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Is your firm’s phone line secure? If not, a hack attack can cost you big bucks

Oct 21, 2014, 01:00 pm CDT

Law in Popular Culture

Las Vegas DA to seek county OK for reality TV show about cold and closed cases

Oct 21, 2014, 10:40 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Obama picks favorite SCOTUS decision of his tenure, sees downside to becoming a justice

Oct 21, 2014, 07:28 am CDT

Sentencing/Post Conviction

Pistorius gets five-year sentence; can he serve part of the time at home?

Oct 21, 2014, 06:52 am CDT

Law Firms

Suit claims law firm violated law with unsolicited texts

Oct 21, 2014, 06:45 am CDT

Health Law

Harvard University restricts travel to Ebola-stricken countries

Oct 20, 2014, 05:50 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Facebook sues DLA Piper, other firms, 9 attorneys, says they conspired on fraudulent case

Oct 20, 2014, 05:00 pm CDT

Injury & Accident Law

Rare NHTSA alert warns owners of 4.7 million vehicles of airbag safety issues

Oct 20, 2014, 03:25 pm CDT

Cartoon Caption Contest

Cartoon Poll: October 2014

Oct 20, 2014, 03:02 pm CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

In 5 AM order, SCOTUS allows Texas voter ID law to take effect; holdup apparently due to dissent

Oct 20, 2014, 07:23 am CDT

Criminal Justice

John Grisham says US ‘has gone nuts’ with child porn incarcerations, then issues apology

Oct 20, 2014, 06:15 am CDT

Health Law

Does Ebola fight require giving up civil liberties?

Oct 20, 2014, 05:45 am CDT

Constitutional Law

Federal judges OK same-sex marriage in Arizona and Wyoming; SCOTUS declines Alaska stay

Oct 17, 2014, 05:25 pm CDT

Environmental Law

Report: Lax regulation puts employees and patrons of gun ranges at risk of lead poisoning

Oct 17, 2014, 03:55 pm CDT


Top GM lawyer Michael Millikin to retire early next year

Oct 17, 2014, 12:50 pm CDT

Around the Blawgosphere

What do GCs really want from law firms? | Flat fees can help ensure you get paid, blogger writes

Oct 17, 2014, 08:30 am CDT

Entertainment & Sports Law

FIFA’s culture of secrecy criticized by former US Atty who investigated World Cup bidding process

Oct 16, 2014, 12:27 pm CDT


Judge scolded me for bringing newborn to court after denying continuance, lawyer alleges

Oct 16, 2014, 07:24 am CDT

Law in Popular Culture

Sordid or educational? ‘Deadbeat’ TV show shames child-support scofflaws with real courtroom footage

Oct 16, 2014, 05:45 am CDT

Government Law

Latest fallout in AG’s ‘porngate’ probe: State supreme court judge sent or received over 200 emails

Oct 15, 2014, 04:20 pm CDT

Question of the Week

Which fictional character do you most strongly identify with, and why?

Oct 15, 2014, 02:55 pm CDT

Legal Ethics

Lawyer who told client to destroy cellphone SIM card is acquitted of obstruction charge

Oct 15, 2014, 07:44 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS partly stays Texas abortion law that closed all but eight abortion clinics in the state

Oct 15, 2014, 07:09 am CDT

Law Students

Too old to attend law school? Not this 93-year-old, who is auditing courses at Yale

Oct 15, 2014, 06:45 am CDT

Tort Law

Wendy Davis defends controversial wheelchair campaign ad, saying it attacks lawsuit-stance hypocrisy

Oct 15, 2014, 05:45 am CDT

Constitutional Law

New DOJ policy bans waiver of potential ineffective-assistance claims against defense counsel

Oct 14, 2014, 03:37 pm CDT

9th Circuit

Liberal 9th Circuit judges appear to get gay-rights cases in disproportionate numbers, brief asserts

Oct 14, 2014, 07:55 am CDT

Constitutional Law

Same-sex marriage allowed in Idaho after SCOTUS and 9th Circuit lift stays

Oct 14, 2014, 07:22 am CDT


How to shut down office gossip when it’s about you

Oct 14, 2014, 06:45 am CDT

Juvenile Justice

Truancy crackdown is linked to spike in youth confinement rate in West Virginia

Oct 14, 2014, 05:45 am CDT

Verdicts & Settlements

Reports of free money from Red Bull settlement lead to website crash

Oct 10, 2014, 06:15 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Is chief justice a possible vote for gay-marriage rights?

Oct 10, 2014, 05:45 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Credit card charge of $600 isn’t processed, sending man to jail, but same card is good for $1K bail

Oct 9, 2014, 05:30 pm CDT

Law Schools

Elon Law to cut total tuition by nearly $14K and offer law degree in 2.5 years for all

Oct 9, 2014, 04:55 pm CDT

Privacy Law

Selfies posted online are being mass-scanned for marketing insights

Oct 9, 2014, 04:35 pm CDT

Lawyer Pay

Change in BigLaw ranks leads to shrinking prevalence of $160K starting pay

Oct 9, 2014, 09:10 am CDT


‘Aunt Jemima’ heirs seek $2B in suit claiming a conspiracy to avoid paying royalties

Oct 9, 2014, 06:15 am CDT

Disability Law

When are wellness programs too punitive? EEOC says two companies crossed the line

Oct 9, 2014, 05:45 am CDT

Question of the Week

What writing pointers do you rely on when drafting legal briefs?

Oct 8, 2014, 02:27 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Restroom arrests bring allegations of overzealous policing

Oct 8, 2014, 02:26 pm CDT

Legal Technology

Does using Gmail put attorney-client privilege at risk?

Oct 8, 2014, 12:55 pm CDT

Appellate Practice

Judge complains about smelly appeals documents; can the culprit be sniffed out?

Oct 8, 2014, 07:00 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Gallup poll shows little change in evenly divided approval ratings for the Supreme Court

Oct 8, 2014, 05:45 am CDT

Constitutional Law

9th Circuit strikes down same-sex marriage bans; SCOTUS rejects Idaho’s stay request

Oct 7, 2014, 05:24 pm CDT


How can you protect your privacy following recent iPhone updates?

Oct 7, 2014, 01:14 pm CDT

Attorney General

Eric Holder won’t be held in contempt over ‘Fast and Furious’ documents, rules judge

Oct 7, 2014, 12:22 pm CDT


Dechert partner says she doesn’t want to ‘have it all’; she just wants what men have

Oct 7, 2014, 11:35 am CDT

Heatlh Law

Authority for Ebola quarantine ‘is as American as apple pie’

Oct 7, 2014, 08:15 am CDT

Trademark Law

Chobani is accused of violating ‘how’ trademark with its marketing campaign

Oct 7, 2014, 06:15 am CDT

First Amendment

During traffic stop, state trooper asked driver if she accepted Jesus, ACLU suit claims

Oct 7, 2014, 05:45 am CDT

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