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Government Law

Three cities sue Uber, citing noncompliance with state laws and municipal regulations

Dec 11, 2014, 05:05 pm CST

Law in Popular Culture

Acclaimed film on ‘Dinosaur 13’ legal battle airs on CNN

Dec 11, 2014, 03:55 pm CST


NYC court clerk to retire after 45 years on job, 11M jury summonses

Dec 11, 2014, 01:50 pm CST

Trials & Litigation

Will convicted judge serve 6-month jail term before her appeal is heard?

Dec 11, 2014, 12:55 pm CST

Criminal Justice

Shoes said to contain killer’s blood weren’t for sale in US at time of murder, suit claims

Dec 11, 2014, 11:52 am CST


How to deal with a boss who doesn’t like you

Dec 11, 2014, 10:25 am CST

Trials & Litigation

Disbarred closing attorney scheduled to plead guilty in mortgage-fraud case is found dead

Dec 11, 2014, 10:15 am CST

Lawyer Pay

On ‘a hiring tear,’ Kirkland reportedly pays $9M a year to high-profile lateral hire

Dec 11, 2014, 09:33 am CST

Court Security

Jailhouse attack by handcuffed client sends public defender to hospital

Dec 11, 2014, 09:30 am CST

Attorney General

Justice Department won’t prosecute pot sales on reservations, even in states that ban it

Dec 11, 2014, 08:29 am CST

Legal Ethics

Lawyer is accused of leaving court during recess, telling client she couldn’t deal with the matter

Dec 11, 2014, 07:32 am CST

Labor & Employment

Unemployment benefits can’t be collected by lawyer accused of drinking on job, appeals court says

Dec 11, 2014, 06:58 am CST

Legal Ethics

Office manager’s alleged theft of client funds and office computer leads to suspension for lawyer

Dec 11, 2014, 06:15 am CST

Legal Ethics

Lawyer is suspended for ‘intentional bullying tactics’ in Facebook message

Dec 11, 2014, 05:45 am CST

Criminal Justice

Should those who OK’d ‘brutal interrogation techniques in violation of US law’ be prosecuted?

Dec 10, 2014, 05:20 pm CST

Criminal Justice

Lawyer for convicted murderer says he obtained the gun possibly used by the real killer

Dec 10, 2014, 04:03 pm CST

Consumer Law

Harvard law grad claimed $4 overcharge on take-out, sought treble damages in emailed war of words

Dec 10, 2014, 03:15 pm CST

Criminal Justice

Assistant DA is shot and killed; alleged gunman was motivated by jealousy, police say

Dec 10, 2014, 03:15 pm CST

Securities Law

2nd Circuit reverses 2 insider-trading convictions, narrowing scope of future prosecutions

Dec 10, 2014, 02:30 pm CST

Question of the Week

What do you think has been the most successful law firm merger, past or present?

Dec 10, 2014, 02:00 pm CST


Retired lawyer sues Bill Cosby, says claims she lied about alleged sexual assault were defamatory

Dec 10, 2014, 01:45 pm CST

Law Practice Management

Law firm foils $489K fake-check scheme, provides details to warn others

Dec 10, 2014, 11:55 am CST

Criminal Justice

Man who pleaded no contest in lawyer’s shooting is sentenced along with two co-defendants

Dec 10, 2014, 11:32 am CST

Legal Ethics

Judge is suspended for 30 days over trip to lawyer’s hunting ranch after $1.2M case was settled

Dec 10, 2014, 10:45 am CST

Legal History

Woman who won landmark Mapp case on exclusionary rule has died

Dec 10, 2014, 10:35 am CST

Tort Law

Family files RICO suit against lawyers and law firms over claimed barratry after auto accident

Dec 10, 2014, 10:05 am CST

Death Penalty

Inmate is executed after SCOTUS denies stay; lawyers cited mental disability, alcoholic trial lawyer

Dec 10, 2014, 09:32 am CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Pro se cert petitioner can’t be located; his SCOTUS brief is due soon

Dec 10, 2014, 07:19 am CST

Criminal Justice

Dad and stepmom get 35 years in water-intoxication death of girl, 5

Dec 10, 2014, 06:15 am CST


ABA task force report addresses harsh penalties for economic crimes

Dec 10, 2014, 05:45 am CST

Appellate Practice

BigLaw patent lawyer faces possible sanction over petition filed with US Supreme Court

Dec 9, 2014, 05:05 pm CST

Criminal Justice

Former lawmaker faces spouse-abuse case; AG’s office says wife’s dementia precluded consent to sex

Dec 9, 2014, 04:40 pm CST

Civil Rights

Ferguson and other St. Louis-area towns are sued over municipal court fees

Dec 9, 2014, 03:30 pm CST

Trials & Litigation

Federal judge says acquitted attorney can sue Above the Law for defamation, but not Gawker

Dec 9, 2014, 02:45 pm CST

Civil Procedure

Judge boots lead plaintiff in $350M case at trial against Apple, orders counsel to find a substitute

Dec 9, 2014, 02:00 pm CST

Trials & Litigation

Federal judge axes suit against law firm in sunken-treasure hoax, sets sanctions hearing for partner

Dec 9, 2014, 12:15 pm CST


Senate torture report released; CIA lawyers mulled how to improve acceptance of harsh techniques

Dec 9, 2014, 11:14 am CST

Criminal Justice

Judge is investigated amid controversy over courtroom audio-recording system

Dec 9, 2014, 11:00 am CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Federal juror’s deliberation comments can’t be admitted to show voir dire dishonesty, SCOTUS rules

Dec 9, 2014, 10:18 am CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Warehouse workers are not entitled to pay for time spent in security screenings, Supreme Court rules

Dec 9, 2014, 09:36 am CST

Criminal Justice

Disbarred lawyer pleads guilty to using another lawyer’s identity to practice law

Dec 9, 2014, 09:04 am CST


Federal judge uses cartoon to display ire at BigLaw attorney’s motion

Dec 9, 2014, 08:31 am CST

Law Schools

Minority law student groups seek exam delays due to grand jury rulings; Columbia partly acquiesces

Dec 9, 2014, 07:18 am CST

Constitutional Law

Which state constitutions still ban atheists from public office?

Dec 9, 2014, 06:15 am CST

Law in Popular Culture

ABA publishing kicks off new trade imprint with a novel by ATL founder David Lat

Dec 9, 2014, 05:45 am CST

Antitrust Law

Does $350M case at trial against Apple have a lead plaintiff? Judge hasn’t yet ruled

Dec 8, 2014, 05:40 pm CST

Trials & Litigation

Former in-house patent lawyer admits $5M billing scheme, will reimburse Hunter Douglas

Dec 8, 2014, 05:05 pm CST

Criminal Justice

Man faces felony theft charge for taking his own car from police impound lot

Dec 8, 2014, 03:20 pm CST

White-Collar Crime

Madoff operations chief gets 10 years in $20B swindle; judge says he was not ‘evil at heart’

Dec 8, 2014, 02:55 pm CST

Disability Law

Judge is a no-show at legal ethics trial over claims she has psychotic delusions

Dec 8, 2014, 01:44 pm CST

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