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Criminal Justice

Police found credit cards strewn throughout hotel room of slain DLA Piper associate, affidavit says

Feb 19, 2015, 07:48 am CST

Internet Law

Lawyer who clicked on attachment loses $289K in hacker scam

Feb 19, 2015, 06:53 am CST


Want to avoid layoffs? Commitment to mission of your employer may help

Feb 19, 2015, 06:00 am CST

Verdicts & Settlements

Estate of ‘kung fu judge’ wins $750K in suit over his claimed unlawful confinement in nursing home

Feb 18, 2015, 04:20 pm CST

Legal Ethics

When is a blog lawyer advertising? Proposed California state bar opinion offers guidance

Feb 18, 2015, 03:40 pm CST

Health Law

Dentist is charged with criminally negligent homicide in patient’s death due to tooth extractions

Feb 18, 2015, 02:45 pm CST

Constitutional Law

Gay man refuses to serve on a jury in courthouse where clerk won’t perform same-sex weddings

Feb 18, 2015, 01:25 pm CST

Legal Ethics

Pennsylvania Supreme Court seeks ethics probe for leak of sealed document in AG case

Feb 18, 2015, 12:41 pm CST

Trials & Litigation

Man waited too long to challenge paternity, owes $30K in child support

Feb 18, 2015, 12:00 pm CST

White-Collar Crime

Former state treasurer pleads guilty, admits trying to shake down law firm

Feb 18, 2015, 11:00 am CST

Privacy law

Tea Party Alliance and ACLU back Minnesota amendment to protect email from warrantless searches

Feb 18, 2015, 10:26 am CST

Criminal Justice

Top state court declines to intervene in dispute between DA and police department

Feb 18, 2015, 10:15 am CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Retired justice responds to editorial slamming ‘bizarre 2011 ruling’

Feb 18, 2015, 09:28 am CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Ginsburg offers second reason for snoozing during State of the Union: an all-nighter and a ‘hot pen’

Feb 18, 2015, 08:15 am CST


Judge is indicted for allegedly striking mentally disabled man at flea market

Feb 18, 2015, 07:39 am CST

Criminal Justice

Jailed Romanian politician files request to wallpaper her jail cell

Feb 18, 2015, 07:03 am CST

Legal Ethics

‘Think of my name and squeal’: Lawyer admonished for angry email exchange referencing ‘Deliverance’

Feb 18, 2015, 05:45 am CST

Legal Education

ABA committee seeks more detailed data on law school attrition

Feb 17, 2015, 05:00 pm CST

Animal Law

Elderly man goes to jail for 9 days for feeding cats; advocacy group hopes to rewrite law

Feb 17, 2015, 04:30 pm CST

Tort Law

Appeals court: City can be sued over faded crosswalk; will comparative negligence still bar claim?

Feb 17, 2015, 03:35 pm CST


Police: 2 men face DWI charges for planning to hide drunk-driving crash

Feb 17, 2015, 02:55 pm CST


After four-year decline, percentage of female associates ‘nudged up’ in 2014

Feb 17, 2015, 02:18 pm CST

Trials & Litigation

Ex-inmate sues Northwestern University and journalism prof, says they coerced a false confession

Feb 17, 2015, 02:05 pm CST

Criminal Justice

Fatal police shooting of rock thrower spurs multiple probes

Feb 17, 2015, 12:11 pm CST

Criminal Justice

Trial begins for man accused of seeking hit on judge who gave him 10 years in offender-registry case

Feb 17, 2015, 11:05 am CST

Were Hurricane Sandy damage reports altered to reduce payments to homeowners? Hearing is this week

Feb 17, 2015, 10:54 am CST

Labor & Employment

Some gay state workers in Kansas still protected from discrimination, despite action by governor

Feb 17, 2015, 09:41 am CST

Corporate Law

Foreign companies losing discovery battles when their in-house counsel don’t meet US standards

Feb 17, 2015, 09:30 am CST

Immigration Law

Obama’s executive action on immigration blocked for now by federal judge

Feb 17, 2015, 08:24 am CST

Law Schools

Once rivals, two Minnesota law schools announce plans to merge

Feb 17, 2015, 07:16 am CST

Trials & Litigation

Alvin the dead cat is among many travails that led to blown deadline, lawyer says in court filing

Feb 17, 2015, 06:15 am CST

Legal Ethics

‘Social media blitz’ in custody case yields possible suspension for Louisiana lawyer

Feb 17, 2015, 05:45 am CST

Death Penalty

Pennsylvania governor temporarily halts all executions

Feb 13, 2015, 05:45 pm CST

Government Law

Under fire over fiancee’s role as ‘first lady’ and paid outside consultant, Oregon governor resigns

Feb 13, 2015, 05:30 pm CST

Consumer Law

Bankruptcy court battle looms over economic-loss claims against GM concerning ignition-switch issues

Feb 13, 2015, 03:30 pm CST

Business of Law

LeClairRyan opens Atlanta office with 2 partners from Troutman Sanders

Feb 13, 2015, 02:30 pm CST

Trials & Litigation

Banter with 80-year-old defendant lightens bond court hearing (see the video)

Feb 13, 2015, 02:09 pm CST

Military Law

Army OKs hormone therapy for Chelsea Manning, who was sentenced to 35 years in WikiLeaks case

Feb 13, 2015, 12:00 pm CST

Trials & Litigation

Judge requires return of $1.5M won by casino gamblers who detected something amiss

Feb 13, 2015, 11:50 am CST

Business of Law

Law firm is closing down in wake of claimed thefts by former president, attorney says

Feb 13, 2015, 10:00 am CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Ginsburg explains why she nodded off at State of the Union: ‘I wasn’t 100 percent sober’

Feb 13, 2015, 09:00 am CST

White-Collar Crime

Former lawyer gets time after conviction in money-laundering sting

Feb 13, 2015, 09:00 am CST

Criminal Justice

Wife of slain DLA Piper lawyer told police ‘everything seemed fine’ when they last spoke

Feb 13, 2015, 08:26 am CST

Constitutional Law

Federal court orders Ala. judge to issue same-sex marriage licenses; new suit seeks opposite result

Feb 13, 2015, 07:27 am CST

Business of Law

Law firm partner profits rose in 2014; top 15 law firms had the best showing, Citi report says

Feb 13, 2015, 05:45 am CST

Legal Technology

Registration opens for Hackcess to Justice New Orleans

Feb 12, 2015, 04:54 pm CST

Criminal Justice

Utah mom pleads guity to murdering 6 newborns, could get life prison term

Feb 12, 2015, 04:20 pm CST

Trials & Litigation

Judge OKs $178M in Detroit bankruptcy professional fees; Jones Day gets $58M

Feb 12, 2015, 03:55 pm CST

Trials & Litigation

Double-murder conviction is followed by brother’s arrest after courthouse elevator incident

Feb 12, 2015, 03:25 pm CST

Government Law

Speed camera repeatedly tickets teacher’s parked car

Feb 12, 2015, 02:25 pm CST

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