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Environmental Law

EPA temporarily blocked from enforcing Clean Water Rule by 6th Circuit panel

Oct 9, 2015, 03:35 pm CDT

Copyright Law

Yoga poses are about healing, and not copyrightable, says 9th Circuit

Oct 9, 2015, 02:30 pm CDT

Trusts & Estates

Is will bequeathing millions to the attorney who wrote it valid? That depends, says court

Oct 9, 2015, 12:35 pm CDT

White-Collar Crime

Chicago Public Schools chief charged with fraud; she plans to plead guilty to taking bribes

Oct 9, 2015, 12:22 pm CDT

Privacy Law

California law requiring warrant for digital searches is ‘a landmark win for digital privacy’

Oct 9, 2015, 09:17 am CDT


Milberg says it is ‘streamlining its infrastructure’; how many are being laid off?

Oct 9, 2015, 08:26 am CDT

Executive Branch

Obama considers using executive authority to expand gun buyer background checks

Oct 9, 2015, 08:02 am CDT

Death Penalty

Oklahoma used wrong drug in January execution, autopsy report suggests

Oct 9, 2015, 07:29 am CDT

Product Liability

Pot grower violated implied warranty of merchantability by using unapproved pesticide, suit alleges

Oct 9, 2015, 06:15 am CDT

Consumer Law

Consumer financial agency considers rules barring companies from blocking class actions

Oct 9, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Civil Rights

Woman sues police, alleging officers used excessive force in incident caught on video

Oct 8, 2015, 05:35 pm CDT

Constitutional Law

Las Vegas jurist sets low bail for defendants he says were stopped for ‘driving while Hispanic’

Oct 8, 2015, 04:55 pm CDT

Health Law

California prison guards’ union protests program providing condoms to inmates

Oct 8, 2015, 04:25 pm CDT

Tort Law

Jury awards $1.6 million in bellwether case claiming DuPont contaminated Ohio River

Oct 8, 2015, 04:05 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Appeals court will review allegations that Texas Gov. Rick Perry tried to coerce Travis County DA

Oct 8, 2015, 02:15 pm CDT


Federal judges say the San Antonio courthouse is falling apart

Oct 8, 2015, 01:35 pm CDT


Judge accused of giving clerk $26K in gifts for ‘special friend’ relationship seeks to keep his job

Oct 8, 2015, 11:45 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Scalia focuses on murder details during arguments in Kansas cases, notes Breyer’s capital views

Oct 8, 2015, 10:50 am CDT

Tort Law

Sen. Harry Reid sues over exercise-band accident

Oct 8, 2015, 09:31 am CDT

Environmental Law

New law bars NYC businesses from keeping doors open while air is on, with these exceptions

Oct 8, 2015, 08:40 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Chemerinsky: New term’s most important cases—so far

Oct 8, 2015, 08:30 am CDT


Dallas County DA talks about her two-month absence and untreated depression

Oct 8, 2015, 08:07 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Tearful woman gets judicial scolding, 3 days in jail for failing to show at domestic violence trial

Oct 8, 2015, 07:09 am CDT

Legal Technology

Secret computer code is used to help send defendants to jail

Oct 8, 2015, 06:15 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Bar applicant’s litigation conduct, ‘personal attacks and invective’ are cited in law license denial

Oct 8, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Law Schools

Judge dismisses class action suit against Florida Coastal School of Law

Oct 7, 2015, 05:20 pm CDT

Attorney Fees

Michigan agrees to pay $1.9 million to winning lawyers in gay marriage case

Oct 7, 2015, 04:40 pm CDT


Disbarred judge refuses to resign

Oct 7, 2015, 04:10 pm CDT

Constitutional Law

ACLU lawsuit says county is jailing people who can’t afford to pay fines

Oct 7, 2015, 02:30 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Conviction overturned in 1990 NYC subway slaying

Oct 7, 2015, 02:00 pm CDT

Question of the Week

Do you connect with strangers on LinkedIn?

Oct 7, 2015, 01:10 pm CDT

Law Schools

Northwestern to end accelerated JD program

Oct 7, 2015, 12:25 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Dewey leaders are acquitted of falsifying business records; deliberations continue

Oct 7, 2015, 12:09 pm CDT

Law Firms

Dewey juror goes to the emergency room; judge will ask for partial verdict

Oct 7, 2015, 11:00 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Can potential mass shooters be identified? Some worry about civil liberties implications

Oct 7, 2015, 09:28 am CDT


Alabama probate judge says federal government could issue same-sex marriage licenses

Oct 7, 2015, 08:35 am CDT

Law Schools

University of Nebraska tops list of best value law schools

Oct 7, 2015, 08:20 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Promotional rap video leads to arrest warrant; did portrayal contribute to fatal shooting by police?

Oct 7, 2015, 07:40 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Right to counsel doesn’t require ‘perfect advocacy,’ SCOTUS says; murder conviction is reinstated

Oct 7, 2015, 06:15 am CDT

Business of Law

Law firm mergers continue at record pace

Oct 7, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Judge who challenged public defender to fistfight is suspended without pay

Oct 6, 2015, 04:25 pm CDT


Lawyer killed goat, drank its blood, and is running for US Senate

Oct 6, 2015, 02:30 pm CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court says lawyers can’t hire line-standers to get them into hearings

Oct 6, 2015, 02:00 pm CDT

Oil Spill

BP agrees to $20 billion settlement with DOJ and 5 states for Deepwater Horizon oil spill

Oct 6, 2015, 01:25 pm CDT

Sentencing/Post Conviction

About 6,000 federal inmates will get early release at month’s end; will crime go up?

Oct 6, 2015, 11:57 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court declines appeal citing juror’s racial slur in post-conviction affidavit

Oct 6, 2015, 11:19 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court considers woman’s right to sue in US for accident on Austrian national railroad

Oct 6, 2015, 10:47 am CDT

Privacy Law

EU court strikes down agreement for digital transfers of personal data to US

Oct 6, 2015, 10:47 am CDT

Law Firms

Judge tosses ADA suit against BigLaw firms, cites plaintiff’s ‘outright speculation’

Oct 6, 2015, 09:43 am CDT

Legal Ethics

High-profile lawyer who acted as ‘paymaster’ for client gives up his law license

Oct 6, 2015, 08:26 am CDT

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