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Law Firms

Law firms give and receive thanks by way of donated turkeys

Nov 25, 2015, 11:45 am CST

Tax Law

Inversions gain in popularity with help of Skadden lawyers

Nov 25, 2015, 09:39 am CST

Trademark Law

Is Reese Witherspoon’s name entitled to trademark protection? Judge weighs claims in actress’ suit

Nov 25, 2015, 08:35 am CST

Criminal Justice

Shoplifting suspects opt for $500 course because of company’s misleading statements, suit alleges

Nov 25, 2015, 06:45 am CST

Constitutional Law

Kentucky governor restores voting rights of over 100,000 felons, but does he have power to do so?

Nov 24, 2015, 01:30 pm CST

Cartoon Caption Contest

Cartoon: Courtroom drama or antics in this month’s cartoon scene?

Nov 24, 2015, 12:10 pm CST

Immigration Law

Indiana’s refusal to accept Syrian refugees violates Constitution, ACLU suit says

Nov 24, 2015, 09:29 am CST

Health Law

7th Circuit overturns abortion regulation; Posner says health benefit is ‘nonexistent’

Nov 24, 2015, 07:30 am CST


Lawyers who work the most appear least likely to regret their career choice, Indiana study finds

Nov 24, 2015, 06:45 am CST

Tort Law

Should assumption of risk doctrine still apply to baseball? Lawyer who filed class action thinks not

Nov 24, 2015, 05:45 am CST

White-Collar Crime

Jury instructions critical in trial of former top lawmaker over $4M in legal referral fees

Nov 23, 2015, 01:00 pm CST

Question of the Week

What changes would you make to your favorite legal TV show?

Nov 23, 2015, 10:45 am CST

The New Normal

Simplicity bias: Lessons for lawyers from industrial design

Nov 23, 2015, 08:30 am CST

Legal History

Did James Madison put his ‘spin’ on constitutional convention notes? Law prof sees manipulation

Nov 23, 2015, 06:45 am CST

Legal Ethics

Does lawyer have ethical duty to replace hacked client funds? It depends, ethics opinion says

Nov 23, 2015, 06:15 am CST

Cartoon Caption Contest

Cartoon poll: Which caption best describes this mediation between a farmer and his cow?

Nov 20, 2015, 03:21 pm CST

Criminal Justice

Chemerinsky joins call for US probe of jailhouse informant program

Nov 20, 2015, 09:19 am CST

Copyright Law

Songwriter sues Huckabee over use of ‘Eye of the Tiger’ at campaign event

Nov 19, 2015, 05:00 pm CST

Privacy Law

Accidental release of millions of Georgia voters’ private info leads to suit against state

Nov 19, 2015, 03:20 pm CST

Law Schools

Portraits of black Harvard law profs are defaced

Nov 19, 2015, 01:10 pm CST

Constitutional Law

AG Kathleen Kane is ‘legally disabled,’ top deputy tells Pennsylvania senate committee

Nov 19, 2015, 01:10 pm CST


Percentage of black associates continues to fall in ‘distressing’ trend, NALP leader says

Nov 19, 2015, 08:31 am CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Sotomayor says she nearly withdrew her SCOTUS nomination

Nov 18, 2015, 02:01 pm CST

Question of the Week

Have you ever seen humor fall flat in a courtroom?

Nov 18, 2015, 02:00 pm CST

Trials & Litigation

Unhappy with ‘copious’ footnotes, federal judge orders Hagens Berman to omit them in new brief

Nov 18, 2015, 08:33 am CST

Law Firms

This BigLaw firm is found liable for nearly $200M in malpractice trial

Nov 18, 2015, 07:31 am CST

Privacy Law

‘Hand-wringing’ over digital surveillance is obstacle in terrorism fight, CIA director says

Nov 17, 2015, 07:20 am CST

Appellate Practice

Lawyer is sanctioned for ‘deploying boilerplate claims’ and ‘utterly frivolous’ arguments

Nov 17, 2015, 05:45 am CST

Family Law

Judge in lesbian foster-parent case steps aside from further involvement

Nov 16, 2015, 05:00 pm CST

Education Law

For-profit education company will pay $95.5M to settle illegal recruiting claim

Nov 16, 2015, 01:20 pm CST

Government Law

Former prosecutors sue embattled AG Kathleen Kane

Nov 16, 2015, 09:30 am CST

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS rejects FOIA case involving Planned Parenthood manual; two justices dissent

Nov 16, 2015, 09:27 am CST

Election Law

SCOTUS to consider Virginia redistricting suit; do GOP lawmakers have standing?

Nov 16, 2015, 08:00 am CST

Government Law

Appeals court restores $4.9K monthly pension of imprisoned former Penn State football coach

Nov 13, 2015, 02:50 pm CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court will review Texas abortion law

Nov 13, 2015, 01:37 pm CST

Family Law

Judge backpedals on controversial order removing foster child from married same-sex couple

Nov 13, 2015, 01:35 pm CST


Taylor Swift shakes off copyright suit; judge invokes her lyrics in opinion

Nov 13, 2015, 08:11 am CST

Tort Law

Suit claims birth-control pill packaging errors led to 113 pregnancies

Nov 13, 2015, 06:15 am CST

Real Estate & Property Law

Deed thieves use sham companies to hide their identities

Nov 13, 2015, 05:45 am CST

Constitutional Law

Federal judge nixes attorney-owned nativity display on courthouse lawn

Nov 12, 2015, 02:25 pm CST

Criminal Justice

Defendant who didn’t get exculpatory DNA results can withdraw guilty plea, state supreme court says

Nov 12, 2015, 12:18 pm CST

Internet Law

Oregon digitally surveilled Black Lives Matter supporters; state AG is ‘shocked and appalled’

Nov 12, 2015, 10:42 am CST

Women in the Law

Which major firms promoted zero women to partner this year?

Nov 12, 2015, 09:00 am CST

Family Law

Judge amends order that foster child be removed from married lesbian couple

Nov 12, 2015, 05:45 am CST

Question of the Week

Do you have a standard ‘work uniform’?

Nov 11, 2015, 12:15 pm CST

Privacy Law

DC Circuit stays judge’s decision blocking NSA collection of law firm’s phone records

Nov 11, 2015, 11:27 am CST

Death Penalty

An estimated 10 percent of death row inmates are veterans, report says

Nov 11, 2015, 05:45 am CST


DOJ: Hacking schemes ‘breathtaking in size and scope’ targeted 12 companies, got data on 100 million

Nov 10, 2015, 03:55 pm CST

Civil Rights

Obama supports bill banning bias based on sexual orientation or gender identity

Nov 10, 2015, 12:51 pm CST

Immigration Law

5th Circuit upholds injunction blocking Obama’s executive action on immigration

Nov 10, 2015, 11:52 am CST

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