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Government Law

Beset by drought, California lawmakers fast-track bill to ban towns from enforcing brown-lawn rules

Apr 24, 2015, 04:20 pm CDT

Legal Technology

Georgetown’s Iron Tech competition grows in audience and interest

Apr 24, 2015, 09:53 am CDT

Constitutional Law

Contempt hearing bombshell: Sheriff Joe Arpaio admits he had federal judge’s wife investigated

Apr 24, 2015, 08:55 am CDT

Attorney General

Loretta Lynch is confirmed as attorney general

Apr 23, 2015, 12:54 pm CDT

Question of the Week

What is your office doing to be eco-friendly?

Apr 23, 2015, 12:10 pm CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Scalia derides raisin program as ‘central planning’ in takings case

Apr 23, 2015, 09:12 am CDT

Law Practice Management

Standing desks and pricey cognac: Are they happiness boosters for associates?

Apr 23, 2015, 07:06 am CDT

Environmental Law

Earth Day ‘Reflections’ from 1972 ABA Journal archives

Apr 22, 2015, 12:22 pm CDT

Behind the Scenes

Weaver inspires layout and art for domestic violence feature

Apr 22, 2015, 10:38 am CDT

Appellate Practice

Squished-together words don’t count as one, Federal Circuit says; appeal is tossed

Apr 22, 2015, 06:15 am CDT

Privacy Law

Stingray device evidence allowed in murder case; police skipped request for court order

Apr 22, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Trademark Law

Band can’t trademark disparaging name, Federal Circuit says; judge raises First Amendment concerns

Apr 21, 2015, 03:45 pm CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Prolonging a traffic stop for drug-dog sniff may violate Fourth Amendment, Supreme Court says

Apr 21, 2015, 10:17 am CDT

Work-Life Balance

Concerned about lifestyle and balance? You probably won’t amount to much in the law, recruiter says

Apr 21, 2015, 08:02 am CDT

ABA Techshow

Podcast: Legal ethics expert Andrew Perlman on a lawyer’s ethical duty of technological competence

Apr 20, 2015, 12:41 pm CDT

ABA Techshow

Podcast: Casey Flaherty on his Legal Technology Audit tool

Apr 20, 2015, 12:36 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Trial set to begin for former SS guard charged as accessory to 300,000 murders in World War II

Apr 20, 2015, 10:55 am CDT

Insurance Law

BigLaw partner wasn’t working during commute and isn’t covered by law firm insurance, court rules

Apr 20, 2015, 08:15 am CDT

ABA Techshow

Techshow’s ‘60 Sites’ highlight: Glitter revenge?

Apr 18, 2015, 05:09 pm CDT

ABA Techshow

Test, teach lawyers tech skills, speakers at Techshow say

Apr 18, 2015, 12:25 pm CDT

ABA Techshow

Smartwatches and other wearables can enhance the practice of law, attorneys say

Apr 17, 2015, 05:00 pm CDT

ABA Techshow

Automation may dull brain skills, author Nicholas Carr warns Techshow

Apr 17, 2015, 04:04 pm CDT

ABA Techshow

Our 10 favorite #ABATechshow freebies

Apr 17, 2015, 02:33 pm CDT

ABA Techshow

Law firm efficiency starts by carving out time to train, speakers say

Apr 17, 2015, 10:30 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Ex-judge gives up law license after taking plea in federal bribery case over jury verdict

Apr 17, 2015, 10:15 am CDT

ABA Techshow

‘Hire’ LinkedIn for referrals, marketing your firm, lawyers advise

Apr 16, 2015, 04:19 pm CDT

ABA Techshow

Manage your law office technology so it doesn’t manage you

Apr 16, 2015, 12:11 pm CDT

Question of the Week

What’s the biggest time suck in your day?

Apr 16, 2015, 11:30 am CDT

Lawyer Pay

NALP sees ‘upward movement’ in starting pay for associates; median increases $10K

Apr 16, 2015, 07:51 am CDT

Work-Life Balance

Demanding work schedules are damaging their health, say 82% of surveyed lawyers

Apr 16, 2015, 07:10 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Lawyer’s ‘indefensibly outrageous’ remarks merit suspension, review board says

Apr 16, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

The New Normal

4 steps for reinventing legal education

Apr 15, 2015, 02:15 pm CDT

Law Practice Management

Want to be more productive? Delegate routine tasks and stop checking email constantly, expert says

Apr 15, 2015, 12:40 pm CDT

Law Firms

Wind apparently propels turkey through law firm window

Apr 15, 2015, 06:15 am CDT

Legal Marketing

Want a .law domain? File your ‘expression of interest’

Apr 15, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Cartoon of the Month

Cartoon Poll: A lawyer walks into a forest ...

Apr 14, 2015, 08:35 am CDT

Religious Law

Making the Bible the official book of Tennessee would violate Constitution, state AG says

Apr 14, 2015, 08:02 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Suspicious lawyer finds malware on external hard drive supplied by police lawyer in discovery

Apr 14, 2015, 07:13 am CDT

Constitutional Law

US attorney ‘close to the edge’ in comments on indicted lawmaker, but federal judge won’t nix case

Apr 13, 2015, 11:05 am CDT

Business of Law

A 10,000-lawyer law firm? There is ‘no logical end’ to Dentons’ expansion, its global CEO says

Apr 13, 2015, 07:21 am CDT

Privacy Law

Artist who photographed neighbors with zoom lens isn’t liable for privacy invasion, court says

Apr 13, 2015, 06:15 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Legal technicians may partly own law firms in this state; is ban to nonlawyer ownership crumbling?

Apr 13, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Judge orders embattled state AG to show why she shouldn’t be held in contempt for axing prosecutor

Apr 10, 2015, 02:45 pm CDT

Law in Popular Culture

Should female justices be recognized with an ice cream flavor by Ben & Jerry’s?

Apr 10, 2015, 07:06 am CDT

Editor's Note

Help the Journal win a 2015 Webby Award!

Apr 9, 2015, 01:15 pm CDT

Asked and Answered

Would your practice be prepared if something happened to you? (podcast with transcript)

Apr 9, 2015, 10:20 am CDT

Law Firms

‘Frat house’ mood alleged in suit against Nelson Brown; lawyer says she was fired for not fitting in

Apr 9, 2015, 08:38 am CDT

Law Firms

Dentons and McKenna Long agree to merge

Apr 9, 2015, 06:38 am CDT

Question of the Week

What was the first moment you knew you wanted to be a lawyer?

Apr 8, 2015, 02:43 pm CDT

Media & Communications Law

8th Circuit lets Larry Flynt intervene to seek access to court records in death-penalty cases

Apr 8, 2015, 09:30 am CDT

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