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ABA Journal

DUI laws could be complicated by SCOTUS ruling

8 hours, 2 minutes ago

Personal Lives

Lawyer who defended Prop 8 before SCOTUS is looking forward to daughter’s same-sex wedding

8 hours, 36 minutes ago

Admiralty & Maritime Law

Captain who abandoned sinking ferry is arrested; 29 dead, hundreds missing in South Korean waters

9 hours, 15 minutes ago

Business of Law

Former name partner sues, seeks comp and says firm hasn’t removed his name from firm materials

10 hours, 11 minutes ago

Criminal Justice

As trial of lawyer looms in massage-parlor rape case, judge allows state to add two new charges

11 hours, 55 minutes ago

Animal Law

Pets in France get legal status as ‘living beings capable of feelings’

12 hours, 58 minutes ago


Wachtell Lipton co-founder Leonard Rosen dies at 83

13 hours, 47 minutes ago

Education Law

Climate scientist’s emails are shielded from disclosure, Virginia Supreme Court says

14 hours, 52 minutes ago

Criminal Justice

Repeal of anti-adultery law goes to New Hampshire’s governor; 20 other states also have bans

15 hours, 47 minutes ago

Criminal Justice

Bank robber, 74, who wanted to go ‘home’ to prison gets his wish

16 hours, 24 minutes ago

First Amendment

‘Company Doe’ can’t keep its identity secret in litigation, 4th Circuit rules

17 hours, 25 minutes ago

Trials & Litigation

Man whose case was dismissed after ‘Perry Mason’ moment in court sues 5 police officers over arrest

Apr 17, 2014, 05:23 pm CDT

Constitutional Law

Federal jury awards $18M each to 2 men in wrongful conviction case

Apr 17, 2014, 04:40 pm CDT

Court Security

2 new suspects named, $25K reward offered in kidnapping of prosecutor’s dad

Apr 17, 2014, 04:10 pm CDT

Legal Ethics

Judge should lose job for mishandling a case 10 years ago, when still in practice, ethics panel says

Apr 17, 2014, 02:34 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

DA will drop case against teen convicted for recording his classmates bullying him

Apr 17, 2014, 12:19 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Former client is charged in 2008 murder of lawyer killed while clearing his driveway of snow

Apr 17, 2014, 11:29 am CDT

Constitutional Law

Report: Secret order by military judge requires CIA to reveal ‘black site’ info in USS Cole case

Apr 17, 2014, 11:25 am CDT

Consumer Law

Buying a General Mills product eliminates the right to sue, according to online legal terms

Apr 17, 2014, 10:14 am CDT

Consumer Law

Law firm’s revised debt-collection letter results in $49.5K settlement of federal class action

Apr 17, 2014, 10:10 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Prosecutor won’t drop charges against mom who left her kids in the car during a job interview

Apr 17, 2014, 09:04 am CDT

Law Schools

After law prof’s viral rant, school nixes proposal to divert faculty raises to law grad fellowships

Apr 17, 2014, 08:01 am CDT

Women in the Law

Who’s bringing cupcakes? Too often, female lawyers are expected to do office ‘housework,’ book says

Apr 17, 2014, 07:01 am CDT

Law Firms

Gross revenue falls 20 percent at Dickstein Shapiro in an ‘investment year’

Apr 17, 2014, 06:45 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

After SCOTUSblog is denied a press pass, publisher vows to appeal

Apr 17, 2014, 06:10 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Lawyer ethics violations in New York are punished too slowly and inconsistently handled, study finds

Apr 17, 2014, 05:45 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Fake child abduction could result in real charges, authorities say

Apr 16, 2014, 04:25 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Former law firm CFO charged in $1.2B swindle is 18th to face a criminal case, feds say

Apr 16, 2014, 03:55 pm CDT

Question of the Week

What’s the most outrageous thing you’ve heard during opening or closing statements?

Apr 16, 2014, 03:00 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

GM seeks court ruling it is protected from ignition-switch suits under bankruptcy law

Apr 16, 2014, 01:15 pm CDT

Legal Technology

Smartphone makers to offer ‘kill switch’ next year; some lawmakers say that isn’t enough

Apr 16, 2014, 12:05 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Case of lost painting offers lessons in auction law; will buyer get $43K for missing $21K artwork?

Apr 16, 2014, 11:09 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Obama commutes sentence of man sentenced to an extra 42 months because of a typo

Apr 16, 2014, 10:36 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

‘Mom does what I say or Mom gets the fist,’ testifies paralyzed son at her attempted-murder trial

Apr 16, 2014, 10:20 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Clerical error kept man out of prison for 13 years; incarceration is cruel and unusual, he argues

Apr 16, 2014, 09:51 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Prominent defense lawyer indicted in prescription drug case

Apr 16, 2014, 09:30 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Teen criminally convicted for recording his classmates bullying him in school

Apr 16, 2014, 08:55 am CDT


Seven law firms have cut an estimated 213 jobs since January

Apr 16, 2014, 08:03 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Law grad is sentenced to life for murder of girlfriend whose pleas were recorded on cell phone

Apr 16, 2014, 07:01 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Four inmates who won reduced sentences under racial justice law seek to uphold the decisions

Apr 16, 2014, 06:50 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Ethics complaint alleges lawyer billed NCAA for her whistleblower client’s bankruptcy depositions

Apr 16, 2014, 06:20 am CDT

Legal Ethics

‘Law Tigers’ lawyer is reprimanded because referral website didn’t comply with testimonial ban

Apr 16, 2014, 05:45 am CDT

Court Security

More suspects at large in kidnapping of prosecutor’s dad, federal prosecutor says

Apr 15, 2014, 04:25 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Man in YouTube video of US Supreme Court protest gets time served, is banned for a year

Apr 15, 2014, 03:39 pm CDT

Tax Law

Don’t procrastinate! Missing April 15 tax deadline can be costly, but the IRS offers alternatives

Apr 15, 2014, 03:15 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Rare ‘Perry Mason’ moment in court wins dismissal for defendant, desk duty for 5 police officers

Apr 15, 2014, 01:20 pm CDT

Cartoon Caption Contest

Cartoon Poll: Which American Eagle caption fits best?

Apr 15, 2014, 01:01 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Rape defendant wins mistrial after prosecutor’s claim that he tried to run her down is disproven

Apr 15, 2014, 12:05 pm CDT


2 registered sex offenders were wearing GPS devices during serial slayings, police say

Apr 15, 2014, 10:59 am CDT

Government Law

Should taxpayers pay cash owed by their parents? In about-face, US halts collection of older debts

Apr 15, 2014, 10:37 am CDT

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