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Criminal Justice

Judge accused of stealing cocaine from evidence likely impaired, says lawyer in conviction challenge

Jul 2, 2015, 05:00 pm CDT

Labor & Employment

2nd Circuit says 2 judges used wrong test in deciding high-profile cases over unpaid internships

Jul 2, 2015, 04:30 pm CDT

Court Security

Man punches his lawyer in court melee after being found not guilty of murder at trial

Jul 2, 2015, 03:55 pm CDT

White-Collar Crime

Law grad gets 6 years for Ponzi scheme said to have cost investors $9.2M

Jul 2, 2015, 01:40 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Securities allegations against Texas attorney general will be presented to grand jury

Jul 2, 2015, 01:11 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Insurers hacked tens of thousands of legal files to get an edge in worker’s comp cases, lawsuit says

Jul 2, 2015, 12:50 pm CDT

Law Firms

Lewis Brisbois opens Oregon office with a dozen Williams Kastner lawyers

Jul 2, 2015, 11:58 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Law firm sues Vegas casino for refund of $3.4M they say partner transfered for gambling

Jul 2, 2015, 11:30 am CDT

Constitutional Law

Montana man seeks license to marry additional wife, cites Roberts’ gay-marriage dissent

Jul 2, 2015, 11:15 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Attorney and law student indicted in boating accident that cost passenger an arm

Jul 2, 2015, 10:50 am CDT

Law Schools

What is the most underrated law school? The answer may surprise you

Jul 2, 2015, 10:10 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Hospital released man while he was delusional, says widow of slain attorney in lawsuit

Jul 2, 2015, 09:56 am CDT

Cartoon Caption Contest

Cartoon: Is this mummy seeking or giving legal advice?

Jul 2, 2015, 09:35 am CDT

Oil Spill

BP to pay $18.7B to settle oil spill claims by US and Gulf states

Jul 2, 2015, 08:43 am CDT

Religious Law

Parishioners at Church of Cannabis avoid criminal charges, plan civil suit

Jul 2, 2015, 07:30 am CDT

Law Firms

Embattled lawyer says he can be accused of no more than chutzpah

Jul 2, 2015, 07:05 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court will consider race in redistricting in second Arizona case

Jul 2, 2015, 06:15 am CDT

Legal Technology

Crowdsourcing legal research website adds writing tool that ‘could be a game-changer’

Jul 2, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Bankruptcy Law

Will the Affordable Care Act lead to fewer personal bankruptcy filings?

Jul 1, 2015, 04:24 pm CDT

Court Security

Grenade-shaped perfume bottle caused evacuation at Ohio courthouse

Jul 1, 2015, 04:15 pm CDT

Large Firms

Should BigLaw firms be donating more of their record profits to legal aid?

Jul 1, 2015, 04:00 pm CDT

Law Firms

McKenna joins Dentons, which continues to look for future merger partners

Jul 1, 2015, 03:55 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Convicted kidnapper faces new stalking case after alleged encounters near prosecutor’s home

Jul 1, 2015, 03:35 pm CDT

Admiralty & Maritime Law

Man gets $5K ticket for jumping off charter fishing boat on a dare

Jul 1, 2015, 03:05 pm CDT

Question of the Week

What is the best piece of advice you’ve ever received?

Jul 1, 2015, 02:35 pm CDT

Family Law

Michigan district court stops performing marriages in the wake of gay-marriage decision

Jul 1, 2015, 02:20 pm CDT

Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction

‘The Secret of Magic’ awarded the 2015 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction

Jul 1, 2015, 02:09 pm CDT

Antitrust Law

Justice Department is investigating possible collusion by some airlines

Jul 1, 2015, 02:05 pm CDT


Hiring woes reported by two-thirds of surveyed lawyers with hiring authority

Jul 1, 2015, 12:06 pm CDT

Legal Ethics

Which papers do lawyers have to return to former clients? ABA ethics opinion addresses the issue

Jul 1, 2015, 10:28 am CDT

Criminal Justicee

Spanking conviction is overturned; top state court allows reasonable force in child discipline

Jul 1, 2015, 09:53 am CDT

Constitutional Law

ACLU suit challenges Louisiana governor’s ‘marriage and conscience order’

Jul 1, 2015, 09:21 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Appeals court blasts lawyers and ‘scorched earth tactics,’ publishes opinion despite settlement

Jul 1, 2015, 08:30 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Chemerinsky: What does this memorable SCOTUS term mean for the future?

Jul 1, 2015, 08:30 am CDT

Law Firms

Embarrassing Dewey emails are cast as sarcasm; partner insists ‘I am the reason you have this job’

Jul 1, 2015, 07:24 am CDT

Law Firms

Appeals court rules for Womble Carlyle in disability suit by former employee

Jul 1, 2015, 06:45 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Scalia’s ‘jiggery-pokery’ dissent spawns ‘scalia4kids’ tweets

Jul 1, 2015, 06:15 am CDT

Constitutional Law

Top state court nixes 10 Commandments monument at capitol

Jun 30, 2015, 04:35 pm CDT

Antitrust Law

2nd Circuit OKs verdict against Apple in $450M e-book price-fixing case

Jun 30, 2015, 03:30 pm CDT

Court Security

Man accused of jury threat, biting court officer in 2010 gets mistrial after lawyer punch

Jun 30, 2015, 01:15 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Ex-worker wins $18M in suit against CEO over blog posts; law prof’s case is still pending

Jun 30, 2015, 11:25 am CDT

Law Schools

Jurors reject law prof’s claim of anti-conservative bias in hiring

Jun 30, 2015, 11:22 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Suspect pleads guilty but mentally ill in slaying of attorney

Jun 30, 2015, 10:55 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court agrees to reconsider whether unwilling state can be hauled into another state’s court

Jun 30, 2015, 10:48 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Official: Deadly force on fleeing NY prison escapee justified

Jun 30, 2015, 10:35 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS to consider First Amendment rights of public workers forced to pay for collective bargaining

Jun 30, 2015, 09:41 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer targeted in claimed murder plot says not enough was done to protect her family

Jun 30, 2015, 09:00 am CDT


Posner: Chief justice’s gay-marriage dissent is ‘heartless’

Jun 30, 2015, 08:27 am CDT

Labor & Employment

Obama announces new overtime rules in op-ed; 5 million people are expected to benefit

Jun 30, 2015, 07:38 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Cert grant sends university affirmative action case back to the Supreme Court

Jun 30, 2015, 06:15 am CDT

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