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Criminal Justice

DOJ says using Stingrays to intercept cellphone calls requires warrant, unless exception applies

Sep 4, 2015, 12:52 pm CDT

Antitrust Law

Suit claims Los Angeles restaurants illegally agreed to add surcharge to customer bills

Sep 4, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Religious Law

Kentucky clerk who won’t issue same-sex marriage licenses is ordered to go to jail

Sep 3, 2015, 12:13 pm CDT


School district blasted for saying teen consented to sex with teacher makes same claim in appeal

Sep 3, 2015, 11:30 am CDT

Entertainment & Sports Law

Judge overturns Tom Brady’s suspension in ‘deflategate’ scandal

Sep 3, 2015, 09:49 am CDT

Legal Rebels Profile

Ray Gallo’s Leverage app automates a lot of the administrative work involved in mass actions

Sep 3, 2015, 08:30 am CDT

Internet Law

Twitter user who created parody mayoral account settles suit over police raid of his home

Sep 3, 2015, 07:54 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Long conference is a longer shot for cert petitions; study suggests newbie law clerks are to blame

Sep 3, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Law in Popular Culture

Sony softened ‘Concussion’ storyline to avoid issues with NFL, hacked emails show

Sep 2, 2015, 03:15 pm CDT

Question of the Week

What are you doing when you get your best ideas?

Sep 2, 2015, 02:36 pm CDT

Science & Technology Law

How will driverless vehicles resolve right-of-way issues? The answer isn’t clear

Sep 2, 2015, 01:00 pm CDT

Family Law

Served with process Tuesday, man shows up at court Wednesday with revving chainsaw, police say

Sep 2, 2015, 12:50 pm CDT

Legal Ethics

Law firms in Florida can send text-message ads to prospective clients, state bar says

Sep 2, 2015, 12:30 pm CDT

Constitutional Law

Parents don’t have right to public-school choice, 8th Circuit rules

Sep 2, 2015, 10:06 am CDT

Legal Rebels Profile

Vivek Maru: Drawing the arc to global justice

Sep 2, 2015, 08:30 am CDT

Legal Technology

Former FBI lawyer says his home computer was accessed by hacker from China

Sep 2, 2015, 06:15 am CDT


Lawyers ‘lean to the left,’ study says; which schools, firms and practice areas are most liberal?

Sep 2, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Murder rate is way up in dozens of US cities, but why?

Sep 1, 2015, 02:35 pm CDT

Legal Ethics

Don’t suspend state attorney general’s law license, petition-signers urge disciplinary authorities

Sep 1, 2015, 01:47 pm CDT

Civil Rights

Petco won’t sell goldfish to Persians on spring equinox, lawsuit says

Sep 1, 2015, 10:50 am CDT

Legal Rebels Profile

Salt Lake City firm Open Legal Services operates as a nonprofit, keeping hourly rates low

Sep 1, 2015, 08:45 am CDT

The New Normal

Lawyers need to move beyond ‘access to justice’ to close the legal services gap

Sep 1, 2015, 08:30 am CDT

Bryan Garner on Words

Good headings show you’ve thought out your arguments well in advance

Sep 1, 2015, 06:00 am CDT


Roundtable on change and challenge in the business of law

Sep 1, 2015, 04:30 am CDT


How clients’ backgrounds may shed light on their motivation for litigation

Sep 1, 2015, 02:10 am CDT

Government Law

Chicago files $300M suit over red-light camera program

Aug 31, 2015, 04:35 pm CDT

Legal Technology

New Microsoft law office management platform offers group access to legal docs on any device

Aug 31, 2015, 03:55 pm CDT


Skype co-founder sues ex-fiancee, seeks $472K ring and other gifts

Aug 31, 2015, 03:20 pm CDT

First Amendment

Appeals court upholds limits on SCOTUS protests

Aug 31, 2015, 02:20 pm CDT

Work/Life Balance

Retired judge who helped set swim record at 85 makes ‘best law decisions’ in the pool

Aug 31, 2015, 01:40 pm CDT

Legal Ethics

Training-video sanction for deposition interruptions by Jones Day partner is tossed on appeal

Aug 31, 2015, 05:45 am CDT


Former TV judge goes to jail: Contempt term went from 1 day to 5 days as Joe Brown kept talking

Aug 27, 2015, 05:15 pm CDT

Consumer Law

StarKist settlement offers a bonanza for tuna lovers: $25 refund or $50 in tuna

Aug 27, 2015, 04:10 pm CDT

Law Practice Management

Paul Hastings to put junior lawyers in cubicles in NYC office, but they will at least have windows

Aug 27, 2015, 02:45 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Texas attorney general’s lawyer is withdrawing from his defense, citing unspecified ‘issues’

Aug 27, 2015, 01:17 pm CDT

White-Collar Crime

Prosecution says improper Dewey adjustments boosted revenue by 10 percent, assets by 1,000 percent

Aug 27, 2015, 11:00 am CDT

Legislation & Lobbying

ABA launches its first social media lobbying campaign to protect loan-forgiveness program

Aug 27, 2015, 08:30 am CDT

Legal Technology

Corporate legal departments are more likely than others to click on phishing emails, study finds

Aug 27, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Product Liability Law

Lawsuit calls keyless ignition system a deadly defect in millions of vehicles

Aug 26, 2015, 04:55 pm CDT

Cartoon Caption Contest

Cartoon: Did someone say toxic tort? Tell us what’s happening in this legal-themed cartoon

Aug 26, 2015, 03:34 pm CDT

Entertainment & Sports Law

3rd Circuit rejects NJ’s attempt to get around federal ban on sports betting

Aug 26, 2015, 01:20 pm CDT

Question of the Week

What would you name your legal brew?

Aug 26, 2015, 01:05 pm CDT

Intellectual Property Law

Chicken sandwich can’t be copyrighted, federal appeals court rules

Aug 26, 2015, 10:30 am CDT

Constitutional Law

Death penalty in Mississippi temporarily frozen, due to federal judge’s ruling

Aug 26, 2015, 09:45 am CDT

Legal Rebels

Introducing the 2015 Legal Rebels

Aug 26, 2015, 08:45 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

ABA asks Supreme Court to curtail expansion of forfeiture laws

Aug 25, 2015, 05:45 pm CDT

Health Law

Planned Parenthood chapter sues Louisiana officials to block planned cuts in Medicaid funds

Aug 25, 2015, 05:26 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Pennsylvania AG Kathleen Kane ordered to stand trial on leak charges

Aug 25, 2015, 12:50 pm CDT


US suit is filed over Ashley Madison hack as company offers $375K reward

Aug 25, 2015, 12:05 pm CDT

The New Normal

3 reasons firms are starting to embrace ‘prudent innovation’

Aug 25, 2015, 08:30 am CDT

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