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Constitutional Law

New Mississippi law lets those with ‘deeply held religious beliefs’ refuse service to LGBT community

Apr 5, 2016, 02:55 pm CDT

Law Firms

As its stock hovers near a record low, Slater & Gordon GC resigns after two months

Apr 5, 2016, 12:05 pm CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court dynamic changes with Scalia’s death

Apr 5, 2016, 09:55 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Cops perform roadside body cavity search after warning, ‘You gonna pay for this one, boy,’ suit says

Apr 5, 2016, 07:26 am CDT

Real Estate & Property Law

Blanket bans on renting to those convicted of a crime violate Fair Housing Act, feds tell landlords

Apr 4, 2016, 05:00 pm CDT

Corporate Law

Take a seat, California workers: Top state court says employers should provide chairs

Apr 4, 2016, 04:45 pm CDT

Court Security

‘Tough chaotic day’ at Chicago courthouse as cellphone ban, sans storage lockers, begins

Apr 4, 2016, 02:15 pm CDT


Massive leak of law firm documents reveals offshore wealth of politicians and celebrities

Apr 4, 2016, 11:50 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court rejects challenge to use of total population in drawing legislative district lines

Apr 4, 2016, 09:49 am CDT

Supreme Court Nominations

Garland preps for confirmation hearings though only two Republicans publicly support the idea

Apr 4, 2016, 08:52 am CDT

Law Schools

This law school had more than 7,700 applications; which schools are in the top 10?

Apr 4, 2016, 07:30 am CDT

Criminal Justice

No need for blanket ban on testimony by cops who took Fifth in attorney-client eavesdrop, court says

Apr 4, 2016, 05:45 am CDT

Constitutional Law

ABA backs call by Louisiana chief justice to provide necessary funds for public defenders

Apr 1, 2016, 03:30 pm CDT

Antitrust Law

Is Uber ride-sharing app a price-fixing scheme? Federal judge OKs conspiracy suit against CEO

Apr 1, 2016, 11:05 am CDT

Lawyer Pay

More law firms raise starting pay to $160K outside New York; Holland & Knight is latest to do so

Apr 1, 2016, 10:30 am CDT

Law in Peepular Culture

Congratulations to the winners of Peeps in Law 2016: Peep Wars

Apr 1, 2016, 09:20 am CDT


Some law firms look outside law practice to avoid their ‘Kodak moment’

Apr 1, 2016, 04:50 am CDT


Court systems rethink the use of financial bail, which some say penalizes the poor

Apr 1, 2016, 04:40 am CDT

Opening Statements

Do anonymous social media apps create Title IX violations on college campuses?

Apr 1, 2016, 04:00 am CDT

10 Questions

This Chicago lawyer is working in the tech sector after 5 years as a stay-at-home mom

Apr 1, 2016, 03:40 am CDT

Bryan Garner on Words

Bryan Garner’s tribute to his friend and co-author Antonin Scalia

Apr 1, 2016, 02:50 am CDT


Practical advice for trial lawyers from a playwright who just finished jury service

Apr 1, 2016, 02:40 am CDT


5 Coffee Challenge can help build a client base

Apr 1, 2016, 02:30 am CDT


Some firms are trimming their footprints creatively and efficiently

Apr 1, 2016, 02:20 am CDT

Law Scribbler

Survey: Law firms plan more blog posting for more business

Apr 1, 2016, 02:10 am CDT


Voice-responsive programs can assist—but not replace—human help

Apr 1, 2016, 02:00 am CDT

Bar Exam

Schools add bar exam class to curriculum and find success

Apr 1, 2016, 01:40 am CDT

Law Schools

George Mason law school to take name of late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia

Mar 31, 2016, 04:20 pm CDT

Labor & Employment

Top women’s soccer players allege wage bias in EEOC complaint

Mar 31, 2016, 10:14 am CDT

The New Normal

Clients are mad as hell—but also really vague

Mar 31, 2016, 08:30 am CDT

Law Practice Management

Merged law firms focus on operations at the expense of client development, report says

Mar 31, 2016, 06:15 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Will Milano suit settlement kill Trader Joe’s competing brand? No word on how cookies may crumble

Mar 30, 2016, 03:55 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

In first GM ignition-switch case to go to verdict, jury awards zip, saying defect didn’t cause crash

Mar 30, 2016, 03:20 pm CDT


Cybercriminals target 50 BigLaw firms for phishing attacks seeking corporate deal info

Mar 30, 2016, 02:10 pm CDT

Question of the Week

The Bluebook: Tell us how you really feel, readers

Mar 30, 2016, 01:00 pm CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Law allowing pretrial freeze on assets untainted by crime violates Sixth Amendment, SCOTUS rules

Mar 30, 2016, 09:51 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court issues ‘unusually extensive’ order for more briefing in contraceptive-coverage case

Mar 30, 2016, 07:18 am CDT

Law Practice Management

Some law firms use ‘Moneyball’ approach to assess lateral hiring

Mar 30, 2016, 05:45 am CDT

Cartoon Caption Contest

Cartoon: Was it something I said? Submit your best caption

Mar 29, 2016, 04:11 pm CDT

Advertising Law

Soccer great Pele sues Samsung for $30M, using same attorney as Michael Jordan

Mar 29, 2016, 04:10 pm CDT

Civil Rights

North Carolina AG won’t defend suit over transgender bathroom law

Mar 29, 2016, 02:30 pm CDT

Attorney General

Justice Department resumes forfeiture sharing program

Mar 29, 2016, 09:01 am CDT

Internet Law

Google and Oracle lawyers who research jurors online must disclose it, judge rules

Mar 29, 2016, 07:35 am CDT

Lawyer Pay

Posner says Bluebook is ‘560 pages of rubbish,’ suggests changes to improve jury trials

Mar 29, 2016, 06:15 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Full-time sketch artists on police payrolls are ‘a dying breed’

Mar 29, 2016, 05:45 am CDT

Constitutional Law

DOJ says it unlocked iPhone of San Bernardino shooter, seeks to vacate order requiring Apple’s help

Mar 28, 2016, 05:40 pm CDT

Legislation & Lobbying

Lawmaker seeks to make texting while crossing street a crime punishable by $50 fine and jail time

Mar 28, 2016, 02:00 pm CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court to decide double-jeopardy issue in political bribery case

Mar 28, 2016, 11:53 am CDT

Legal Ethics

GM lawyers won’t face Michigan ethics probe

Mar 28, 2016, 09:08 am CDT

Asked & Answered

Why embracing artificial intelligence is in your law firm’s best interests (podcast with transcript)

Mar 28, 2016, 08:30 am CDT

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