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U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS justices ‘don’t work as Democrats or Republicans,’ Roberts says

Feb 5, 2016, 07:55 am CST


These law schools had the highest percentage of employed students not using their degrees

Feb 4, 2016, 08:35 am CST

ABA Midyear Meeting

Diversity and inclusion will be major themes at 2016 ABA Midyear Meeting

Feb 4, 2016, 08:15 am CST

Law Students

Can once-obscure ‘borrower defense’ help law grads erase student debt?

Feb 4, 2016, 05:45 am CST


Judge OKs criminal case against Bill Cosby, rejects immunity argument

Feb 3, 2016, 05:40 pm CST

Law in Popular Culture

OJ Simpson: Ads for TV series about my murder trial are too hard on Johnnie Cochran

Feb 3, 2016, 03:15 pm CST

Law Firms

Greenberg Traurig acknowledges merger talks with UK law firm

Feb 3, 2016, 01:20 pm CST

Death Penalty

How far should Florida go to reform death penalty? Lawmakers mull changes after SCOTUS decision

Feb 3, 2016, 12:06 pm CST

Question of the Week

What software products are essential to your law practice?

Feb 3, 2016, 11:40 am CST


Bank tellers may pose greater threat to customers than hackers, NY Times says

Feb 3, 2016, 11:10 am CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Chemerinsky: ‘Potential blockbuster’ rulings expected in June

Feb 3, 2016, 08:30 am CST

U.S. Supreme Court

How long has Justice Thomas declined to ask oral argument questions? An anniversary nears

Feb 3, 2016, 06:15 am CST

Constitutional Law

Posner opinion upholds lifetime GPS bracelet for sex offender who isn’t ‘just a harmless old guy’

Feb 3, 2016, 05:45 am CST

Civil Rights

Lawsuits seek $250M due to Flint, Michigan, water supply issues

Feb 2, 2016, 03:40 pm CST

Legal Ethics

Group goes undercover at 13 law firms to show how US laws facilitate anonymous investment

Feb 1, 2016, 05:00 pm CST

Asked and Answered

How can you attract positive media attention for yourself or your clients? (podcast with transcript)

Feb 1, 2016, 08:30 am CST

Criminal Justice

Texas police turn into ‘mobile debt collectors’ with license-reader program

Feb 1, 2016, 06:15 am CST

Legal Ethics

Is grievance filed over lawyer’s blog post a ‘lightweight defamation claim’?

Feb 1, 2016, 05:45 am CST


Meet the father of the landmark lawsuit that secured basic rights for immigrant minors

Feb 1, 2016, 05:00 am CST


Will those who led the financial system into crisis ever face charges?

Feb 1, 2016, 04:10 am CST

Pro Bono

Sidley attorneys have provided free services in 25 countries

Feb 1, 2016, 01:50 am CST


UnitedLex partners with law schools to give new grads work experience

Feb 1, 2016, 01:10 am CST

Law Students

Proposal to lift ban on academic credit for paid externships draws heavy opposition

Jan 29, 2016, 04:15 pm CST

Legislation & Lobbying

Kansas legislature backs off in separation-of-powers faceoff with state supreme court

Jan 29, 2016, 03:00 pm CST

Sentencing / Post-Conviction

Programmer gets probation in spam scheme instead of 2 years recommended by sentencing guidelines

Jan 29, 2016, 01:05 pm CST

Entertainment & Sports Law

New York AG says ticket sales for concerts, sporting events is a ‘fixed game’ won by ‘ticket bots’

Jan 29, 2016, 11:30 am CST

Labor & Employment

Obama seeks pay equity with new reporting requirement

Jan 29, 2016, 07:05 am CST

Education Law

Did school’s restroom policy violate Title IX? 4th Circuit considers transgender teen’s case

Jan 29, 2016, 06:15 am CST


Job-offer rate for summer associates is at a 10-year high

Jan 28, 2016, 05:05 pm CST


Arizona governor wants the state out of the 9th Circuit

Jan 28, 2016, 03:20 pm CST

Sentencing / Post-Conviction

California governor pushes ballot measure to release nonviolent criminals from prisons earlier

Jan 28, 2016, 02:30 pm CST

Trials & Litigation

Lawyers for indicted activists behind Planned Parenthood videos blame ‘runaway grand jury’

Jan 28, 2016, 01:20 pm CST

The New Normal

Profession at a crossroads: Will lawyers lead, follow or get out of the way?

Jan 28, 2016, 08:30 am CST

Law Schools

These top-ranked law schools have cut 1L class sizes by more than 25%

Jan 28, 2016, 05:45 am CST

Labor & Employment

Lyft pays $12.25M to settle California worker-misclassification lawsuit

Jan 27, 2016, 01:50 pm CST

Question of the Week

What are some of your go-to words and phrases in your legal writing?

Jan 27, 2016, 12:00 pm CST

Environmental Law

Suit seeks replacement of lead water pipes in Flint; is sovereign immunity a bar?

Jan 27, 2016, 10:31 am CST

Constitutional Law

Federal judge allows removal of Confederate monuments in New Orleans

Jan 27, 2016, 08:29 am CST


Educating jurors on eyewitness reliability may backfire, study suggests

Jan 27, 2016, 06:45 am CST


Outsourcing company will open office in law school library

Jan 27, 2016, 06:15 am CST

Civil Rights

Journalism production company wins grant to expand police misconduct database

Jan 26, 2016, 05:00 pm CST

Constitutional Law

4th Circuit rules use of Taser can be unconstitutionally excessive force

Jan 26, 2016, 02:45 pm CST

Cartoon Caption Contest

Cartoon: This testimony is getting stormy—submit your best caption

Jan 26, 2016, 10:45 am CST

Criminal Justice

Obama curbs solitary confinement in federal prisons, bans its use for juveniles

Jan 26, 2016, 10:40 am CST

Criminal Justice

Grand jury investigating Planned Parenthood instead indicts creators of undercover videos

Jan 26, 2016, 07:23 am CST

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS denies cert in case challenging constitutionality of the death penalty

Jan 25, 2016, 01:08 pm CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Federal rule promoting reduced energy use is upheld by SCOTUS; environmentalists applaud decision

Jan 25, 2016, 12:04 pm CST


Appellate judge calls for ban on expert claims of ‘unique’ ballistics matches

Jan 25, 2016, 11:45 am CST

Human Rights

Letter from international legal community condemns arrests of Chinese lawyers

Jan 25, 2016, 10:38 am CST

U.S. Supreme Court

States must consider parole for juveniles serving mandatory life sentences, Supreme Court says

Jan 25, 2016, 10:12 am CST

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