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Civil Rights

DOJ and FBI to begin tracking hate crimes against Sikhs, Hindus and Arabs

Mar 27, 2015, 05:29 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer gets 10-year sentence for role in stealing $3.8M from elderly victims

Mar 27, 2015, 08:30 am CDT

Are bloggers way overreacting? Kagan’s use of ‘way’ as an adverb gets noticed

Mar 27, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Plea deal rejected for 3 partners in claimed DUI set-up of opposing trial counsel

Mar 26, 2015, 03:40 pm CDT

The New Normal

Firms of the future must orbit around the client

Mar 26, 2015, 01:55 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Federal judge scolds BigLaw lawyers for ‘behemoth pleadings’ and ‘prolixity’

Mar 26, 2015, 08:48 am CDT

Constitutional Law

Lawyer’s proposed gay death penalty is ‘reprehensible,’ says state AG in bid to stop ballot process

Mar 26, 2015, 07:41 am CDT


Homeowner’s ‘electromagnetic hypersensitivity’ suit against neighbor fails on appeal

Mar 26, 2015, 05:50 am CDT

Question of the Week

What’s the most outlandish excuse you’ve heard someone give for being late to court?

Mar 25, 2015, 05:40 pm CDT

Death Penalty

Prosecutor: I was ‘arrogant, judgmental, narcissistic’ in capital prosecution of now-exonerated man

Mar 25, 2015, 08:31 am CDT

Law in Peepular Culture

Vote for your favorite Peeps in Law 2015 diorama!

Mar 25, 2015, 08:30 am CDT

Tax Law

Abolish the IRS? Pay taxes with a postcard form? Critics dissect Ted Cruz’s tax plan

Mar 25, 2015, 07:46 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Falsifying employment info on job application merits lawyer’s suspension, ethics review board says

Mar 25, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Government Law

Chicago camera ticketing violates notice rules, suit says; seeks refund of money paid by motorists

Mar 24, 2015, 02:30 pm CDT

Privacy law

Private texts transferred to workers’ corporate iPads led to wrongful firing, suit claims

Mar 24, 2015, 06:55 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Heavy traffic? Out of town? Alleged inconsistent excuses add to lawyer’s troubles

Mar 24, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Legal Technology

Winning app at Hackcess to Justice New Orleans helps clients preserve evidence

Mar 23, 2015, 04:15 pm CDT

Education Law

Grads call for Sweet Briar leaders to resign, citing fiduciary duties and claimed charity-law issue

Mar 23, 2015, 04:00 pm CDT

Death Penalty

Hundreds of attorneys petition top Texas court over law prof’s 1-year suspension from pro bono work

Mar 23, 2015, 12:40 pm CDT

Law Firms

Judge sees ‘self-congratulatory blather’ in BigLaw brief; paralegals blamed for error

Mar 23, 2015, 08:15 am CDT

Civil Procedure

Oops! Mislabeled docket notices don’t excuse blown deadline in $40M appeal, appeals court says

Mar 23, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Cartoon of the Month

Cartoon Poll: The royal court cartoon captions are in. Help crown a winner

Mar 20, 2015, 06:14 pm CDT

Bar Exam

Lowest bar exam results in nearly a decade prompt some states to consider options

Mar 20, 2015, 01:22 pm CDT

Law Schools

Law school applicants continue to decline, and schools get less choosy

Mar 20, 2015, 11:47 am CDT

Tax Law

IRS will refund $25K penalty imposed on medical marijuana business for paying taxes in cash

Mar 20, 2015, 11:05 am CDT

Law Schools

Buyouts offered to tenured faculty at embattled Charleston School of Law

Mar 19, 2015, 01:21 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Ex-president sues Penn State and Louis Freeh over published report of Sandusky investigation

Mar 19, 2015, 09:20 am CDT


‘Negative Nancy’ secretary spurs lawyer’s letter to Ask Amy

Mar 19, 2015, 07:38 am CDT


Goodwin Procter lays off lawyers and staffers, notes drop in demand for litigation services

Mar 19, 2015, 07:07 am CDT

First Amendment

Man arrested for cursing during 911 call files civil-rights suit

Mar 19, 2015, 06:15 am CDT


25% of Ohio’s 2010 bar admittees aren’t practicing law; some work in pest control, lingerie sales

Mar 19, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Question of the Week

How long is too long to stay in the same job?

Mar 18, 2015, 04:45 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Cab companies sue Uber, call ‘safer than a taxi’ ad claim deceptive

Mar 18, 2015, 03:15 pm CDT

Animal Law

Pet zebra mauls Arkansas judge

Mar 18, 2015, 11:30 am CDT


Are you a workplace ‘flight risk’?  Average tenure in legal jobs is 5.4 years

Mar 18, 2015, 05:45 am CDT


Lawyer for doctor who helped US track down and kill Osama bin Laden is assassinated in Pakistan

Mar 17, 2015, 04:10 pm CDT

Constitutional Law

Two Florida judges dismiss 24,000 red-light camera tickets in one county

Mar 17, 2015, 09:45 am CDT

Executive Branch

Predictions of health-care law’s possible demise ignore this contingency plan

Mar 17, 2015, 07:54 am CDT

Law Firms

Average partner at Paul Weiss earns $3.85M; tops list of 17 financially outperforming firms

Mar 17, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Law Schools

Legal Ed Section’s council approves change in reporting of school-funded jobs

Mar 16, 2015, 05:20 pm CDT

Legal History

Student winners of ABA’s Magna Carta video competition are named

Mar 16, 2015, 02:11 pm CDT

Social Media Law

Revised Facebook rules allow ‘artistic’ nudity and ‘authentic identity’; nix revenge porn

Mar 16, 2015, 01:20 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Are Lyft and Uber drivers employees? Juries will decide

Mar 16, 2015, 09:07 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Former Sidley partner who faked $69K in cab receipts is suspended

Mar 16, 2015, 06:15 am CDT

Sentencing/Post Conviction

Want to tackle mass incarceration? Cap most sentences at 20 years, expert suggests

Mar 16, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Fake IRS agents called 366,000 seeking money; 3,000 fell for scam since 2013, investigator says

Mar 12, 2015, 04:15 pm CDT


What ‘Leo the Late Bloomer’ can teach hiring partners

Mar 12, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Question of the Week

What are your go-to grammar guides?

Mar 11, 2015, 03:15 pm CDT

Legislation & Lobbying

Obama takes steps to allow more student loans to be discharged during bankruptcy

Mar 11, 2015, 01:50 pm CDT

Law in Popular Culture

Erwin Chemerinsky and Laurence Tribe are among this year’s Silver Gavel nominees

Mar 11, 2015, 11:48 am CDT

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