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U.S. Supreme Court

Some SCOTUS amicus briefs cite unsupported ‘facts’ and studies published only on the Internet

6 hours ago

Legal Rebels Profile

Gavin McGrane hopes to set the pace for documents with PacerPro

10 hours ago

Legal Ethics

Lawyer who billed corporate client for his sanctions is reprimanded

10 hours ago

U.S. Supreme Court

Chemerinsky: What these 3 decisions tell us about SCOTUS inconsistency

10 hours ago

Constitutional Law

Texas law requiring abortion clinics to upgrade facilities is struck down; state seeks stay

11 hours ago


Resume tips: Quantify your accomplishments and list quirky interests

13 hours ago

Trademark Law

ALS Association seeks trademark for ‘ice bucket challenge’

13 hours ago


Looking back on Zubulake, 10 years later

Sep 1, 2014, 10:30 am CDT


Prisoner exonerations are at an all-time high, and it’s not because of DNA testing

Sep 1, 2014, 10:20 am CDT

National Pulse

Federal medical-privacy law frustrates ID theft victims

Sep 1, 2014, 09:10 am CDT

Internet Law

Questioning jurisdiction, state supreme court finds Google does not have to reveal blogger’s ID

Aug 29, 2014, 07:12 pm CDT


Determining driver impairment with marijuana involves imperfect science, says law enforcement

Aug 29, 2014, 05:37 pm CDT

Civil Rights

Protesters sue city of Ferguson, St. Louis County and their police chiefs for $41.5 million

Aug 29, 2014, 04:03 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

‘How many more riots will it take before the Supreme Court changes course?’ Chemerinsky asks

Aug 29, 2014, 12:52 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Lawyer is accused of persuading client to invest $120K in his cat litter box invention

Aug 29, 2014, 12:02 pm CDT

Entertainment & Sports Law

New NFL policy imposes 6-game suspension for domestic or sexual assault, banishment for 2nd offense

Aug 28, 2014, 10:05 pm CDT

Government Law

Federal judge says mom sued too late accusing Chicago officials of cover-up in son’s death

Aug 28, 2014, 08:50 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Deputy distracted by patrol car’s computer won’t be charged in fatal collision with bicycling lawyer

Aug 28, 2014, 07:14 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Retired NYC cop takes plea in $27M disability-fraud case; ex-prosecutor is a claimed ringleader

Aug 28, 2014, 05:39 pm CDT

Constitutional Law

Federal gun ban applies even if domestic violence victim isn’t injured, state appeals court says

Aug 28, 2014, 04:10 pm CDT

Constitutional Law

Posner derides tradition as ‘feeble’ justification for gay-marriage ban, says it’s ‘based on hate’

Aug 28, 2014, 04:01 pm CDT

Religious Law

6th Circuit reverses hate-crime convictions of Amish in beard- and hair-cutting attacks

Aug 28, 2014, 03:02 pm CDT


After prosecutor’s live courtroom feed is disclosed, judges consider expanding viewing areas

Aug 28, 2014, 02:01 pm CDT


Which midlevel associates are the happiest?

Aug 28, 2014, 01:19 pm CDT

Law Firms

Baker & McKenzie to open back-office operations center in Belfast

Aug 28, 2014, 12:22 pm CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Rap music scholars aim to educate SCOTUS in threats case

Aug 28, 2014, 10:45 am CDT

Labor & Employment

‘Seismic’ 9th Cir. rulings nix FedEx claim its drivers aren’t employees, could cost company millions

Aug 27, 2014, 09:55 pm CDT

Real Estate & Property Law

Former managing partner embezzled $30M from law firm and affiliated title company, suit says

Aug 27, 2014, 06:35 pm CDT

Question of the Week

What is the top tip you’d share with new lawyers in their first year of practice?

Aug 27, 2014, 06:00 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Homeless man who accepted award for Miley Cyrus is wanted by police

Aug 27, 2014, 05:25 pm CDT

In-House Counsel

Is Delaware decision a sensible ‘chip in the attorney-client privilege’?

Aug 27, 2014, 03:47 pm CDT

Law Firms

‘Immediate and severe’ action is taken against lawyer for firmwide email condemning gay marriage

Aug 27, 2014, 12:55 pm CDT


Pacer deletes older case files for four appeals courts; compatibility issues cited

Aug 27, 2014, 11:15 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Could cops use drones to serve warrants? Or aid rescues? Ideas to be aired at police conference

Aug 27, 2014, 10:45 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Judge nixes cellphone evidence in Aaron Hernandez murder case over defective warrant

Aug 26, 2014, 10:20 pm CDT


Trial observer who took photo of victim in high-profile case wins motion to suppress phone search

Aug 26, 2014, 10:05 pm CDT

Legal Ethics

Ethics complaint cites judge’s ‘inexplicable’ and ‘bizarre’ behavior and ‘paranoia’

Aug 26, 2014, 07:55 pm CDT

Animal Law

Iconic monarch butterfly needs protection as endangered species, advocacy groups say in US petition

Aug 26, 2014, 05:20 pm CDT

Attorney Fees

Law firms that sued HP want to represent it as part of settlement; objecting lawyer says deal a joke

Aug 26, 2014, 04:10 pm CDT

Constitutional Law

BakerHostetler to represent the House in its suit against Obama; contract pays $500 an hour

Aug 26, 2014, 02:39 pm CDT

Cartoon Caption Contest

Cartoon: Does this guy look guilty or what?

Aug 26, 2014, 02:15 pm CDT

Legal Ethics

Lawyer is accused of violating lifetime ban on representing women; disbarment sought

Aug 26, 2014, 12:59 pm CDT

Lawyer Pay

Foley partner who claimed bias because of lesser pay loses in 6th Circuit

Aug 26, 2014, 12:26 pm CDT


Another drug lab is shut down due to concerns about flawed work by staff

Aug 25, 2014, 08:50 pm CDT


Meet the 2014 Legal Rebels

Aug 25, 2014, 08:10 pm CDT

Criminal Procedure

9th Circuit revives pro se habeas petition, says trial court erred in applying ‘prison mailbox’ rule

Aug 25, 2014, 08:05 pm CDT

Legal Technology

‘Hackcess to Justice’ winners look to increase the reach of their apps

Aug 25, 2014, 01:30 pm CDT

Law Firms

After a difficult 2013, Dickstein Shapiro is on track for a solid year, chairman says

Aug 25, 2014, 01:23 pm CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Ginsburg: Ferguson turmoil illustrates ‘real racial problem’ in America

Aug 25, 2014, 12:36 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Judge says BigLaw firm tried to ‘litigate plaintiff to death’

Aug 25, 2014, 11:15 am CDT

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