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Sentencing/Post Conviction

6th Circuit upholds minimum child-porn sentence imposed after judge asks jurors for their opinion

Jun 30, 2016, 08:00 am CDT


Former TV judge can’t practice law in Tennessee due to disability

Jun 29, 2016, 03:17 pm CDT

Question of the Week

Have you been on any outdoor adventures? Share your story with us

Jun 29, 2016, 12:19 pm CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court to hear case of deaf Texans seeking interpreter in state-licensed driver’s ed classes

Jun 29, 2016, 11:10 am CDT

Labor & Employment

First settlement reached for EEOC case alleging sexual-orientation discrimination

Jun 29, 2016, 11:10 am CDT

Legal Technology

Celebrity divorce lawyer says hacking fears are partly why her law firm joined Blank Rome

Jun 29, 2016, 09:37 am CDT


Why study the Constitution? It’s old and doesn’t address current concerns, Posner says

Jun 29, 2016, 08:30 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Prosecutor’s appearance on ‘Nancy Grace’ spurs bar complaint by a defense lawyer

Jun 29, 2016, 07:48 am CDT

Attorney General

DOJ mandates implicit bias training for prosecutors and agents

Jun 28, 2016, 04:35 pm CDT

Women in the Law

$10K prize-winning hackathon team dreams up new compensation model for law firms

Jun 28, 2016, 12:43 pm CDT

Environmental Law

Volkswagen to pay $15.3B to resolve emissions-cheating claims

Jun 28, 2016, 11:19 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Dissenting in case in which he broke his silence, Thomas sees 2nd-class status for Second Amendment

Jun 27, 2016, 04:06 pm CDT

Cartoon Caption Contest

Cartoon Contest: Heads or tails? Submit your caption

Jun 27, 2016, 03:30 pm CDT

International Law

UK law firms scramble to provide answers for Brexit questions

Jun 27, 2016, 02:35 pm CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court tosses conviction of former Virginia governor, clarifies reach of bribery law

Jun 27, 2016, 09:37 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court overturns Texas abortion clinic regulations

Jun 27, 2016, 09:10 am CDT

Asked and Answered

How to get out of the office and make exercise part of your routine (podcast with transcript)

Jun 27, 2016, 08:30 am CDT

American Bar Association

ABA threatened with 1-year suspension of law school accreditation powers

Jun 24, 2016, 02:00 pm CDT

10 Questions Live

10 Questions Live: Keith Porcaro talks about how tech can make it easier to deliver legal services

Jun 24, 2016, 12:03 pm CDT

U.S. Surpeme Court

ABA asks Supreme Court to review Virginia’s post-conviction process in capital case

Jun 24, 2016, 10:58 am CDT

Business of Law

Law firms run 24-hour hotlines for client questions after Britain votes to leave European Union

Jun 24, 2016, 09:40 am CDT

Copyright Law

Led Zeppelin wins ‘Stairway’ copyright case; losing lawyer sees ‘obviously appealable issues’

Jun 24, 2016, 08:00 am CDT


If confirmed, Merrick Garland might be the wealthiest Supreme Court justice

Jun 24, 2016, 07:30 am CDT


Study finds a ‘gavel gap’ between diversity of judges and that of the populations they serve

Jun 23, 2016, 05:00 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Baltimore police officer acquitted of all charges in Freddie Gray’s death

Jun 23, 2016, 03:11 pm CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court splits 4-4 in challenge to Obama’s deferred-deportation program; injunction remains

Jun 23, 2016, 09:42 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court upholds affirmative action program at University of Texas

Jun 23, 2016, 09:27 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court says warrantless blood draws in DUI arrests are unconstitutional

Jun 23, 2016, 09:21 am CDT

The New Normal

Why law schools need to teach more than the law to thrive (or survive)

Jun 23, 2016, 08:00 am CDT

Internet Law

New Mexico top court overturns conviction due to Skype testimony, warns judges about social media

Jun 23, 2016, 07:00 am CDT


Tech companies hire law students for internships

Jun 22, 2016, 04:49 pm CDT

Question of the Week

Do you eat healthy meals during your workday?

Jun 22, 2016, 01:50 pm CDT

Environmental Law

Michigan suit accuses two companies of giving negligent advice on Flint water

Jun 22, 2016, 11:51 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Houston lawyer sues Starbucks for alleged burns from spilled coffee

Jun 22, 2016, 07:30 am CDT

Law School

Is law school a ‘fruitful choice’? Pay boost for JDs suggests a benefit, study says

Jun 22, 2016, 07:00 am CDT

Business of Law

Law firms are already inside some US Wal-Marts

Jun 21, 2016, 01:15 pm CDT


Morgan Lewis partner is vetting potential Clinton running mates

Jun 21, 2016, 11:00 am CDT

Supreme Court Nominations

Merrick Garland gets ABA’s ‘well-qualified’ rating; ABA president calls for Senate action

Jun 21, 2016, 09:59 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court to consider president’s power to appoint high-level officials in acting capacity

Jun 21, 2016, 08:00 am CDT

Constitutional Law

First and Second Amendments square off in ‘Docs v. Glocks’ case before en banc 11th Circuit

Jun 20, 2016, 04:20 pm CDT


Are you a legal news know-it-all? Take the ABA’s weekly quiz

Jun 20, 2016, 03:20 pm CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court upholds patent review procedure used by Apple and Google to invalidate patents

Jun 20, 2016, 01:08 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Prosecutor blasts federal court for scheduling hate crimes trial of Dylann Roof before state trial

Jun 20, 2016, 12:43 pm CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court rules for cop who seized drugs after unlawful stop; Sotomayor decries ‘carceral state’

Jun 20, 2016, 10:23 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court won’t hear challenge to assault weapons ban

Jun 20, 2016, 08:55 am CDT

Internet Law

Prosecutor’s Facebook post calls Orlando nightclubs ‘utter cesspools of debauchery’

Jun 20, 2016, 08:25 am CDT

Death Penalty

Case of law grad convicted in slaying tests Delaware’s death penalty law

Jun 20, 2016, 08:00 am CDT

Cartoon Caption Contest

Cartoon Poll: Which up-in-flames caption fits best?

Jun 17, 2016, 04:30 pm CDT

Trials and Litigation

Law grad sues Department of Education over its guidance on campus sexual-misconduct investigations

Jun 17, 2016, 02:05 pm CDT

Law Practice Management

Who will take over your law practice? Wisconsin lawyers can name a successor on new registry

Jun 17, 2016, 11:33 am CDT

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