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Legal Ethics

Lawyer is accused of violating lifetime ban on representing women; disbarment sought

Aug 26, 2014, 07:59 am CDT

Lawyer Pay

Foley partner who claimed bias because of lesser pay loses in 6th Circuit

Aug 26, 2014, 07:26 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Lawyer is suspended in third state after police standoff

Aug 26, 2014, 06:15 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Lawyer seeks return of his wine collection seized in liquor investigation

Aug 26, 2014, 05:45 am CDT


Another drug lab is shut down due to concerns about flawed work by staff

Aug 25, 2014, 03:50 pm CDT


Meet the 2014 Legal Rebels

Aug 25, 2014, 03:10 pm CDT

Criminal Procedure

9th Circuit revives pro se habeas petition, says trial court erred in applying ‘prison mailbox’ rule

Aug 25, 2014, 03:05 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

State’s courts told to dismiss 17,000 red-light tickets because notice wasn’t sent to drivers

Aug 25, 2014, 02:35 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Owners of 100-pound dogs charged with 2nd-degree murder in fatal attack on jogger

Aug 25, 2014, 12:57 pm CDT

First Amendment

Does press have First Amendment right to view entire execution? ACLU sues over closed blinds

Aug 25, 2014, 11:07 am CDT

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer charged with witness-tampering; his counsel calls case ‘a total fabrication’

Aug 25, 2014, 10:45 am CDT


‘Unorthodox gimmick’ in former justice’s sentence is voided

Aug 25, 2014, 10:00 am CDT

Natural Disasters

Worst quake in decades hits San Francisco Bay area; law firms, at least one courthouse damaged

Aug 25, 2014, 09:25 am CDT

Election Law

Does national voter form have to include states’ citizenship requirement? 10th Circuit to decide

Aug 25, 2014, 09:21 am CDT

Legal Technology

‘Hackcess to Justice’ winners look to increase the reach of their apps

Aug 25, 2014, 08:30 am CDT

Law Firms

After a difficult 2013, Dickstein Shapiro is on track for a solid year, chairman says

Aug 25, 2014, 08:23 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Ginsburg: Ferguson turmoil illustrates ‘real racial problem’ in America

Aug 25, 2014, 07:36 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Ferguson officer’s first job was on a police force disbanded amid racial tensions and probe

Aug 25, 2014, 07:03 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Judge says BigLaw firm tried to ‘litigate plaintiff to death’

Aug 25, 2014, 06:15 am CDT

American Bar Association

Legal self-help centers are ‘vibrant and effective,’ survey says; can unbundled services play role?

Aug 25, 2014, 05:45 am CDT

ABA Journal

Supreme Court justices regularly seek to change the errors of their ways

Aug 22, 2014, 04:21 pm CDT

Immigration Law

Federal government sued over alleged due process violations at Artesia immigrant detention center

Aug 22, 2014, 03:56 pm CDT

Copyright Law

Monkey selfies do not qualify for copyright protection, US regulators say

Aug 22, 2014, 03:12 pm CDT

Law Firms

Defunct law firm must still pay for sublease in Manhattan, court rules

Aug 22, 2014, 01:15 pm CDT


Two prosecutors disciplined for criticizing jurors on Facebook

Aug 22, 2014, 12:00 pm CDT

Bar Associations

After vote, Connecticut Bar Association will not help defend state gun control law in court

Aug 22, 2014, 10:45 am CDT

In-house Counsel

GM legal department is reportedly under scrutiny by prosecutors

Aug 22, 2014, 07:27 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Murder defendant has horns and 666 tattoo; picture will be shown in voir dire

Aug 22, 2014, 06:56 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Archbishop drops lawsuit against satanist group after leader agrees to return consecrated host

Aug 22, 2014, 06:39 am CDT

Consumer Law

Are you allergic to your technology? Suit seeks information on recalled Fitbit Force wristbands

Aug 22, 2014, 06:15 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Tom Goldstein’s amicus brief is filed on behalf of no one, and doesn’t take sides

Aug 22, 2014, 05:45 am CDT

Court Security

Losing litigant who threw chair at defendant cop after verdict gets 5 years

Aug 21, 2014, 05:20 pm CDT

White-Collar Crime

Ex-attorney put on probation in $500K client theft now gets 10 years for drinking, practicing law

Aug 21, 2014, 04:30 pm CDT

Government Law

State Department tells ambassadors not to participate in ‘ice bucket’ fundraising for ALS group

Aug 21, 2014, 03:20 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Man beat murder charge in detective’s death, but feds seek life term in drug case, citing slaying

Aug 21, 2014, 02:50 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

New wanted poster offers $10K reward for man charged with murder of Boston Scientific chief counsel

Aug 21, 2014, 12:40 pm CDT


Selfie sent to burglary victim’s cloud account put couple at forefront of investigation

Aug 21, 2014, 11:25 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Virginia gay-marriage licenses are put on hold after SCOTUS issues stay

Aug 21, 2014, 11:02 am CDT

Banking Law

Bank of America to pay record $16.6B in mortgage-securities settlement with US

Aug 21, 2014, 09:58 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Lawyer charged with murder solicitation targeted his former office manager, her lawyer says

Aug 21, 2014, 09:45 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Suit blames and a failed ‘premier background check’ in baby’s death

Aug 21, 2014, 09:24 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Teens charged in alleged school shooting plot; probe included Internet surveillance

Aug 21, 2014, 08:41 am CDT


Should pot be legal? Do you do crossword puzzles? Answers help lawyers pick jurors

Aug 21, 2014, 08:01 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Online petition urges Michael Brown law requiring cops to wear cameras; what about privacy concerns?

Aug 21, 2014, 07:11 am CDT

Consumer Law

Louisiana suit claims State Farm emphasizes costs over safety with preferred auto repair shops

Aug 21, 2014, 06:15 am CDT

Disability Law

Posner opinion takes aim at denial of disability benefits; is it a 7th Circuit trend?

Aug 21, 2014, 05:45 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Lawyer charged with murder solicitation, accused of planning to kill witness in felony barratry case

Aug 20, 2014, 05:50 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Driver takes misdemeanor plea after striking and killing judge on bicycle; should law be upgraded?

Aug 20, 2014, 04:50 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Court-reporting champ has great hands and ‘nerves of steel’

Aug 20, 2014, 04:30 pm CDT


Fake law firm websites use real firms’ photos and info, but alter contact details

Aug 20, 2014, 04:05 pm CDT

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