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Criminal Justice

Sex offenders are least likely to have tattoos, analysis of Florida database concludes

Jan 10, 2017, 07:00 am CST

Aviation & Space Law

Flight-sharing company Flytenow’s appeal rejected by Supreme Court

Jan 9, 2017, 05:05 pm CST

Criminal Justice

Why police returned a gun to the man later accused in Fort Lauderdale airport shooting

Jan 9, 2017, 04:27 pm CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Ginsburg didn’t announce she’d resign to protest Trump election; wire service warns of fake stories

Jan 9, 2017, 02:28 pm CST

Criminal Justice

Volkswagen executive is arrested in emissions scandal

Jan 9, 2017, 12:13 pm CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court rules for cop in suit over fatal shooting

Jan 9, 2017, 11:18 am CST

Legal Ethics

Sanction is upheld for unpaid lawyer’s refusal to represent indigent defendant

Jan 9, 2017, 09:55 am CST

Mergers & Acquisitions

2016 was a busy year for law firm mergers and acquisitions

Jan 9, 2017, 08:45 am CST

Health Law

Suit claims Catholic hospital violated health law by refusing to perform surgery on transgender man

Jan 9, 2017, 08:00 am CST

Appellate Practice

Posner criticizes ‘verbosity’ in appeals briefs in decision upholding closed voir dire

Jan 9, 2017, 07:00 am CST

First Amendment

IMDb seeks halt to law allowing actors to shield disclosure of their ages

Jan 6, 2017, 04:28 pm CST


New Justice Department guidelines aim to ensure reliability of photo arrays to ID suspects

Jan 6, 2017, 02:36 pm CST

Legal Ethics

Judge holds prosecutor in contempt, says his ‘emotional intelligence needs strengthening’

Jan 6, 2017, 01:03 pm CST

Legal Ethics

State bar can’t discipline judge already reprimanded by judicial regulator, top state court rules

Jan 6, 2017, 10:47 am CST

Media & Communications Law

Lawyer who sued Gawker for Hulk Hogan now represents Melania Trump and claimed email inventor

Jan 6, 2017, 09:47 am CST

Legal Writing

Obama publishes a Harvard Law Review article on criminal justice reform

Jan 6, 2017, 09:00 am CST

Legal Technology

Looking for a section symbol key? New keyboard is designed for lawyers

Jan 6, 2017, 08:40 am CST

Consumer Law

Two of the top credit reporting companies agree to pay $23M to resolve deceptive marking claims

Jan 5, 2017, 03:39 pm CST

Criminal Justice

Police seek man in surveillance photos in connection with lawyer’s strangulation death

Jan 5, 2017, 12:35 pm CST

Tort Law

Alabama Supreme Court allows wrongful death claim for miscarriage of previable fetus

Jan 5, 2017, 11:55 am CST


Baltimore chief judge faces ethics charges for alleged disrespectful treatment of public defender

Jan 5, 2017, 10:46 am CST

Legal Ethics

Millions missing from lawyer’s trust account, bar alleges after he abruptly closes law firm

Jan 5, 2017, 10:05 am CST


Arkansas judge agrees to quit, but denies charges of trading pretrial release for sexual favors

Jan 5, 2017, 10:03 am CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Chemerinsky: Free speech on the SCOTUS docket

Jan 5, 2017, 08:30 am CST

Attorney Fees

Federal judge chops $10M from fee request, criticizes billing rates for temporary associates

Jan 5, 2017, 07:00 am CST

Privacy Law

Lawyer will have to ID dead Twitter user sued by James Woods, judge rules

Jan 4, 2017, 04:28 pm CST

Executive Branch

California legislative leaders hire former AG Holder for legal advice in Trump legal battles

Jan 4, 2017, 03:46 pm CST

Question of the Week

Do you read book reviews?

Jan 4, 2017, 01:40 pm CST

Business of Law

Xerox spins off legal and business services arm as ‘Conduent’

Jan 4, 2017, 01:10 pm CST

Attorney General

NAACP protesters are arrested during sit-in to protest Sessions’ nomination for attorney general

Jan 4, 2017, 11:21 am CST

Securities Law

Trump nominates BigLaw banking lawyer to head SEC

Jan 4, 2017, 10:31 am CST

Law Firms

NALP report on law firm diversity highlights ‘incredibly slow pace of change’

Jan 4, 2017, 10:05 am CST

Law Schools

Harvard law dean will leave her post

Jan 4, 2017, 09:03 am CST

Legal History

Lynching cold cases are re-examined as law students compile archive

Jan 4, 2017, 09:00 am CST

Asked and Answered

How to prepare for another try at the bar exam (podcast with transcript)

Jan 4, 2017, 08:30 am CST

Privacy Law

Can Amazon’s Alexa provide murder clues? Digital assistants could aid prosecutions

Jan 4, 2017, 07:30 am CST

International Law

ABA initiative pulls out of Beijing amid uncertainty caused by law regulating foreign nonprofits

Jan 3, 2017, 03:40 pm CST

Law Schools

Judge tosses consumer fraud claims against Arizona Summit Law School

Jan 3, 2017, 03:32 pm CST

Cartoon Caption Contest

Cartoon Caption: The rites of marriage and the right to counsel

Jan 3, 2017, 02:45 pm CST

Constitutional Law

SEC uses an unconstitutional method to hire in-house judges, federal appeals court rules

Jan 3, 2017, 12:03 pm CST

Legal Technology

Alleged BigLaw hackers made $4M trading on stolen information, federal prosecutors say

Jan 3, 2017, 10:49 am CST

Law Firms

Plaintiffs law firm can’t deduct monthly payments for standby plane use, 9th Circuit says

Jan 3, 2017, 10:00 am CST

International Law

Trump picks Skadden partner as US trade representative

Jan 3, 2017, 09:19 am CST


Chief justice praises trial judges in year-end report; was it intended to counter Trump criticism?

Jan 3, 2017, 08:00 am CST

Business of Law

Majority of lateral lawyer hires don’t meet revenue expectations, survey says

Jan 3, 2017, 07:00 am CST

10 Questions

12 months of 10 Questions: Meet some of the fascinating lawyers we profiled in 2016

Dec 23, 2016, 02:45 pm CST

Law Schools

Students file $5 million class action against Charlotte School of Law

Dec 23, 2016, 01:00 pm CST


The top legal stories of 2016

Dec 23, 2016, 08:30 am CST

Legal Technology

Reinventing Professionals: Where is the legal industry headed in 2017?

Dec 23, 2016, 07:30 am CST


Former Cadwalader partner and self-described fanboy finds success with toy company

Dec 22, 2016, 05:05 pm CST

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