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Law Practice Management

BigLaw firm abandons the corner office in its new egalitarian digs

Jun 24, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Constitutional Law

NYC to pay $6.25M to man jailed almost 25 years despite out-of-state alibi

Jun 23, 2015, 03:55 pm CDT

Tort Law

Should tapping veiled woman on the shoulder be actionable? Law institute says yes; law prof says no

Jun 23, 2015, 03:30 pm CDT

Work/Life Balance

Too busy to take time off? The workcation may be for you

Jun 23, 2015, 03:10 pm CDT

Civil Rights

8th Circuit grants immunity to cops who shot at driver of backfiring van

Jun 23, 2015, 02:00 pm CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Bad news for the EPA: Scalia is likely opinion author in toxic emissions case

Jun 23, 2015, 01:02 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Judge sues neighbors over injuries she suffered in donkey attack

Jun 23, 2015, 12:20 pm CDT

Legal Ethics

California bar’s effort to reduce discipline backlog may have placed the public at risk, audit says

Jun 23, 2015, 12:12 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Jury awards $2.2M to 2 workers who sued over DNA tests to ID ‘devious defecator’

Jun 23, 2015, 11:40 am CDT


About one-third of prosecutor’s new hires are defense lawyers

Jun 23, 2015, 11:16 am CDT


Assistant PD accuses judge of refusing her request for nursing breaks during trial

Jun 23, 2015, 10:12 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Suit claims lawyer continued affair with his client after his wife, a US magistrate, OK’d search

Jun 23, 2015, 09:09 am CDT

The New Normal

Have you hired an innovation intern?

Jun 23, 2015, 08:30 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Is SCOTUS ‘leaning left’?  This term, the court has issued more liberal than conservative rulings

Jun 23, 2015, 08:19 am CDT


‘Patch and pray’ remains the norm nearly 20 years after hackers warned US lawmakers about risks

Jun 23, 2015, 08:10 am CDT

Sentencing / Post-Conviction

Can prison nurseries help provide children with healthy foundations?

Jun 23, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Civil Rights

Confederate flag should be removed from South Carolina state capitol grounds, governor says

Jun 22, 2015, 04:30 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Settlement saves Sweet Briar; lawyer to be at college helm, along with new board members

Jun 22, 2015, 04:10 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Tempers flared when Dewey rainmakers learned of 50% pay cut, ex-partner testifies

Jun 22, 2015, 03:45 pm CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court rules on behalf of stun-gunned pretrial detainee on excessive-force standard

Jun 22, 2015, 01:55 pm CDT

Law Firms

Bickel and Brewer part ways; their firm will now be known as Brewer

Jun 22, 2015, 01:45 pm CDT

Health Law

Appeals court rebukes judge for breastfeeding ban on mom who got a tattoo, overturns order

Jun 22, 2015, 01:35 pm CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Patent royalty superpowers have expired for inventor of Spider-Man toy, Supreme Court rules

Jun 22, 2015, 12:38 pm CDT

Law Firms

After lawyer exodus, Las Vegas firm is winding down: Its website is blank, and 4 lawyers remain

Jun 22, 2015, 11:40 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

4th Amendment is violated by law that says hotels must show guest registries to cops, says SCOTUS

Jun 22, 2015, 11:21 am CDT

Civil Procedure

Top Texas court OKs same-sex divorce, says state AG lacked standing

Jun 22, 2015, 10:30 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Takings clause applies to personal property, SCOTUS rules in ‘major blow’ to set-aside programs

Jun 22, 2015, 09:23 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Rogue clerk may have altered records in more than 1,000 cases

Jun 22, 2015, 08:31 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Lawyer fatally shoots a client; no charges expected

Jun 22, 2015, 07:52 am CDT


Church-shooting bond judge was reprimanded for N-word advice; comments at hearing bring debate

Jun 22, 2015, 07:22 am CDT

Civil Liberties

ACLU plans greater focus on political role

Jun 22, 2015, 06:15 am CDT

Science & Technology Law

Google Earth’s digital tack, used to show location, wasn’t hearsay, 9th Circuit rules

Jun 22, 2015, 05:45 am CDT


Charleston church shootings to be investigated as ‘act of domestic terrorism’ by DOJ

Jun 19, 2015, 04:27 pm CDT

Copyright Law

4th Circuit revives $10M ‘Somebody to Love’ suit against Justin Bieber and Usher

Jun 19, 2015, 02:25 pm CDT

Civil Rights

Fatal attack on black Bible-study group resonates on 150th anniversary of ‘Juneteenth’

Jun 19, 2015, 12:55 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Judge says Ellen Pao owes $276K to venture capital firm in sex-discrimination case

Jun 19, 2015, 12:42 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Feds arrest 243 in record $712M health care billing-fraud bust

Jun 19, 2015, 11:00 am CDT

Law Practice Management

Goodbye Rambo, hello ‘mindfulness’: More lawyers embrace Zen-inspired techniques

Jun 19, 2015, 10:40 am CDT

Legal Education

ABA task force on law school financing calls for reforms

Jun 19, 2015, 09:05 am CDT

Internet Law

Top Cardinals executives weren’t involved in hacking, lawyer says

Jun 19, 2015, 07:57 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Thomas adds victim’s photo to his opinion, spars with Kennedy on solitary confinement

Jun 19, 2015, 07:31 am CDT

Criminal Justice

ACLU suit claims Idaho’s public defender system violates Sixth Amendment

Jun 19, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Cartoon Caption Contest

Cartoon poll: Which subpoena-via-TV-caption fits best?

Jun 18, 2015, 07:07 pm CDT

Legal Ethics

Judge removed by top state court for long-ago conduct in class action, before she took the bench

Jun 18, 2015, 03:40 pm CDT

Real Estate and Property Law

Will probe of balcony collapse that killed 6 lead to new apartment building standards?

Jun 18, 2015, 01:55 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Hate-crime investigation launched after suspect captured in Charleston church shooting

Jun 18, 2015, 01:07 pm CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Child’s statements to teachers were admissible in trial of alleged abuser, Supreme Court says

Jun 18, 2015, 12:27 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Judge left ‘threatening’ voice mail for defendant, says lawyer now seeking jurist’s recusal

Jun 18, 2015, 10:20 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS rules for Arizona church in First Amendment challenge to sign ordinance

Jun 18, 2015, 09:36 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Texas’ rejection of Confederate flag license plate didn’t violate First Amendment, SCOTUS rules

Jun 18, 2015, 09:19 am CDT

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