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Real Estate and Property Law

Longtime lawyer pleads guilty in $33.6M real-estate fraud involving bogus court filings

May 27, 2016, 11:45 am CDT

Copyright Law

Google wins copyright battle over its use of Java software code in Android

May 27, 2016, 07:51 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Eight isn’t enough, Justice Ginsburg says

May 27, 2016, 06:54 am CDT

Banking Law

In 156 government cases against big banks, only 47 people have been charged

May 27, 2016, 05:45 am CDT

10 Questions Live

10 Questions Live: Groundbreaking transgender judge talks bathroom laws

May 26, 2016, 05:35 pm CDT

Education Law

Baylor demotes Ken Starr, will fire football coach over school’s handling of sex-assault allegations

May 26, 2016, 02:17 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer-turned-entrepreneur admits he financed Hulk Hogan’s Gawker suit

May 26, 2016, 11:00 am CDT

ABA Know It All

Think you know it all? Take this news quiz to prove it

May 26, 2016, 09:40 am CDT

Law Schools

This law school sent the most grads into full-time, long-term legal jobs

May 26, 2016, 09:25 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Man is charged in death of law prof Dan Markel; case is reportedly investigated as murder for hire

May 26, 2016, 07:01 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Fewer than 1% of arrestees in Chicago see a lawyer while in police custody

May 26, 2016, 06:15 am CDT

Civil Rights

11 states sue feds over new guidelines for restroom and locker room use by transgender individuals

May 25, 2016, 04:48 pm CDT

Question of the Week

What is your sign-off on professional correspondence?

May 25, 2016, 12:00 pm CDT

Government Law

State Department lawyers weren’t asked to review Clinton’s use of private server, report says

May 25, 2016, 11:54 am CDT

Trademark Law

Law student prevails against Marvel and DC Comics over use of word ‘superhero’ in book title

May 25, 2016, 11:20 am CDT

Sentencing/Post Conviction

‘Untimely releases’ affected more than 4,300 federal prisoners; 157 were due to staff errors

May 25, 2016, 07:31 am CDT

Civil Rights

US to seek death penalty in hate-crimes case against accused Charleston church shooter, Dylann Roof

May 24, 2016, 05:38 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Judge says sexual assault case against Bill Cosby can proceed toward trial

May 24, 2016, 04:10 pm CDT

Banking Law

Appeals court overturns $1.27 billion penalty for Countrywide’s sale of risky mortgages

May 24, 2016, 02:20 pm CDT

Environmental Law

New Mexico sues EPA, seeking cleanup of toxic mine spill and damages

May 24, 2016, 01:00 pm CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court may or may not split 4-4 in a handful of cases, Breyer says

May 24, 2016, 10:38 am CDT

Bar Associations

Blocked by Cuban officials, planned Havana meeting of global bar group suddenly shifts to Miami

May 23, 2016, 05:27 pm CDT

Law Firms

Law firm loses bid to hold banks accountable for its $287K loss in cashier’s check fraud

May 23, 2016, 05:05 pm CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court ruled for postal worker in dispute over time limit for constructive discharge claim

May 23, 2016, 02:06 pm CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS rules for black man who claimed prosecutors eliminated blacks from jury on basis of race

May 23, 2016, 09:36 am CDT

Asked and Answered

How well do people actually know their Miranda rights? (podcast with transcript)

May 23, 2016, 08:00 am CDT

Legal Ethics

‘Super lawyers’ and ‘rising stars’ are warned about accolade advertising

May 23, 2016, 06:15 am CDT

Labor & Employment

It’s not illegal to fire someone for being ‘too cute,’ Manhattan trial court rules

May 20, 2016, 05:25 pm CDT

Labor & Employment

Police union sues LAPD chief, alleging he encourages review board to discipline officers

May 20, 2016, 05:00 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Lawyer for former Subway pitchman Jared Fogle asks 7th Circuit for reduced sentence

May 20, 2016, 03:23 pm CDT


Trump hires BigLaw lawyer for running-mate review

May 20, 2016, 01:01 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Federal judge imposes sweeping sanctions on DOJ, requires ethics classes for litigators in 26 states

May 20, 2016, 09:35 am CDT


New Senate bill would block SCOTUS-approved rule change expanding DOJ’s surveillance powers

May 20, 2016, 05:45 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

No liability for movie theater owner in Colorado movie massacre, jury decides

May 19, 2016, 05:00 pm CDT

Law Firms

Hinshaw announces management shake-up, new ‘category killer’ focus

May 19, 2016, 04:45 pm CDT

Cartoon Caption Contest

Cartoon Poll: Humpty Dumpty and a lawyer sat on a wall

May 19, 2016, 03:15 pm CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Sixth Amendment right to a speedy trial doesn’t apply to sentencing, Supreme Court says

May 19, 2016, 02:37 pm CDT

Health Law

Judge denies bid to block San Francisco law requiring warning labels on ads for sugary drinks

May 19, 2016, 01:55 pm CDT


Performing an abortion in Oklahoma would be a felony under bill passed by legislature

May 19, 2016, 01:13 pm CDT

Work/Life Balance

Winston & Strawn expands parental leave, eliminates ‘primary’ caregiver distinction

May 19, 2016, 11:30 am CDT

Law Practice Management

80% of BigLaw firms say their nonequity partners aren’t busy enough: Will their ranks be trimmed?

May 19, 2016, 05:45 am CDT

Trademark Law

Vincent Gallo sues Facebook over claimed refusal to deactivate imposter’s account

May 18, 2016, 03:45 pm CDT

Supreme Court Nominations

Trump releases his list of Supreme Court picks; five are state supreme court justices

May 18, 2016, 02:06 pm CDT

Labor and Employment

New overtime pay rules expected to affect millions of workers

May 18, 2016, 01:50 pm CDT

Question of the Week

How do you handle phone calls from potential clients?

May 18, 2016, 12:26 pm CDT

Internet Law

Mozilla loses bid to learn about government hack in child-porn investigation

May 18, 2016, 12:24 pm CDT

Election Law

Federal judge orders Kansas to register to vote about 18,000 people who lacked citizenship proof

May 18, 2016, 11:29 am CDT

Second Amendment

Federal judge enjoins DC gun law that restricts concealed carry permits to those with ‘good reason’

May 18, 2016, 10:03 am CDT

Legal Rebels Podcast

Suh sees LegalZoom’s job as fixing a ‘failed’ legal system (podcast)

May 18, 2016, 08:00 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Lawyer is censured over $71K legal bill that included $30K in interest

May 18, 2016, 06:15 am CDT

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