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Law Firms

Did prior merger cause financial issues for Bingham?

2 hours, 35 minutes ago

Internet Law

Lawyer sues over bad Yelp review, says author may have been paid writer

3 hours, 30 minutes ago

U.S. Supreme Court

Law prof claims computer model predicts SCOTUS decisions with 70% accuracy

Jul 29, 2014, 04:30 pm CDT

Media & Communications Law

Jesse Ventura wins $1.8M in actual-malice defamation trial over best-selling memoir

Jul 29, 2014, 04:10 pm CDT


Revered former ‘Judge Biff,’ known for his fairness and sense of humor, is dead at 77

Jul 29, 2014, 01:45 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

E-book author and her group charged in community-service scam; prosecutors say it may be widespread

Jul 29, 2014, 12:45 pm CDT

Constitutional Law

Origination clause challenge to health-care law is tossed by DC Circuit

Jul 29, 2014, 11:14 am CDT

Religious Law

Cross-shaped beam found in 9/11 rubble may be displayed in Ground Zero museum, 2nd Circuit says

Jul 29, 2014, 10:19 am CDT

Entertainment & Sports Law

NCAA agrees to $75M settlement in concussion class action

Jul 29, 2014, 09:30 am CDT

Sentencing/Post Conviction

Federal judge enlists prosecutor to allow him to reduce 57-year sentence he imposed in carjackings

Jul 29, 2014, 07:57 am CDT

Entertainment & Sports Law

Clippers can be sold, judge says in tentative ruling against Donald Sterling

Jul 29, 2014, 07:24 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Convicted ‘Fatal Vision’ doctor loses retrial bid; judge discounts woman’s supposed confessions

Jul 29, 2014, 06:15 am CDT

Health Law

Surrogacy agency is in involuntary bankruptcy; lawyer says he lost $37K

Jul 29, 2014, 05:45 am CDT

Constitutional Law

Divided 4th Circuit panel strikes Virginia same-sex marriage ban

Jul 28, 2014, 01:40 pm CDT

Health Law

11th Circuit upholds ‘Docs v. Glocks’ law in First Amendment challenge

Jul 28, 2014, 09:40 am CDT

Editor's Note

ABA Journal wins Magazine of the Year, best Web News Section at 2014 Azbee Awards

Jul 28, 2014, 09:30 am CDT


The most serious problem facing lawyers? Too many colleagues, say about half of Florida’s lawyers

Jul 28, 2014, 07:22 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Friends remember slain law prof; redacted report says he was killed in his garage

Jul 28, 2014, 06:54 am CDT

White-Collar Crime

Judge cites danger of ‘sucker lists’ in refusing to release names of ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ victims

Jul 28, 2014, 06:15 am CDT

Law Schools

Which law schools received the most applications?

Jul 28, 2014, 05:45 am CDT

ABA Journal

She-Hulk comic turns its focus to solo practice at the urging of its writer, a practicing attorney

Jul 25, 2014, 03:44 pm CDT

Banking Law

Congressman demands details behind DOJ settlements with Citigroup, JPMorgan Chase

Jul 25, 2014, 11:51 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Bid to reseal document inspired metaphors, judge says: ‘Bells have rung, dogs barked, horses bolted’

Jul 25, 2014, 10:44 am CDT

Around the Blawgosphere

Wearing a ‘smartwatch’ to court | Trademarking a hog call | Better Call Saul—and here’s the number

Jul 25, 2014, 08:31 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Illinois man says his commitment to legal studies in prison helped win his freedom

Jul 25, 2014, 08:01 am CDT

Tort Law

Lead-paint liability without proof of specific maker doesn’t violate due process, 7th Circuit says

Jul 25, 2014, 07:18 am CDT


As ads for and against 3 Tennessee justices flood the airwaves, a retention candidate hits the road

Jul 25, 2014, 05:45 am CDT

Work/Life Balance

Attorney catches his first alligator, says head on law-office desk is ‘great conversation piece’

Jul 24, 2014, 04:55 pm CDT

Corporate Law

Top state court says Wal-Mart must produce bribery probe documents to shareholders

Jul 24, 2014, 04:30 pm CDT

Copyright Law

Northwestern sues ex-employee, says author took book she was paid to write on infamous murder case

Jul 24, 2014, 03:25 pm CDT

Media & Communications Law

Glenn Beck claims defamation plaintiff he labeled as bombing ‘money man’ is public figure

Jul 24, 2014, 10:39 am CDT

International Law

European court orders Poland to pay damages to two prisoners held in secret CIA jail

Jul 24, 2014, 08:57 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Repeat whistleblowers reap millions of dollars in false-claims suits

Jul 24, 2014, 08:22 am CDT

Death Penalty

Execution takes nearly two hours; PD filed emergency motion after first hour

Jul 24, 2014, 07:16 am CDT

Death Penalty

Study: Cognitive impairment, other mitigating factors present in cases of most executed inmates

Jul 24, 2014, 05:45 am CDT

Consumer Law

Feds and 15 states sue law firms and attorneys, alleging mortgage-relief scams

Jul 23, 2014, 04:45 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

2 lawyers who rejected $9.5M attorney fee in Prempro case will get $21.8M

Jul 23, 2014, 03:20 pm CDT

Question of the Week

Do you think jurors should be able to pose questions to lawyers and trial witnesses?

Jul 23, 2014, 02:05 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Mixed verdict in Philly ticket-fix conspiracy case: 2 judges acquitted, 4 guilty on only one count

Jul 23, 2014, 01:15 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Unisom delirium blamed for lawyer’s actions in police standoff; judge tosses charges

Jul 23, 2014, 11:04 am CDT

Real Estate & Property Law

Murder-suicide does not have to be disclosed to home buyer, state supreme court says

Jul 23, 2014, 10:07 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Armed robbery stings in DC spur convictions and drop in crime rate, police say

Jul 23, 2014, 09:21 am CDT

Real Estate & Property Law

Airbnb guest won’t leave, forcing condo owner to begin eviction proceedings

Jul 23, 2014, 07:38 am CDT

Death Penalty

SCOTUS allows execution of inmate, vacates 9th Circuit decision that he had a right to drug info

Jul 23, 2014, 06:59 am CDT


6 clues that you are about to be fired

Jul 23, 2014, 05:45 am CDT

Constitutional Law

Defense lawyers say feds’ refusal to screen inmate-attorney email frustrates right to counsel

Jul 22, 2014, 04:20 pm CDT


Law school applications down 37 percent since 2010; first-year class could be smallest in 40 years

Jul 22, 2014, 03:25 pm CDT


Longtime attorney becomes a therapist to help fellow lawyers deal with ‘spirit-killing’ profession

Jul 22, 2014, 01:25 pm CDT

Health Law

Second federal appeals court rules on health-care law, setting up a same-day circuit conflict

Jul 22, 2014, 12:33 pm CDT

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