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Criminal Justice

Couple stole car, drove it to courthouse to get to hearing, police say

Apr 15, 2014, 10:30 am CDT

White-Collar Crime

9th Circuit affirms lawyer’s conviction for attempting to extort rabbi by threat of court testimony

Apr 15, 2014, 09:55 am CDT


Fitzpatrick Cella reorganizes staff, confirms ‘associate attrition’

Apr 15, 2014, 08:33 am CDT


Nixon Peabody lays off 38 staffers

Apr 15, 2014, 08:08 am CDT


Brown Rudnick rescinds offers to 10 associates, cites declining client demand for first-year lawyers

Apr 15, 2014, 07:29 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Lawyer is tossed out of court for wearing shorts after knee surgery

Apr 15, 2014, 07:03 am CDT

Copyright Law

Posner tosses copyright suit by ‘Banana Lady,’ notes her ‘incessant filing of frivolous lawsuits’

Apr 15, 2014, 06:40 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Better fingerprint technology led to arrest in 1997 murder case

Apr 15, 2014, 06:15 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Delays in probable cause hearings blamed on drug lab; lawyer calls process a ‘joke’

Apr 15, 2014, 05:45 am CDT

Animal Law

Is bobcat a wild animal or a hybrid? DNA test will determine if NJ woman can keep her pet

Apr 14, 2014, 03:55 pm CDT

White-collar crime

At first jailed for contempt, longtime lawyer is now charged in claimed client theft

Apr 14, 2014, 03:29 pm CDT

ABA Journal / Ross Contest for Short Fiction

Captivate us with a work of legal fiction and win $3,000

Apr 14, 2014, 03:01 pm CDT

Constitutional Law

3rd Circuit frees email hacker ‘weev’; says feds tried and convicted him in wrong venue

Apr 14, 2014, 03:00 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Woman is expected to face murder charges after 7 dead infants were discovered in her garage

Apr 14, 2014, 01:10 pm CDT

Court Security

Imprisoned street gang leader used smuggled cellphone to plot kidnap of prosecutor’s dad, DOJ says

Apr 14, 2014, 12:20 pm CDT

White-Collar Crime

Real estate firm chief and ex-associate charged in $1M ‘short sale’ mortgage-fraud scheme

Apr 14, 2014, 11:10 am CDT

Legal Technology

These legal websites had the Heartbleed security flaw

Apr 14, 2014, 10:51 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Lawyer who represented terrorism suspects pleads guilty to tax charge

Apr 14, 2014, 09:46 am CDT

Bar Exam

Thirty-eight 3Ls who took the Arizona bar in February await the test results

Apr 14, 2014, 09:09 am CDT

Law Practice Management

Do alternative fees work in litigation matters? These lawyers are using them

Apr 14, 2014, 08:20 am CDT

Business of Law

How law firm mergers can go wrong

Apr 14, 2014, 07:34 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Man ordered to display ‘I am a bully’ sign is jeered during his punishment

Apr 14, 2014, 07:06 am CDT

Constitutional Law

Retired Justice Stevens proposes this fix for the Second Amendment

Apr 14, 2014, 06:25 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Botched e-discovery can be an ethics violation, proposed opinion says

Apr 14, 2014, 05:50 am CDT

ABA Journal

An uptick in service animals on airplanes is sparking controversy

Apr 11, 2014, 07:21 pm CDT

Privacy Law

Google seeks ‘Holy Grail,’ will help track shoppers and link computer ad clicks to in-store sales

Apr 11, 2014, 04:40 pm CDT

Health Law

Respirators will be worn by judge, court staff and attendees at hearing in tuberculosis case

Apr 11, 2014, 03:05 pm CDT


Judge orders AIG to pay $7M to injured lawyer over insurer’s bad-faith conduct in accident case

Apr 11, 2014, 01:10 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Lawyers are asked to help resolve ‘random chaos’ resulting from family court judge’s abrupt exit

Apr 11, 2014, 12:30 pm CDT

Civil Rights

Excessive and deadly force by Albuquerque police violated civil rights, Justice Department concludes

Apr 11, 2014, 11:35 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Clients who entrusted money to lawyer who committed suicide were unaware of surrendered law license

Apr 11, 2014, 10:30 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Courthouse security workers face charges over security-screening thefts

Apr 11, 2014, 10:30 am CDT

Government Law

Taxpayers held responsible for parents’ debts due to single sentence in farm bill

Apr 11, 2014, 09:12 am CDT


Does classified report show that CIA sent DOJ inaccurate info on harsh interrogations?

Apr 11, 2014, 08:37 am CDT

Around the Blawgosphere

Should you self-promote in your blog posts? | Finding a lawyer via Google vs. social media

Apr 11, 2014, 08:35 am CDT


Every justice on Arkansas’ top court paid bar license fees late; are three ineligible for service?

Apr 11, 2014, 07:48 am CDT

Legal Ethics

F. Lee Bailey loses bid for Maine law license; court notes he felt disbarment was ‘kind of harsh’

Apr 11, 2014, 07:25 am CDT

Constitutional Law

11th Circuit nixes immunity for sheriff’s officers who recorded attorney-client conversation

Apr 11, 2014, 05:50 am CDT

Constitutional Law

2nd Circuit asks top NY court to explain minimum needed to satisfy in-state law office requirement

Apr 10, 2014, 04:30 pm CDT

Copyright Law

Death of ‘Dueling Banjos’ creator brings litigation anecdote to light

Apr 10, 2014, 03:10 pm CDT

Law Students

Law students seek release of secret nonprosecution deals with corporations

Apr 10, 2014, 02:36 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Charged in 10 slayings, claimed drug cartel hit man admitted to dozens, authorities say

Apr 10, 2014, 02:05 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Is the US entitled to return of rare penny? Lawsuit opposes Treasury claim

Apr 10, 2014, 12:53 pm CDT

Law Firms

After lawyers exit, Downey Brand lays off 17 staff members; remaining lawyers are busy, leader says

Apr 10, 2014, 12:25 pm CDT


Dispute over Mickey Rooney’s remains to be decided by Los Angeles judge

Apr 10, 2014, 12:05 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Elite FBI team rescues prosecutor’s dad from kidnappers in Atlanta

Apr 10, 2014, 11:50 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer faces two criminal cases and civil rights suit over 2012 taxicab incident

Apr 10, 2014, 11:00 am CDT


Judge’s employee nicknames were discourteous and undignified, ethics complaint alleges

Apr 10, 2014, 10:58 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Judge who sentenced DuPont heir to probation expressed concern about no jail time, transcript shows

Apr 10, 2014, 09:10 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Lawyer’s deficient capital murder defense requires sanction, ethics board says

Apr 10, 2014, 08:12 am CDT

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