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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

Labor & Employment

Target agrees to $2.8 million settlement of discrimination claim

Aug 24, 2015, 05:26 pm CDT

Natural Disasters

Lawyer buys and mans fire truck to help protect neighbors threatened by wildfires

Aug 24, 2015, 08:05 am CDT

Labor & Employment

ACLU seeks contact from Amazon workers after NY Times article describes demanding job environment

Aug 24, 2015, 07:15 am CDT

Law Schools

Alaska’s first law school is satellite Seattle U campus

Aug 24, 2015, 06:30 am CDT


Canadian lawsuit seeks $578M over dump of hacked info from Ashley Madison dating site

Aug 24, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

International Law

As suspects await trial in $18M maple syrup heist, cartel focuses on farmers who flout sales rules

Aug 20, 2015, 04:05 pm CDT

White-Collar Crime

Former CEO of red-light camera vendor takes plea in Chicago bribery case

Aug 20, 2015, 03:35 pm CDT

Corporate Law

Why not eliminate quarterly earnings reports, Wachtell co-founder suggests

Aug 20, 2015, 02:55 pm CDT

Executive Branch

House suit against Obama gets a boost from Supreme Court decision on standing

Aug 20, 2015, 02:44 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Anonymous ‘cyberbullying’ by prosecutors deprived cops of fair trial, 5th Circuit says

Aug 20, 2015, 10:48 am CDT

Immigration Law

ABA Commission on Immigration report excoriates federal detention policy for immigrant families

Aug 20, 2015, 10:38 am CDT

Internet Law

Dissenter blasts Posner’s Internet research in inmate’s suit over acid reflux treatment

Aug 20, 2015, 08:59 am CDT

Executive Branch

Top lawmaker says Hillary Clinton’s attorney may have lacked security clearance to hold her email

Aug 19, 2015, 02:15 pm CDT

Cartoon Caption Contest

Cartoon Poll: Which caption best fits this lawyer-in-a-time-machine cartoon?

Aug 19, 2015, 02:13 pm CDT

Question of the Week

Have you ever contributed to a crowdfunding venture?

Aug 19, 2015, 01:22 pm CDT


Divorce lawyers expect surge in clients after hackers dump data from Ashley Madison dating site

Aug 19, 2015, 12:40 pm CDT

Constitutional Law

Does Constitution allow ban on birthright citizenship?

Aug 19, 2015, 06:15 am CDT


Federal judiciary considers dumping ‘ancient documents’ rule

Aug 19, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Constitutional Law

7th Circuit says court erred by upholding prison’s refusal to allow inmate and former guard to marry

Aug 18, 2015, 03:55 pm CDT


Thieves stole 220,000 more individual tax records from IRS computer system than feds first thought

Aug 18, 2015, 11:05 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Mayor declares local Wal-Mart a public nuisance

Aug 18, 2015, 09:09 am CDT

Work-Life Balance

Is competitive BigLaw similar to Amazon’s survival-of-the-fittest system?

Aug 18, 2015, 08:19 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Lawyer’s repeated instructions to not answer deposition questions draws sanction for Kramer Levin

Aug 18, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Civil Rights

Lawyer wins $93 refund of LA parking ticket; 9th Circuit ‘stealth tow’ appeal is ongoing

Aug 17, 2015, 03:20 pm CDT


Judge tells lawyer to give dashcam video to state; is ruling consistent with defense obligations?

Aug 17, 2015, 12:15 pm CDT

Constitutional Law

Deputy who complied with public defender’s ‘arrest me’ taunt may be liable, says 9th Circuit

Aug 17, 2015, 08:52 am CDT


Civil rights icon Julian Bond dies at 75

Aug 17, 2015, 07:05 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Strapped for cash to start a law firm? Crowdfunding may be permissible, ethics opinion says

Aug 17, 2015, 06:15 am CDT

Tort Law

Woman sues over eye injury from tossed roll at restaurant that touts its ‘throwed rolls’

Aug 17, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Constitutional Law

Last vestiges of death penalty in Connecticut are cruel and unusual, state’s top court says

Aug 14, 2015, 11:00 am CDT

Religious Law

First Amendment doesn’t protect baker who refused wedding cake to gay couple, appeals court says

Aug 14, 2015, 07:31 am CDT

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