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Patricia Timmons-Goodson nominated for long-vacant seat on federal court bench

Apr 29, 2016, 05:47 pm CDT

Constitutional Law

Lawyers, judges and bar groups celebrate Law Day 2016 around the country

Apr 29, 2016, 05:15 pm CDT

Labor & Employment

PricewaterhouseCoopers hires ‘stunningly low’ number of people over 40, says age-discrimination suit

Apr 29, 2016, 03:20 pm CDT

International Law

China puts foreign groups under police supervision and requires them to find Chinese sponsors

Apr 29, 2016, 02:35 pm CDT

Injury & Accident Law

Those who knowingly send texts that distract drivers could face liability in Pennsylvania

Apr 29, 2016, 01:45 pm CDT

Constitutional Law

Top Florida court strikes state statute that paid worker’s comp lawyer $1.53 per hour

Apr 28, 2016, 04:45 pm CDT

Labor & Employment

As ‘deeply flawed’ revised persuader rule takes effect, ABA joins in effort to block it

Apr 28, 2016, 03:40 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Suit blames Snapchat’s speed tracker for high-speed auto accident

Apr 28, 2016, 11:38 am CDT

Legal Ethics

If your husband tells you he regained his law license, check it out, Georgia lawyer learns

Apr 28, 2016, 05:45 am CDT

Internet Law

Judge says Amazon must refund parents for in-app purchases made by children

Apr 27, 2016, 04:55 pm CDT

Question of the Week

Is nonlawyer ownership of law firms long overdue? Or a bad idea?

Apr 27, 2016, 04:34 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Learning to play chess teaches jail inmates life strategies

Apr 27, 2016, 03:42 pm CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court majority appears to side with former governor appealing corruption conviction

Apr 27, 2016, 01:58 pm CDT

White-Collar Crime

Federal judge calls Dennis Hastert a ‘serial child molester,’ gives him 15 months in banking case

Apr 27, 2016, 12:20 pm CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court considers federal judge’s authority to recall jury shortly after discharge

Apr 27, 2016, 10:40 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Does Dentons’ verein structure shield it from conflict claim? Malpractice suit says the answer is no

Apr 27, 2016, 05:45 am CDT

American Bar Association

ABA urges 6th Circuit to forbid private probation company’s jail-or-pay scheme

Apr 26, 2016, 05:10 pm CDT

Cartoon Caption Contest

Good eggs or rotten eggs? Submit your funniest caption for the May cartoon contest

Apr 26, 2016, 04:11 pm CDT


New jury will be picked after juror questions judge about lack of diversity

Apr 26, 2016, 02:19 pm CDT

American Bar Association

In letter to lawmakers, ABA defends decision not to publish book by Chinese human rights lawyer

Apr 26, 2016, 12:10 pm CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Cop can pursue First Amendment suit based on demotion made in mistaken belief, SCOTUS says

Apr 26, 2016, 09:37 am CDT


Two BigLaw partners writing on firm stationery are among four lawyers supporting Hastert

Apr 26, 2016, 08:13 am CDT

Law Schools

Are law school applications rising? So far applicant pool is larger and stronger, law prof says

Apr 26, 2016, 07:24 am CDT

Entertainment & Sports Law

2nd Circuit upholds NFL decision, says Tom Brady must serve 4-game ‘Deflategate’ suspension

Apr 25, 2016, 01:55 pm CDT

Consumer Law

Lawyer sends demand letter seeking $252.25 because his lunch lacked soup—but later backs off

Apr 25, 2016, 11:30 am CDT

Business of Law

Which BigLaw firms had the biggest changes in gross revenues?

Apr 25, 2016, 11:28 am CDT

Asked and Answered

Want to stop bias in the workplace? Here are some constructive tips (podcast with transcript)

Apr 25, 2016, 08:00 am CDT


Kansas Supreme Court issues three opinions then overrules them on the same day

Apr 25, 2016, 07:24 am CDT

Constitutional Law

New York law requiring in-state office for out-of-state lawyers is constitutional, 2nd Circuit says

Apr 25, 2016, 06:15 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Should nonlawyers be allowed to own law firms? ABA commission revisits the issue

Apr 25, 2016, 05:45 am CDT

Labor & Employment

Uber to pay up to $100M to settle claims of misclassification by drivers in 2 states

Apr 22, 2016, 01:28 pm CDT

Election Law

Relying on executive power, Virginia governor restores voting rights for more than 200,000 felons

Apr 22, 2016, 10:21 am CDT


Concerned about veteran with PTSD, judge orders him to jail and serves the time with him

Apr 22, 2016, 09:33 am CDT

Verdicts & Settlements

Volkswagen settlement details should be kept secret until filed, judge says after news report

Apr 22, 2016, 07:41 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Suit challenges ‘conviction fees’ that help fund judge’s salary

Apr 22, 2016, 06:00 am CDT


Pacer fees are too high, class action alleges

Apr 21, 2016, 05:47 pm CDT


Evidence FBI obtained via malware in child pornography possession case is tossed by court

Apr 21, 2016, 05:37 pm CDT


Homeland Security lawyer admits forging documents that could have led to Mexican man’s deportation

Apr 21, 2016, 04:45 pm CDT


Women lawyers at Wall Street firms are rarely partners, study finds

Apr 21, 2016, 01:45 pm CDT

American Bar Association

ABA backs proposal to eliminate questions about mental health history for Washington bar applicants

Apr 21, 2016, 01:44 pm CDT


CIA doesn’t have to release legal memos on targeted killings by drones, DC Circuit rules

Apr 21, 2016, 11:39 am CDT

Law Schools

Syracuse University online law program will try Socratic method

Apr 21, 2016, 10:50 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS considers laws that make it a crime to refuse blood-alcohol tests

Apr 21, 2016, 09:57 am CDT

Legal Ethics

When can two lawyers from different firms divide a fee in a referral arrangement?

Apr 21, 2016, 07:30 am CDT

American Bar Association

Lawmakers ask ABA why it withdrew book offer to Chinese human rights lawyer

Apr 20, 2016, 04:36 pm CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court refuses to hear challenge to life sentence for pot possession

Apr 20, 2016, 04:00 pm CDT

Question of the Week

What are some tech tools that have changed your law practice?

Apr 20, 2016, 02:00 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

3 officials charged in connection with Flint drinking-water crisis

Apr 20, 2016, 01:30 pm CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court upholds Arizona redistricting in challenge to population variations among districts

Apr 20, 2016, 09:43 am CDT

Legal Rebels Podcast

Technology is ‘breathtakingly positive,’ says writer Monica Bay (podcast)

Apr 20, 2016, 08:00 am CDT

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