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Former House Speaker Hastert seeks repayment of hush money

Jan 19, 2017, 04:13 pm CST

Legal Education

Proposal to tighten ABA bar-pass standards criticized by deans and state bar president

Jan 19, 2017, 03:50 pm CST

Criminal Justice

Obama commutes 330 more sentences, surpasses total of last 13 presidents combined

Jan 19, 2017, 02:56 pm CST

Criminal Justice

Top state court tells DAs to review 20,000 cases linked to lab scandal, decide which ones to toss

Jan 19, 2017, 01:15 pm CST

Legal Technology

Does litigation database belong to law firm or clients? Suit against ex-partners raises the issue

Jan 19, 2017, 11:46 am CST

Cartoon Caption Contest

Cartoon poll: Which caption would you put a ring on?

Jan 19, 2017, 11:35 am CST

Second Amendment

7th Circuit strikes down ban on minors at gun ranges; SCOTUS shortlister wrote the opinion

Jan 19, 2017, 10:26 am CST

Attorney General

Sessions’ statements suggest big shift in civil rights enforcement

Jan 19, 2017, 09:36 am CST

Law Schools

Charlotte School of Law vows to fight Dept. of Ed’s ‘final’ ruling denying student financial aid

Jan 19, 2017, 09:20 am CST

Building the 21st Century Law Firm

Ask Daliah: How can a solo find good contract help?

Jan 19, 2017, 08:30 am CST

Legal Ethics

Judge withdraws sanctions against DLA Piper lawyers, cites ‘game-changing’ testimony

Jan 19, 2017, 08:00 am CST

Legal Ethics

Court upholds $10K sanction for lawyer’s alleged ‘maelstrom of misconduct’ in his divorce

Jan 19, 2017, 07:00 am CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court appears skeptical of law barring registration of disparaging trademarks

Jan 18, 2017, 04:44 pm CST

Legal Education

Number of LSAT tests administered jumps nearly 8 percent; is optimism or scheduling the reason?

Jan 18, 2017, 02:09 pm CST

Law Schools

More law schools should consolidate, writes former dean

Jan 18, 2017, 01:30 pm CST

Question of the Week

What do you think were the most significant legal actions of the Obama administration?

Jan 18, 2017, 12:10 pm CST

Tort Law

Former ‘Apprentice’ contestant sues Trump for assault denial

Jan 18, 2017, 11:49 am CST

Criminal Justice

Suspended DA calls press conference to deny he committed perjury

Jan 18, 2017, 11:01 am CST

Education Law

New ABA task force will consider due process rights in college sexual-misconduct cases

Jan 18, 2017, 10:01 am CST

Death Penalty

Obama’s overlooked last-minute commutation lifts death sentence for disabled inmate

Jan 18, 2017, 08:47 am CST

The Modern Law Library

Alberto Gonzales reflects back on Bush administration and gives his advice for Trump staff (podcast)

Jan 18, 2017, 08:30 am CST


ABA Center for Innovation taking fellowship applications for those who would improve the law

Jan 18, 2017, 07:45 am CST

Legal Technology

Fake legal blogs use ‘lawyer’ photos that match online photos of endontist, ‘lonelykelvin1’

Jan 18, 2017, 07:00 am CST

Law Firms

Legal filing marks end of the road for European arm of King & Wood Mallesons

Jan 17, 2017, 04:46 pm CST

Criminal Justice

Obama commutes sentence of Chelsea Manning, convicted of leaking classified information

Jan 17, 2017, 03:35 pm CST

First Amendment

DC Circuit rejects free-speech challenge by group planning inauguration protests

Jan 17, 2017, 02:03 pm CST

Law Schools

Teach-out plan for Charlotte School of Law in the works

Jan 17, 2017, 02:00 pm CST


Asian-Americans are underrepresented in influential legal jobs, study says

Jan 17, 2017, 12:15 pm CST

Government Law

Aldermen urge federal review of Chicago law department, sanctioned eight times in police suits

Jan 17, 2017, 11:33 am CST

Tort Law

Should robots be civilly liable for damage they cause? EU may consider the idea

Jan 17, 2017, 10:45 am CST

Supreme Court Nominations

Trump interviewed this SCOTUS shortlister last weekend: How has he ruled?

Jan 17, 2017, 09:58 am CST

Law Firms

Charges are officially dropped against junior manager charged in Dewey case

Jan 17, 2017, 08:00 am CST

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer accused of using run-on sentences and ‘verbose exaggerations’ files unusual brief in response

Jan 17, 2017, 07:00 am CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court to consider whether employment contracts can ban worker class actions

Jan 13, 2017, 03:59 pm CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court to hear case that affects how quickly biosimilar drugs are marketed

Jan 13, 2017, 03:15 pm CST

Labor & Employment

LexisNexis Risk Solutions will pay $1.2M to resolve pay bias allegations

Jan 13, 2017, 02:18 pm CST

Criminal Justice

Three Takata executives are indicted in airbag scandal; company settles with Justice Department

Jan 13, 2017, 11:31 am CST

Criminal Justice

Chicago police use excessive force, without being held accountable, Justice Department finds

Jan 13, 2017, 10:57 am CST

Privacy Law

Chicago lawyer sues police over interception of his cellphone information during protest

Jan 13, 2017, 09:46 am CST


Morgan Lewis tax lawyer is in spotlight for helping Trump with asset trust

Jan 13, 2017, 09:15 am CST

Constitutional Law

Suit claims arrests over social media posts and rap lyrics violated First Amendment rights

Jan 13, 2017, 07:00 am CST

Criminal Justice

Baltimore agrees to police reforms in agreement with Justice Department

Jan 12, 2017, 03:19 pm CST

Criminal Justice

Justice Department’s inspector general will review handling of Clinton email probe

Jan 12, 2017, 12:48 pm CST

Environmental Law

EPA accuses Fiat Chrysler of secretly using software that allowed higher diesel emissions

Jan 12, 2017, 11:59 am CST

Business of Law

On-hold callers may not become lawyers’ clients, study suggests

Jan 12, 2017, 11:45 am CST

Business of Law

Billable hour pricing is effectively dead because of budget caps, report says

Jan 12, 2017, 10:53 am CST

U.S. Supreme Court

It may look ‘fishy,’ but new justice could decide cases without participating in oral arguments

Jan 12, 2017, 09:35 am CST

Law Firms

These BigLaw firms had the best record for promoting women to partner

Jan 12, 2017, 09:11 am CST

New Normal

Build legal tech tools with actual lawyers in mind

Jan 12, 2017, 08:30 am CST

Internet Law

Lawyer’s rewrite simplifies Instagram’s terms of use

Jan 12, 2017, 08:00 am CST

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