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Trials & Litigation

Gotta catch ‘em all: Pokemon lawyers hit cafe manager with $5,400 bill for copyright infringement

Oct 5, 2015, 12:08 pm CDT

Law Firms

Dentons opens office in Milan

Oct 5, 2015, 10:49 am CDT

Asked and Answered

Which practice areas are going to be the most lucrative in the future? (podcast)

Oct 5, 2015, 10:00 am CDT

Trademark law

Hospitality contractor claims it owns Yosemite trademarks

Oct 5, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court will consider whether Iran reparations law violated separation of powers

Oct 2, 2015, 08:03 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Sheriff Joe Arpaio testifies in contempt hearing, says he delegated compliance with court order

Oct 1, 2015, 04:30 pm CDT

American Bar Association

ABA and Rocket Lawyer launch on-demand legal advice pilot program

Oct 1, 2015, 01:55 pm CDT


These lawyers battle in the boxing ring as well as the courtroom

Oct 1, 2015, 08:55 am CDT

10 Questions

This Houston lawyer is now representing a death row inmate he reported on as a TV newsman

Oct 1, 2015, 08:28 am CDT

Bryan Garner on Words

Tips on organizing your table of contents for statutory and contractual interpretations

Oct 1, 2015, 07:55 am CDT

Legal Technology

Is LinkedIn helpful or a headache? Blog post confessing disenchantment leads to connection requests

Oct 1, 2015, 06:15 am CDT

Question of the Week

What misused word or phrase do you hear or read most often?

Sep 30, 2015, 01:35 pm CDT

Government Law

County sues Volkswagen for $100M, seeks civil penalties for violation of emissions laws

Sep 30, 2015, 12:35 pm CDT

First Amendment

Are weeds protected by the First Amendment? Posner thinks not

Sep 30, 2015, 05:45 am CDT


Judge sends sheriff to seize husband’s devices after spyware is found on wife’s phone

Sep 29, 2015, 03:35 pm CDT

Business of Law

Latham tops Global 100 with $2.6B in earnings; revenue is up 4.5% overall

Sep 29, 2015, 11:00 am CDT


Which states had the greatest growth in lawyer population?

Sep 29, 2015, 07:47 am CDT

Court Security

Legal Aid threatens suit over interview-room cameras at new $230M courthouse

Sep 28, 2015, 04:00 pm CDT

Animal Law

PETA lawyer discusses monkey’s copyright suit over selfie

Sep 28, 2015, 02:35 pm CDT

American Bar Association

ABA to offer wide range of insurance to members and their families

Sep 28, 2015, 12:15 pm CDT


Federal judges face rising workloads, creating longer waits for trial

Sep 28, 2015, 09:31 am CDT

Cartoon Caption Contest

Cartoon: Exhibit A, B—or Cat? Tell us what’s going on

Sep 28, 2015, 08:30 am CDT

Copyright Law

9th Circuit says the Batmobile is a copyrightable character

Sep 25, 2015, 06:15 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Justice Department announces $44 million in grants against human trafficking

Sep 24, 2015, 05:34 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Taxi group may sue Chicago over differing regulations for ride-hailing services, federal judge rules

Sep 24, 2015, 04:25 pm CDT

Sentencing / Post-Conviction

77% of prisoners in DOJ recidivism study were rearrested within 5 years

Sep 24, 2015, 03:40 pm CDT


7th Circuit Judge Richard Cudahy dies at 89

Sep 24, 2015, 01:51 pm CDT

Legal Rebels Profile

Jonathan Zittrain: Fighting ‘link rot’ in court opinions and legal scholarship

Sep 24, 2015, 09:00 am CDT

The New Normal

‘Prudent innovation’ at William Mitchell: Extending the reach of learning

Sep 24, 2015, 08:30 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Scalia says he ‘wouldn’t be surprised’ if SCOTUS overturns the death penalty

Sep 24, 2015, 07:16 am CDT

Environmental Law

NYC’s ban on plastic foam food containers is overturned

Sep 23, 2015, 03:50 pm CDT

Question of the Week

Do you have certifications or advanced degrees besides your JD?

Sep 23, 2015, 12:10 pm CDT


Does ‘election effect’ influence state justices in capital cases? Study finds correlation

Sep 23, 2015, 12:06 pm CDT

Copyright Law

‘Happy Birthday’ song is in the public domain, judge rules

Sep 23, 2015, 09:30 am CDT

Legal Rebels Profile

Professor Tanina Rostain has her students developing access-to-justice apps

Sep 23, 2015, 09:00 am CDT

U.S. Supreme court

Justices favor William Shakespeare and Lewis Carroll in literary references, study finds

Sep 23, 2015, 06:15 am CDT

First Amendment

Federal judge bars California city’s warning about cellphones and children

Sep 22, 2015, 03:30 pm CDT

Labor & Employment

California state judge rules against Uber’s arbitration agreement with drivers

Sep 22, 2015, 01:35 pm CDT

Environmental Law

DOJ launches criminal probe as Volkswagen admits being ‘dishonest’ with EPA

Sep 22, 2015, 01:25 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

$19.3M in grants will go toward body cameras for police, DOJ announces

Sep 22, 2015, 12:25 pm CDT

Legal Rebels Profile

V. David Zvenyach: Professional legal hacker

Sep 22, 2015, 09:00 am CDT

Law Students

Study of Yale law students helps explain economic inequality, authors say

Sep 22, 2015, 06:15 am CDT

Internet Law

French regulators reject Google’s attempts to limit the scope of European privacy ruling

Sep 21, 2015, 03:20 pm CDT

Legal Ethics

Embattled Pennsylvania AG Kathleen Kane suspended from practicing law

Sep 21, 2015, 02:00 pm CDT

Labor & Employment

Wal-Mart employees fired for standing their ground against customers can sue, Utah court rules

Sep 21, 2015, 11:15 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Prep school grad’s lawyers seek to dismiss computer conviction putting him on sex offender registry

Sep 21, 2015, 06:15 am CDT

Bar Exam

Some law professors blame student quality for continued drop in bar exam scores

Sep 21, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Civil Rights

ABA honors 3 lawyers with Stonewall Awards for their work in the LGBT community

Sep 18, 2015, 05:30 pm CDT

Law in Popular Culture

RBG to DJ for Chicago radio audience

Sep 18, 2015, 03:20 pm CDT

Corporate Law

EPA orders Volkswagen recall; vehicles were designed to trick emission tests, says agency

Sep 18, 2015, 12:05 pm CDT

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