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Internet Law

Vintage store operator says threat of social-media shaming is best way to deter shoplifting

May 29, 2015, 04:15 pm CDT

Real Estate and Property Law

Are house and trees covered in aluminum foil legal? City officials check the books

May 29, 2015, 03:25 pm CDT

White-Collar Crime

Attorney is convicted of conspiring to bilk criminal defense clients out of big bucks

May 29, 2015, 02:20 pm CDT

Verdicts & Settlements

Jury in Delaware awards $100M to 51-year-old woman in transvaginal mesh case

May 29, 2015, 12:25 pm CDT

Legal Ethics

Trial is stopped after judge learns lawyer has outstanding arrest warrant

May 29, 2015, 11:34 am CDT

Copyright Law

Northwestern settles with ex-employee, will jointly publish book about infamous Chicago murder

May 29, 2015, 10:45 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Former Dewey partner testifies she lost $621K in equity capital while two leaders earned millions

May 29, 2015, 10:44 am CDT


Four law schools participate in residency program with legal tech firm

May 29, 2015, 09:28 am CDT

Law Schools

Yale Law School drops to No. 5 in blog’s rankings

May 29, 2015, 07:39 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Chameleon owner who blew pot smoke in its mouth is acquitted of animal cruelty

May 29, 2015, 07:00 am CDT

White-Collar Crime

Former US House Speaker Dennis Hastert indicted, resigns from Dickstein Shapiro

May 29, 2015, 06:15 am CDT

Internet Law

Judge tosses defamation suit against boss-rating website

May 29, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Insurance Law

9th Circuit: In ERISA case where appeal period ended on a Saturday, filing deadline becomes Monday

May 28, 2015, 04:30 pm CDT

Tax Law

Feds say indicted lawyer owes $780K to IRS, hid tobacco settlement money in others’ accounts

May 28, 2015, 03:55 pm CDT

Natural Disasters

After flooding sends a river through its historic law offices, Houston PI firm cleans up

May 28, 2015, 03:20 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

2nd Circuit nixes Apple campaign to boot BigLaw partner as court-appointed monitor in e-book case

May 28, 2015, 02:20 pm CDT

Executive Branch

Obama won’t seek SCOTUS intervention on blocked immigration plans after adverse 5th Circuit ruling

May 28, 2015, 01:22 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Woman gets time served in beach-sex case; state seeks 2.5 years for man

May 28, 2015, 12:55 pm CDT

Law Firms

Street band playing outside DC office windows is not sweet music to ears of Skadden lawyers

May 28, 2015, 12:20 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Woman pleads guilty in hotel stabbing death of DLA Piper lawyer

May 28, 2015, 10:56 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Disbarment sought for lawyer in scheme that provided phony certificates of completion to court

May 28, 2015, 10:35 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Former Drinker Biddle staff attorney is suspended for overbilling the firm for his work

May 28, 2015, 10:25 am CDT


Dustin Diamond’s lawyer gets a judicial scolding on ‘shenanigans’ for car’s message

May 28, 2015, 09:35 am CDT

Legal ethics

Thieving accountant, wrong number proved costly for lawyer; court lifts suspension

May 28, 2015, 08:27 am CDT

Law Practice Management

Law is the nation’s least-diverse profession, law prof says

May 28, 2015, 07:13 am CDT


2nd Circuit to hear contract lawyer’s appeal on overtime pay

May 28, 2015, 06:15 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Do notes highlighting prospective black jurors support a Batson violation? SCOTUS accepts case

May 28, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Constitutional Law

Nebraska lawmakers abolish death penalty with exact vote count required to override governor’s veto

May 27, 2015, 05:05 pm CDT

White-Collar Crime

Well-known trial lawyer is federally charged with witness tampering

May 27, 2015, 04:10 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

FIFA officials indicted by US in claimed $150M ‘World Cup of Fraud’ scheme

May 27, 2015, 03:40 pm CDT

Question of the Week

Do you miss any technology that is now behind the times?

May 27, 2015, 02:54 pm CDT

Privacy Law

Class action claiming Yahoo intercepted email for advertising analysis gets OK from federal judge

May 27, 2015, 01:00 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Family law attorney who shot estranged husband is cleared by grand jury

May 27, 2015, 12:00 pm CDT


Judge resigns amid allegations she retaliated after rebuffed Facebook request, exhibited paranoia

May 27, 2015, 11:56 am CDT

Disability Law

Disability lawyer who made $22M cleared by probe, his lawyer says, but SSA axes some client benefits

May 27, 2015, 11:40 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Former in-house lawyer admits stealing $2.6M from his company

May 27, 2015, 10:26 am CDT


Once America’s youngest death row inmate, released convict dies in apparent suicide

May 27, 2015, 09:47 am CDT

Law Firms

Defense in Dewey leaders’ trial blames disloyal partners who ‘picked up their marbles and ran’

May 27, 2015, 08:43 am CDT

Death Penalty

Nebraska governor vetoes bill abolishing death penalty; are there enough votes for an override?

May 27, 2015, 07:45 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Judge who remarked on ‘temptresses’ who are ‘asking for it’ faces ethics complaint

May 27, 2015, 07:15 am CDT

Labor & Employment

Fired workers increasingly add defamation claims to their lawsuits

May 27, 2015, 06:15 am CDT

International Law

Florida lawyers prepare to provide legal advice on doing business in Cuba

May 27, 2015, 05:45 am CDT


IRS tax records for 100,000 people accessed by third parties who knew what personal info to plug in

May 26, 2015, 04:25 pm CDT

Law Firms

Bullet goes through window of large PI firm

May 26, 2015, 03:45 pm CDT

Consumer Law

New issue in Takata air bag recall: Are replacements safe?

May 26, 2015, 03:20 pm CDT

Legal Technology

App records cop during drunken-driving stops, will call a lawyer if not shut off in 45 minutes

May 26, 2015, 02:40 pm CDT

Trials and Litigation

Paralegal points way to $4.25M judgment reversal

May 26, 2015, 12:35 pm CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Should ineligible voters be counted in district remap? SCOTUS to consider ‘one man, one vote’

May 26, 2015, 11:50 am CDT

Copyright Law

Led Zeppelin denies most allegations in ‘Stairway to Heaven’ suit, but admits ‘exceptional talent’

May 26, 2015, 11:15 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Bankruptcy judges may decide related issues with parties’ consent, SCOTUS rules

May 26, 2015, 10:39 am CDT

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