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Criminal Justice

Former Herrick Feinstein tax lawyer is charged with failing to report $3M in fee income

Oct 27, 2016, 03:00 pm CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Lawyer accuses Justice Thomas of groping her at a party in 1999; he calls the claim ‘preposterous’

Oct 27, 2016, 01:15 pm CDT


Bill Gates is among wealthy donors seeking to oust state justice

Oct 27, 2016, 11:49 am CDT

Law Schools

Law school agrees to second name change after losing injunction fight in trademark suit

Oct 27, 2016, 10:46 am CDT

Supreme Court Nominations

Cruz hints GOP won’t vote on Scalia replacement if Clinton wins; the idea gains some support

Oct 27, 2016, 10:01 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

The nation’s capital is ‘broken in some ways,’ Justice Thomas says

Oct 27, 2016, 09:09 am CDT

Law School

University of Nebraska launches program encouraging more attorneys in state’s rural areas

Oct 27, 2016, 09:00 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Chemerinsky: Is court delaying some oral arguments in hopes of 9th justice?

Oct 27, 2016, 08:30 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Lawyer attributes his dozing at trial to cold medicine; 11 jurors said they noticed

Oct 27, 2016, 08:00 am CDT

Supreme Court Nominations

Who would Clinton nominate to Supreme Court? Typical criteria indicate this judge could be the one

Oct 27, 2016, 07:00 am CDT

Cartoon Caption Contest

Cartoon Caption: Will these lawyers wake up and smell the coffee?

Oct 26, 2016, 03:35 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Lawyer gets jail time for blaming car accident on nonexistent black man

Oct 26, 2016, 02:42 pm CDT

Women in the Law

Fired general counsel sues for alleged gender and age bias, claims pay talk was banned

Oct 26, 2016, 12:08 pm CDT

Question of the Week

What nonwork pursuits have you noted on your resume?

Oct 26, 2016, 12:00 pm CDT

Health Law

AARP suit claims wellness-program regulations allow employers to coerce participation

Oct 26, 2016, 11:04 am CDT

Election Law

DA’s office flip flops on whether Justin Timberlake is being investigated for ballot selfie

Oct 26, 2016, 10:10 am CDT

Real Estate & Property Law

Woman fights to keep her treehouse abode after building inspectors cite code violations

Oct 26, 2016, 09:29 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Should race and gender be used in calculating lost income? It’s a common practice

Oct 26, 2016, 08:57 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Lawyer agrees to pay restitution for removing cameras outside his client’s apartment

Oct 26, 2016, 07:00 am CDT

10 Questions Live

10 Questions Live: Raj De discusses cybersecurity and his White House and NSA experiences

Oct 25, 2016, 04:15 pm CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

ABA Supreme Court brief urges bright-line deadline for bond hearings in immigration detention cases

Oct 25, 2016, 03:58 pm CDT

Environmental Law

Species may be called endangered based on projected climate change, 9th Circuit rules

Oct 25, 2016, 03:00 pm CDT

Legal History

Did new black history museum snub Justice Thomas? Spokeswoman says it can’t include everyone

Oct 25, 2016, 02:49 pm CDT

American Bar Association

ABA official expressed concern but didn’t ban report calling Trump ‘a libel bully,’ spokeswoman says

Oct 25, 2016, 01:48 pm CDT

Legal Ethics

Retired judges to hear appeal from suspended Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore

Oct 25, 2016, 01:15 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Facial recognition may be unreliable, and nearly half of US adults are in databases, study finds

Oct 25, 2016, 11:45 am CDT


Posner says Supreme Court is ‘awful,’ top two justices are OK but not great

Oct 25, 2016, 09:20 am CDT

Tort Law

Subway pitchman’s ex-wife seeks damages for failure to report his ‘pedophile behavior’

Oct 25, 2016, 08:00 am CDT

Legal Technology

Artificial intelligence predicted case outcomes with 79% accuracy by analyzing fact portrayal

Oct 25, 2016, 07:00 am CDT

Civil Procedure

Federal judge chastises FTC for threatening to ‘pick up its marbles’ and play in other venues

Oct 24, 2016, 03:50 pm CDT

Sentencing / Post-Conviction

Pennsylvania’s former attorney general is sentenced to jail

Oct 24, 2016, 02:56 pm CDT

ABA Journal Know It All

Test your news knowledge with this week’s Know It All quiz

Oct 24, 2016, 01:45 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Former Dewey finance director signs new plea agreement with shorter recommended sentence

Oct 24, 2016, 12:22 pm CDT

Death Penalty

Executions fall along with support for the death penalty; is capital punishment nearing an end?

Oct 24, 2016, 11:49 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Suit claims lawyers used ‘stooge defendants’ to get courts to order scrubbing of bad online reviews

Oct 24, 2016, 10:52 am CDT

Law Practice Management

Bullying abounds at BigLaw firms, but it often goes unaddressed, survey finds

Oct 24, 2016, 09:46 am CDT

Asked and Answered

The art of getting clients to pay (podcast with transcript)

Oct 24, 2016, 08:30 am CDT

Election Law

How a Trump election challenge could play out

Oct 24, 2016, 08:00 am CDT


Like polo and sailing? Listing it on a law firm resume helped men but not women, study finds

Oct 24, 2016, 07:00 am CDT

Women in the Law

How can law firms remove barriers to women in the profession?

Oct 21, 2016, 06:00 pm CDT

Bar Exam

Legal ed council approves stricter ABA standard for bar passage rates amid diversity concerns

Oct 21, 2016, 03:05 pm CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Justice Thomas fans create website dedicated to his originalist jurisprudence

Oct 21, 2016, 02:18 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Clowns in this county can be fined up to $150

Oct 21, 2016, 11:01 am CDT

Constitutional Law

Federal judge allows suit challenging female topless ban as equal protection violation

Oct 21, 2016, 10:28 am CDT


Ginsburg gets opera role, and it’s not a cameo appearance

Oct 21, 2016, 09:55 am CDT

Attorney Fees

Two law firms earned more than $1B to help US pursue banks

Oct 21, 2016, 09:27 am CDT

Legal Technology

Reinventing Professionals: ‘These big honking e-discovery platforms are going the way of extinction’

Oct 21, 2016, 08:40 am CDT

Tax Law

Chicago lawyer has filed more than 900 qui tam actions against internet retailers

Oct 21, 2016, 08:00 am CDT

Constitutional Law

Woman jailed 96 days without hearing or lawyer can’t sue after charge is tossed, federal judge rules

Oct 21, 2016, 07:00 am CDT

Law Firms

Littler expands European presence by combining with French labor and employment firm

Oct 20, 2016, 05:12 pm CDT

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