2015, 11:40 am CDT

Civil Rights

Petco won’t sell goldfish to Iranians and Persians on spring equinox, lawsuit says

Sep 1, 2015, 10:50 am CDT

Law Professors

EEOC: Female law profs at the University of Denver are underpaid, violating the Equal Pay Act

Sep 1, 2015, 10:21 am CDT

Legal Rebels Profile

Salt Lake City firm Open Legal Services operates as a nonprofit, keeping hourly rates low

Sep 1, 2015, 08:45 am CDT

Law Professors

West Point law prof resigns after arguing pacifist legal scholars could be attacked by military

Sep 1, 2015, 08:33 am CDT

The New Normal

Lawyers need to move beyond ‘access to justice’ to close the legal services gap

Sep 1, 2015, 08:30 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Defiant county clerk refuses to issue marriage licenses despite SCOTUS action

Sep 1, 2015, 07:36 am CDT

Labor & Employment

NLRB ruling affecting franchise and contract workers follows other pro-worker actions

Sep 1, 2015, 06:15 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Lawyer admonished for email exchange with ‘Deliverance’ taunt seeks to set aside the judgment

Sep 1, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Warned by judge not to drive, 4 of 8 busted motorists get behind the wheel, courthouse sting finds

Aug 31, 2015, 05:20 pm CDT

Legal Technology

Littler hires lawyer with MIT PhD as firm’s first data analytics chief

Aug 31, 2015, 04:55 pm CDT

Government Law

Chicago files $300M suit over red-light camera program

Aug 31, 2015, 04:35 pm CDT

Legal Technology

New Microsoft law office management platform offers group access to legal docs on any device

Aug 31, 2015, 03:55 pm CDT


Skype co-founder sues ex-fiancee, seeks $472K ring and other gifts

Aug 31, 2015, 03:20 pm CDT

First Amendment

Appeals court upholds limits on SCOTUS protests

Aug 31, 2015, 02:20 pm CDT

Work/Life Balance

Retired judge who helped set swim record at 85 makes ‘best law decisions’ in the pool

Aug 31, 2015, 01:40 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Lawyers acquitted of coaching witnesses to lie; case a ‘scary attack’ on defense bar, counsel says

Aug 31, 2015, 11:55 am CDT

Law Schools

Law student kicked out of one school gets a second chance at another

Aug 31, 2015, 11:01 am CDT

Real Estate & Property Law

Judge dismisses suit over purple swing set said to violate HOA color regs

Aug 31, 2015, 10:35 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Lawyer accused of indecent exposure and improper touching is suspended while ethics case is pending

Aug 31, 2015, 10:22 am CDT

Privacy Law

Injunction against NSA phone records program is vacated by DC Circuit

Aug 31, 2015, 09:07 am CDT


Midlevel associates give high rankings to their firms; is technology key?

Aug 31, 2015, 08:02 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Ex-lawyer accused of hypnotizing clients for sexual pleasure faces multicount indictment

Aug 31, 2015, 07:25 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Lawyer is suspended for courtroom disruptions, claim that marshal tripped her

Aug 31, 2015, 06:15 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Training-video sanction for deposition interruptions by Jones Day partner is tossed on appeal

Aug 31, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Constitutional Law

ABA urges 11th Circuit to reconsider ban on gun-safety counseling by physicians

Aug 28, 2015, 03:45 pm CDT

Law Firms

Partners to dissolve litigation boutique after 35-year run instead of signing new lease

Aug 28, 2015, 01:30 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Alleged ‘office creeper’ charged in law firm burglary and other thefts

Aug 28, 2015, 12:15 pm CDT

Solos/Small Firms

Georgia state bar to launch lawyer incubator program

Aug 28, 2015, 11:50 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Referee: Disbar all 3 lawyers who ‘maliciously’ set up opposing trial counsel for DUI arrest

Aug 28, 2015, 11:15 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Which SCOTUS justices crib the most from briefs?

Aug 28, 2015, 09:36 am CDT

Securities Law

Former Dole general counsel and CEO found liable for $148M for undervalued buyout

Aug 28, 2015, 07:01 am CDT

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