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DuPont heir’s sentencing judge gets security detail after child rape case makes national news

Apr 3, 2014, 03:00 pm CDT

Trusts & Estates

Estate dispute caused by ‘E-Z Legal Form’ is a ‘cautionary tale,’ says justice

Apr 3, 2014, 11:34 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Did court reporter go rogue? He says he was fired for substance abuse, not for typing gibberish

Apr 3, 2014, 10:10 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Lawyer on trial in synthetic pot case shoots himself; suicide note could have case information

Apr 3, 2014, 08:55 am CDT

The New Normal

Move a firm from ‘normal’ to ‘better’ by focusing on clients, getting creative with lawyer training

Apr 3, 2014, 08:30 am CDT

U.S. Surpreme Court

SCOTUS campaign finance ruling likely to increase clout of party officials

Apr 3, 2014, 08:29 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Fort Hood shooter was being evaluated for PTSD

Apr 3, 2014, 06:54 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Police and prisons deal with increasing numbers of mentally ill people

Apr 3, 2014, 05:50 am CDT

Law in Popular Culture

Zac Efron to play Yale law grad in new movie based on John Grisham’s ‘The Associate’

Apr 2, 2014, 05:15 pm CDT

Real estate and property law

Those who lost homes in massive Wash. mudslide may still owe mortgage payments

Apr 2, 2014, 04:05 pm CDT

Corporate Law

Utility company is criminally charged in fatal pipeline explosion fire that leveled a neighborhood

Apr 2, 2014, 01:45 pm CDT

Question of the Week

Do law firms care what classes new lawyers took in law school?

Apr 2, 2014, 12:25 pm CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS rules against frequent flier suing over revocation of elite status

Apr 2, 2014, 12:12 pm CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court strikes down aggregate campaign contribution limits; dissent says law is eviscerated

Apr 2, 2014, 09:19 am CDT

Law Firms

Patton Boggs gets ‘serious overture’ from Dentons

Apr 2, 2014, 08:42 am CDT


Charles Keating, former lawyer and key figure in S&L debacle, dies at 90

Apr 2, 2014, 07:51 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Suspended lawyer, a convicted sex offender, must vacate home near school, prosecutors say

Apr 2, 2014, 07:05 am CDT

Disability Law

Would-be lawyer loses ADA challenge based on mental-health questions

Apr 2, 2014, 06:15 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

GM hires disaster master Ken Feinberg as auto recall grows; he will look at victim compensation

Apr 1, 2014, 06:20 pm CDT

Constitutional Law

Pointing to recent NYC conviction, AG Eric Holder calls for more civilian terrorism trials

Apr 1, 2014, 03:30 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Texas governor says state won’t follow federal rules intended to reduce prison rapes

Apr 1, 2014, 02:40 pm CDT

Law in Popular Culture

Tax return vending machines? A Knicks shareholder suit? See the April 1 announcements

Apr 1, 2014, 02:06 pm CDT

White-Collar Crime

Longtime lawyer gets 10 years for his role in $1B Mutual Benefits investment scam

Apr 1, 2014, 01:45 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

DuPont heir got probation for child rape; judge said he wouldn’t fare well in prison

Apr 1, 2014, 11:12 am CDT

ABA Techshow

Lawyers choose their favorites for ‘60 Sites in 60 Minutes’

Apr 1, 2014, 10:22 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS considers limits on software patents; will case affect patent trolls?

Apr 1, 2014, 09:04 am CDT

Law Firms

Are Gibson Dunn bridge-scandal interviews ‘fair game’? Lawmakers plan to subpoena transcripts

Apr 1, 2014, 07:20 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Glenn Beck sued for alleged defamation over Boston Marathon ‘money man’ comments

Apr 1, 2014, 06:55 am CDT

Real Estate & Property Law

Differing state and local regulations govern building in risky areas

Apr 1, 2014, 05:45 am CDT

National Pulse

Website raises legal questions about homeowners and tenants hosting travelers

Apr 1, 2014, 04:00 am CDT


Client’s termination letters to attorney are protected from defamation suit, court says

Apr 1, 2014, 03:40 am CDT

LTNY 2014

Catch up with tech or lose your career, judges warn lawyers

Apr 1, 2014, 03:00 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Chevron can sue Patton Boggs over law firm effort to collect $9.5B verdict, federal judge rules

Mar 31, 2014, 04:24 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Judge axes first law firm filing over missing Malaysia Air flight

Mar 31, 2014, 02:45 pm CDT

Around the Blawgosphere

Law bloggers sum up their time spent offline and face-to-face at Techshow

Mar 31, 2014, 01:15 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Claiming prosecutorial misconduct in Sandusky probe, ex-Penn State president sues state AG’s office

Mar 31, 2014, 01:00 pm CDT

ABA Techshow

What were the most important product announcements at Techshow?

Mar 31, 2014, 12:40 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Was too-handsome-for-rape defense effective? Jury didn’t buy it, prosecutor says

Mar 31, 2014, 11:02 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Was Gibson Dunn’s report on NJ bridge scandal sexist? Personal details spur questions

Mar 31, 2014, 09:04 am CDT

ABA Techshow

Watergate’s lasting legacy is to legal ethics reform, says John Dean

Mar 31, 2014, 08:35 am CDT

Legal Ethics

More Fast and Furious fallout: Former US attorney is reprimanded for leaking documents

Mar 31, 2014, 08:08 am CDT

Law Firms

Patton Boggs says latest partner defections don’t affect merger talks

Mar 31, 2014, 07:07 am CDT


US has $1 trillion in student debt; indebted lawyer laments his Chevy lifestyle

Mar 31, 2014, 06:15 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer who sued her client for allegedly misleading her during consultation wins appeal

Mar 31, 2014, 05:45 am CDT

ABA Techshow

Tools for lawyers worried that NSA is eavesdropping on their confidential conversations

Mar 30, 2014, 12:44 pm CDT

ABA Journal

Meet 16 women on the legal technology cutting edge

Mar 28, 2014, 10:48 pm CDT

Startup Lab’s leader has 3 lessons for legal innovators

Mar 28, 2014, 05:39 pm CDT

Death Penalty

Top Texas court blocks order that state must tell inmate lawyers about supplier of lethal drugs

Mar 28, 2014, 04:40 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Guilty pleas of 6 more ex-Dewey & LeBoeuf workers are unsealed by Manhattan judge

Mar 28, 2014, 01:50 pm CDT

ABA Techshow

4 types of employees who put your cybersecurity at risk, and 10 things you can do to stop them

Mar 28, 2014, 12:45 pm CDT

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