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Trials & Litigation

Businessman acquitted in 4th murder trial over his wife’s presumed slaying

May 24, 2016, 03:25 pm CDT

Banking Law

Appeals court overturns $1.27 billion penalty for Countrywide’s sale of risky mortgages

May 24, 2016, 02:20 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Man is acquitted of shooting assault on federal judge, but convicted on lesser counts

May 24, 2016, 01:50 pm CDT

Environmental Law

New Mexico sues EPA, seeking cleanup of toxic mine spill and damages

May 24, 2016, 01:00 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Judge says handcuffing public defender taught her a lesson about ‘proper decorum’ in court

May 24, 2016, 12:20 pm CDT

Business of Law

Hunton & Williams is reportedly in merger talks with UK law firm

May 24, 2016, 11:21 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court may or may not split 4-4 in a handful of cases, Breyer says

May 24, 2016, 10:38 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Ex-cop Drew Peterson on trial on charges he tried to put a hit on prosecutor in his murder case

May 24, 2016, 10:20 am CDT

Law in Popular Culture

Documentary featuring undercover prisoners leads to firings for alleged excessive force, negligence

May 24, 2016, 09:33 am CDT

Legal Technology

Company claims its technology can pick out criminals by facial analysis

May 24, 2016, 08:58 am CDT

Law Schools

These law schools top rankings that focus on quality legal jobs

May 24, 2016, 08:10 am CDT

First Amendment

‘Bad-ass lawyer’ can’t sue over parody Twitter account, appeals court says

May 24, 2016, 07:27 am CDT

Law Firms

Chance to work on ‘biggest disputes in trial work’ lures small litigation boutique to Boies Schiller

May 24, 2016, 06:18 am CDT

Bar Associations

Blocked by Cuban officials, planned Havana meeting of global bar group suddenly shifts to Miami

May 23, 2016, 05:27 pm CDT

Law Firms

Law firm loses bid to hold banks accountable for its $287K loss in cashier’s check fraud

May 23, 2016, 05:05 pm CDT

Entertainment & Sports Law

Tom Brady and NFL players union seek 2nd Circuit en banc rehearing of Deflategate ruling

May 23, 2016, 02:20 pm CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court ruled for postal worker in dispute over time limit for constructive discharge claim

May 23, 2016, 02:06 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Judge acquits police officer on all charges in case over arrestee Freddie Gray’s death

May 23, 2016, 01:34 pm CDT

Civil Procedure

GOP lawmakers outside challenged congressional district have no standing in appeal, SCOTUS says

May 23, 2016, 12:28 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Man held hostage by 3 jail escapees sues for share of $200K in reward money

May 23, 2016, 11:40 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS rules for black man who claimed prosecutors eliminated blacks from jury on basis of race

May 23, 2016, 09:36 am CDT

Constitutional Law

Oklahoma governor vetoes bill that made it a felony to perform abortions

May 23, 2016, 08:55 am CDT

Law Practice Management

Suit claims firm charged client a higher billing rate than credited internally, affecting bonuses

May 23, 2016, 08:06 am CDT

Asked and Answered

How well do people actually know their Miranda rights? (podcast)

May 23, 2016, 08:00 am CDT


New Arizona law expands state supreme court; governor denies court packing

May 23, 2016, 07:07 am CDT

Legal Ethics

‘Super lawyers’ and ‘rising stars’ are warned about accolade advertising

May 23, 2016, 06:15 am CDT

Consumer Law

Litigation over ‘Made in USA’ claims is on the upswing

May 23, 2016, 05:45 am CDT

Labor & Employment

It’s not illegal to fire someone for being ‘too cute,’ Manhattan trial court rules

May 20, 2016, 05:25 pm CDT

Labor & Employment

Police union sues LAPD chief, alleging he encourages review board to discipline officers

May 20, 2016, 05:00 pm CDT

Government Law

Congress investigating state AGs for Exxon Mobil climate-change subpoenas

May 20, 2016, 04:40 pm CDT

Civil Rights

SPLC sues Florida county for sending immigrant minors to ESL classes instead of high school

May 20, 2016, 03:55 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Lawyer for former Subway pitchman Jared Fogle asks 7th Circuit for reduced sentence

May 20, 2016, 03:23 pm CDT

Trials and Litigation

Texas woman drops lawsuit against Church of Scientology, citing lack of resources

May 20, 2016, 03:00 pm CDT

Intellectual Property Law

Attorney in ‘Stairway to Heaven’ case asks to compel attendance from Led Zeppelin stars

May 20, 2016, 02:30 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Barratry suit says law firm collaborates with contractors to target homeowners with storm damage

May 20, 2016, 01:30 pm CDT


Trump hires BigLaw lawyer for running-mate review

May 20, 2016, 01:01 pm CDT

Attorney Fees

Utah Supreme Court strikes down attorney fee schedule in workers’ comp cases

May 20, 2016, 11:09 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Federal judge imposes sweeping sanctions on DOJ, requires ethics classes for litigators in 26 states

May 20, 2016, 09:35 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Ex-lawyer is sentenced for soliciting murder of his law-office manager

May 20, 2016, 08:23 am CDT

Death Penalty

Governor’s lawyer opposed execution stay despite drug mix-up, report says

May 20, 2016, 07:38 am CDT


New Senate bill would block SCOTUS-approved rule change expanding DOJ’s surveillance powers

May 20, 2016, 05:45 am CDT

White-Collar Crime

Former BigLaw associate gets 5 years in $5M Ponzi scheme that bilked friends and relatives

May 19, 2016, 05:15 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

No liability for movie theater owner in Colorado movie massacre, jury decides

May 19, 2016, 05:00 pm CDT

Law Firms

Hinshaw announces management shake-up, new ‘category killer’ focus

May 19, 2016, 04:45 pm CDT

Government Law

Lawyer arrested during LA city council meeting after handing in card with drawing of lynching

May 19, 2016, 04:25 pm CDT

Cartoon Caption Contest

Cartoon Poll: Humpty Dumpty and a lawyer sat on a wall

May 19, 2016, 03:15 pm CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Sixth Amendment right to a speedy trial doesn’t apply to sentencing, Supreme Court says

May 19, 2016, 02:37 pm CDT

Health Law

Judge denies bid to block San Francisco law requiring warning labels on ads for sugary drinks

May 19, 2016, 01:55 pm CDT


Performing an abortion in Oklahoma would be a felony under bill passed by legislature

May 19, 2016, 01:13 pm CDT


Former ABA president Hubbard to receive new Burton Award for ‘Leadership in Law’

May 19, 2016, 01:05 pm CDT

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