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Health Law

Fast-food sellers must list calories ‘clearly and conspicuously’ on menus within a year, FDA says

Nov 25, 2014, 03:55 pm CST

Question of the Week

Ever have an encounter with the police that influenced your view of law enforcement?

Nov 25, 2014, 03:10 pm CST

Lawyer Pay

More firms, including Cravath, jump on BigLaw bonus bandwagon; Skadden says some will get $110K

Nov 25, 2014, 02:20 pm CST

Attorney Fees

Posner: ‘Outlandish’ attorney fees in glucosamine settlement were part of a ‘selfish deal’

Nov 25, 2014, 10:03 am CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Chemerinsky: What is a ‘true threat’ on Facebook? SCOTUS to decide

Nov 25, 2014, 08:40 am CST

ABA Journal

Voting opens for the 2014 Blawg 100

Nov 24, 2014, 03:40 pm CST

Privacy Law

Judge unseals cellphone surveillance orders; deputy DA has ‘fervent hope’ convictions will stand

Nov 24, 2014, 11:30 am CST

Business of Law

More BigLaw firms match Simpson bonuses of $15K to $100K

Nov 24, 2014, 10:15 am CST

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer sues fitness club, alleges he was banned for prior lawsuit

Nov 24, 2014, 07:51 am CST


Posner opinion tosses judge from case partly for his ‘tone of derision’

Nov 24, 2014, 05:45 am CST

Constitutional law

House finally sues over implementation of health-care law; what actions are challenged?

Nov 21, 2014, 09:25 am CST

Immigration Law

Obama executive order to OK temporary stay by parents of US citizens and legal permanent residents

Nov 21, 2014, 06:15 am CST

Government Law

County clerk fined $500 for using government Wi-Fi during his re-election campaign

Nov 21, 2014, 05:45 am CST

Education Law

Lawyer taken off 14 cases after furor over trial claim that teen consented to sex with teacher

Nov 20, 2014, 05:10 pm CST

Bar Associations

Fired California bar leader allegedly misled trustees, leaked report says

Nov 20, 2014, 02:34 pm CST

Law Firms

Jones Day objects to blogger’s story on its ‘trim, perky and adorable’ hires

Nov 20, 2014, 07:13 am CST

Tax Law

Tax attorney will accept Bitcoin payments, but won’t take digital currency on retainer

Nov 19, 2014, 04:10 pm CST

Question of the Week

Has studying or practicing law made it more difficult for you to read for pleasure?

Nov 19, 2014, 12:15 pm CST

Business of Law

Workers reportedly get pink slips at Bingham global services center

Nov 19, 2014, 11:52 am CST

Verdicts & Settlements

Fired manager is awarded $186M in pregnancy bias suit against AutoZone

Nov 19, 2014, 10:13 am CST


Are 2016 law grads in luck? New stats say lawyer jobs will exceed graduates that year

Nov 19, 2014, 09:04 am CST

Consumer Law

Feds cite ‘epidemic’ of debt-collection abuse, charge 7 individuals and company in ongoing probe

Nov 18, 2014, 05:17 pm CST

First Amendment

Google wins SLAPP motion, has constitutional right to list search results as it wishes

Nov 18, 2014, 02:30 pm CST


Laid-off lawyer follows his disappointing New York Knicks passion with hopes of a better future

Nov 18, 2014, 02:16 pm CST

Constitutional Law

Atheist gets driver’s license photo with pasta colander on head, citing ‘Spaghetti Monster’ faith

Nov 18, 2014, 12:45 pm CST

Entertainment & Sports Law

Adrian Peterson of Vikings suspended without pay for rest of season after plea in child-abuse case

Nov 18, 2014, 10:25 am CST

Legal Ethics

Lawyer accused in passed-note cover-up may be bounced from case, 1st Circuit says

Nov 18, 2014, 09:50 am CST

U.S. Supreme Court

‘Some random guy in Queens’ is three-time FantasySCOTUS winner

Nov 18, 2014, 07:45 am CST

Law Practice Management

Efficiency rather than billable hours will be used to evaluate associates at this large law firm

Nov 18, 2014, 07:06 am CST

Banking Law

Fannie Mae pursues borrowers for foreclosure losses in ‘robo-signer redux’

Nov 18, 2014, 05:45 am CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Can second mortgages on underwater property be voided in bankruptcy? SCOTUS to decide

Nov 17, 2014, 02:23 pm CST

Government Law

Unique city plan to ban all tobacco sales ignites firestorm among residents

Nov 17, 2014, 02:05 pm CST

Animal Law

Wind farm sues feds to stop release of bird-death data to Associated Press

Nov 17, 2014, 01:00 pm CST

Religious Law

Priests group says it won’t comply with DC Circuit ruling upholding contraceptive opt-out procedure

Nov 17, 2014, 11:37 am CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Trial court’s ban on alternate defenses wasn’t structural error requiring reversal, SCOTUS says

Nov 17, 2014, 09:53 am CST

Criminal Justice

FBI isn’t the only federal agency going undercover; investigators pose as lawyers, SCOTUS protesters

Nov 17, 2014, 08:37 am CST

Legal Ethics

Lawyer is disbarred for ‘inexplicable incompetence’ (see video of his argument in Jefferson garb)

Nov 17, 2014, 07:29 am CST

Bar Associations

Fired bar leader’s suit is baseless and his whistleblower claims are ‘bewildering,’ Calif. bar says

Nov 17, 2014, 06:15 am CST

First Amendment

Cop sues lawyer for alleged defamation over comments about penis search warrant

Nov 17, 2014, 05:45 am CST

Business of Law

Morgan Lewis OKs ‘mass lateral move’ of 227 Bingham partners, but not a merger

Nov 14, 2014, 03:05 pm CST


School district wins civil case after arguing that girl, 14, could consent to sex with teacher

Nov 14, 2014, 12:22 pm CST

Criminal Justice

Managing partner, wife were stabbed in ‘torture session,’ prosecutor says; lawyer arrested in diaper

Nov 14, 2014, 11:35 am CST

Bar Associations

Fired California bar leader sues ‘with heavy heart,’ alleges ‘egregious improprieties’

Nov 14, 2014, 10:28 am CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Scalia and Thomas criticize inconsistent cert denials, cite gay-marriage cases

Nov 14, 2014, 07:54 am CST

Privacy Law

Cellphone data is secretly tracked by US planes in search of criminal suspects

Nov 14, 2014, 07:02 am CST

Cartoon Caption Contest

Cartoon Poll: Which Stone-Age caption fits best?

Nov 13, 2014, 12:34 pm CST

Election Law

SCOTUS mulls redistricting plan that packs blacks into districts, diluting voting strength elsewhere

Nov 13, 2014, 10:39 am CST

U.S. Supreme Court

US Supreme Court allows Kansas same-sex marriages to proceed; two justices dissent

Nov 13, 2014, 08:36 am CST

Criminal Justice

Prominent attorney and wife stabbed in home invasion are identified; lawyer suspects are in custody

Nov 13, 2014, 07:52 am CST

Death Penalty

ABA president asks Texas governor for stay to consider inmate’s competence for execution

Nov 13, 2014, 06:15 am CST

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