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Trials & Litigation

2nd Circuit nixes Apple campaign to boot BigLaw partner as court-appointed monitor in e-book case

May 28, 2015, 02:20 pm CDT

Executive Branch

Obama won’t seek SCOTUS intervention on blocked immigration plans after adverse 5th Circuit ruling

May 28, 2015, 01:22 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Woman gets time served in beach-sex case; state seeks 2.5 years for man

May 28, 2015, 12:55 pm CDT

Law Firms

Street band playing outside DC office windows is not sweet music to ears of Skadden lawyers

May 28, 2015, 12:20 pm CDT


2nd Circuit to hear contract lawyer’s appeal on overtime pay

May 28, 2015, 06:15 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Do notes highlighting prospective black jurors support a Batson violation? SCOTUS accepts case

May 28, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Constitutional Law

Nebraska lawmakers abolish death penalty with exact vote count required to override governor’s veto

May 27, 2015, 05:05 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

FIFA officials indicted by US in claimed $150M ‘World Cup of Fraud’ scheme

May 27, 2015, 03:40 pm CDT

Question of the Week

Do you miss any technology that is now behind the times?

May 27, 2015, 02:54 pm CDT

Privacy Law

Class action claiming Yahoo intercepted email for advertising analysis gets OK from federal judge

May 27, 2015, 01:00 pm CDT


Judge resigns amid allegations she retaliated after rebuffed Facebook request, exhibited paranoia

May 27, 2015, 11:56 am CDT

International Law

Florida lawyers prepare to provide legal advice on doing business in Cuba

May 27, 2015, 05:45 am CDT


IRS tax records for 100,000 people accessed by third parties who knew what personal info to plug in

May 26, 2015, 04:25 pm CDT

Consumer Law

New issue in Takata air bag recall: Are replacements safe?

May 26, 2015, 03:20 pm CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Should ineligible voters be counted in district remap? SCOTUS to consider ‘one man, one vote’

May 26, 2015, 11:50 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Bankruptcy judges may decide related issues with parties’ consent, SCOTUS rules

May 26, 2015, 10:39 am CDT

Criminal Justice

DOJ reaches deal on Cleveland policing; demonstrations follow officer’s acquittal

May 26, 2015, 08:47 am CDT

Law Schools

Looking for law schools? Yelp says it can help

May 26, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Tort Law

Dad of hurt girl sues home insurer: House guest’s chain saw prank a foreseeable cause of truck crash

May 22, 2015, 03:45 pm CDT

Election Law

DOJ investigates California court restrictions on voting by intellectually disabled persons

May 22, 2015, 11:35 am CDT


Mississippi high court orders judge and PD to ‘make nice’

May 22, 2015, 08:17 am CDT

Legislation & Lobbying

Nebraska lawmakers vote to repeal death penalty

May 20, 2015, 02:50 pm CDT

Question of the Week

Should school standardized testing be required by law?

May 20, 2015, 01:50 pm CDT

Consumer Law

Air bag maker Takata’s expanded recall of nearly 34M vehicles is largest ever

May 20, 2015, 11:00 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Judge may send letter encouraging lawyers to do pro bono work, ABA ethics opinion says

May 20, 2015, 07:10 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Should presidential candidates come clean about their litmus tests for SCOTUS nominees?

May 20, 2015, 06:15 am CDT

Legal Marketing

Leaders of top 15 most profitable law firms aren’t on Twitter

May 20, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Labor & Employment

Los Angeles gives preliminary OK to $15 minimum wage

May 19, 2015, 04:10 pm CDT

Energy Law

Local fracking bans are banned under a new Texas law

May 19, 2015, 01:22 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Post-conviction consequences make it difficult for ex-offenders to find jobs

May 19, 2015, 12:01 pm CDT

Law Students

Former inmate graduates from law school

May 19, 2015, 09:18 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Felons who are barred from possessing guns can sell them with court approval, Supreme Court says

May 18, 2015, 01:25 pm CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

A ‘bait and switch’ cert petition? SCOTUS sidesteps question on ADA rights of mentally ill arrestees

May 18, 2015, 11:54 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Maryland’s double tax on residents violates dormant commerce clause, Supreme Court rules

May 18, 2015, 10:13 am CDT

Cartoon Caption Contest

Which shark-fin caption suits this cartoon?

May 15, 2015, 12:53 pm CDT

Law Schools

Dean Watch: Legal innovator to head Suffolk, first woman to lead Cardozo

May 14, 2015, 05:31 pm CDT


Bicyclist’s helmet cam video persuades police officer to ticket driver in road-rage incident

May 14, 2015, 03:05 pm CDT

Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction

Help decide the winner of the 2015 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction

May 14, 2015, 02:00 pm CDT

Privacy Law

House passes bill to end NSA’s bulk collection of data; critics say it doesn’t go far enough

May 14, 2015, 10:49 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Suits over fatal Philadelphia Amtrak crash will depend on what NTSB finds: Was train going too fast?

May 14, 2015, 10:00 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Surreptitious collection of DNA from water bottle lands lawyer for exonerated inmate in hot water

May 14, 2015, 09:39 am CDT

Death Penalty

Former Georgia justice calls death penalty ‘morally indefensible’

May 14, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Product Liability

Employer who provided bucket in van for use as toilet is sued for $4M over death of worker

May 13, 2015, 03:15 pm CDT

Question of the Week

What do you wish you knew when you were 22?

May 13, 2015, 01:00 pm CDT

Law Firms

Are nonequity partners at risk? 43% of surveyed law firms say they have too many

May 13, 2015, 10:30 am CDT


High earnings post-law school don’t guarantee satisfaction, says lawyer happiness study

May 13, 2015, 08:56 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Managing partner: Lawyer asked about firm, Knights Templar before knife attack; wife played dead

May 13, 2015, 07:40 am CDT


Think Harvard law grads are more likely to stay in law practice than others? 28% ditched legal jobs

May 13, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Judge says Facebook has right to sue DLA Piper and other firms for representing now-fugitive Ceglia

May 12, 2015, 04:20 pm CDT

Disability Law

7th Circuit OKs deaf teen’s suit against Girl Scouts over lack of sign-language interpreter

May 12, 2015, 03:30 pm CDT

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