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Cosby lawyers blame his accuser for release of his deposition by court reporting service

Jul 22, 2015, 08:43 am CDT


Federal judge’s order banning man from having unprotected sex is overturned

Jul 22, 2015, 07:12 am CDT


Feeling burned out at work? These strategies can help ease overload

Jul 22, 2015, 06:15 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Do corporate amicus briefs pose a conflict for stockholding SCOTUS justices?

Jul 22, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Labor & Employment

Judge who fired assistant before taking oath of office isn’t immune from suit, court rules

Jul 21, 2015, 04:55 pm CDT

White-Collar Crime

7th Circuit nixes 5 counts in conviction of ex-Illinois Gov. Blagojevich, calls for new sentence

Jul 21, 2015, 04:20 pm CDT

White-Collar Crime

Fired secretary is star witness at trial of ex-judge accused of operating business from chambers

Jul 21, 2015, 03:00 pm CDT

Privacy Law

Cellphone user had no expectation of privacy in pocket-dialed call, 6th Circuit rules

Jul 21, 2015, 02:24 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Transgender defendant stole nearly $250K in SSI benefits as a man while earning income as a woman

Jul 21, 2015, 02:10 pm CDT

Consumer Law

Feds face tough laws requiring specific intent in possible criminal case over GM ignition issues

Jul 21, 2015, 12:35 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Ex-partner awarded $550K in law firm dispute loses appeal; firm says he now owes $200K

Jul 21, 2015, 12:00 pm CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court’s unsigned rulings favor law enforcement; Reinhardt sees link to racial issues

Jul 21, 2015, 11:38 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Did ‘legendary’ former prosecutor withhold evidence in multiple cases?

Jul 21, 2015, 11:15 am CDT

Law Firms

Lawyers for former Dewey leaders win points on cross-examination of key witness

Jul 21, 2015, 10:35 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer asked court to detain client before suicide but judge said he lacked the authority

Jul 21, 2015, 10:30 am CDT

Attorney Fees

Judge blasts class action firm for $5M fee maneuver; it now gets zilch

Jul 21, 2015, 09:21 am CDT


Two months after his arrest, Cadwalader partner is no longer with the law firm

Jul 21, 2015, 07:53 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Concertgoer dies after being hogtied by police; lawyer’s son recorded arrest

Jul 21, 2015, 07:20 am CDT

Death Penalty

Inmates are more likely to get the death penalty if their faces are deemed untrustworthy, study says

Jul 21, 2015, 06:15 am CDT

Internet Law

Federal bill backed by Yelp would increase protections for online commenters

Jul 21, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Insurance Law

Insurance coverage denials not unusual when illegal behavior is alleged, but not proven

Jul 20, 2015, 03:55 pm CDT

Legislation & Lobbying

Wisconsin governor signs 20-week abortion ban

Jul 20, 2015, 03:20 pm CDT

Law in Popular Culture

Harper Lee’s ‘Go Set a Watchman’ sells a million copies, gets initial print run increased

Jul 20, 2015, 02:20 pm CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Alito: Gay-marriage ruling pushes limits on constitutional protection of liberty

Jul 20, 2015, 01:45 pm CDT

Disability Law

Are ride-hailing businesses Uber and Lyft ADA-compliant? Massachusetts AG has questions

Jul 20, 2015, 12:45 pm CDT


Want to be a federal judge by 35? 9th Circuit’s Alex Kozinski shares some tips

Jul 20, 2015, 12:11 pm CDT

Labor & Employment

EEOC opinion interprets gay bias as a form of sex discrimination

Jul 20, 2015, 11:24 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Bailiff relays jury impression of defense lawyer in trial texts to prosecutor

Jul 20, 2015, 10:25 am CDT

Law Practice Management

Law firms rely less on bank loans after Dewey collapse

Jul 20, 2015, 09:58 am CDT

Criminal Justice

FBI joins probe of woman’s jail cell death; how frequent are prison suicides?

Jul 20, 2015, 09:03 am CDT

Disability Law

Has the ADA measured up? Legislation drafter weighs in 25 years later

Jul 20, 2015, 08:45 am CDT

Criminal Justice

One year after law prof’s shooting death, police release new details on mystery Prius

Jul 20, 2015, 07:38 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

How the New York Times obtained Bill Cosby’s deposition transcript without a court order or leak

Jul 20, 2015, 07:06 am CDT

Privacy Law

Firm challenges Seattle law requiring trash haulers to turn in composting scofflaws

Jul 20, 2015, 06:15 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Obama allies with Koch brothers on criminal justice reform; his prison visit is presidential first

Jul 20, 2015, 05:45 am CDT


After firestorm over claim in sex-abuse trial that 14-year-old consented, lawmakers ban the defense

Jul 17, 2015, 02:15 pm CDT

Law Firms

Reed Smith practice leader leaps to Cooley in four-partner group

Jul 17, 2015, 01:35 pm CDT

Court Security

Ex-lawyer killed 2 at Texas courthouse in ‘92: Should lawyers now be able to bypass security there?

Jul 17, 2015, 12:10 pm CDT

White-Collar Crime

Partner who overheard lawyer discuss client merger is indicted for alleged insider trading

Jul 17, 2015, 10:40 am CDT

Religious Law

Man with Voodoo beads is ordered detained for refusing to remove them in court

Jul 17, 2015, 07:54 am CDT

Death Penalty

What’s next for convicted movie theater shooter James Holmes? Penalty phase begins Wednesday

Jul 17, 2015, 07:09 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court approval rating peaks among Democrats, hits low point among Republicans

Jul 17, 2015, 06:15 am CDT

Religious Law

EEOC suit claims United Parcel Service’s appearance policy violates workers’ religious rights

Jul 17, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Legal Education

Educators and young lawyer take opposing sides at hearing over academic credit for paid externships

Jul 16, 2015, 04:52 pm CDT


US Attorney labels fatal attacks on military sites in Chattanooga ‘domestic terrorism’

Jul 16, 2015, 04:14 pm CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Justice Kennedy compares same-sex marriage case to one on flag-burning

Jul 16, 2015, 03:30 pm CDT

Administrative Law

Uber hit with $7.3M fine in California

Jul 16, 2015, 02:45 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer sues Alabama governor for return of Confederate flags to Capitol memorial

Jul 16, 2015, 02:19 pm CDT

Family Law

Federal judge tells state to put same-sex spouses on birth certificate

Jul 16, 2015, 02:00 pm CDT

Law in Popular Culture

ABA to honor Silver Gavel Award winners, including ‘Serial’ podcast and an HBO doc on Prop 8

Jul 16, 2015, 01:15 pm CDT

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