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Business of Law

Dentons and Chinese law firm vote to merge, producing the world’s largest law firm by head count

Jan 22, 2015, 07:57 am CST

Criminal Justice

Grand jury recommends perjury charge against Pennsylvania AG; she vows not to resign

Jan 22, 2015, 07:12 am CST

Careers

‘Life is not linear’: McDermott partner who left law practice in 1997 regains partnership

Jan 22, 2015, 06:15 am CST

Women in the Law

At several DC firms, more women than men are promoted to partner

Jan 22, 2015, 05:45 am CST

Civil Rights

Gender identity disorder should be protected by ADA, transgender plaintiff argues

Jan 21, 2015, 04:30 pm CST

Media & Communications Law

Paris mayor vows to sue Fox News over false reports of Muslim ‘no-go’ zones

Jan 21, 2015, 03:55 pm CST

Law Firms

Four associates join Beck Redden partner on marquee of new Houston litigation boutique

Jan 21, 2015, 03:20 pm CST

Criminal Justice

Sheriff: Man arrested for tackling armed fellow Wal-Mart shopper who has a concealed-carry permit

Jan 21, 2015, 02:48 pm CST

Securities Law

S&P to pay nearly $80M to settle claim over 2011 ratings of mortgage securities; bigger deal looms

Jan 21, 2015, 02:00 pm CST

Question of the Week

Do you agree with laws setting age limits on when a child can be alone in public?

Jan 21, 2015, 01:42 pm CST

Trials & Litigation

Was ‘Dread Pirate Roberts’ multiple people? Federal judge limits defense in $200M Silk Road case

Jan 21, 2015, 01:01 pm CST

Entertainment & Sports Law

NFL launches ‘Deflategate’ probe of Patriots win; could Super Bowl be disrupted?

Jan 21, 2015, 12:15 pm CST

Criminal Justice

County judge arrested on domestic violence charge; wife says he hit her until she blacked out

Jan 21, 2015, 11:40 am CST

Religious Law

Vatican names former sex-crimes prosecutor to lead appellate board for priests accused of abuse

Jan 21, 2015, 11:07 am CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Protesters interrupt Supreme Court on anniversary of Citizens United decision

Jan 21, 2015, 10:53 am CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Fired air marshal can seek whistleblower protection for revealing security cuts, SCOTUS rules

Jan 21, 2015, 10:06 am CST

Legal Ethics

Lawyer criticized over racy YouTube ad

Jan 21, 2015, 09:27 am CST

Privacy Law

Woman who sued US over imposter Facebook page gets $134K settlement

Jan 21, 2015, 08:49 am CST

Privacy Law

Feds use radar that can detect movement in homes; appeals court raises privacy concerns

Jan 21, 2015, 08:09 am CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Which justices skipped Obama’s address? And was their absence unusual in historical terms?

Jan 21, 2015, 07:21 am CST

Attorney Fees

Pennsylvania county mails capital defense lawyer’s checks to another person with same name

Jan 21, 2015, 06:15 am CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Pretrial detainee shocked with stun gun gets SCOTUS hearing on excessive-force proof

Jan 21, 2015, 05:45 am CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Obama administration to file amicus brief supporting same-sex marriage

Jan 20, 2015, 05:37 pm CST

Trials & Litigation

Indian tribe, lawyer ordered to pay more than $1 million in sanctions for frivolous claim

Jan 20, 2015, 04:15 pm CST

Terrorism

American man sentenced to 15 years for giving al-Qaida $67K and other aid

Jan 20, 2015, 03:45 pm CST

Death Penalty

Defense lawyers say prosecutor in theater massacre is seeking death penalty for political reasons

Jan 20, 2015, 03:15 pm CST

Death Penalty

Jury selection begins in movie theater massacre trial

Jan 20, 2015, 02:45 pm CST

Legal Ethics

Capital defense lawyer suspended 1 year for late filing in death row appeal

Jan 20, 2015, 02:15 pm CST

Law Firms

Dinsmore to acquire 40-attorney law firm based in West Virginia

Jan 20, 2015, 01:45 pm CST

Law Firms

Fried Frank will ‘substantially downsize’ its offices in Asia, internal memo says

Jan 20, 2015, 01:16 pm CST

Copyright Law

Beastie Boys seek $2.4M from Monster Energy to cover legal fees in copyright case

Jan 20, 2015, 12:47 pm CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Inmate is entitled to new lawyers after counsel blew habeas deadline by 117 days, SCOTUS says

Jan 20, 2015, 12:02 pm CST

Criminal Justice

Man is ticketed for eating double quarter-pounder with cheese while driving

Jan 20, 2015, 11:00 am CST

U.S. Supreme Court

‘Clear error’ standard of review in factual disputes applies in patent claims, SCOTUS says

Jan 20, 2015, 10:45 am CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Prison beard ban violates Muslim inmate’s statutory religious rights, SCOTUS rules

Jan 20, 2015, 09:16 am CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Does takings clause apply to personal property? SCOTUS to consider the issue in raisin case

Jan 20, 2015, 08:50 am CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Scalia tops law prof’s sarcasm index

Jan 20, 2015, 07:51 am CST

Attorney General

Holder announces curbs on forfeiture sharing program; what impact will they have?

Jan 20, 2015, 07:05 am CST

Evidence

Drug-making video leads to home seizure

Jan 20, 2015, 05:45 am CST

Sentencing / Post-Conviction

Alabama woman gets 219-year prison sentence for role in child sex ring

Jan 16, 2015, 04:25 pm CST

Constitutional Law

Supreme Court agrees to hear same-sex marriage cases

Jan 16, 2015, 03:52 pm CST

Benefits/ERISA

Widow of longtime FedEx worker sues over denial of spouse’s pension benefits

Jan 16, 2015, 03:41 pm CST

Criminal Justice

Lawyers for accused terrorist recruit seek his release pending trial in exchange for civic training

Jan 16, 2015, 02:40 pm CST

Constitutional Law

Judge orders Michigan to recognize hundreds of same-sex marriages

Jan 16, 2015, 02:10 pm CST

White-Collar Crime

Feds expand case against defense lawyer charged with perjury, indict another attorney

Jan 16, 2015, 01:35 pm CST

Criminal Justice

Defense contractor pleads guilty in huge bribery scandal

Jan 16, 2015, 01:10 pm CST

Aviation & Space Law

Record fine of up to $1.6M imposed on Southwest over planes sitting for hours on tarmac

Jan 16, 2015, 12:30 pm CST

Cybersecurity

After Sony hack attack, companies are curtailing email use and storage

Jan 16, 2015, 11:45 am CST

Constitutional Law

Lawyer seeks reversal of rare voting conviction he shares with suffragist Susan B. Anthony

Jan 16, 2015, 10:25 am CST

Trusts & Estates

Judge OKs use of funds from slain mom’s estate to pay lawyer in daughter’s Bali murder trial

Jan 16, 2015, 08:30 am CST

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