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Criminal Justice

Police suspend investigation into rape claim described in Rolling Stone; magazine plans follow-up

Mar 24, 2015, 01:32 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Appeals court says magistrate had power to hold former TV judge Joe Brown in contempt and jail him

Mar 24, 2015, 12:40 pm CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS ruling raises the stakes for Trademark Trial and Appeal Board hearings

Mar 24, 2015, 12:04 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Judge calls $600K legal fee in fast-track $1.5M settlement for woman punched by cop ‘unconscionable’

Mar 24, 2015, 10:40 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Misleading corporate statements of opinion can be basis for investor suits, Supreme Court says

Mar 24, 2015, 10:37 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Man dodges jury duty 11 times but is arrested when he comes to court to contest child-support ruling

Mar 24, 2015, 09:00 am CDT


Drop in traffic tickets causes budget shortfall for state supreme court

Mar 24, 2015, 07:57 am CDT

Death Penalty

Utah governor signs law allowing firing squads as execution backup method

Mar 24, 2015, 07:17 am CDT

Privacy law

Private texts transferred to workers’ corporate iPads led to wrongful firing, suit claims

Mar 24, 2015, 06:55 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Heavy traffic? Out of town? Alleged inconsistent excuses add to lawyer’s troubles

Mar 24, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Legal Technology

Winning app at Hackcess to Justice New Orleans helps clients preserve evidence

Mar 23, 2015, 04:15 pm CDT

Education Law

Grads call for Sweet Briar leaders to resign, citing fiduciary duties and claimed charity-law issue

Mar 23, 2015, 04:00 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

‘Serial’ subject Syed appeals, says lawyer never interviewed alibi and didn’t seek plea deal

Mar 23, 2015, 03:15 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Judge OKs punitives in high-profile discrimination case; jury could award Ellen Pao as much as $160M

Mar 23, 2015, 01:05 pm CDT

Death Penalty

Hundreds of attorneys petition top Texas court over law prof’s 1-year suspension from pro bono work

Mar 23, 2015, 12:40 pm CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court won’t hear Wisconsin voter ID case

Mar 23, 2015, 11:33 am CDT

Family Law

As a growing number of states enact ‘rehoming’ laws, Facebook reportedly disables adoption page

Mar 23, 2015, 11:00 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

BigLaw partner won’t be sanctioned for jargon-filled SCOTUS petition; others are forewarned

Mar 23, 2015, 10:46 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS won’t hear case of inmate on death row for 30 years; dissenters see ‘glaring’ legal error

Mar 23, 2015, 10:09 am CDT


Man’s social media post about pending firearm case threatens judge, gets him jail and $500K bail

Mar 23, 2015, 09:40 am CDT

White-Collar Crime

20-month sentence in ticket-fixing case for another former Philly traffic court judge

Mar 23, 2015, 09:15 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Jury convicts grandma in child’s running death; will consider death penalty

Mar 23, 2015, 09:11 am CDT

Law Firms

Judge sees ‘self-congratulatory blather’ in BigLaw brief; paralegals blamed for error

Mar 23, 2015, 08:15 am CDT

Personal Lives

Lawyer appears to take credit for ‘exclusively for white people’ stickers

Mar 23, 2015, 07:12 am CDT

Bar Associations

Will California be the next state to allow legal technicians? Bar group calls for pilot program

Mar 23, 2015, 06:15 am CDT

Civil Procedure

Oops! Mislabeled docket notices don’t excuse blown deadline in $40M appeal, appeals court says

Mar 23, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Cartoon of the Month

Cartoon Poll: The royal court cartoon captions are in. Help crown a winner

Mar 20, 2015, 06:14 pm CDT

Business of Law

Five-partner health-care group exits Nelson Mulllins to open new office in Raleigh for Chicago firm

Mar 20, 2015, 04:10 pm CDT


Freed after 20 years, man gets $20M; another whose DNA doesn’t match linked murder is still jailed

Mar 20, 2015, 03:40 pm CDT

Bar Exam

Lowest bar exam results in nearly a decade prompt some states to consider options

Mar 20, 2015, 01:22 pm CDT

Copyright Law

Composer’s heirs sue CBS over use of iconic ‘Hawaii Five-0’ theme music in TV show remake

Mar 20, 2015, 01:10 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Retired judge could lose pension after pleading guilty to stealing cocaine evidence in his cases

Mar 20, 2015, 12:15 pm CDT

Law Schools

Law school applicants continue to decline, and schools get less choosy

Mar 20, 2015, 11:47 am CDT

Tax Law

IRS will refund $25K penalty imposed on medical marijuana business for paying taxes in cash

Mar 20, 2015, 11:05 am CDT

Education Law

In response to upsurge in review requests, Yale Law School is deleting admission evaluation records

Mar 20, 2015, 10:05 am CDT

Science & Technology Law

Scientists call for moratorium on DNA editing that can be passed to future generations

Mar 20, 2015, 09:19 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Once on death row, man released after 39 years behind bars gets $1M for wrongful imprisonment

Mar 20, 2015, 09:10 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Man held 900 days as material witness gains freedom and a check after testy testimony

Mar 20, 2015, 08:22 am CDT

Executive Branch

Federal judge questions trust in Obama, threatens Justice Department sanctions on immigration action

Mar 20, 2015, 07:26 am CDT

Constitutional Law

Lawyer pays bonus to employees who carry guns

Mar 20, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Controversial arrest captured on video of UVA student follows an earlier case

Mar 19, 2015, 04:15 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Stranger returns backpack containing nearly $18K, but feds try to forfeit the cash

Mar 19, 2015, 02:15 pm CDT

Law Schools

Buyouts offered to tenured faculty at embattled Charleston School of Law

Mar 19, 2015, 01:21 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Ex-client sues law firm, says it withheld ‘fugly’ assessment of $12M case while billing $1.3M

Mar 19, 2015, 01:00 pm CDT


Driver denies role in fatal accident but is arrested when victim’s torso is found in his car

Mar 19, 2015, 11:35 am CDT

Constitutional Law

ACLU asks judge to block Alabama law authorizing appointment of lawyers for fetuses

Mar 19, 2015, 11:32 am CDT

Disability Law

Deaf man took plea in theft case over iPad that wasn’t stolen, due to lack of communication

Mar 19, 2015, 11:00 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Arson-deaths prosecutor is accused of not disclosing informant deal; defendant was executed in 2004

Mar 19, 2015, 09:41 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Ex-president sues Penn State and Louis Freeh over published report of Sandusky investigation

Mar 19, 2015, 09:20 am CDT

Law Schools

Which 10 law schools have the most indebted grads?

Mar 19, 2015, 08:33 am CDT

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