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Bar Associations

Asian-American bar officials acknowledge fears amid hate crime reports; more resources offered

Nov 28, 2016, 10:44 am CST

Criminal Justice

Federal judge allows accused church shooter Dylann Roof to represent himself

Nov 28, 2016, 09:26 am CST


Trump chooses Jones Day partner as White House counsel

Nov 28, 2016, 08:45 am CST

Asked and Answered

How lawyers can negotiate for better salaries and positions (podcast with transcript)

Nov 28, 2016, 08:45 am CST

Legal Ethics

Suspension recommended for lawyer who sought up to $24M in fees, didn’t produce computer

Nov 28, 2016, 08:30 am CST

Law Firms

Texas law firm with 80-year history is disbanding

Nov 28, 2016, 08:00 am CST

Sentencing/Post Conviction

Are former offenders more likely to be fired for misconduct?

Nov 28, 2016, 07:00 am CST

Criminal Justice

In ‘blistering’ ruling, court upholds recusal of entire Orange County DA’s office from murder case

Nov 23, 2016, 02:40 pm CST


Three additional judges were among senders of inappropriate emails, Pennsylvania report says

Nov 23, 2016, 10:27 am CST

Health Law

Anorexic woman cannot be force fed, judge rules

Nov 23, 2016, 09:31 am CST

Labor & Employment

Federal judge blocks new Labor Department rules expanding overtime pay

Nov 23, 2016, 09:01 am CST

Trials & Litigation

Lawyers representing pro wrestlers escape sanctions; two suits are tossed

Nov 23, 2016, 08:00 am CST

Trials & Litigation

Judge tosses suit claiming wrongful death defendant was defamed on law firm website

Nov 23, 2016, 07:00 am CST

Criminal Justice

Obama commutations pass 1,000 mark

Nov 22, 2016, 02:44 pm CST

Law Firms

Dentons launches new shared services hub in Poland, will lay off about 25 in UK

Nov 22, 2016, 01:35 pm CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Judges should tailor civil sanctions to harm caused, ABA argues in SCOTUS discovery-abuse case

Nov 22, 2016, 01:22 pm CST

Legal Marketing

Law firm can run ads targeting specific nursing home, Georgia Supreme Court rules

Nov 22, 2016, 12:10 pm CST

Executive Branch

Tens of thousands join ‘Lawyers of the Left’ Facebook group, sign Bannon protest letter

Nov 22, 2016, 10:44 am CST

Constitutional Law

Is Donald Trump about to violate the emoluments clause?

Nov 22, 2016, 10:03 am CST

Executive Branch

Trump won’t investigate Hillary Clinton, his campaign manager says

Nov 22, 2016, 09:05 am CST

The New Normal

Does machine-learning-powered software make good research decisions? Lawyers can’t know for sure

Nov 22, 2016, 08:30 am CST

Personal Lives

Told to go back to his own country, BigLaw partner says lawyers need to stand up and be heard

Nov 22, 2016, 08:00 am CST

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer who lost case because of bathroom break wins an appeal

Nov 22, 2016, 07:00 am CST

Bar Exam

Some states see increase in bar pass rates, while others witness declines

Nov 21, 2016, 05:25 pm CST

Legal History

Why the president pardons turkeys and other Thanksgiving facts (gallery)

Nov 21, 2016, 04:10 pm CST


Prosecutor’s ‘racially coded references’ require reversal of death sentence, 4th Circuit rules

Nov 21, 2016, 04:06 pm CST

ABA Know It All

Who’s in, and who’s out? Take the ABA Journal’s weekly news quiz

Nov 21, 2016, 04:05 pm CST

Question of the Week

How do you manage your email?

Nov 21, 2016, 02:00 pm CST

Law Firms

These law firms get the most business from large companies in five areas of litigation

Nov 21, 2016, 01:39 pm CST


Federal magistrate judge tells new citizens they can move if they don’t like Trump

Nov 21, 2016, 11:57 am CST

Constitutional Law

State supreme court upholds prosecutor juror ratings that began with ‘gut reaction’ and ‘B’ label

Nov 21, 2016, 11:15 am CST

Legal Ethics

Lawyer agrees to 30-day suspension for publicity threats during settlement talks

Nov 21, 2016, 09:42 am CST

Legal Ethics

Lawyer agrees to suspension for writing book about Jodi Arias murder trial

Nov 21, 2016, 08:30 am CST

Constitutional Law

Mom sues child and clinic over transgender treatment, claims Minnesota law violates parental rights

Nov 21, 2016, 07:45 am CST

Legal Ethics

Beware of sites importing your contacts, and watch your social media comments, ethics opinions say

Nov 21, 2016, 07:00 am CST

Bar Associations

California Supreme Court orders interim dues for State Bar of California

Nov 18, 2016, 05:35 pm CST

Bar Exam

For-profit Concord School of Law seeks more state bar exam opportunities for its grads

Nov 18, 2016, 04:50 pm CST

Trials & Litigation

Trump University settles fraud suits for $25M; New York AG calls deal ‘a stunning reversal’

Nov 18, 2016, 02:57 pm CST


Oregon judge is charged with gun violations for allegedly letting felon handle weapons

Nov 18, 2016, 11:34 am CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court drops ATM fee cases because of a switch in arguments

Nov 18, 2016, 10:23 am CST

U.S. Supreme Court

‘Unchecked judicial power’ creates newly discovered rights, Justice Thomas tells Federalist Society

Nov 18, 2016, 09:54 am CST

Legal Technology

Reinventing Professionals: What are the benefits of a virtual browser system?

Nov 18, 2016, 08:30 am CST

Attorney General

Trump names Jeff Sessions attorney general

Nov 18, 2016, 07:50 am CST

Law Schools

Former UC Berkeley law dean drops suit over school’s handling of sex harassment allegations

Nov 18, 2016, 07:00 am CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Alito warns of ‘constitutional fault lines’ in Federalist Society speech

Nov 17, 2016, 03:47 pm CST

ABA Techshow

Vote for your favorite legal tech startup to be part of a special ABA Techshow program

Nov 17, 2016, 03:25 pm CST

Law Schools

ABA puts one law school on probation and censures another

Nov 17, 2016, 01:36 pm CST

Law in Popular Culture

7th Circuit bars release of nephew in ‘Making a Murderer’ case

Nov 17, 2016, 12:59 pm CST

Law Schools

New Texas law school seeking ABA accreditation gets more time to make its case

Nov 17, 2016, 11:40 am CST

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer who got $1M sanction reversed will have to pay $45K for other ‘egregious tactics,’ court says

Nov 17, 2016, 10:25 am CST

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