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Law Schools

Are these law schools the most underrated?

Dec 8, 2016, 07:00 am CST

Question of the Week

What gifts are you giving your co-workers this season?

Dec 7, 2016, 02:40 pm CST

Law in Popular Culture

12 gift suggestions for lawyers (gallery)

Dec 7, 2016, 02:10 pm CST

Law Schools

ABA grants accreditation to Massachusetts’ only public law school

Dec 7, 2016, 12:15 pm CST

Legal Ethics

Sharing fees with lawyers at other firms? ABA ethics opinion offers guidance on safeguarding them

Dec 7, 2016, 11:52 am CST

Law Firms

Which top law firms earned perfect scores for LGBT-inclusive policies?

Dec 7, 2016, 07:00 am CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court upholds insider trading conviction for secondhand tippee

Dec 6, 2016, 10:21 am CST

Internet Law

Prosecutor’s office paid ransom to regain access to its computers; international network busted

Dec 6, 2016, 09:14 am CST

Business of Law

Top law firms increasingly go to court to collect fees; is it the new normal?

Dec 6, 2016, 07:45 am CST


Federal judge who questioned meaning of ‘drop-down menu,’ didn’t instruct jurors is tossed from case

Dec 6, 2016, 07:00 am CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Can company restrict reuse of its ink cartridges to bypass patent doctrine? SCOTUS to decide

Dec 5, 2016, 11:09 am CST


Texas Supreme Court justice serves as juror in shoplifting case

Dec 5, 2016, 09:20 am CST


Don’t click! Lawyers get fake emails about a complaint; hyperlink installs malicious software

Dec 5, 2016, 07:00 am CST


Judge who let law clerk rule on cases has Alzheimer’s diagnosis, is unable to do job, complaint says

Dec 2, 2016, 01:56 pm CST

Verdicts & Settlements

Jurors award more than $1B in hip implant case

Dec 2, 2016, 09:33 am CST

Criminal Justice

Sons of Ethel Rosenberg make last-ditch plea for presidential exoneration

Dec 2, 2016, 08:30 am CST

Copyright Law

SiriusXM agrees to pay up to $99M in copyright class action brought by Turtles members

Dec 2, 2016, 07:45 am CST

Public Defenders

Public defender is found in contempt for refusing cases; DA asks state supreme court to intervene

Dec 1, 2016, 02:16 pm CST

Legal Education

10 to 15 law schools could close if enrollment keeps shrinking, higher-ed market analyst says

Dec 1, 2016, 11:30 am CST

Labor & Employment

Does federal law forbid workplace discrimination against gays? Full 7th Circuit hears arguments

Dec 1, 2016, 09:52 am CST

The New Normal

Mandatory tech CLE: An idea whose time has come

Dec 1, 2016, 08:30 am CST


In just-released video, Posner calls chief justice a ‘terrible’ manager, blasts ‘stupid’ opinions

Dec 1, 2016, 08:00 am CST

Law Firms

Law firm is ordered to pay nearly $27K for suit over bad online reviews

Dec 1, 2016, 07:00 am CST

Cover Story

What bloggers told us about the state of the legal blogosphere

Dec 1, 2016, 05:10 am CST


Windfall recipients may need lawyers to help protect them from themselves

Dec 1, 2016, 04:40 am CST


Jailhouse Warehouse: The nation’s jails are housing more mentally ill people than hospitals

Dec 1, 2016, 04:30 am CST

Opening Statements

Mobile Justice: Minnesota law school takes pro bono work on the road

Dec 1, 2016, 04:10 am CST

Opening Statements

Former law dean works to foster better race relations in sports

Dec 1, 2016, 03:50 am CST

Supreme Court Report

Supreme Court considers challenges to racial gerrymandering

Dec 1, 2016, 02:50 am CST


Your body language during trial can be just as important as what you say

Dec 1, 2016, 02:40 am CST


Fishing for Bias: Wildlife research techniques find gaps in court record

Dec 1, 2016, 01:50 am CST

Law Scribbler

Technology is making it easier for lawyers to do pro bono work

Dec 1, 2016, 01:35 am CST

Legal Education

More women are attending law school, but at lower-ranked schools, study finds

Nov 30, 2016, 04:30 pm CST

Executive Branch

Future is cloudy for Dodd-Frank and financial regulatory agencies under Trump presidency

Nov 30, 2016, 01:25 pm CST

Question of the Week

Which charities or institutions do you donate money to, and why?

Nov 30, 2016, 12:55 pm CST

Law Firms

Bonus season begins with Cravath announcement; which firms fall in line?

Nov 30, 2016, 08:10 am CST

Election Law

Law profs debate electoral college role after Lessig calls for Trump rejection

Nov 30, 2016, 07:45 am CST

Supreme Court Nominees

Among Trump’s potential SCOTUS picks, these rate highest for ‘Scalia-ness,’ study says

Nov 30, 2016, 07:00 am CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Chemerinsky: Decision in SCOTUS immigration case could hinge on government’s admission of error

Nov 29, 2016, 03:00 pm CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Lock up or toss out the flag-burners? Trump tweet highlights a difference with Scalia

Nov 29, 2016, 02:37 pm CST


Cartoon Caption: Will this lawyer get his wish?

Nov 29, 2016, 01:35 pm CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Double jeopardy doesn’t bar retrial in case of inconsistent verdicts, Supreme Court rules

Nov 29, 2016, 11:49 am CST

Law Firms

Sutherland and Eversheds confirm merger talks

Nov 29, 2016, 10:37 am CST

Law Professors

Several law profs land on watch list of academics who advance ‘leftist propaganda’

Nov 29, 2016, 10:10 am CST

Legal Ethics

California considers general ethical ban on lawyer sex with clients

Nov 29, 2016, 08:30 am CST

Legal History

Arrest records of civil rights leader are unearthed; persistent lawyer sought them for 15 years

Nov 29, 2016, 07:00 am CST


Trump chooses Jones Day partner as White House counsel

Nov 28, 2016, 08:45 am CST

Asked and Answered

How lawyers can negotiate for better salaries and positions (podcast with transcript)

Nov 28, 2016, 08:45 am CST

Legal Ethics

Suspension recommended for lawyer who sought up to $24M in fees, didn’t produce computer

Nov 28, 2016, 08:30 am CST

Sentencing/Post Conviction

Are former offenders more likely to be fired for misconduct?

Nov 28, 2016, 07:00 am CST

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