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Trials & Litigation

Passengers get $2,500 for 10-hour ordeal on cold subway during 2010 snowstorm

Nov 18, 2014, 11:35 am CST

Criminal Justice

New details emerge in stabbing of managing partner and his wife

Nov 18, 2014, 11:15 am CST

Entertainment & Sports Law

Adrian Peterson of Vikings suspended without pay for rest of season after plea in child-abuse case

Nov 18, 2014, 10:25 am CST

Legal Ethics

Lawyer accused in passed-note cover-up may be bounced from case, 1st Circuit says

Nov 18, 2014, 09:50 am CST


Founder of Troutman Sanders, a former governor, dies at 89

Nov 18, 2014, 09:40 am CST

U.S. Supreme Court

‘Some random guy in Queens’ is three-time FantasySCOTUS winner

Nov 18, 2014, 07:45 am CST

Law Practice Management

Efficiency rather than billable hours will be used to evaluate associates at this large law firm

Nov 18, 2014, 07:06 am CST

Death Penalty

Dozens of lawyers have missed habeas deadlines, resulting in just one sanction

Nov 18, 2014, 06:15 am CST

Banking Law

Fannie Mae pursues borrowers for foreclosure losses in ‘robo-signer redux’

Nov 18, 2014, 05:45 am CST

Family Law

Girl, 2, on life support as court decides dispute between mom and dad about donating her organs

Nov 17, 2014, 05:45 pm CST

Constitutional Law

Lawyer sues Eric Holder and ATF over his own homemade machine gun, says feds banned it unlawfully

Nov 17, 2014, 05:14 pm CST

Accident and Injury Law

Woman whose 4 pit bulls killed neighbor’s dog, in its own yard, sues neighbor for $1M

Nov 17, 2014, 04:25 pm CST

Civil Rights

State of emergency in Missouri as grand jury mulls slaying of black teen in Ferguson

Nov 17, 2014, 04:00 pm CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Can second mortgages on underwater property be voided in bankruptcy? SCOTUS to decide

Nov 17, 2014, 02:23 pm CST

Government Law

Unique city plan to ban all tobacco sales ignites firestorm among residents

Nov 17, 2014, 02:05 pm CST

Animal Law

Wind farm sues feds to stop release of bird-death data to Associated Press

Nov 17, 2014, 01:00 pm CST

Religious Law

Priests group says it won’t comply with DC Circuit ruling upholding contraceptive opt-out procedure

Nov 17, 2014, 11:37 am CST

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer sued by former firm in claimed $2.3M fake billing scheme now faces mail fraud case

Nov 17, 2014, 10:55 am CST

Criminal Justice

Law firm expresses confidence in just outcome after its managing partner and his wife were stabbed

Nov 17, 2014, 10:39 am CST

Trials & Litigation

Man who fell out of reclining chair during deposition loses negligence case against law firm

Nov 17, 2014, 10:25 am CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Trial court’s ban on alternate defenses wasn’t structural error requiring reversal, SCOTUS says

Nov 17, 2014, 09:53 am CST

Criminal Justice

FBI isn’t the only federal agency going undercover; investigators pose as lawyers, SCOTUS protesters

Nov 17, 2014, 08:37 am CST

Legal Ethics

Lawyer is disbarred for ‘inexplicable incompetence’ (see video of his argument in Jefferson garb)

Nov 17, 2014, 07:29 am CST

Bar Associations

Fired bar leader’s suit is baseless and his whistleblower claims are ‘bewildering,’ Calif. bar says

Nov 17, 2014, 06:15 am CST

First Amendment

Cop sues lawyer for alleged defamation over comments about penis search warrant

Nov 17, 2014, 05:45 am CST

Family Law

Judge orders parents to pay estranged daughter’s $16K annual college tuition

Nov 14, 2014, 04:30 pm CST

Criminal Justice

Police at court for unrelated reasons spot suspect in theft case they’re investigating

Nov 14, 2014, 03:55 pm CST

Trials & Litigation

Billionaire’s fraud suit says lawyer transferred $49M for space flight venture to offshore company

Nov 14, 2014, 03:40 pm CST

Business of Law

Morgan Lewis OKs ‘mass lateral move’ of 227 Bingham partners, but not a merger

Nov 14, 2014, 03:05 pm CST


School district wins civil case after arguing that girl, 14, could consent to sex with teacher

Nov 14, 2014, 12:22 pm CST


Defense lawyers press for more info as probe of FBI agent linked to dismissed cases continues

Nov 14, 2014, 12:18 pm CST

Criminal Justice

Managing partner, wife were stabbed in ‘torture session,’ prosecutor says; lawyer arrested in diaper

Nov 14, 2014, 11:35 am CST

Bar Associations

Fired California bar leader sues ‘with heavy heart,’ alleges ‘egregious improprieties’

Nov 14, 2014, 10:28 am CST

Criminal Justice

Wilson Sonsini systems engineer pleads guilty to insider trading

Nov 14, 2014, 08:58 am CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Scalia and Thomas criticize inconsistent cert denials, cite gay-marriage cases

Nov 14, 2014, 07:54 am CST

Privacy Law

Cellphone data is secretly tracked by US planes in search of criminal suspects

Nov 14, 2014, 07:02 am CST

Criminal Justice

Innocence claim is no longer a parole hurdle in some states

Nov 14, 2014, 06:15 am CST

Criminal Justice

Manhattan DA will use bank settlement funds to process rape kits nationwide

Nov 14, 2014, 05:45 am CST

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer, 14 others charged in $20M ‘prince and pauper’ mortgage and welfare scheme

Nov 13, 2014, 04:15 pm CST


‘Hunters’ targeted lawyer as ‘prey’ in fatal carjacking at upscale mall, retired detective says

Nov 13, 2014, 02:10 pm CST

Privacy Law

DOJ admits misstatement in challenge to secret record requests; one isn’t the lowliest number

Nov 13, 2014, 12:54 pm CST

Constitutional Law

Woman ticketed for going topless at Chicago event files civil rights suit against city

Nov 13, 2014, 12:40 pm CST

Cartoon Caption Contest

Cartoon Poll: Which Stone-Age caption fits best?

Nov 13, 2014, 12:34 pm CST

White-Collar Crime

Prison looms for onetime law student: 2nd Circuit denies stay in ‘most lucrative’ insider-tip case

Nov 13, 2014, 11:50 am CST

Election Law

SCOTUS mulls redistricting plan that packs blacks into districts, diluting voting strength elsewhere

Nov 13, 2014, 10:39 am CST

Criminal Justice

Outgoing Arkansas governor plans to pardon his son for drug conviction

Nov 13, 2014, 09:22 am CST

U.S. Supreme Court

US Supreme Court allows Kansas same-sex marriages to proceed; two justices dissent

Nov 13, 2014, 08:36 am CST

Criminal Justice

Prominent attorney and wife stabbed in home invasion are identified; lawyer suspects are in custody

Nov 13, 2014, 07:52 am CST

Bar Associations

Lawyer admits ‘grave mistake’ in tweet taunt, labeled a ‘blatant racist smear’

Nov 13, 2014, 07:22 am CST

Death Penalty

ABA president asks Texas governor for stay to consider inmate’s competence for execution

Nov 13, 2014, 06:15 am CST

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