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Real Estate & Property Law

Owner of Brooklyn bar sues landlord over lease provision prohibiting ‘gay or lesbian’ bar

Apr 21, 2014, 03:26 pm CDT

Legal Technology

People looking for a lawyer are turning to the Internet first, survey finds

Apr 21, 2014, 03:17 pm CDT


Prop 8 judge was emotional during testimony on gay conversion therapy, having experienced it himself

Apr 21, 2014, 02:38 pm CDT

Law Firms

Growing Carlton Fields opens LA office with former Steptoe litigation practice leader at the helm

Apr 21, 2014, 02:10 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

North Carolina attorney general finally apologizes to his opponent from 2000

Apr 21, 2014, 01:26 pm CDT

Court Security

Defendant shot dead by marshal after charging witness stand during trial, officials say

Apr 21, 2014, 01:00 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Pa. lawyer pleads guilty to charges he smuggled drugs to jailed client

Apr 21, 2014, 12:40 pm CDT


As state and local police struggle to investigate cybercrime, official describes ‘helpless feeling’

Apr 21, 2014, 11:45 am CDT

Government Law

Insurer sues Chicago and surrounding towns over ‘geysers of sewer water’ in policyholders’ homes

Apr 21, 2014, 10:10 am CDT


Squad car dashcam shows deputies planning to plant drugs after illegal search found zilch, suit says

Apr 21, 2014, 09:40 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Feds used ‘big fish’ to ‘testify down’; risky strategy led to acquittals of 2 lawyers

Apr 21, 2014, 09:00 am CDT


New federal courthouse looks like ‘a gigantic air conditioner compressor’

Apr 21, 2014, 08:40 am CDT


Partners in study gave legal memo a lower rating when told author wasn’t white

Apr 21, 2014, 07:09 am CDT

Constitutional Law

How Scalia and Ginsburg would amend the Constitution

Apr 21, 2014, 06:30 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Lawyers say ‘woefully inadequate’ courthouse meals threaten clients’ defense

Apr 21, 2014, 06:00 am CDT

ABA Journal

DUI laws could be complicated by SCOTUS ruling

Apr 18, 2014, 03:23 pm CDT

Personal Lives

Lawyer who defended Prop 8 before SCOTUS is looking forward to daughter’s same-sex wedding

Apr 18, 2014, 02:50 pm CDT

Admiralty & Maritime Law

Captain who abandoned sinking ferry is arrested; 64 dead, hundreds missing in South Korean waters

Apr 18, 2014, 02:10 pm CDT

Business of Law

Former name partner sues, seeks comp and says firm hasn’t removed his name from firm materials

Apr 18, 2014, 01:15 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

As trial of lawyer looms in massage-parlor rape case, judge allows state to add two new charges

Apr 18, 2014, 11:30 am CDT

Animal Law

Pets in France get legal status as ‘living beings capable of feelings’

Apr 18, 2014, 10:27 am CDT


Wachtell Lipton co-founder Leonard Rosen dies at 83

Apr 18, 2014, 09:38 am CDT

Education Law

Climate scientist’s emails are shielded from disclosure, Virginia Supreme Court says

Apr 18, 2014, 08:33 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Repeal of anti-adultery law goes to New Hampshire’s governor; 20 other states also have bans

Apr 18, 2014, 07:38 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Bank robber, 74, who wanted to go ‘home’ to prison gets his wish

Apr 18, 2014, 07:01 am CDT

First Amendment

‘Company Doe’ can’t keep its identity secret in litigation, 4th Circuit rules

Apr 18, 2014, 06:00 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Man whose case was dismissed after ‘Perry Mason’ moment in court sues 5 police officers over arrest

Apr 17, 2014, 05:23 pm CDT

Constitutional Law

Federal jury awards $18M each to 2 men in wrongful conviction case

Apr 17, 2014, 04:40 pm CDT

Court Security

2 new suspects named, $25K reward offered in kidnapping of prosecutor’s dad

Apr 17, 2014, 04:10 pm CDT

Legal Ethics

Judge should lose job for mishandling a case 10 years ago, when still in practice, ethics panel says

Apr 17, 2014, 02:34 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

DA will drop case against teen convicted for recording his classmates bullying him

Apr 17, 2014, 12:19 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Former client is charged in 2008 murder of lawyer killed while clearing his driveway of snow

Apr 17, 2014, 11:29 am CDT

Constitutional Law

Report: Secret order by military judge requires CIA to reveal ‘black site’ info in USS Cole case

Apr 17, 2014, 11:25 am CDT

Consumer Law

Buying a General Mills product eliminates the right to sue, according to online legal terms

Apr 17, 2014, 10:14 am CDT

Consumer Law

Law firm’s revised debt-collection letter results in $49.5K settlement of federal class action

Apr 17, 2014, 10:10 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Prosecutor won’t drop charges against mom who left her kids in the car during a job interview

Apr 17, 2014, 09:04 am CDT

Law Schools

After law prof’s viral rant, school nixes proposal to divert faculty raises to law grad fellowships

Apr 17, 2014, 08:01 am CDT

Women in the Law

Who’s bringing cupcakes? Too often, female lawyers are expected to do office ‘housework,’ book says

Apr 17, 2014, 07:01 am CDT

Law Firms

Gross revenue falls 20 percent at Dickstein Shapiro in an ‘investment year’

Apr 17, 2014, 06:45 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

After SCOTUSblog is denied a press pass, publisher vows to appeal

Apr 17, 2014, 06:10 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Lawyer ethics violations in New York are punished too slowly and inconsistently handled, study finds

Apr 17, 2014, 05:45 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Fake child abduction could result in real charges, authorities say

Apr 16, 2014, 04:25 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Former law firm CFO charged in $1.2B swindle is 18th to face a criminal case, feds say

Apr 16, 2014, 03:55 pm CDT

Question of the Week

What’s the most outrageous thing you’ve heard during opening or closing statements?

Apr 16, 2014, 03:00 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

GM seeks court ruling it is protected from ignition-switch suits under bankruptcy law

Apr 16, 2014, 01:15 pm CDT

Legal Technology

Smartphone makers to offer ‘kill switch’ next year; some lawmakers say that isn’t enough

Apr 16, 2014, 12:05 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Case of lost painting offers lessons in auction law; will buyer get $43K for missing $21K artwork?

Apr 16, 2014, 11:09 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Obama commutes sentence of man sentenced to an extra 42 months because of a typo

Apr 16, 2014, 10:36 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

‘Mom does what I say or Mom gets the fist,’ testifies paralyzed son at her attempted-murder trial

Apr 16, 2014, 10:20 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Clerical error kept man out of prison for 13 years; incarceration is cruel and unusual, he argues

Apr 16, 2014, 09:51 am CDT

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