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Law Practice Management

Baker Botts joins open office trend, moves junior associates to interior area

Sep 18, 2014, 05:15 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Federal judge says she thinks convicted drug dealer killed police officer, gives defendant 35 years

Sep 18, 2014, 04:35 pm CDT

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer stole from cemetery so he could repay $1M he had stolen from clients, investigators say

Sep 18, 2014, 04:00 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer fights judge’s order calling her ineffective and removing her from murder case defense

Sep 18, 2014, 02:35 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

SEC spent $8.6M collecting $3.7M from former corporate raider in $62M case

Sep 18, 2014, 01:25 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

NYC police to revise decoy purse operation to settle lawsuit

Sep 18, 2014, 12:58 pm CDT


Federal judge faces blowback from 11th Circuit and US lawmakers over domestic violence arrest

Sep 18, 2014, 11:35 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Utility faces contempt hearing for lobbying to choose judge in $1.29B rate case linked to fatal fire

Sep 18, 2014, 10:40 am CDT

Law Schools

Drexel renames its law school for trial lawyer who is donating $50M

Sep 18, 2014, 10:27 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Judge scolds BP for squeezing extra lines into brief

Sep 18, 2014, 09:50 am CDT

Cartoon Caption Contest

Cartoon poll: Which guilt-written-all-over-his-face caption fits best?

Sep 18, 2014, 09:28 am CDT

Legal Rebels

Emma Greenwood helps the defense bar integrate tech—and levels the criminal justice playing field

Sep 18, 2014, 08:30 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Lawyer’s photoshopped celebrity pictures lead to suspension recommendation

Sep 18, 2014, 08:10 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Vermont law student and his mother die in murder-suicide

Sep 18, 2014, 07:04 am CDT

Tort Law

Suit targets websites that sold ammunition and tear gas to theater shooting suspect

Sep 18, 2014, 06:40 am CDT


Which law firms have the most satisfied summer associates?

Sep 18, 2014, 06:15 am CDT


No prosecutor? No defense lawyer? Judge allegedly held trial anyway; 3rd Circuit allows lawsuit

Sep 18, 2014, 05:45 am CDT

Constitutional Law

9th Circuit OKs one late habeas filing, nixes another, says both inmates abandoned by same lawyer

Sep 17, 2014, 05:20 pm CDT

Immigration Law

San Francisco to publicly fund legal services for unaccompanied immigrant minors

Sep 17, 2014, 04:06 pm CDT

Intellectual Property Law

Activists sue over ownership of Twitter account used in Occupy Wall Street protests

Sep 17, 2014, 04:05 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Man convicted in supermarket checkout line dispute files suit against shopper he shot and store

Sep 17, 2014, 03:40 pm CDT

Civil Rights

Judges’ efforts to pursue funding for unmet civil legal needs garner applause at LSC conference

Sep 17, 2014, 03:34 pm CDT

Question of the Week

Do you work in a plush corner office, or nothing even close to that? Tell us about your workspace!

Sep 17, 2014, 02:30 pm CDT

Legislation & Lobbying

State law may ban Nik Wallenda’s plan to walk Windy City tightrope

Sep 17, 2014, 02:00 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

In prison for 30 years, Belgian inmate wins OK for assisted suicide

Sep 17, 2014, 01:21 pm CDT

White-Collar Crime

Arguing lack of intent, lawyers seek dismissal of charges against former Dewey & LeBoeuf leaders

Sep 17, 2014, 12:35 pm CDT

Constitutional Law

Murder defendant refuses judge’s order to wear Stun-Cuff at trial, misses opening statements

Sep 17, 2014, 10:50 am CDT

Law Firms

22 Bingham partners, including 18 in London, leap to Akin Gump

Sep 17, 2014, 10:01 am CDT

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer helped launder drug profits, ex-client testifies

Sep 17, 2014, 10:00 am CDT


Which lawyers won MacArthur ‘genius grants’ in 2014?

Sep 17, 2014, 08:54 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Facing show-cause hearing, Kirkland makes ‘extraordinary public apology’ for legal filing

Sep 17, 2014, 07:55 am CDT

Law Schools

Law school misses bond payment, seeks to restructure obligations

Sep 17, 2014, 06:46 am CDT

Constitutional Law

Is state supreme court ‘out of control’ for holding legislature in contempt?

Sep 17, 2014, 06:40 am CDT


Judge with ‘vacation cancelitis’ had best attendance, county swipe-card records show

Sep 17, 2014, 06:15 am CDT

Lawyer Pay

Equity partner pay continues to grow, while nonequity pay is almost flat, survey says

Sep 17, 2014, 05:45 am CDT

Family Law

Gunman kills lawyer, wounds client in shooting at Denmark courthouse

Sep 16, 2014, 04:10 pm CDT

Securities Law

Employee of Wilson Sonsini is charged with insider trading; firm calls case ‘deeply disturbing’

Sep 16, 2014, 03:05 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Imprisoned for plotting to kill federal judge, law grad wants to play the violin in supermax

Sep 16, 2014, 02:45 pm CDT

Constitutional Law

Suspended law student sues Penn State Dickinson, says law school denied her a fair hearing

Sep 16, 2014, 01:15 pm CDT


Bite-mark expert’s flip-flop is cited in death-row inmate’s new appeal

Sep 16, 2014, 12:39 pm CDT

Legislation & Lobbying

New law says California drivers must stay 3 feet away while passing bicyclists

Sep 16, 2014, 12:00 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Former law firm worker takes plea in $197K embezzlement case

Sep 16, 2014, 11:20 am CDT


Federal judge declares mistrial in Patti LaBelle case because there are no black jurors

Sep 16, 2014, 10:45 am CDT

Science & Technology Law

New DNA test can distinguish identical twins, prosecutors say; is it ‘ready for prime time’?

Sep 16, 2014, 09:46 am CDT


Influential lawyer lobbyist Thomas Hale Boggs dies at 73

Sep 16, 2014, 08:48 am CDT

Legal Rebels Profile

Canada’s Colin Lachance is blazing a ‘new frontier for free legal information’

Sep 16, 2014, 08:30 am CDT

Civil Rights

Is new taxi service for women illegal?

Sep 16, 2014, 07:53 am CDT


Six Montana justices file amicus brief defending ban on acceptance of partisan endorsements

Sep 16, 2014, 07:16 am CDT


What do lawyers do when they leave law practice? In DC, baking appears to be popular

Sep 16, 2014, 06:40 am CDT

Law Practice Management

Should partners lose their couches and corner offices? Paul Hastings considers changes

Sep 16, 2014, 06:15 am CDT

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