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Are law firm jobs declining? Private practice jobs drop 7.6 percent for class of 2015

Aug 17, 2016, 10:48 am CDT

Real Estate & Property Law

HUD’s sale of delinquent mortgages to private investors violates fair housing laws, suit says

Aug 17, 2016, 09:45 am CDT

Law Schools

Suit over Widener law school’s job statistics can’t be brought as a class action, 3rd Circuit rules

Aug 17, 2016, 09:15 am CDT

Constitutional Law

Trump’s ‘extreme vetting’ plan for immigrants is likely constitutional, law prof says

Aug 17, 2016, 08:00 am CDT

Labor & Employment

Algorithms used to winnow and find job candidates could be discriminatory

Aug 17, 2016, 07:00 am CDT

Constitutional Law

Feds can’t prosecute medical marijuana defendants complying with state laws, appeals court says

Aug 16, 2016, 03:28 pm CDT

American Bar Association

ABA announces plan to create Center for Innovation

Aug 16, 2016, 01:08 pm CDT

Business of Law

Law firm billing rates increase along with revenue; productivity is down

Aug 16, 2016, 12:47 pm CDT

Law Practice Management

ABA Blueprint web tool will help lawyers find resources to run their firms

Aug 16, 2016, 11:09 am CDT

Religious Law

8THEIST vanity license plates allowed under lawsuit settlement

Aug 16, 2016, 10:31 am CDT

Judiciary

Judge accused of smashing windshield with pipe presided in criminal court while warrant was pending

Aug 16, 2016, 09:49 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Pennsylvania attorney general is convicted; she announces resignation

Aug 16, 2016, 09:07 am CDT

Law in Popular Culture

Eddie Redmayne will play Cravath name partner in movie about Thomas Edison patent battle

Aug 16, 2016, 07:40 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Ohio lawyers can’t help medical marijuana businesses, advisory opinion says

Aug 16, 2016, 07:00 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Prosecutors obtained video recordings of lawyer-inmate meetings at private-run federal prison

Aug 15, 2016, 03:48 pm CDT

Sentencing / Post-Conviction

Most recent sentence commutations include subject of ABA Journal story

Aug 15, 2016, 03:32 pm CDT

Privacy Law

3rd Circuit refuses to reseal damaging Cosby deposition, but questions ‘public moralist’ rationale

Aug 15, 2016, 02:23 pm CDT

Labor & Employment

Female former prosecutor files pay bias suit

Aug 15, 2016, 12:26 pm CDT

Death Penalty

After 21 of his clients received the death penalty, lawyer won’t take any more capital cases

Aug 15, 2016, 11:26 am CDT

Law in Popular Culture

Conviction tossed for one ‘Making a Murderer’ suspect; lawyer’s conduct ‘inexcusable,’ judge says

Aug 15, 2016, 10:21 am CDT

ABA KNOW IT ALL

Test your knowledge! Take the ABA Journal weekly news quiz

Aug 15, 2016, 10:00 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Man killed by officer before Milwaukee violence was 16th killed by police in Wisconsin this year

Aug 15, 2016, 09:12 am CDT

Criminal Justice

DOJ report sees ‘undue skepticism’ of rape claims by Baltimore police

Aug 15, 2016, 07:45 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Federal judge has no power to expunge valid conviction, 2nd Circuit rules

Aug 15, 2016, 07:00 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Pennsylvania AG doesn’t testify in her obstruction trial; reporter won’t say who leaked documents

Aug 12, 2016, 03:17 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

‘I wasn’t a pedophile,’ Sandusky testifies in retrial bid

Aug 12, 2016, 02:26 pm CDT

Real Estate & Property Law

Homebuyers’ suit over threatening letters from ‘the Watcher’ is allowed to proceed

Aug 12, 2016, 01:44 pm CDT

Constitutional Law

ACLU suit challenges South Carolina’s ‘disturbing schools’ law

Aug 12, 2016, 11:51 am CDT

Religious Law

‘He is risen’ post on sheriff’s department Facebook page leads to $41K payout

Aug 12, 2016, 11:00 am CDT

Sentencing/Post Conviction

Sandusky will testify in new trial bid targeting his defense lawyers

Aug 12, 2016, 09:07 am CDT

Criminal Justice

DEA agents use travel-industry informants to seize cash, but rarely make arrests

Aug 12, 2016, 09:00 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Posner opinion blasts class actions that are ‘no better than a racket’

Aug 12, 2016, 08:15 am CDT

Internet Law

Judge rules Twitter is protected from liability lawsuit over ISIS propaganda

Aug 12, 2016, 07:00 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Ethics opinion on fee-sharing is bad news for Avvo Legal Services

Aug 11, 2016, 03:12 pm CDT

Personal Lives

Lawyer’s new consulting firm for addiction and mental-health help serves law firms exclusively

Aug 11, 2016, 11:55 am CDT

Election Law

7th Circuit blocks judge who would have allowed voting without ID in Wisconsin

Aug 11, 2016, 11:45 am CDT

Judiciary

Judge is indicted after newspaper probe; charges involve jailed child-seat violator, lawyer contempt

Aug 11, 2016, 10:29 am CDT

First Amendment

Two Ohio lawyers sue for access to lists of workers’ comp claimants, claim First Amendment violation

Aug 11, 2016, 09:41 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Tiring of ‘rolling the rock,’ federal appeals court removes judge in ‘Sisyphus’-like litigation

Aug 11, 2016, 09:33 am CDT

The New Normal

Legal machines give lawyers the structure we need

Aug 11, 2016, 08:30 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Criminal trials have become so scarce that federal judge had only one in his 4 years on the bench

Aug 11, 2016, 07:45 am CDT

Evidence

Slow-motion videos of a crime can cause jurors to view wrongdoing as intentional, study finds

Aug 11, 2016, 07:00 am CDT

Internet Law

In ‘huge blow’ for FCC, appeals court rules for states limiting municipal broadband

Aug 10, 2016, 04:19 pm CDT

ABA

ABA’s Veterans Legal Services Initiative aims to create online resource, mobilize lawyers

Aug 10, 2016, 02:16 pm CDT

Law Practice Management

Non-lawyer ownership laws in UK allow some firms to thrive

Aug 10, 2016, 01:30 pm CDT

Question of the Week

Have you ever put a radical new idea into action in your practice?

Aug 10, 2016, 12:55 pm CDT

Law Schools

New Texas law school not recommended for ABA accreditation

Aug 10, 2016, 12:36 pm CDT

White Collar Crime

Former BigLaw partner is indicted for alleged insider trading

Aug 10, 2016, 12:31 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Librarian role-playing at citizen police academy is fatally shot by officer in ‘horrible accident’

Aug 10, 2016, 10:54 am CDT

Legal Technology

Student who created bot to appeal parking tickets hopes to help the homeless with his technology

Aug 10, 2016, 10:10 am CDT

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