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Legal Technology

Are you a smoker? A drug user? Your fingerprints may tell all

Sep 10, 2015, 07:36 am CDT

Question of the Week

What’s your newest piece of technology?

Sep 9, 2015, 02:45 pm CDT


Judge bars showing of Aretha Franklin documentary at Telluride; second screening is halted

Sep 9, 2015, 11:21 am CDT

Religious Law

Pope Francis puts annulments on a fast track, says bishops can hear uncontested cases

Sep 9, 2015, 10:00 am CDT

Legal Rebels Profile

Laurie White: Using lifers to help other inmates re-enter society

Sep 9, 2015, 08:23 am CDT

Constitutional Law

Judge frees county clerk from jail, orders her not to interfere with same-sex marriage licensing

Sep 8, 2015, 02:00 pm CDT


Judge pursuing thief of sign at NYC’s first gender-neutral courthouse restroom

Sep 8, 2015, 11:55 am CDT

Asked and Answered

How a program at an infamous prison helps inmates re-enter society (podcast with transcript)

Sep 8, 2015, 08:38 am CDT

Law Professors

Harvard law prof plans run for president after meeting fundraising goal

Sep 8, 2015, 07:45 am CDT


Will ruling shut down Kansas court system?

Sep 8, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Criminal Justice

DOJ says using stingrays to intercept cellphone calls requires warrant, unless exception applies

Sep 4, 2015, 12:52 pm CDT

Antitrust Law

Suit claims Los Angeles restaurants illegally agreed to add surcharge to customer bills

Sep 4, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Religious Law

Kentucky clerk who won’t issue same-sex marriage licenses is ordered to go to jail

Sep 3, 2015, 12:13 pm CDT


School district blasted for saying teen consented to sex with teacher makes same claim in appeal

Sep 3, 2015, 11:30 am CDT

Entertainment & Sports Law

Judge overturns Tom Brady’s suspension in ‘deflategate’ scandal

Sep 3, 2015, 09:49 am CDT

Legal Rebels Profile

Ray Gallo’s Leverage app automates a lot of the administrative work involved in mass actions

Sep 3, 2015, 08:30 am CDT

Internet Law

Twitter user who created parody mayoral account settles suit over police raid of his home

Sep 3, 2015, 07:54 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Long conference is a longer shot for cert petitions; study suggests newbie law clerks are to blame

Sep 3, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Law in Popular Culture

Sony softened ‘Concussion’ storyline to avoid issues with NFL, hacked emails show

Sep 2, 2015, 03:15 pm CDT

Question of the Week

What are you doing when you get your best ideas?

Sep 2, 2015, 02:36 pm CDT

Science & Technology Law

How will driverless vehicles resolve right-of-way issues? The answer isn’t clear

Sep 2, 2015, 01:00 pm CDT

Family Law

Served with process Tuesday, man shows up at court Wednesday with revving chainsaw, police say

Sep 2, 2015, 12:50 pm CDT

Legal Ethics

Law firms in Florida can send text-message ads to prospective clients, state bar says

Sep 2, 2015, 12:30 pm CDT

Constitutional Law

Parents don’t have right to public-school choice, 8th Circuit rules

Sep 2, 2015, 10:06 am CDT

Legal Rebels Profile

Vivek Maru: Drawing the arc to global justice

Sep 2, 2015, 08:30 am CDT

Legal Technology

Former FBI lawyer says his home computer was accessed by hacker from China

Sep 2, 2015, 06:15 am CDT


Lawyers ‘lean to the left,’ study says; which schools, firms and practice areas are most liberal?

Sep 2, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Murder rate is way up in dozens of US cities, but why?

Sep 1, 2015, 02:35 pm CDT

Legal Ethics

Don’t suspend state attorney general’s law license, petition-signers urge disciplinary authorities

Sep 1, 2015, 01:47 pm CDT

Civil Rights

Petco won’t sell goldfish to Persians on spring equinox, lawsuit says

Sep 1, 2015, 10:50 am CDT

Legal Rebels Profile

Salt Lake City firm Open Legal Services operates as a nonprofit, keeping hourly rates low

Sep 1, 2015, 08:45 am CDT

The New Normal

Lawyers need to move beyond ‘access to justice’ to close the legal services gap

Sep 1, 2015, 08:30 am CDT

Opening Statements

California state bar launches a new effort to fight notario fraud

Sep 1, 2015, 06:45 am CDT

Opening Statements

A class action asks: ‘What is a craft beer?’

Sep 1, 2015, 06:40 am CDT

Solos / Small Firms

Pro bono gives solos experience and satisfaction

Sep 1, 2015, 06:35 am CDT

Your ABA

Paulette Brown brings passion for inclusion as the first woman of color to lead the ABA

Sep 1, 2015, 06:30 am CDT


Roundtable on change and challenge in the business of law

Sep 1, 2015, 06:10 am CDT


The Rise of the Megafirm

Sep 1, 2015, 06:05 am CDT

Bryan Garner on Words

Good headings show you’ve thought out your arguments well in advance

Sep 1, 2015, 06:00 am CDT

Supreme Court Report

Those convicted as juveniles who are serving life without parole hope the court will go back in time

Sep 1, 2015, 04:50 am CDT

Law Practice

Attorneys partner with public libraries to reach underserved clients

Sep 1, 2015, 04:45 am CDT


How clients’ backgrounds may shed light on their motivation for litigation

Sep 1, 2015, 02:10 am CDT

Government Law

Chicago files $300M suit over red-light camera program

Aug 31, 2015, 04:35 pm CDT

Legal Technology

New Microsoft law office management platform offers group access to legal docs on any device

Aug 31, 2015, 03:55 pm CDT


Skype co-founder sues ex-fiancee, seeks $472K ring and other gifts

Aug 31, 2015, 03:20 pm CDT

First Amendment

Appeals court upholds limits on SCOTUS protests

Aug 31, 2015, 02:20 pm CDT

Work/Life Balance

Retired judge who helped set swim record at 85 makes ‘best law decisions’ in the pool

Aug 31, 2015, 01:40 pm CDT

Legal Ethics

Training-video sanction for deposition interruptions by Jones Day partner is tossed on appeal

Aug 31, 2015, 05:45 am CDT


Former TV judge goes to jail: Contempt term went from 1 day to 5 days as Joe Brown kept talking

Aug 27, 2015, 05:15 pm CDT

Consumer Law

StarKist settlement offers a bonanza for tuna lovers: $25 refund or $50 in tuna

Aug 27, 2015, 04:10 pm CDT

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