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Sentencing/Post Conviction

Ex-BigLaw partner avoids long sentence for insider trading; judge notes otherwise ‘exemplary life’

Jul 22, 2016, 03:02 pm CDT


Florida judge is accused of making derogatory comments, overrelying on staffers

Jul 22, 2016, 11:23 am CDT


Georgetown law prof is hired as ACLU’s national legal director

Jul 22, 2016, 10:30 am CDT

Antitrust Law

US sues to block two major health-insurer mergers, would like cases tried together

Jul 22, 2016, 10:00 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Federal judge considers suit seeking gender-neutral passport

Jul 22, 2016, 08:30 am CDT

ABA Journal

ABA Journal wins multiple awards in national journalism contest

Jul 22, 2016, 08:21 am CDT

Law Firms

Law firms are ‘implicated’ in rise of inequality, says ‘Saving Capitalism’ author Robert Reich

Jul 22, 2016, 08:00 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Additional ‘Making a Murderer’ episodes to air; lawyer says new evidence will be revealed

Jul 22, 2016, 07:30 am CDT

Labor & Employment

Fox News CEO steps down two weeks after he is sued for alleged sexual harassment

Jul 21, 2016, 03:38 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Video shows black behavioral therapist lying down with his hands up before police shot him

Jul 21, 2016, 02:10 pm CDT

Law Firms

US forfeiture case says stolen funds landed in Shearman account, seeks ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ profits

Jul 21, 2016, 12:25 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Sanctions motion claims lawyer flung coffee at Venable partner during deposition

Jul 21, 2016, 10:41 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Rape victim who had breakdown on witness stand was jailed to ensure future testimony, lawsuit says

Jul 21, 2016, 09:33 am CDT

Election Law

5th Circuit blocks Texas voter ID law as violation of the Voting Rights Act

Jul 21, 2016, 08:45 am CDT

New Normal

Lawyers, the algorithms are better than you (at some things)

Jul 21, 2016, 08:30 am CDT


Former Dickstein Shapiro chairman makes a career change

Jul 21, 2016, 08:00 am CDT


Should judges be required to grant continuances for parental leave? Florida considers a rule change

Jul 21, 2016, 07:30 am CDT


Cert petition says judge’s 89-page opinion was ghostwritten by prosecutors

Jul 21, 2016, 07:00 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

US asks Supreme Court to grant rehearing in challenge to Obama’s deferred-deportation program

Jul 20, 2016, 03:15 pm CDT


Wrongly convicted man sworn in to the New York State Bar

Jul 20, 2016, 02:02 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Prisoner is convicted for plotting wood-chipper murder of federal judge

Jul 20, 2016, 12:24 pm CDT

Question of the Week

Did you like law school?

Jul 20, 2016, 12:15 pm CDT

First Amendment

GOP platform endorses human life amendment, enshrines free exercise

Jul 20, 2016, 11:34 am CDT


Why go solo? Some have no choice, but discover they like the flexibility and client interaction

Jul 20, 2016, 09:59 am CDT

Criminal Justice

One-time law firm partner without law degree is sentenced for unlicensed practice, forgery

Jul 20, 2016, 09:22 am CDT

Legal Rebels Podcast

Deborah Rhode is at war with complacency (podcast)

Jul 20, 2016, 08:45 am CDT

Lawyer Pay

Disney’s top lawyer is best-paid general counsel

Jul 20, 2016, 08:30 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Would hiring more female cops reduce police brutality?

Jul 20, 2016, 08:00 am CDT

Criminal Justice

298 Texas drug suspects pleaded guilty before lab tests showed roadside drug test was wrong

Jul 20, 2016, 07:30 am CDT


Law professor files ethics complaints against Baltimore prosecutors in Freddie Gray cases

Jul 19, 2016, 04:00 pm CDT

Human Rights

ABA calls on Turkey to follow rule of law; about 3,000 judges and prosecutors are targeted

Jul 19, 2016, 02:26 pm CDT

Law Schools

Which law schools’ grads have the least amount of debt?

Jul 19, 2016, 02:00 pm CDT

Business of Law

Akerman acquires 30 lawyers from dissolving litigation firm

Jul 19, 2016, 11:05 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Lawyer goes on trial for alleged false oil-spill claims; prosecutors drop several counts

Jul 19, 2016, 10:23 am CDT


What happens to judicial nominees who never get a vote? Some take a big financial hit

Jul 19, 2016, 09:37 am CDT

Human Rights

Four Kenyan police officers are charged with murder of human rights lawyer

Jul 19, 2016, 09:00 am CDT

Sentencing/Post Conviction

Lawyer making routine list discovered law-firm partner didn’t have law license; she gets prison time

Jul 19, 2016, 08:30 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

How can you tell if someone is lying? Lawyer exposes ‘hat lap cheater’ and can’t-remember cops

Jul 19, 2016, 08:00 am CDT


What makes a criminal act terrorism? The definition broadens

Jul 19, 2016, 07:30 am CDT

International Law

Pay freeze at London law firm brought on by Brexit ‘uncertainty’

Jul 18, 2016, 02:45 pm CDT

ABA Know It All

Do you know it all? Prove it! Take the ABA Journal’s legal news quiz

Jul 18, 2016, 01:35 pm CDT

Supreme Court Nominations

Obama op-ed: Inaction on Merrick Garland nomination is ‘an unprecedented escalation’

Jul 18, 2016, 12:31 pm CDT

Law Firms

Trump’s VP pick practiced law at a small firm; he wouldn’t wish law school ‘on a dog I didn’t like’

Jul 18, 2016, 11:10 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Another police officer is acquitted in Freddie Gray’s death

Jul 18, 2016, 10:29 am CDT

Second Amendment

Can Ohio governor suspend open carry during the GOP convention? Guns allowed, paint balls banned

Jul 18, 2016, 10:09 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Baton Rouge gunman was seeking out police, top state cop says

Jul 18, 2016, 09:22 am CDT

Law Firms

Why Gibson Dunn represented a New York financier for only 16 days

Jul 18, 2016, 08:30 am CDT

Sentencing/Post Conviction

Convicted rapists in Massachusetts received no prison time about 14 percent of the time

Jul 18, 2016, 08:00 am CDT

Religious Law

7th Circuit grants injunction allowing Wiccan prisoner to wear pentacle medallion

Jul 18, 2016, 07:30 am CDT

Editor's Note

Harper Lee Prize goes to Attica Locke’s ‘Pleasantville’

Jul 15, 2016, 03:41 pm CDT

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