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Criminal Justice

Murder defendant seeks to have ‘murder’ neck tattoo removed before trial

8 minutes ago

Question of the Week

Has familiarity with Shakespeare helped you as a lawyer?

1 hour, 2 minutes ago

Military Law

State court grants name change for soldier Chelsea Manning

1 hour, 32 minutes ago

Death Penalty

Okla. Supreme Court issues 11th-hour stays to 2 pending executions

2 hours, 8 minutes ago

Criminal Justice

NYPD asks for Twitter posts of photos of police interacting with public, gets an eyeful

2 hours, 43 minutes ago

Sentencing/Post Conviction

DOJ’s new clemency criteria could benefit nonviolent federal drug offenders

3 hours, 13 minutes ago

Privacy Law

Artists say ‘Conversnitch’ lamp planted at McDonald’s posts public chatter on Twitter

3 hours, 33 minutes ago

Animal Law

Osprey so far prevails in battle to build nest in front of traffic cam

4 hours, 23 minutes ago

Constitutional Law

Scalia uses ‘Ministry of Truth’ example from Orwell book as SCOTUS mulls Ohio law on political lies

4 hours, 47 minutes ago

U.S. Supreme Court

Child porn users must pay victims restitution, but individual liability is limited, SCOTUS rules

5 hours, 24 minutes ago

Military Law

Military’s highest court voids more than 30 decisions by improperly appointed civilian judge

5 hours, 34 minutes ago

Court Security

Kidnap crew meant to abduct prosecutor, but went to wrong address and got her dad, indictment says

6 hours, 7 minutes ago

Legal Rebels

Call for nominations: Do you know a true change agent in legal practice?

6 hours, 53 minutes ago

Real Estate & Property Law

County tax bill, if upheld, will add to cost of new, privately financed courthouse

7 hours, 37 minutes ago

Copyright Law

Supreme Court dubious about Aereo’s low-cost TV, but wary that ruling could curtail cloud technology

8 hours, 18 minutes ago


Jury convicts woman, 66, in shooting of son; his father was killed with the same gun decades earlier

8 hours, 52 minutes ago

Business of Law

Kirkland & Ellis opens Houston office with partner from Simpson Thacher

9 hours, 22 minutes ago

Law FIrms

Bankruptcy firm to close its doors; at least 3 of 25 lawyers have found new jobs

9 hours, 53 minutes ago

Religious Law

Suit asks NJ school district to remove ‘under God’ from pledge of allegiance

Apr 22, 2014, 06:33 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Chicago US attorney creates Violent Crimes section to focus on city’s gun violence

Apr 22, 2014, 06:05 pm CDT

Legal Ethics

New Hampshire AG seeks to fast-track hearing on county attorney’s removal

Apr 22, 2014, 05:15 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Traces of marijuana in bloodstream not enough for DUI conviction, Arizona Supreme Court rules

Apr 22, 2014, 04:35 pm CDT

Law in Peepular Culture

Announcing the winners of Peeps in Law 2014

Apr 22, 2014, 03:15 pm CDT

Privacy Law

Detroit newspaper wins right to publish mug shots of criminal defendants in federal court

Apr 22, 2014, 02:40 pm CDT

Juvenile Justice

Out of 257 Chicago-area juveniles charged as adults over a 2-year period, 1 was white

Apr 22, 2014, 02:02 pm CDT

Consumer Law

Bar association warns lawyers of resort hotel-room booking scheme at annual convention

Apr 22, 2014, 01:25 pm CDT

Legal Marketing & Consulting

The marketing benefits of being nice will be touted at Lawyernomics conference

Apr 22, 2014, 01:09 pm CDT

Constitutional Law

2nd Circuit backs NY Times, orders DOJ to turn over legal rationale for targeted US killings

Apr 22, 2014, 12:30 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

GM seeks bankruptcy court ban on class actions alleging lost value due to car ignition-switch issues

Apr 22, 2014, 11:55 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Judge nixes lawyer’s suit in law firm flooring dispute, tells him to pay contractor legal fees

Apr 22, 2014, 10:45 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS upholds Michigan’s affirmative-action ban for college admissions

Apr 22, 2014, 10:40 am CDT

Court Security

Federal judge provides for jury counseling after marshal fatally shoots defendant in court

Apr 22, 2014, 09:35 am CDT

Advertising Law

Supremes appear skeptical of Coca-Cola claim it can’t be sued over juice label blessed by FDA

Apr 22, 2014, 08:10 am CDT

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer gets 10 years in double-billing case

Apr 22, 2014, 07:40 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Law grad takes surprise plea in dismemberment slaying of classmate

Apr 22, 2014, 07:00 am CDT


Retired NY judge objects to renaming courthouse after another retired judge

Apr 22, 2014, 06:30 am CDT

The White House

Obama names new White House counsel

Apr 22, 2014, 06:02 am CDT


Famed prosecutor and judge is rebuilding life in New Orleans after release from prison

Apr 21, 2014, 05:48 pm CDT

Copyright Law

Will you stop hearing pre-1972 songs on Pandora? Music service in copyright fight

Apr 21, 2014, 05:03 pm CDT

First Amendment

Woman says in lawsuit that she was denied personalized atheist license plate

Apr 21, 2014, 04:41 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

DOJ preps for thousands of crack cocaine sentence appeals under new clemency criteria

Apr 21, 2014, 04:01 pm CDT

Real Estate & Property Law

Owner of Brooklyn bar sues landlord over lease provision prohibiting ‘gay or lesbian’ bar

Apr 21, 2014, 03:26 pm CDT

Legal Technology

People looking for a lawyer are turning to the Internet first, survey finds

Apr 21, 2014, 03:17 pm CDT


Prop 8 judge was emotional during testimony on gay conversion therapy, having experienced it himself

Apr 21, 2014, 02:38 pm CDT

Law Firms

Growing Carlton Fields opens LA office with former Steptoe litigation practice leader at the helm

Apr 21, 2014, 02:10 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

North Carolina attorney general finally apologizes to his opponent from 2000

Apr 21, 2014, 01:26 pm CDT

Court Security

Defendant shot dead by marshal after charging witness stand during trial, officials say

Apr 21, 2014, 01:00 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Pa. lawyer pleads guilty to charges he smuggled drugs to jailed client

Apr 21, 2014, 12:40 pm CDT


As state and local police struggle to investigate cybercrime, official describes ‘helpless feeling’

Apr 21, 2014, 11:45 am CDT

Government Law

Insurer sues Chicago and surrounding towns over ‘geysers of sewer water’ in policyholders’ homes

Apr 21, 2014, 10:10 am CDT

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