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Business of Law

Legal incubator dubbed ‘Project Lemonade’ gets $400K grant from MacArthur Foundation

Feb 27, 2015, 01:45 pm CST

Law in Peepular Culture

Submit your diorama for Peeps in Law 2015: Game of Peeps

Feb 26, 2015, 01:53 pm CST

Entertainment & Sports Law

Federal judge: NFL commissioner and arbitrator erred in suspending ex-Vikings player Adrian Peterson

Feb 26, 2015, 01:40 pm CST

Legal Technology

Are you smarter than a robot? Lawyers, surgeons make list of jobs being replaced by computers

Feb 26, 2015, 10:44 am CST

Criminal Justice

Can DNA be used to generate sketch of possible suspect? Cops in South Carolina give it a try

Feb 26, 2015, 05:45 am CST

Question of the Week

Should vaccination be required by law?

Feb 25, 2015, 04:30 pm CST

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS smiles on nondentist teeth whiteners, allows antitrust action against dentistry board

Feb 25, 2015, 11:33 am CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Is a fish a ‘tangible object’? Not in this case, SCOTUS rules in parsing post-Enron law

Feb 25, 2015, 09:48 am CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Chemerinsky: SCOTUS gets another look at the Affordable Care Act

Feb 25, 2015, 09:15 am CST

Cartoon Caption Contest

Hear ye, hear ye: Our March cartoon contest is now accepting entries

Feb 25, 2015, 08:30 am CST

Legal Ethics

Censure recommended for judge who had little patience for smirking defendants

Feb 25, 2015, 06:15 am CST


Job market for new law grads is improving, NALP chief says

Feb 25, 2015, 05:45 am CST

Government Law

Felony Franks reopens in Chicago suburb after sign dispute leads to closing of city operation

Feb 24, 2015, 02:25 pm CST

Law Practice Management

Banks and law firms are collaborating on project to share info about cybersecurity threats

Feb 24, 2015, 09:00 am CST

Trials & Litigation

Posner informs pro se litigant that the queen of England did not absolve him of need to pay taxes

Feb 24, 2015, 07:12 am CST


Are you a workplace jerk? Overassertive bosses are less likely to hear about it

Feb 24, 2015, 06:15 am CST

Legal Ethics

Failure to pay child support warrants disbarment, state supreme court says

Feb 24, 2015, 05:45 am CST

Tort Law

Heir can sue herself for causing accident that killed her husband, Utah appeals court says

Feb 23, 2015, 05:45 am CST

Trials & Litigation

Class action judge orders lawyer to stop recruiting opt-out plaintiffs in oil royalty suit

Feb 20, 2015, 06:53 am CST


For a second time, one-day sentence in child-porn case is overturned

Feb 20, 2015, 06:00 am CST

The New Normal

Merging law schools, merging firms: What does it mean?

Feb 19, 2015, 03:03 pm CST

Cartoon Caption Contest

Cartoon poll: A lawyer and his hand puppet approach the bench ...

Feb 19, 2015, 10:39 am CST

Question of the Week

Have you met any lawyers like Saul Goodman?

Feb 19, 2015, 09:40 am CST

Internet Law

Lawyer who clicked on attachment loses $289K in hacker scam

Feb 19, 2015, 06:53 am CST


Want to avoid layoffs? Commitment to mission of your employer may help

Feb 19, 2015, 06:00 am CST

Legal Ethics

‘Think of my name and squeal’: Lawyer admonished for angry email exchange referencing ‘Deliverance’

Feb 18, 2015, 05:45 am CST

Legal Education

ABA committee seeks more detailed data on law school attrition

Feb 17, 2015, 05:00 pm CST

Trials & Litigation

Alvin the dead cat is among many travails that led to blown deadline, lawyer says in court filing

Feb 17, 2015, 06:15 am CST

Legal Ethics

‘Social media blitz’ in custody case yields possible suspension for Louisiana lawyer

Feb 17, 2015, 05:45 am CST

Death Penalty

Pennsylvania governor temporarily halts all executions

Feb 13, 2015, 05:45 pm CST

Government Law

Under fire over fiancee’s role as ‘first lady’ and paid outside consultant, Oregon governor resigns

Feb 13, 2015, 05:30 pm CST

Consumer Law

Bankruptcy court battle looms over economic-loss claims against GM concerning ignition-switch issues

Feb 13, 2015, 03:30 pm CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Ginsburg explains why she nodded off at State of the Union: ‘I wasn’t 100 percent sober’

Feb 13, 2015, 09:00 am CST

Constitutional Law

Federal court orders Ala. judge to issue same-sex marriage licenses; new suit seeks opposite result

Feb 13, 2015, 07:27 am CST

Trials & Litigation

Judge OKs $178M in Detroit bankruptcy professional fees; Jones Day gets $58M

Feb 12, 2015, 03:55 pm CST

Constitutional Law

Are Alabama judges bound by federal court? Law prof says Roy Moore is right about at least one thing

Feb 12, 2015, 01:28 pm CST

Constitutional Law

Alabama top court tosses probate judge’s petition seeking guidance on gay marriage

Feb 12, 2015, 10:21 am CST

Social Media Law

Facebook will allow users to name ‘legacy contact’ in case of death

Feb 12, 2015, 09:35 am CST

Internet Law

Hired hackers aided corporate lawsuits, federal indictment alleges

Feb 12, 2015, 08:06 am CST

Question of the Week

Do you carry an expensive pen, or rely on cheaper office supplies?

Feb 11, 2015, 03:45 pm CST

Constitutional Law

Alabama same-sex marriage battles continue as lawyers seek to force compliance with federal opinion

Feb 11, 2015, 09:53 am CST

Lawyer Pay

Most workers see wage stagnation after first 10 years; are lawyers an exception?

Feb 11, 2015, 07:49 am CST

Legal Ethics

Donations to inmates’ prison accounts yield reprimand for West Virginia lawyer

Feb 11, 2015, 06:15 am CST

Law in Popular Culture

He’s a lawyer, he’s a financial analyst. No, he’s stock photo man!

Feb 11, 2015, 05:45 am CST

Family Law

Most Alabama counties refuse gay-marriage licenses after defiant order by state chief justice

Feb 10, 2015, 08:00 am CST

Lawyer Pay

Some associates will earn less as gap widens between rich and super-rich law firms, columnist says

Feb 10, 2015, 07:01 am CST

Constitutional Law

Did SCOTUS decision help states seeking to lower the drinking age? Minnesota lawmaker thinks so

Feb 10, 2015, 06:15 am CST

ABA Midyear

Vote to oppose ‘stand-your-ground’ laws passed by ABA House of Delegates

Feb 9, 2015, 04:19 pm CST

Death Penalty

Capital punishment should require unanimity and transparency, say ABA policymakers

Feb 9, 2015, 01:00 pm CST

ABA Midyear

Should juveniles be shackled in court or sentenced to life without parole? ABA leaders weigh in

Feb 9, 2015, 11:40 am CST

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