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Criminal Justice

Mentally ill man gets 20 years in slaying of prominent defense attorney

Aug 25, 2015, 08:25 am CDT

Law Firms

Benesch opens Chicago office, plans additional growth there and elsewhere

Aug 25, 2015, 06:15 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Judge has public defender handcuffed, but gives him a break at contempt hearing

Aug 25, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Labor & Employment

Target agrees to $2.8 million settlement of discrimination claim

Aug 24, 2015, 05:26 pm CDT


Indiana county clerk banned from courthouse in dispute with judges

Aug 24, 2015, 04:35 pm CDT


Texas judge sued by former employee for alleged sexual harassment

Aug 24, 2015, 03:40 pm CDT

Privacy Law

Police increasingly using stingray cellphone tracking technology to solve routine crimes

Aug 24, 2015, 03:25 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Dallas lawyer sentenced to prison for defrauding vodka investors

Aug 24, 2015, 03:10 pm CDT


ABA offers law student members free 6 months of study aid

Aug 24, 2015, 01:45 pm CDT

Court Security

Witness attacks defendant in open court; see video of the altercation

Aug 24, 2015, 12:10 pm CDT

Court Security

Man kills guard at federal building then commits suicide; may be linked to wrongful-termination suit

Aug 24, 2015, 11:51 am CDT

Sentencing/Post Conviction

Man will be resentenced over trial judge’s comments in unrelated case

Aug 24, 2015, 11:30 am CDT

Criminal Justice

NY man convicted of use of WMD in plot to kill Muslims

Aug 24, 2015, 10:55 am CDT

Copyright Law

Ethics case alleges ‘settlement shakedown’ by lawyer whose Prenda firm sued porn downloaders

Aug 24, 2015, 09:35 am CDT

Copyright Law

Michael Jordan is smiling after winning $8.9M in ad case, but says suit ‘was never about the money’

Aug 24, 2015, 08:35 am CDT

Natural Disasters

Lawyer buys and mans fire truck to help protect neighbors threatened by wildfires

Aug 24, 2015, 08:05 am CDT

Labor & Employment

ACLU seeks contact from Amazon workers after NY Times article describes demanding job environment

Aug 24, 2015, 07:15 am CDT

Law Schools

Alaska’s first law school is satellite Seattle U campus

Aug 24, 2015, 06:30 am CDT


Canadian lawsuit seeks $578M over dump of hacked info from Ashley Madison dating site

Aug 24, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Retired judge faces felony charges over alleged lies to judicial watchdog

Aug 21, 2015, 02:15 pm CDT

Government Law

Federal judge nixes city’s copyright suit over government meeting footage in critic’s YouTube videos

Aug 21, 2015, 01:40 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Girlfriend charged with shooting retired judge

Aug 21, 2015, 11:55 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Woman gets 24 years in hotel slaying of BigLaw attorney

Aug 21, 2015, 10:50 am CDT

Family Law

Leaving toddler in car isn’t necessarily child neglect, state supreme court says

Aug 21, 2015, 08:45 am CDT

First Amendment

Student suspended for posting rap song loses appeal; court sees blurred lines in Internet age

Aug 21, 2015, 07:42 am CDT

Civil Rights

Justice Department expands civil rights law with ‘statements of interest’ in local suits

Aug 21, 2015, 06:15 am CDT


Judge fines himself for ringing cellphone

Aug 21, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Once-secret brief filed by federal prosecutors details scheme to defraud Vegas HOAs

Aug 20, 2015, 04:30 pm CDT

International Law

As suspects await trial in $18M maple syrup heist, cartel focuses on farmers who flout sales rules

Aug 20, 2015, 04:05 pm CDT

White-Collar Crime

Former CEO of red-light camera vendor takes plea in Chicago bribery case

Aug 20, 2015, 03:35 pm CDT

Corporate Law

Why not eliminate quarterly earnings reports, Wachtell co-founder suggests

Aug 20, 2015, 02:55 pm CDT

Executive Branch

House suit against Obama gets a boost from Supreme Court decision on standing

Aug 20, 2015, 02:44 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Dad who let 15-year-old drive gets prison time after fatal accident

Aug 20, 2015, 02:35 pm CDT


University to pay $480K to remove convicted embezzler’s name from stadium scoreboard

Aug 20, 2015, 01:25 pm CDT


Judge apologizes for declaring that ‘Greeks never pay taxes’ during child-support hearing

Aug 20, 2015, 11:50 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Anonymous ‘cyberbullying’ by prosecutors deprived cops of fair trial, 5th Circuit says

Aug 20, 2015, 10:48 am CDT

Immigration Law

ABA Commission on Immigration report excoriates federal detention policy for immigrant families

Aug 20, 2015, 10:38 am CDT

Constitutional Law

Advocacy group sues Denver over courthouse leafletting arrests

Aug 20, 2015, 09:30 am CDT

Internet Law

Dissenter blasts Posner’s Internet research in inmate’s suit over acid reflux treatment

Aug 20, 2015, 08:59 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Judge says lawyer defending himself in shooting trial ‘lost the jury’; mistrial is declared

Aug 20, 2015, 07:18 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Cop shooting of white teen in Hardee’s sting gets lesser media attention; lawyer sees racial reason

Aug 20, 2015, 06:15 am CDT

Privacy Law

Prosecutors drop case after federal judge rules laptop seized at border can’t be searched

Aug 20, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Disbarment sought for 3 lawyers who ‘maliciously’ set up opposing counsel for midtrial DUI arrest

Aug 19, 2015, 04:30 pm CDT

Antitrust Law

After NLRB loss, attorney for would-be Northwestern football union points to lawsuit against NCAA

Aug 19, 2015, 04:10 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

2 suspects arrested in home invasion slaying of American lawyer in Venezuela

Aug 19, 2015, 03:30 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Found not guilty, murder defendant wins only a mistrial after jury is polled

Aug 19, 2015, 02:45 pm CDT

Law in Popular Culture

Wrong man arrested on ‘troubling’ reality TV show has no civil rights case, 7th Circuit rules

Aug 19, 2015, 02:18 pm CDT

Executive Branch

Top lawmaker says Hillary Clinton’s attorney may have lacked security clearance to hold her email

Aug 19, 2015, 02:15 pm CDT

Cartoon Caption Contest

Cartoon Poll: Which caption best fits this lawyer-in-a-time-machine cartoon?

Aug 19, 2015, 02:13 pm CDT

Question of the Week

Have you ever contributed to a crowdfunding venture?

Aug 19, 2015, 01:22 pm CDT

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