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Legal Technology

Artificial intelligence predicted case outcomes with 79% accuracy by analyzing fact portrayal

Oct 25, 2016, 07:00 am CDT

Sentencing / Post-Conviction

Pennsylvania’s former attorney general is sentenced to jail

Oct 24, 2016, 02:56 pm CDT

ABA Journal Know It All

Test your news knowledge with this week’s Know It All quiz

Oct 24, 2016, 01:45 pm CDT

Law Practice Management

Bullying abounds at law firms, but it often goes unaddressed, survey finds

Oct 24, 2016, 09:46 am CDT

Asked and Answered

The art of getting clients to pay (podcast)

Oct 24, 2016, 08:30 am CDT

Election Law

How a Trump election challenge could play out

Oct 24, 2016, 08:00 am CDT

Bar Exam

Legal-ed council approves stricter ABA standard for bar passage rates amid diversity concerns

Oct 21, 2016, 03:05 pm CDT

Attorney Fees

Two law firms earned more than $1B to help US pursue banks

Oct 21, 2016, 09:27 am CDT

Legal Technology

Reinventing Professionals: ‘These big honking e-discovery platforms are going the way of extinction’

Oct 21, 2016, 08:40 am CDT

Tax Law

Chicago lawyer has filed more than 900 qui tam actions against internet retailers

Oct 21, 2016, 08:00 am CDT

Constitutional Law

Woman jailed 96 days without hearing or lawyer can’t sue after charge is tossed, federal judge rules

Oct 21, 2016, 07:00 am CDT


Indictment won’t stop judge candidate accused of donning robes and ruling on cases, lawyer says

Oct 20, 2016, 02:15 pm CDT

Bar Exam

More law schools are covering bar review costs: Is it improving pass rates?

Oct 20, 2016, 08:30 am CDT

Business of Law

Think higher billing rates are the key to higher law firm revenue? Think again, report says

Oct 20, 2016, 07:00 am CDT

Legal Technology

Data on judges’ tendencies featured in new predictive analytics tool from Bloomberg Law

Oct 19, 2016, 05:05 pm CDT

Law Schools

Judge orders law school to stop using its new name

Oct 17, 2016, 09:43 am CDT

Legal Ethics

State seeks to block judicial candidate after she is accused of donning robes, ruling on cases

Oct 17, 2016, 07:00 am CDT

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Judge reluctantly agrees partner’s equal-pay suit against Sedgwick is likely subject to arbitration

Oct 14, 2016, 07:00 am CDT

Civil Rights

College violated rights of accused student in sex misconduct hearing, Department of Education says

Oct 13, 2016, 03:35 pm CDT

First Amendment

Lawyers trade snarky letters over Trump suit threat; expert deems Trump ‘pretty much libel-proof’

Oct 13, 2016, 02:40 pm CDT

Internet Law

Are lawsuits using fake defendants to get material removed from websites?

Oct 13, 2016, 08:00 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Murder conviction is overturned because of judge’s plumber remarks

Oct 13, 2016, 07:00 am CDT

Labor & Employment Law

Older job applicants can’t assert disparate impact in age-bias suits, full 11th Circuit rules

Oct 12, 2016, 03:56 pm CDT

Cartoon Caption Contest

Cartoon poll: Choose your favorite caption about a lawyer testing a witness’s metal

Oct 12, 2016, 03:15 pm CDT

Question of the Week

Should lawyers be able to practice freely outside their home states?

Oct 12, 2016, 01:15 pm CDT

Constitutional Law

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has unconstitutional structure, DC Circuit rules

Oct 11, 2016, 10:41 am CDT

ABA Know It All

Keeping up with our news? See how you do on this week’s news quiz

Oct 11, 2016, 08:50 am CDT

Privacy Law

Judge tosses suit claiming San Francisco’s open-air pissoir violates privacy rights

Oct 11, 2016, 08:00 am CDT

Consumer Law

Suit claims Naked Juice isn’t as healthy as its label implies

Oct 11, 2016, 07:00 am CDT

Law Schools

Law school admissions officers are optimistic about legal ed, but would like to see some closures

Oct 7, 2016, 11:43 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Obama commutes 102 more sentences, setting one-year record

Oct 7, 2016, 08:16 am CDT

Privacy Law

Federal judge questions how redacted document got unredacted; CourtListener says there is no mystery

Oct 7, 2016, 08:00 am CDT

Law in Popular Culture

Legal series about disgraced BigLaw lawyer debuts this month

Oct 7, 2016, 07:00 am CDT

Law Firms

Trump supporter Giuliani takes leave from his BigLaw firm until campaign ends

Oct 6, 2016, 04:00 pm CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS considers reach of insider trading law; what if tipster derives no financial benefit?

Oct 6, 2016, 12:56 pm CDT

Law Schools

Which law school offers grads the best job prospects? Princeton Review issues its 2017 rankings

Oct 6, 2016, 12:55 pm CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS appears likely to rule for inmate whose expert said race could predict violence

Oct 6, 2016, 11:31 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer denies brandishing his gun during a deposition; court reporter kept typing in tense situation

Oct 6, 2016, 11:06 am CDT

Privacy Law

Secret warrant from intelligence court reportedly authorized Yahoo email scans

Oct 6, 2016, 09:47 am CDT

Verdicts & Settlements

TV anchor settles suit claiming Hasbro hamster toy violated her right of publicity

Oct 6, 2016, 09:18 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer is ordered to pay $1.75M in punitive damages for alleged meritless suit

Oct 6, 2016, 08:00 am CDT

Criminal Justice

California makes it a felony for prosecutors to withhold or alter exculpatory evidence

Oct 5, 2016, 03:00 pm CDT

Question of the Week

What advice do you have for criminal defendants or civil litigants?

Oct 5, 2016, 12:00 pm CDT

Bar Associations

Professional development and bar review discounts are available for ABA members

Oct 5, 2016, 10:25 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Police across nation make arrests for clown Facebook threats and false clown reports

Oct 5, 2016, 09:45 am CDT


Judge is admonished for belittling potential jurors

Oct 5, 2016, 08:45 am CDT

Death Penalty

Alabama Supreme Court upholds judicial override in capital cases

Oct 5, 2016, 08:00 am CDT


Do elected judges have different views on gay rights than appointed judges?

Oct 5, 2016, 07:00 am CDT

Appellate Practice

Lawyers will have to cut 1,000 words from their arguments in federal appeals briefs

Oct 4, 2016, 10:40 am CDT

Women in the Law

Marriage advice from Justice Ginsburg’s mother-in-law has helped her in the workplace

Oct 4, 2016, 07:50 am CDT

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