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Immigration Law

Additional federal resources are needed to provide representation for unaccompanied minors, ABA says

Oct 23, 2014, 11:18 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Ginsburg reveals a mistake in her voter ID dissent; corrected opinion is posted

Oct 23, 2014, 09:52 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

‘Vaudeville’ closing argument with pill-a-day song doesn’t warrant sanction, 2nd Circuit says

Oct 23, 2014, 08:43 am CDT

Law Libraries

Kaye Scholer says goodbye to old offices and 95 percent of its law books

Oct 23, 2014, 07:46 am CDT


Jodi Arias juror is dismissed after asking a reporter this question

Oct 23, 2014, 07:17 am CDT

First Amendment

Governor signs law to battle ‘obscene celebrity’ by convicts; is Abu-Jamal the target?

Oct 23, 2014, 06:45 am CDT

Health Law

Death by hacking? US investigates possible cybersecurity flaws in medical devices

Oct 23, 2014, 06:15 am CDT


EEOC probe of mandatory retirement at Deloitte has implications for law firms

Oct 23, 2014, 05:45 am CDT

Intellectual Property Law

Actor in ‘Goodfellas’ sues Fox for $250M, says wise guy in ‘Simpsons’ cartoon is based on him

Oct 22, 2014, 05:30 pm CDT

Legal Ethics

Judge who was ‘disrespectful’ to lawyer and ‘ridiculed’ defendant gets 5-day suspension

Oct 22, 2014, 05:05 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Federal judge in $1.2B Silk Road drug case is threatened online

Oct 22, 2014, 04:50 pm CDT


Man who claimed innocence and won reversal in fatal arson case pleads guilty at retrial

Oct 22, 2014, 03:45 pm CDT

Question of the Week

What questions do you always ask new clients?

Oct 22, 2014, 02:08 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Jury convicts 4 Blackwater guards in slaying of unarmed civilians in Iraq

Oct 22, 2014, 01:30 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Man who reportedly confessed to multiple slayings is held in contempt for silence in court hearing

Oct 22, 2014, 12:30 pm CDT

Public Defenders

New York will beef up indigent defense in five counties in ‘groundbreaking’ lawsuit settlement

Oct 22, 2014, 11:34 am CDT

International Law

Dozens of shots fired in Canada’s parliament building; Soldier killed at nearby war memorial

Oct 22, 2014, 11:20 am CDT


Judge accused of courthouse sex was ‘seduced and taken advantage of,’  her lawyer says

Oct 22, 2014, 10:25 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Inmates at 2 jails falsely cried Ebola, officials say; one defendant now faces a new charge

Oct 22, 2014, 09:50 am CDT

Constitutional Law

Judge upholds gay-marriage ban, says contrary rulings rely on ‘ingenuity and imagination’

Oct 22, 2014, 08:56 am CDT

Law Firms

Bingham managing partner says firm is exploring options, including remote possibility of bankruptcy

Oct 22, 2014, 08:06 am CDT

Lawyer Pay

Law schools dominate list of grad schools with highest-earning alumni; Santa Clara makes top 10

Oct 22, 2014, 07:24 am CDT

Law Schools

Wayne State law school guarantees scholarships to every incoming student

Oct 22, 2014, 06:45 am CDT


As fewer law grads become lawyers, the profession shows its age

Oct 22, 2014, 06:15 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Oxycontin marketing suit is Purdue Pharma’s ‘legal nightmare’

Oct 22, 2014, 05:45 am CDT

Legislation & Lobbying

New law says individuals can’t track each other via GPS once they are warned not to

Oct 21, 2014, 05:30 pm CDT

Bar Exam

Will New York jump on the Uniform Bar Exam bandwagon? Top state court seeks comment

Oct 21, 2014, 05:10 pm CDT


Police say man arrested in one slaying led them to 6 other bodies; he is now charged with murder

Oct 21, 2014, 04:10 pm CDT

Health Law

Homeland Security says all travelers to US from Ebola-stricken countries must be screened

Oct 21, 2014, 03:20 pm CDT


Is your firm’s phone line secure? If not, a hack attack can cost you big bucks

Oct 21, 2014, 01:00 pm CDT

White-Collar Crime

Disbarred lawyer takes plea in federal wire-fraud case, agrees to pay $837K restitution

Oct 21, 2014, 11:42 am CDT

Real Estate & Property Law

Woman’s condo is sold at auction because of $95 overdue tax bill; she says she never received notice

Oct 21, 2014, 10:57 am CDT

Law in Popular Culture

Las Vegas DA to seek county OK for reality TV show about cold and closed cases

Oct 21, 2014, 10:40 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

May a felon sell rather than give up his guns? SCOTUS accepts case

Oct 21, 2014, 08:59 am CDT

Constitutional Law

Pennsylvania Supreme Court suspends its own Justice McCaffery, asks for ethics investigation

Oct 21, 2014, 08:25 am CDT

Personal Lives

Lawyer is more worried about climate change than Ebola; chance of wedding-shop exposure is remote

Oct 21, 2014, 08:06 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Obama picks favorite SCOTUS decision of his tenure, sees downside to becoming a justice

Oct 21, 2014, 07:28 am CDT

Sentencing/Post Conviction

Pistorius gets five-year sentence; can he serve part of the time at home?

Oct 21, 2014, 06:52 am CDT

Law Firms

Suit claims law firm violated law with unsolicited texts

Oct 21, 2014, 06:45 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Law allowing cops to inspect hotel guest registries without judge’s OK gets Supreme Court review

Oct 21, 2014, 06:15 am CDT

Law in Popular Culture

Scalia is a bulldog, literally, in SCOTUS re-enactment (See the video)

Oct 21, 2014, 05:45 am CDT

Health Law

Harvard University restricts travel to Ebola-stricken countries

Oct 20, 2014, 05:50 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Facebook sues DLA Piper, other firms, 9 attorneys, says they conspired on fraudulent case

Oct 20, 2014, 05:00 pm CDT

Injury & Accident Law

Rare NHTSA alert warns owners of 4.7 million vehicles of airbag safety issues

Oct 20, 2014, 03:25 pm CDT

Cartoon Caption Contest

Cartoon Poll: Which singing witness caption fits this scene best?

Oct 20, 2014, 03:02 pm CDT

Tort Law

Bank sues attorney and others over $570K wired to Japan in alleged Internet fraud by ‘client’

Oct 20, 2014, 02:45 pm CDT

White-Collar Crime

Two former Utah attorneys general charged in bribery case seek separate trials

Oct 20, 2014, 01:30 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Sequestered juror’s Internet surfing at issue in Palm Beach polo mogul’s DUI manslaughter retrial

Oct 20, 2014, 01:10 pm CDT

International Law

Does treaty barring cruel treatment apply to US facilities abroad? US officials reassess position

Oct 20, 2014, 12:37 pm CDT


Pennsylvania justice in lewd email scandal said he ‘was not going down alone,’ second justice says

Oct 20, 2014, 12:10 pm CDT

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