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Layoffs

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

Evidence

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

Criminal Justice

Couple stole car, drove it to courthouse to get to hearing, police say

Apr 15, 2014, 10:30 am CDT

White-Collar Crime

9th Circuit affirms lawyer’s conviction for attempting to extort rabbi by threat of court testimony

Apr 15, 2014, 09:55 am CDT

Layoffs

Fitzpatrick Cella reorganizes staff, confirms ‘associate attrition’

Apr 15, 2014, 08:33 am CDT

Layoffs

Nixon Peabody lays off 38 staffers

Apr 15, 2014, 08:08 am CDT

Layoffs

Brown Rudnick rescinds offers to 10 associates, cites declining client demand for first-year lawyers

Apr 15, 2014, 07:29 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Lawyer is tossed out of court for wearing shorts after knee surgery

Apr 15, 2014, 07:03 am CDT

Copyright Law

Posner tosses copyright suit by ‘Banana Lady,’ notes her ‘incessant filing of frivolous lawsuits’

Apr 15, 2014, 06:40 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Better fingerprint technology led to arrest in 1997 murder case

Apr 15, 2014, 06:15 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Delays in probable cause hearings blamed on drug lab; lawyer calls process a ‘joke’

Apr 15, 2014, 05:45 am CDT

Animal Law

Is bobcat a wild animal or a hybrid? DNA test will determine if NJ woman can keep her pet

Apr 14, 2014, 03:55 pm CDT

White-collar crime

At first jailed for contempt, longtime lawyer is now charged in claimed client theft

Apr 14, 2014, 03:29 pm CDT

ABA Journal / Ross Contest for Short Fiction

Captivate us with a work of legal fiction and win $3,000

Apr 14, 2014, 03:01 pm CDT

Constitutional Law

3rd Circuit frees email hacker ‘weev’; says feds tried and convicted him in wrong venue

Apr 14, 2014, 03:00 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Woman is expected to face murder charges after 7 dead infants were discovered in her garage

Apr 14, 2014, 01:10 pm CDT

Court Security

Imprisoned street gang leader used smuggled cellphone to plot kidnap of prosecutor’s dad, DOJ says

Apr 14, 2014, 12:20 pm CDT

White-Collar Crime

Real estate firm chief and ex-associate charged in $1M ‘short sale’ mortgage-fraud scheme

Apr 14, 2014, 11:10 am CDT

Legal Technology

These legal websites had the Heartbleed security flaw

Apr 14, 2014, 10:51 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Lawyer who represented terrorism suspects pleads guilty to tax charge

Apr 14, 2014, 09:46 am CDT

Bar Exam

Thirty-eight 3Ls who took the Arizona bar in February await the test results

Apr 14, 2014, 09:09 am CDT

Law Practice Management

Do alternative fees work in litigation matters? These lawyers are using them

Apr 14, 2014, 08:20 am CDT

Business of Law

How law firm mergers can go wrong

Apr 14, 2014, 07:34 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Man ordered to display ‘I am a bully’ sign is jeered during his punishment

Apr 14, 2014, 07:06 am CDT

Constitutional Law

Retired Justice Stevens proposes this fix for the Second Amendment

Apr 14, 2014, 06:25 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Botched e-discovery can be an ethics violation, proposed opinion says

Apr 14, 2014, 05:50 am CDT

ABA Journal

An uptick in service animals on airplanes is sparking controversy

Apr 11, 2014, 07:21 pm CDT

Privacy Law

Google seeks ‘Holy Grail,’ will help track shoppers and link computer ad clicks to in-store sales

Apr 11, 2014, 04:40 pm CDT

Health Law

Respirators will be worn by judge, court staff and attendees at hearing in tuberculosis case

Apr 11, 2014, 03:05 pm CDT

Evidence

Judge orders AIG to pay $7M to injured lawyer over insurer’s bad-faith conduct in accident case

Apr 11, 2014, 01:10 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Lawyers are asked to help resolve ‘random chaos’ resulting from family court judge’s abrupt exit

Apr 11, 2014, 12:30 pm CDT

Civil Rights

Excessive and deadly force by Albuquerque police violated civil rights, Justice Department concludes

Apr 11, 2014, 11:35 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Clients who entrusted money to lawyer who committed suicide were unaware of surrendered law license

Apr 11, 2014, 10:30 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Courthouse security workers face charges over security-screening thefts

Apr 11, 2014, 10:30 am CDT

Government Law

Taxpayers held responsible for parents’ debts due to single sentence in farm bill

Apr 11, 2014, 09:12 am CDT

Terrorism

Does classified report show that CIA sent DOJ inaccurate info on harsh interrogations?

Apr 11, 2014, 08:37 am CDT

Around the Blawgosphere

Should you self-promote in your blog posts? | Finding a lawyer via Google vs. social media

Apr 11, 2014, 08:35 am CDT

Judiciary

Every justice on Arkansas’ top court paid bar license fees late; are three ineligible for service?

Apr 11, 2014, 07:48 am CDT

Legal Ethics

F. Lee Bailey loses bid for Maine law license; court notes he felt disbarment was ‘kind of harsh’

Apr 11, 2014, 07:25 am CDT

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