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Criminal Justice

DOJ reaches deal on Cleveland policing; demonstrations follow officer’s acquittal

May 26, 2015, 08:47 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Lawyer lied about mother’s death to excuse discovery delay, ethics officials allege

May 26, 2015, 08:01 am CDT

Law Schools

Charleston School of Law lays off seven more faculty members, plans to enroll fall class

May 26, 2015, 07:00 am CDT

Legal Ethics

$200K sanction could close my law firm, lawyer tells court

May 26, 2015, 06:15 am CDT

Law Schools

Looking for law schools? Yelp says it can help

May 26, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Labor & Employment

Laid-off law firm workers file WARN suit seeking back pay and benefits for some 700 employees

May 22, 2015, 04:15 pm CDT

Tort Law

Dad of hurt girl sues home insurer: House guest’s chain saw prank a foreseeable cause of truck crash

May 22, 2015, 03:45 pm CDT

Civil Rights

‘Jail 101’ report: Denver sheriff’s dept. needs systemic improvement to protect inmates and deputies

May 22, 2015, 03:00 pm CDT

Family Law

After a week in jail, tearful mom agrees to have 4-year-old son circumcised

May 22, 2015, 12:45 pm CDT

Election Law

DOJ investigates California court restrictions on voting by intellectually disabled persons

May 22, 2015, 11:35 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Serious charges stick in indictments of officers in Freddie Gray case

May 22, 2015, 10:33 am CDT

Criminal Justice

After federal judge orders sex-change surgery, board OKs parole for inmate

May 22, 2015, 10:15 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Lawyer is accused of stealing $1.8M from estate bequeathed to Connecticut town

May 22, 2015, 09:24 am CDT


Mississippi high court orders judge and PD to ‘make nice’

May 22, 2015, 08:17 am CDT

Tort Law

Texas restaurant that was site of biker shootout faces lawsuit by neighboring eatery

May 22, 2015, 07:04 am CDT

Labor & Employment

Change in overtime rules could lead to more suits over worker emails sent outside work

May 22, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Tiny bonsai tree worth $2K is stolen from museum, abandoned and recovered but was ‘severely pruned’

May 21, 2015, 03:10 pm CDT

Education Law

ADA suit says school district fails children living with violence, loss and poverty

May 21, 2015, 02:24 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Man on trial in bail-jumping case exits courtroom as lawyers talk with judge in chambers

May 21, 2015, 02:20 pm CDT

Law Schools

Trial attorney and wife give $10m to law school from which 3 generations of his family graduated

May 21, 2015, 01:40 pm CDT

Securities Law

$72M payday for 2 small law firms OK’d by judge

May 21, 2015, 12:15 pm CDT

First Amendment

First Amendment protects anti-abortion activist’s satirical use of NAACP name, 4th Circuit rules

May 21, 2015, 11:44 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

After courtroom clash over DUI manual, judge bars top prosecutor from cases against opposing lawyer

May 21, 2015, 11:10 am CDT

Court Security

Authorities investigate pill found at bottom of judge’s water glass

May 21, 2015, 10:00 am CDT


Two global law firms will use software to find standout UK hires from underprivileged backgrounds

May 21, 2015, 09:52 am CDT

Internet Law

Sentencing judge should consider positive benefits of Silk Road’s drug marketplace, lawyers assert

May 21, 2015, 08:26 am CDT


This company’s no-manager constitution is longer than the federal document

May 21, 2015, 07:38 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Pizza order reportedly leads to suspect in DC slayings

May 21, 2015, 07:05 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Convictions are tossed in satanic day-care case; concurrence decries ‘witch hunt’ prosecution

May 21, 2015, 06:15 am CDT

Internet Law

Backpage wins dismissal of suit over escort ads said to facilitate child sex trafficking

May 21, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Legal Ethics

$50K fine recommended for judge over scuffle with public defender

May 20, 2015, 04:30 pm CDT

Legislation & Lobbying

Nebraska lawmakers vote to repeal death penalty

May 20, 2015, 02:50 pm CDT

Question of the Week

Should school standardized testing be required by law?

May 20, 2015, 01:50 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Law firm asks 3rd Circuit to block court-ordered interviews of over 30 clients

May 20, 2015, 01:05 pm CDT

Family Law

London judge sides with divorcing US lawyer in battle over baby grand piano

May 20, 2015, 12:30 pm CDT

Consumer Law

Air bag maker Takata’s expanded recall of nearly 34M vehicles is largest ever

May 20, 2015, 11:00 am CDT

Law Firms

Newt Gingrich will join the world’s largest law firm

May 20, 2015, 10:52 am CDT

Banking Law

Five banks agree to pay $5.6B for conspiring to manipulate currency and interest rates

May 20, 2015, 10:07 am CDT

Law Firms

Failed foreclosure firm that ‘grew way too fast’ leaves some 700 unpaid employees scrambling

May 20, 2015, 10:00 am CDT


Kansas bill would defund courts if law on selection of chief judges is overturned

May 20, 2015, 09:28 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer’s suit claims jail officer’s upskirt search with metal-detecting wand amounted to assault

May 20, 2015, 08:27 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Accused art scammer is convicted after bizarre trial; dismissed juror has screaming fit about Nazis

May 20, 2015, 07:43 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Judge may send letter encouraging lawyers to do pro bono work, ABA ethics opinion says

May 20, 2015, 07:10 am CDT

Legal Marketing

Lawyer’s skull and crossbones logo gets her evicted

May 20, 2015, 06:51 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Should presidential candidates come clean about their litmus tests for SCOTUS nominees?

May 20, 2015, 06:15 am CDT

Legal Marketing

Leaders of top 15 most profitable law firms aren’t on Twitter

May 20, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Labor & Employment

Los Angeles gives preliminary OK to $15 minimum wage

May 19, 2015, 04:10 pm CDT

Animal Law

Charges dropped against military veteran who smashed car window to rescue dog

May 19, 2015, 03:45 pm CDT


Sheriff: Jailed man sends signed letter to courthouse about plan to plant bombs nearby

May 19, 2015, 03:00 pm CDT

Energy Law

Local fracking bans are banned under a new Texas law

May 19, 2015, 01:22 pm CDT

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