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U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS to consider liability for trespassing arrests of partiers who said ‘Peaches’ invited them

Jan 20, 2017, 11:39 am CST


Reinventing Professionals: The art of investing in legal technology

Jan 20, 2017, 08:30 am CST

Copyright Law

Paul McCartney suit seeks to regain copyright interest in early songs

Jan 20, 2017, 07:00 am CST

Legal Education

Proposal to tighten ABA bar-pass standards criticized by deans and state bar president

Jan 19, 2017, 03:50 pm CST

Attorney General

Sessions’ statements suggest big shift in civil rights enforcement

Jan 19, 2017, 09:36 am CST

Law Schools

Charlotte School of Law vows to fight Dept. of Ed’s ‘final’ ruling denying student financial aid

Jan 19, 2017, 09:20 am CST

Building the 21st Century Law Firm

Ask Daliah: How can a solo find good contract help?

Jan 19, 2017, 08:30 am CST

Legal Ethics

Judge withdraws sanctions against DLA Piper lawyers, cites ‘game-changing’ testimony

Jan 19, 2017, 08:00 am CST


ABA Center for Innovation taking fellowship applications for those who would improve the law

Jan 18, 2017, 07:45 am CST

Legal Technology

Fake legal blogs use ‘lawyer’ photos that match online photos of endontist, ‘lonelykelvin1’

Jan 18, 2017, 07:00 am CST

Criminal Justice

Obama commutes sentence of Chelsea Manning, convicted of leaking classified information

Jan 17, 2017, 03:35 pm CST

Law Schools

Teach-out plan for Charlotte School of Law in the works

Jan 17, 2017, 02:00 pm CST

Government Law

Aldermen urge federal review of Chicago law department, sanctioned eight times in police suits

Jan 17, 2017, 11:33 am CST

Supreme Court Nominations

Trump interviewed this SCOTUS shortlister last weekend: How has he ruled?

Jan 17, 2017, 09:58 am CST

Law Firms

These BigLaw firms had the best record for promoting women to partner

Jan 12, 2017, 09:11 am CST

New Normal

Build legal tech tools with actual lawyers in mind

Jan 12, 2017, 08:30 am CST

Internet Law

Lawyer’s rewrite simplifies Instagram’s terms of use

Jan 12, 2017, 08:00 am CST


Not one Kansas state senator is a lawyer, making compliance with obscure statute impossible

Jan 12, 2017, 07:00 am CST

Law Schools

Department of Education flags 5 law schools’ debt-to-income ratios, including 3 in Infilaw System

Jan 11, 2017, 05:30 pm CST

Real Estate & Property Law

Video surveillance is increasingly used in legal disputes over rent-controlled apartments

Jan 11, 2017, 11:30 am CST


Meet Marc Kasowitz, the litigator who often represents Donald Trump

Jan 11, 2017, 09:44 am CST

Legal Rebels Podcast

Judge Dixon stays on to keep bringing tech to courts (podcast)

Jan 11, 2017, 08:30 am CST


Ginsburg writes a personal note to an 8-year-old fan

Jan 10, 2017, 03:07 pm CST

Internet Law

Trump wins defamation case; judge says his ‘intemperate tweets’ are opinion

Jan 10, 2017, 01:56 pm CST

Supreme Court Nominations

Donald Trump reportedly shortens Supreme Court shortlist; which are the pundit favorites?

Jan 10, 2017, 08:00 am CST

Criminal Justice

Sex offenders are least likely to have tattoos, analysis of Florida database concludes

Jan 10, 2017, 07:00 am CST

Aviation & Space Law

Flight-sharing company Flytenow’s appeal rejected by Supreme Court

Jan 9, 2017, 05:05 pm CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Ginsburg didn’t announce she’d resign to protest Trump election; wire service warns of fake stories

Jan 9, 2017, 02:28 pm CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court rules for cop in suit over fatal shooting

Jan 9, 2017, 11:18 am CST

Mergers & Acquisitions

2016 was a busy year for law firm mergers and acquisitions

Jan 9, 2017, 08:45 am CST

Health Law

Suit claims Catholic hospital violated health law by refusing to perform surgery on transgender man

Jan 9, 2017, 08:00 am CST

Appellate Practice

Posner criticizes ‘verbosity’ in appeals briefs in decision upholding closed voir dire

Jan 9, 2017, 07:00 am CST

First Amendment

IMDb seeks halt to law allowing actors to shield disclosure of their ages

Jan 6, 2017, 04:28 pm CST


New Justice Department guidelines aim to ensure reliability of photo arrays to ID suspects

Jan 6, 2017, 02:36 pm CST

Media & Communications Law

Lawyer who sued Gawker for Hulk Hogan now represents Melania Trump and claimed email inventor

Jan 6, 2017, 09:47 am CST

Legal Writing

Obama publishes a Harvard Law Review article on criminal justice reform

Jan 6, 2017, 09:00 am CST

Legal Technology

Looking for a section symbol key? New keyboard is designed for lawyers

Jan 6, 2017, 08:40 am CST

Legal Ethics

Millions missing from lawyer’s trust account, bar alleges after he abruptly closes law firm

Jan 5, 2017, 10:05 am CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Chemerinsky: Free speech on the SCOTUS docket

Jan 5, 2017, 08:30 am CST

Attorney Fees

Federal judge chops $10M from fee request, criticizes billing rates for temporary associates

Jan 5, 2017, 07:00 am CST

Question of the Week

Do you read book reviews?

Jan 4, 2017, 01:40 pm CST

Business of Law

Xerox spins off legal and business services arm as ‘Conduent’

Jan 4, 2017, 01:10 pm CST

Attorney General

NAACP protesters are arrested during sit-in to protest Sessions’ nomination for attorney general

Jan 4, 2017, 11:21 am CST

Law Firms

NALP report on law firm diversity highlights ‘incredibly slow pace of change’

Jan 4, 2017, 10:05 am CST

Legal History

Lynching cold cases are re-examined as law students compile archive

Jan 4, 2017, 09:00 am CST

Asked and Answered

How to prepare for another try at the bar exam (podcast with transcript)

Jan 4, 2017, 08:30 am CST

Privacy Law

Can Amazon’s Alexa provide murder clues? Digital assistants could aid prosecutions

Jan 4, 2017, 07:30 am CST

International Law

ABA initiative pulls out of Beijing amid uncertainty caused by law regulating foreign nonprofits

Jan 3, 2017, 03:40 pm CST

Cartoon Caption Contest

Cartoon Caption: The rites of marriage and the right to counsel

Jan 3, 2017, 02:45 pm CST

Constitutional Law

SEC uses an unconstitutional method to hire in-house judges, federal appeals court rules

Jan 3, 2017, 12:03 pm CST

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