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Business of Law

Locke Lord and Edwards Wildman OK letter of intent to merge into 1,000-attorney firm

Sep 10, 2014, 01:45 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Bernard Goetz, so-called ‘subway vigilante’ of 1980s, wins dismissal of minor marijuana case

Sep 10, 2014, 01:10 pm CDT

Bankruptcy Law

Detroit bankruptcy trial is halted for deal with a holdout creditor

Sep 10, 2014, 11:56 am CDT

Court Security

Judge who ordered deputy to shock ‘rude’ pro se defendant has been taken off bench

Sep 10, 2014, 11:45 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Lawyer pleads guilty in alleged Facebook investor fraud

Sep 10, 2014, 10:41 am CDT

Death Penalty

Missouri carries out its 8th execution this year; four SCOTUS justices would have granted stay

Sep 10, 2014, 09:18 am CDT


Former Texas judge is reprimanded for delayed rulings, mass case dismissal

Sep 10, 2014, 08:36 am CDT

The New Normal

Attorneys who can address clients’ operational problems as well as their legal ones have an edge

Sep 10, 2014, 08:30 am CDT

Environmental Law

Citing climate change concerns, prosecutor drops criminal charges against coal protesters

Sep 10, 2014, 07:46 am CDT

Constitutional Law

Lawyer’s suit against cellphone-grabbing courthouse deputy is revived

Sep 10, 2014, 07:13 am CDT

Family Law

Did couple in their mid-90s have the right to marry? One spouse is legally incapacitated

Sep 10, 2014, 06:15 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Suspended lawyer blames leisure lifestyle for misstatements, acknowledges snarky emails

Sep 10, 2014, 05:45 am CDT

Constitutional Law

Lawyer who dropped out of US Senate race sues to get his name removed from ballot

Sep 9, 2014, 05:45 pm CDT


During suspension after cocaine conviction, lawyer wrote novel based on his life experience

Sep 9, 2014, 05:10 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Former Ravens player Ray Rice got no special treatment in criminal case, lawyers say

Sep 9, 2014, 04:30 pm CDT

Government Law

Courthouse shooter is tackled by county official, dies at scene

Sep 9, 2014, 02:40 pm CDT

Privacy Law

Will Illinois become the sixth state to allow granny cams in nursing homes?

Sep 9, 2014, 02:03 pm CDT


Padilla gets new 21-year sentence after 11th Circuit says original 17-year term was too lenient

Sep 9, 2014, 01:00 pm CDT

Law Firms

BuckleySandler is opening a London office

Sep 9, 2014, 12:10 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Jones Day bill for Detroit bankruptcy has topped $26M

Sep 9, 2014, 11:35 am CDT

Law Firms

Will Bingham lose its London managing partner? Merger talks said to spur possible exodus

Sep 9, 2014, 10:34 am CDT


Off-site video that saved woman from felony charge is now supporting a $150K civil rights settlement

Sep 9, 2014, 09:55 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Maricopa County to settle pink underwear case; suit blamed policy in inmate’s death

Sep 9, 2014, 09:39 am CDT


Lawyer’s film role as ‘Mr. Cannibal’ leads to campaign controversy

Sep 9, 2014, 08:51 am CDT

Legal Rebels Profile

Seeing the possibilities of automation, Tim Hwang is working toward the death of practice-as-usual

Sep 9, 2014, 08:30 am CDT

Religious Law

Atheist who wouldn’t take ‘so help me God’ oath isn’t allowed to re-enlist, group says

Sep 9, 2014, 07:48 am CDT

Internet Law

Litigant is accused of illegally recording custody conference and posting it on Facebook

Sep 9, 2014, 07:03 am CDT

Criminal Justice

St. Louis lawyer charged with hindering prosecution of wanted woman

Sep 9, 2014, 06:15 am CDT

Labor & Employment

Worker fired for medical marijuana use takes his case to Colorado Supreme Court

Sep 9, 2014, 05:45 am CDT

Criminal Justice

DA says smartphones should block texting behind wheel, wants insurance discounts for such devices

Sep 8, 2014, 05:25 pm CDT


Home Depot confirms data breach

Sep 8, 2014, 05:05 pm CDT

Labor & Employment

Oakland Raiders settle wages lawsuit with cheerleaders for $1.25 million

Sep 8, 2014, 04:40 pm CDT

White-Collar Crime

Onetime law student Mathew Martoma gets 9 years in ‘most lucrative’ $275M insider-trading case

Sep 8, 2014, 04:05 pm CDT

Asked and Answered

How do you provide client hand-holding if you run a virtual firm? (podcast with transcript)

Sep 8, 2014, 03:55 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Arrests made in slaying of lawyer gunned down at shopping mall

Sep 8, 2014, 03:25 pm CDT

Labor & Employment

Popeyes Chicken franchisee agrees to settle HIV discrimination claim with EEOC

Sep 8, 2014, 02:25 pm CDT

Entertainment & Sports Law

NCAA to end challenge of law giving state officials control of $60M Penn State fine in Sandusky case

Sep 8, 2014, 01:50 pm CDT


Retired prosecutor who convicted two men just exonerated after 30 years behind bars is unrepentant

Sep 8, 2014, 01:40 pm CDT

Constitutional Law

DOJ releases redacted 2004 legal memos OKing warrantless NSA searches of US citizens

Sep 8, 2014, 12:55 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Former US ambassador under investigation for suspected money laundering

Sep 8, 2014, 11:30 am CDT

Entertainment & Sports Law

NFL suspends Ray Rice indefinitely after new video shows Ravens player punching fiancee

Sep 8, 2014, 10:55 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Deputy Los Angeles city attorney charged with child porn possession

Sep 8, 2014, 10:06 am CDT

Bar Exam

Iowa won’t end bar exam for state law grads but considers scheduling test during 3L year

Sep 8, 2014, 07:26 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Prosecutors in supervisory roles need to create a ‘culture of compliance,’ ABA ethics opinion says

Sep 8, 2014, 07:07 am CDT

Law Firms

Toledo law firm founded 45 years ago closes its doors

Sep 8, 2014, 06:52 am CDT


Legal sector adds 3,300 jobs in August

Sep 8, 2014, 06:27 am CDT

Family Law

Statutory rape victim is told to pay child support

Sep 8, 2014, 06:15 am CDT

Media & Communications Law

Law prof files FCC complaint over use of NFL team’s ‘r-word’ name

Sep 8, 2014, 05:45 am CDT


Woman faces negligent homicide case after allegedly surfing Facebook while driving at 85 mph

Sep 5, 2014, 05:25 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Federal judge on courthouse shooter’s ‘hit list’ asked to step aside in cases against family members

Sep 5, 2014, 04:25 pm CDT

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