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U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court agrees to decide whether sedative can be used in executions

Jan 23, 2015, 05:32 pm CST

Criminal Justice

Legislator says his DUI charge should be dismissed, cites obscure section in Kentucky constitution

Jan 23, 2015, 04:20 pm CST

Law Firms

Nixon Peabody reportedly negotiating merger with Chicago’s Ungaretti & Harris

Jan 23, 2015, 02:35 pm CST

Law in Popular Culture

Remove that ice cream cone from your pocket! Photographer depicts bizarre laws across the country

Jan 23, 2015, 02:05 pm CST


‘Competition cohort’ makes it a great time to go to law school, says Dinsmore managing partner

Jan 23, 2015, 01:38 pm CST

Sentencing / Post-Conviction

California court rules ballot initiative means parolees can’t be jailed again for using drugs

Jan 23, 2015, 01:30 pm CST

Trademark Law

Seattle Seahawks attempting to trademark the number 12, the word ‘boom’ and more

Jan 23, 2015, 12:55 pm CST

Criminal Justice

Pennsylvania supremes block any charges against state attorney general

Jan 23, 2015, 11:39 am CST

Animal Law

Virginia AG creates unit to advise cops on animal issues

Jan 23, 2015, 10:58 am CST


Tsarnaev trial judge seals defense motion quoting juror questionnaires

Jan 23, 2015, 07:41 am CST

Entertainment & Sports Law

Suit by former UNC athletes claims substandard classes amounted to breach of contract

Jan 23, 2015, 07:05 am CST

Animal Law

Humane Society suit claims harassment by Oklahoma attorney general

Jan 23, 2015, 05:45 am CST

Death Penalty

New justices might shift California death penalty rulings

Jan 22, 2015, 05:27 pm CST

Legislation & Lobbying

Virginia bill would require court hearing before sex offenders can visit schools

Jan 22, 2015, 04:45 pm CST

Criminal Justice

FBI arrests powerful NY politician, says he masked $4M in bribes as attorney referral fees

Jan 22, 2015, 04:15 pm CST

First Amendment

Is law that prohibits women from going topless in public unconstitutional?

Jan 22, 2015, 03:15 pm CST

Labor & Employment

McDonald’s sued by former employees over ‘racist’ franchise in Virginia

Jan 22, 2015, 02:30 pm CST

Criminal Justice

Puerto Rico judge convicted in bribe-taking case

Jan 22, 2015, 01:45 pm CST

Civil Rights

Baker who would not decorate a cake with anti-gay slurs faces civil rights complaint

Jan 22, 2015, 01:00 pm CST

Business of Law

Is Kansas City big enough for Polsinelli and Littler’s back-office operations? IT shortage feared

Jan 22, 2015, 12:38 pm CST


Judges who dined with indicted friend violated revised ethics rule, court says

Jan 22, 2015, 11:40 am CST

White Collar Crime

Lawyer who duped investors with fake Facebook stock gets 46 months

Jan 22, 2015, 11:22 am CST

Trials & Litigation

Former lawyer has 237 years to pay off malpractice judgment

Jan 22, 2015, 10:40 am CST

Law Firms

Court: BigLaw firms missed $1.5B error, erasing JPMorgan’s security interest in GM loan

Jan 22, 2015, 09:16 am CST

Business of Law

Dentons and Chinese law firm vote to merge, producing the world’s largest law firm by head count

Jan 22, 2015, 07:57 am CST

Criminal Justice

Grand jury recommends perjury charge against Pennsylvania AG; she vows not to resign

Jan 22, 2015, 07:12 am CST


‘Life is not linear’: McDermott partner who left law practice in 1997 regains partnership

Jan 22, 2015, 06:15 am CST

Women in the Law

At several DC firms, more women than men are promoted to partner

Jan 22, 2015, 05:45 am CST

Civil Rights

Gender identity disorder should be protected by ADA, transgender plaintiff argues

Jan 21, 2015, 04:30 pm CST

Media & Communications Law

Paris mayor vows to sue Fox News over false reports of Muslim ‘no-go’ zones

Jan 21, 2015, 03:55 pm CST

Law Firms

Four associates join Beck Redden partner on marquee of new Houston litigation boutique

Jan 21, 2015, 03:20 pm CST

Criminal Justice

Sheriff: Man arrested for tackling armed fellow Wal-Mart shopper who has a concealed-carry permit

Jan 21, 2015, 02:48 pm CST

Securities Law

S&P to pay nearly $80M to settle claim over 2011 ratings of mortgage securities; bigger deal looms

Jan 21, 2015, 02:00 pm CST

Question of the Week

Do you agree with laws setting age limits on when a child can be alone in public?

Jan 21, 2015, 01:42 pm CST

Trials & Litigation

Was ‘Dread Pirate Roberts’ multiple people? Federal judge limits defense in $200M Silk Road case

Jan 21, 2015, 01:01 pm CST

Entertainment & Sports Law

NFL launches ‘Deflate-gate’ probe of Patriots win; could Super Bowl be disrupted?

Jan 21, 2015, 12:15 pm CST

Criminal Justice

County judge arrested on domestic violence charge; wife says he hit her until she blacked out

Jan 21, 2015, 11:40 am CST

Religious Law

Vatican names former sex-crimes prosecutor to lead appellate board for priests accused of abuse

Jan 21, 2015, 11:07 am CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Protesters interrupt Supreme Court on anniversary of Citizens United decision

Jan 21, 2015, 10:53 am CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Fired air marshal can seek whistleblower protection for revealing security cuts, SCOTUS rules

Jan 21, 2015, 10:06 am CST

Legal Ethics

Lawyer criticized over racy YouTube ad

Jan 21, 2015, 09:27 am CST

Privacy Law

Woman who sued US over imposter Facebook page gets $134K settlement

Jan 21, 2015, 08:49 am CST

Privacy Law

Feds use radar that can detect movement in homes; appeals court raises privacy concerns

Jan 21, 2015, 08:09 am CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Which justices skipped Obama’s address? And was their absence unusual in historical terms?

Jan 21, 2015, 07:21 am CST

Attorney Fees

Pennsylvania county mails capital defense lawyer’s checks to another person with same name

Jan 21, 2015, 06:15 am CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Pretrial detainee shocked with stun gun gets SCOTUS hearing on excessive-force proof

Jan 21, 2015, 05:45 am CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Obama administration to file amicus brief supporting same-sex marriage

Jan 20, 2015, 05:37 pm CST

Trials & Litigation

Indian tribe, lawyer ordered to pay more than $1 million in sanctions for frivolous claim

Jan 20, 2015, 04:15 pm CST


American man sentenced to 15 years for giving al-Qaida $67K and other aid

Jan 20, 2015, 03:45 pm CST

Death Penalty

Defense lawyers say prosecutor in theater massacre is seeking death penalty for political reasons

Jan 20, 2015, 03:15 pm CST

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