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Change afoot in American civil justice system

Jul 22, 2014, 08:30 am CDT

Jurors

Jurors submit 281 questions to judge in hiring corruption trial

Jul 22, 2014, 08:22 am CDT

Death Penalty

Kozinski dissent: ‘Firing squads can be messy’ but they are better than lethal injection

Jul 22, 2014, 07:51 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Law prof’s shooting wasn’t a burglary gone bad; he was ‘intended victim,’ police say

Jul 22, 2014, 07:13 am CDT

Religious Law

Hobby Lobby win boosts profile of religious-liberty law firm

Jul 22, 2014, 06:15 am CDT

Careers

101-year-old lawyer is still working at Fox Rothschild

Jul 22, 2014, 05:45 am CDT

Evidence

‘Love my dress’ Facebook selfie puts police on trail of shoplifting suspect

Jul 21, 2014, 05:25 pm CDT

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer stole $4.8M, duped banks with worthless checks and credit-card payments

Jul 21, 2014, 05:20 pm CDT

Business of Law

Winston & Strawn finds e-discovery a lucrative market niche; 400 lawyers vied for 10 recent openings

Jul 21, 2014, 04:50 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Johns Hopkins to pay $190M to settle case over gynecologist’s secret photos of patients during exams

Jul 21, 2014, 04:20 pm CDT

Executive Branch

Obama nixes LGBT discrimination by federal contractors; there is no religious exemption

Jul 21, 2014, 02:33 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Lawyers for Aaron Hernandez say attorney-client court chat was broadcast on Web

Jul 21, 2014, 12:55 pm CDT

Contracts

Diamond McCarthy files clawback suit against firm’s own ex-partner, over $1.4M Dreier trustee fee

Jul 21, 2014, 12:10 pm CDT

Death Penalty

Execution can’t go forward until prisoner receives information on death drugs, 9th Circuit says

Jul 21, 2014, 11:14 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Defendant claims prosecutor tried to revoke her probation after she told his wife of their affair

Jul 21, 2014, 10:44 am CDT

Real estate and property law

Thrift store donation of 3 human skulls puts spotlight on state law concerning skeletons in closets

Jul 21, 2014, 10:40 am CDT

Sentencing/Post-Conviction

Ex-lawyer gets probation for $700K theft; judge won’t put ‘ailing septuagenarian in jail to rot’

Jul 21, 2014, 10:20 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Same-sex marriages in Utah don’t have to be recognized pending appeal because of SCOTUS stay

Jul 21, 2014, 08:26 am CDT

Verdicts & Settlements

$23.6B in punitives awarded to smoker’s widow; tobacco lawyer says ‘runaway verdict’ won’t stand

Jul 21, 2014, 07:53 am CDT

Obituaries

Shooting death of law prof who founded PrawfsBlawg is investigated as homicide

Jul 21, 2014, 07:04 am CDT

Judiciary

Savings produced by court budget cuts are exceeded by harmful economic effects, white paper says

Jul 21, 2014, 06:15 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Opposing counsel call each other ‘friend’ in increasingly popular SCOTUS lingo

Jul 21, 2014, 05:45 am CDT

ABA Journal

Lawyers may look at what jurors post online, but only if it’s available to the public

Jul 18, 2014, 03:47 pm CDT

Sentencing / Post-Conviction

US Sentencing Commission votes to make drug sentencing change retroactive

Jul 18, 2014, 03:05 pm CDT

Civil Rights

Macy’s settles racial-profiling suits with shoppers

Jul 18, 2014, 02:21 pm CDT

ABA Journal

Help us select the best legal blogs for the 8th Annual Blawg 100

Jul 18, 2014, 01:30 pm CDT

Constitutional Law

10th Circuit strikes Oklahoma ban on same-sex marriage

Jul 18, 2014, 01:03 pm CDT

Product Liablity

Company co-founder is personally liable for Buckyballs recall refunds

Jul 18, 2014, 12:01 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

8th Circuit rejects argument to dismiss federal child pornography indictment involving morphed image

Jul 18, 2014, 11:15 am CDT

White-Collar Crime

Cellphone call helped make stock manipulation case against corporate lawyer, FBI says

Jul 18, 2014, 10:32 am CDT

Judiciary

Man wearing T-shirt with judge’s picture and ethics reference is asked to leave courthouse

Jul 18, 2014, 09:09 am CDT

Around the Blawgosphere

Bill would regulate gun ads for kids | An NTSB for death penalty cases?

Jul 18, 2014, 08:28 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Judge tells teen he needed a dad to ‘beat the hell out of you’ (see the video)

Jul 18, 2014, 08:00 am CDT

Criminal Justice

FedEx is charged with shipping illegal prescription drugs

Jul 18, 2014, 07:19 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Armed citizenry helped cut crime in Detroit, police chief says; recent shooting goes awry

Jul 18, 2014, 05:45 am CDT

Work/Life Balance

Lawyer’s helmetcam video takes viewers along on high-flying Motocross race

Jul 17, 2014, 05:25 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Judge nixes $50 contempt fine for saggy pants worn by attendee at court hearing

Jul 17, 2014, 05:00 pm CDT

Corporate Law

As leaders blame GM lawyers for ignition woes, lawmaker asks: Why wasn’t general counsel fired?

Jul 17, 2014, 03:55 pm CDT

Business of Law

Bingham McCutchen reportedly has approached 4 major firms seeking a merger partner

Jul 17, 2014, 01:15 pm CDT

Evidence

Ex-prosecutor seeks pardon for woman convicted after crash now linked to GM ignition-switch issues

Jul 17, 2014, 12:45 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Hailing cab in handcuffs points police to man who escaped custody en route to court hearing

Jul 17, 2014, 12:05 pm CDT

Constitutional Law

Firing public defender over Facebook comments violated 1st Amendment, his lawyer says

Jul 17, 2014, 11:30 am CDT

Cartoon Caption Contest

Cartoon Poll: Which swimming-with-sharks caption is the best fit?

Jul 17, 2014, 11:24 am CDT

Paralegals

Paralegal’s suit claims law firm should have paid for overtime

Jul 17, 2014, 10:48 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Lawyer is charged with cyberstalking after allegedly sending harassing text message to club owner

Jul 17, 2014, 09:53 am CDT

Labor & Employment

Fired worker sues ex-employer, says he was illegally terminated for having a gun in his vehicle

Jul 17, 2014, 09:50 am CDT

Judiciary

Former Missouri justice is confirmed as federal judge, 15 years after Senate rejection

Jul 17, 2014, 09:19 am CDT

Election Law

Coin toss decides judicial race that ended in a tie

Jul 17, 2014, 08:31 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Suspect in lawyer’s slaying said messages in newspaper, music told him to do it, cop says

Jul 17, 2014, 07:54 am CDT

Military Law

Defense lawyers can’t see secret order on secret motions in cases against alleged terrorist plotters

Jul 17, 2014, 07:15 am CDT

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