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Criminal Justice

Driver takes misdemeanor plea after striking and killing judge on bicycle; should law be upgraded?

Aug 20, 2014, 09:50 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Court-reporting champ has great hands and ‘nerves of steel’

Aug 20, 2014, 09:30 pm CDT


Fake law firm websites use real firms’ photos and info, but alter contact details

Aug 20, 2014, 09:05 pm CDT

Personal Lives

ABA to partner with treatment center in study of attorney depression, substance abuse and anxiety

Aug 20, 2014, 07:58 pm CDT

Constitutional Law

High school student says she was disciplined for saying ‘bless you’ after classmate sneezed

Aug 20, 2014, 07:55 pm CDT


Federal judge accused of assaulting his wife is going into treatment, his lawyer says

Aug 20, 2014, 07:26 pm CDT

Trusts & Estates

Federal judge likens Anna Nicole Smith case to ‘Bleak House,’ says 20 years of litigation is enough

Aug 20, 2014, 05:55 pm CDT

Question of the Week

Which students should go to law school? And which should not?

Aug 20, 2014, 05:35 pm CDT

Trusts & Estates

Delaware is first state to adopt model law that says social media accounts can be inherited

Aug 20, 2014, 04:20 pm CDT

Privacy Law

TV station posted interrogation video with Social Security number, says lawyer who plans lawsuit

Aug 20, 2014, 03:18 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Chicago woman found dead in suitcase in Bali had received $840K in cruise line settlement

Aug 20, 2014, 02:25 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

When is graffiti art? Man is accused of defacing work of famous street artist

Aug 20, 2014, 01:19 pm CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Is Breyer the ‘cold fish’ justice?

Aug 20, 2014, 12:45 pm CDT

Law Students

Which students belong in law school? Law prof offers an answer

Aug 20, 2014, 12:05 pm CDT


Should drug-lab issues derail hundreds of cases? New chief says lab was ‘like a ‘Hoarding’ episode’

Aug 20, 2014, 11:15 am CDT

Criminal Justice

‘Best mug shot ever’: Man poses in T-shirt displaying booking photo as he begins DUI jail sentence

Aug 20, 2014, 10:45 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Man exonerated by own research gets $13M for wrongful conviction in rabbi slaying

Aug 19, 2014, 09:25 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Man accused of posting naked photos of ex on Web said lawyer told him he could do so

Aug 19, 2014, 08:45 pm CDT

Court Security

Bomb squad detonates apparent explosive device near federal courthouse; no one is injured

Aug 19, 2014, 08:05 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Arrest records linger in FBI database and websites; acquitted law student sees consequences

Aug 19, 2014, 07:34 pm CDT

Securities Law

3rd Circuit upholds insider-trading conviction based on information gleaned through AA friendship

Aug 19, 2014, 06:39 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Patent lawyer faces $5.9M malpractice suit over wrong bra-insert dimensions

Aug 19, 2014, 05:40 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Provocation isn’t an excuse for lawyer’s F-word email, judge says

Aug 19, 2014, 04:46 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Federal suit claims family members were banned from mom’s nursing home over social media posts

Aug 19, 2014, 04:40 pm CDT

Legal Ethics

Accepting 243-pound pot shipment from undercover cop leads to lawyer’s disbarment

Aug 19, 2014, 03:36 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Still no suspects named in fatal shooting of law prof

Aug 19, 2014, 02:52 pm CDT

Bankruptcy Law

11th Circuit reverses bankruptcy sale, criticizes lawyer

Aug 19, 2014, 02:16 pm CDT

Law Firms

Mystery complainant sends ethics claim to 42 state bars; law firm seeks postal records for answers

Aug 19, 2014, 12:50 pm CDT

Attorney General

Holder, who has made police misconduct cases a priority, will travel to Ferguson

Aug 19, 2014, 12:22 pm CDT

Law Firms

Wiley Rein partner’s diligence helps Florida family recover lost camera

Aug 19, 2014, 11:15 am CDT

Law in Popular Culture

‘Let’s kill all the lawyers’ quote is popular on novelty gift items

Aug 19, 2014, 10:45 am CDT

Intellectual Property Law

Hacking software in Batman movie doesn’t infringe on real-life product, says 7th Circuit

Aug 18, 2014, 10:45 pm CDT

Energy Law

Solar power towers are igniting birds in midair; wildlife protection groups are concerned

Aug 18, 2014, 10:20 pm CDT

Disability Law

Louisiana Supreme Court settles ADA probe by DOJ over mental-health queries on bar application

Aug 18, 2014, 08:40 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Court-appointed lawyer isn’t at murder defendant’s ‘beck and call,’ judge says

Aug 18, 2014, 06:39 pm CDT

White-Collar Crime

Ex-lawyer gets 2 years for his role in stealing much of disabled client’s $500K settlement

Aug 18, 2014, 04:55 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

FBI worker’s traffic citation becomes a federal case

Aug 18, 2014, 04:43 pm CDT

Civil Rights

Man who says he was arrested for taking cellphone photos of NYC cops gets $125K settlement

Aug 18, 2014, 04:05 pm CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Gay-marriage opponents cite SCOTUS summary dismissal in 1972; is it still good law?

Aug 18, 2014, 03:46 pm CDT

Real Estate & Property Law

Neighbor of chief federal prosecutor faces graffiti charge for tagging boundary fence

Aug 18, 2014, 03:40 pm CDT

Health Law

Ex-patient sues hospital and rabbi because his amputated leg was cremated

Aug 18, 2014, 02:45 pm CDT

Law Schools

Cooley law school confirms layoffs, but not numbers

Aug 18, 2014, 02:32 pm CDT

Death Penalty

Arizona executioners sometimes improvise, lawsuits say

Aug 18, 2014, 01:52 pm CDT

The New Normal

Tech test could give law firms an incentive to make efficiency gains

Aug 18, 2014, 01:30 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Dershowitz: Gov. Perry’s indictment is an example of ‘criminalization of party differences’

Aug 18, 2014, 12:56 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Harvard law prof calls for arrest of Ferguson cop; autopsy finds teen was shot at least six times

Aug 18, 2014, 12:16 pm CDT

Immigration Law

Volunteer attorneys allege due process violations at immigrant detention center

Aug 18, 2014, 11:15 am CDT


Nevada chief justice who served as jury foreman wouldn’t have put himself on the jury

Aug 18, 2014, 10:45 am CDT

ABA Journal

How to avoid mucking up the most crucial part of discourse

Aug 15, 2014, 08:38 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Florida man arrested after videotaped beating of autistic boy goes viral

Aug 15, 2014, 07:28 pm CDT

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