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Human Rights

Northern Ireland’s abortion prohibitions violate human rights, Belfast judge rules

Nov 30, 2015, 12:55 pm CST

International Law

UK approves its first deferred prosecution agreement in bank’s bribery case

Nov 30, 2015, 12:05 pm CST

Law Firms

BigLaw firm doesn’t have to turn over notes in GM ignition switch cases, judge rules

Nov 30, 2015, 11:27 am CST


Judge who sparred with Pennsylvania AG is removed, ‘clouded’ objectivity cited

Nov 30, 2015, 10:34 am CST

Criminal Justice

Thousands mourn human rights lawyer killed during a press conference in Turkey

Nov 30, 2015, 08:51 am CST

Legal Ethics

If you think a seeming pro se litigant has a lawyer, ask to confirm, ABA ethics opinion says

Nov 30, 2015, 08:50 am CST

International Law

Why Republicans contend any pact from climate change conference will be a treaty

Nov 30, 2015, 08:08 am CST

Business of Law

Will first law firm to go public face a shareholder suit? Stock prices seesaw with whiplash plan

Nov 30, 2015, 07:32 am CST

White-Collar Crime

Should movement to ease criminal laws extend to white-collar offenders? Coalition splits on answer

Nov 30, 2015, 06:45 am CST

Law Firms

This law firm is the world’s oldest

Nov 30, 2015, 06:15 am CST

Legal Ethics

Judge who called state position a ‘lie from the pit of hell’ faces ethics charges

Nov 30, 2015, 05:45 am CST

Internet Law

Teenager whose prank calls sent armed SWAT teams to dozens of US homes got 16 months

Nov 25, 2015, 02:30 pm CST

Law Firms

Law firms give and receive thanks by way of donated turkeys

Nov 25, 2015, 11:45 am CST

Tax Law

Inversions gain in popularity with help of Skadden lawyers

Nov 25, 2015, 09:39 am CST

Trademark Law

Is Reese Witherspoon’s name entitled to trademark protection? Judge weighs claims in actress’ suit

Nov 25, 2015, 08:35 am CST

Criminal Justice

Shoplifting suspects opt for $500 course because of company’s misleading statements, suit alleges

Nov 25, 2015, 06:45 am CST

Sentencing/Post Conviction

Some defendants get sentences reduced when prosecutors heed judges’ suggestions

Nov 25, 2015, 06:15 am CST

Legal Technology

IP analytics company Lex Machina is sold to LexisNexis; it plans expansion to new practice areas

Nov 25, 2015, 05:45 am CST

Court Security

Car going ‘way too fast’ crashes outside entrance to federal courthouse

Nov 24, 2015, 05:00 pm CST

Law Firms

Brownstein Hyatt closes Phoenix office

Nov 24, 2015, 04:40 pm CST

White-Collar Crime

Claimed ‘Harvard-educated attorney’ is neither a grad nor a lawyer, authorities say

Nov 24, 2015, 03:30 pm CST

Constitutional Law

Lawsuit urges top state court to explain powers of AG Kathleen Kane, whose law license is suspended

Nov 24, 2015, 02:45 pm CST

Constitutional Law

Kentucky governor restores voting rights of over 100,000 felons, but does he have power to do so?

Nov 24, 2015, 01:30 pm CST

Cartoon Caption Contest

Cartoon: Courtroom drama or antics in this month’s cartoon scene?

Nov 24, 2015, 12:10 pm CST

Constitutional Law

New courthouse nativity display puts founding fathers, Lady Liberty next to Bill of Rights in manger

Nov 24, 2015, 12:00 pm CST

Criminal Justice

Chicago cop is charged with murder in teen’s shooting death; video will be released by Wednesday

Nov 24, 2015, 11:16 am CST

Attorney General

2nd Circuit rules Justice Department doesn’t have to disclose additional drone-strike memos

Nov 24, 2015, 10:25 am CST

Business of Law

Following layoffs, 60-attorney law firm says it will close its doors by end of 2015

Nov 24, 2015, 10:10 am CST

Immigration Law

Indiana’s refusal to accept Syrian refugees violates Constitution, ACLU suit says

Nov 24, 2015, 09:29 am CST

Bar Exam

California’s bar pass rate is at a 29-year low; these states also saw a drop

Nov 24, 2015, 08:35 am CST

Law in Popular Culture

Client’s photos of John Lennon and Sex Pistols are prominently featured in law office exhibit

Nov 24, 2015, 08:00 am CST

Health Law

7th Circuit overturns abortion regulation; Posner says health benefit is ‘nonexistent’

Nov 24, 2015, 07:30 am CST


Lawyers who work the most appear least likely to regret their career choice, Indiana study finds

Nov 24, 2015, 06:45 am CST

Lawyer Pay

Prosecutors and PDs will share in $18M equal-pay settlement

Nov 24, 2015, 06:15 am CST

Tort Law

Should assumption of risk doctrine still apply to baseball? Lawyer who filed class action thinks not

Nov 24, 2015, 05:45 am CST

Internet Law

Belgium authorities ask for Internet silence on police ops; Twitterverse responds with cat memes

Nov 23, 2015, 04:05 pm CST


DNA clears man jailed 16 years; meanwhile, ‘Teardrop Rapist’ committed more crimes

Nov 23, 2015, 02:50 pm CST

White-Collar Crime

Disbarred lawyer admits collecting $247K in disability benefits while still in practice

Nov 23, 2015, 02:00 pm CST

White-Collar Crime

Jury instructions critical in trial of former top lawmaker over $4M in legal referral fees

Nov 23, 2015, 01:00 pm CST


Corporate BigLaw partner held hostage at luxury hotel in Mali is safe

Nov 23, 2015, 11:50 am CST

Attorney's Fees

Federal judge says IRS must pay $239K to lawyers in FOIA case, but nixes multiplier

Nov 23, 2015, 11:10 am CST

Question of the Week

What changes would you make to your favorite legal TV show?

Nov 23, 2015, 10:45 am CST

Criminal Justice

Judge orders murder retrial, cites ‘overwhelmed’ PD who had 88 felony cases

Nov 23, 2015, 10:40 am CST

Criminal Justice

Barefoot Bandit can’t profit from crime spree but studio pays $1M restitution to tell his life story

Nov 23, 2015, 10:30 am CST

Public Defenders

PD’s office says it can’t accept any more cases; ethics prof sees triage system

Nov 23, 2015, 09:34 am CST

The New Normal

Simplicity bias: Lessons for lawyers from industrial design

Nov 23, 2015, 08:30 am CST

Criminal Justice

PD pays $300 to appeal $25 fine for vibrating cellphone

Nov 23, 2015, 08:27 am CST

Law Schools

Law school offered buyouts to all its tenured faculty

Nov 23, 2015, 07:53 am CST

U.S. Supreme Court

US asks SCOTUS to allow Obama’s deferred deportation program

Nov 23, 2015, 07:21 am CST

Legal History

Did James Madison put his ‘spin’ on constitutional convention notes? Law prof sees manipulation

Nov 23, 2015, 06:45 am CST

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