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Law Firms

Hinshaw announces management shake-up, new ‘category killer’ focus

May 19, 2016, 04:45 pm CDT

Government Law

Lawyer arrested during LA city council meeting after handing in card with drawing of lynching

May 19, 2016, 04:25 pm CDT

Cartoon Caption Contest

Cartoon Poll: Humpty Dumpty and a lawyer sat on a wall

May 19, 2016, 03:15 pm CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Sixth Amendment right to a speedy trial doesn’t apply to sentencing, Supreme Court says

May 19, 2016, 02:37 pm CDT

Health Law

Judge denies bid to block San Francisco law requiring warning labels on ads for sugary drinks

May 19, 2016, 01:55 pm CDT


Performing an abortion in Oklahoma would be a felony under bill passed by legislature

May 19, 2016, 01:13 pm CDT


Former ABA president Hubbard to receive new Burton Award for ‘Leadership in Law’

May 19, 2016, 01:05 pm CDT

Legal Ethics

Law grad who inflated resume and failed to mention speeding tickets wins conditional bar admission

May 19, 2016, 12:11 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Psychiatrist charged with felony murder in 3 patients’ overdose deaths

May 19, 2016, 12:00 pm CDT

Work/Life Balance

Winston & Strawn expands parental leave, eliminates ‘primary’ caregiver distinction

May 19, 2016, 11:30 am CDT

Law Schools

Federal magistrate gets LLM at Duke after law school rejection 40 years ago

May 19, 2016, 11:18 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Company sued by EEOC can collect attorney fees absent a ruling on the merits, Supreme Court rules

May 19, 2016, 10:33 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Judge refers to alleged link between defamation case and lawyer’s suspicious death

May 19, 2016, 08:38 am CDT


Posner criticizes majority opinion’s legal jargon in his concurrence

May 19, 2016, 07:45 am CDT

White-Collar Crime

Disbarred securities lawyer gets 30 months, must pay $1.95M to IRS in tax case

May 19, 2016, 06:15 am CDT

Law Practice Management

80% of BigLaw firms say their nonequity partners aren’t busy enough: Will their ranks be trimmed?

May 19, 2016, 05:45 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer who had two indictments against him dismissed seeks damages over ex-DA’s actions

May 18, 2016, 05:40 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Suburban Chicago mom gets 4 years for killing disabled daughter

May 18, 2016, 04:25 pm CDT

Trademark Law

Vincent Gallo sues Facebook over claimed refusal to deactivate imposter’s account

May 18, 2016, 03:45 pm CDT

Supreme Court Nominations

Trump releases his list of Supreme Court picks; five are state supreme court justices

May 18, 2016, 02:06 pm CDT

Labor and Employment

New overtime pay rules expected to affect millions of workers

May 18, 2016, 01:50 pm CDT

Question of the Week

How do you handle phone calls from potential clients?

May 18, 2016, 12:26 pm CDT

Internet Law

Mozilla loses bid to learn about government hack in child-porn investigation

May 18, 2016, 12:24 pm CDT

Election Law

Federal judge orders Kansas to register to vote about 18,000 people who lacked citizenship proof

May 18, 2016, 11:29 am CDT

Consumer Law

Takata says up to 40M more air bags must be recalled; Hawaii sues on consumers’ behalf

May 18, 2016, 10:30 am CDT

Second Amendment

Federal judge enjoins DC gun law that restricts concealed carry permits to those with ‘good reason’

May 18, 2016, 10:03 am CDT

Bankruptcy Law

Lawyer steps aside from representing controversial litigator in his personal bankruptcy

May 18, 2016, 09:55 am CDT

Trials and Litigation

Mentally ill man arrested for shoplifting $5.05 in snacks died of starvation in jail, lawsuit says

May 18, 2016, 09:20 am CDT

Constitutional Law

Can changed birth certificate defeat bathroom bill’s mandate?

May 18, 2016, 08:54 am CDT

Legal Rebels Podcast

Suh sees LegalZoom’s job as fixing a ‘failed’ legal system (podcast)

May 18, 2016, 08:00 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Some see value in split Supreme Court’s minimalist approach to cases

May 18, 2016, 07:57 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court is positioned for lightest caseload in 70 years

May 18, 2016, 07:15 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Lawyer is censured over $71K legal bill that included $30K in interest

May 18, 2016, 06:15 am CDT

Internet Law

Partner demands website reveal identities of commenters who said they hated working at his firms

May 18, 2016, 05:45 am CDT

White-Collar Crime

Ex-lawyer charged with money-laundering and stealing $1.5M from client estates

May 17, 2016, 05:00 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Lewis Brisbois sues developer of building destroyed by arson, seeks damages for forced office move

May 17, 2016, 04:30 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Judge OKs malpractice suit over law firm’s successful fight to uphold client’s postnuptial agreement

May 17, 2016, 03:45 pm CDT

Law Schools

It’s official: George Mason’s law school to take name of the late Justice Scalia

May 17, 2016, 03:15 pm CDT

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer known for his costumed ‘Excuseman’ character is indicted in $1.1M client theft

May 17, 2016, 02:30 pm CDT

Tort Law

Jury awards $1.6M to man in supermarket slip-and-fall, including $1M in punitives

May 17, 2016, 01:30 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Man gets 37 months in federal prison for intimidating witness on Facebook

May 17, 2016, 11:55 am CDT

First Amendment

Media groups, ACLU back lawyer ordered to pay $11K for alerting reporter to upcoming civil trial

May 17, 2016, 11:22 am CDT

Legal Ethics

SEC accuses patent-troll lawyer and former BigLaw attorney of deceiving businesses in loan scheme

May 17, 2016, 09:32 am CDT

Second Amendment

Second Amendment includes right to buy and sell arms, 9th Circuit says in zoning case

May 17, 2016, 08:12 am CDT


Justice Thomas decries emphasis on grievances, world ‘gone mad with political correctness’

May 17, 2016, 07:14 am CDT

Juvenile Justice

States soften stance on adult prosecution of juvenile offenders

May 17, 2016, 06:15 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court favors white males in amicus appointments, study says

May 17, 2016, 05:45 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Early plaintiff in Uber case challenges $100M settlement, says he feels ‘utterly betrayed’ by lawyer

May 16, 2016, 05:20 pm CDT

Consumer Law

Coffeemaker win lacks perk for lawyer who asked for $180K in fees but got $6,800

May 16, 2016, 05:02 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Jury convicts 2 men who tracked down a cartel chief’s lawyer, leading to his killing

May 16, 2016, 04:55 pm CDT

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