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Constitutional Law

Lesbian moms’ rights not violated by birth-certificate law, Arkansas Supreme Court rules

Dec 9, 2016, 11:12 am CST

Legal Ethics

Judge candidate gets law license suspension for attack ads; dissenters cite free-speech protection

Dec 9, 2016, 08:00 am CST

Women in the Law

36 law firms join ‘hackathon alliance’ to test gender parity programs

Dec 9, 2016, 07:00 am CST

Bar Exam

Would adoption of the UBE lead to more job options? 89% of surveyed 2016 law grads think so

Dec 8, 2016, 02:40 pm CST

Supreme Court Nominations

Does Garland nomination have ‘a snowball’s chance in hell’? Lawyer’s suit fails; other ideas aired

Dec 8, 2016, 11:05 am CST

Legal Ethics

Lawyer who sued over $75 boot fee for Porsche paid $56K in sanctions; no discipline recommended

Dec 8, 2016, 10:17 am CST

The New Normal

Tech knowledge makes lawyers more productive, and could be key to increasing access to justice

Dec 8, 2016, 08:30 am CST

Law Schools

Are these law schools the most underrated?

Dec 8, 2016, 07:00 am CST

Question of the Week

What gifts are you giving your co-workers this season?

Dec 7, 2016, 02:40 pm CST

Law in Popular Culture

12 gift suggestions for lawyers (gallery)

Dec 7, 2016, 02:10 pm CST

Law Schools

ABA grants accreditation to Massachusetts’ only public law school

Dec 7, 2016, 12:15 pm CST

Legal Ethics

Sharing fees with lawyers at other firms? ABA ethics opinion offers guidance on safeguarding them

Dec 7, 2016, 11:52 am CST

Law Firms

Which top law firms earned perfect scores for LGBT-inclusive policies?

Dec 7, 2016, 07:00 am CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court upholds insider trading conviction for secondhand tippee

Dec 6, 2016, 10:21 am CST

Internet Law

Prosecutor’s office paid ransom to regain access to its computers; international network busted

Dec 6, 2016, 09:14 am CST

Business of Law

Top law firms increasingly go to court to collect fees; is it the new normal?

Dec 6, 2016, 07:45 am CST


Federal judge who questioned meaning of ‘drop-down menu,’ didn’t instruct jurors is tossed from case

Dec 6, 2016, 07:00 am CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Can company restrict reuse of its ink cartridges to bypass patent doctrine? SCOTUS to decide

Dec 5, 2016, 11:09 am CST


Texas Supreme Court justice serves as juror in shoplifting case

Dec 5, 2016, 09:20 am CST


Don’t click! Lawyers get fake emails about a complaint; hyperlink installs malicious software

Dec 5, 2016, 07:00 am CST


Judge who let law clerk rule on cases has Alzheimer’s diagnosis, is unable to do job, complaint says

Dec 2, 2016, 01:56 pm CST

Verdicts & Settlements

Jurors award more than $1B in hip implant case

Dec 2, 2016, 09:33 am CST

Criminal Justice

Sons of Ethel Rosenberg make last-ditch plea for presidential exoneration

Dec 2, 2016, 08:30 am CST

Copyright Law

SiriusXM agrees to pay up to $99M in copyright class action brought by Turtles members

Dec 2, 2016, 07:45 am CST

Public Defenders

Public defender is found in contempt for refusing cases; DA asks state supreme court to intervene

Dec 1, 2016, 02:16 pm CST

Legal Education

10 to 15 law schools could close if enrollment keeps shrinking, higher-ed market analyst says

Dec 1, 2016, 11:30 am CST

Labor & Employment

Does federal law forbid workplace discrimination against gays? Full 7th Circuit hears arguments

Dec 1, 2016, 09:52 am CST

The New Normal

Mandatory tech CLE: An idea whose time has come

Dec 1, 2016, 08:30 am CST


In just-released video, Posner calls chief justice a ‘terrible’ manager, blasts ‘stupid’ opinions

Dec 1, 2016, 08:00 am CST

Law Firms

Law firm is ordered to pay nearly $27K for suit over bad online reviews

Dec 1, 2016, 07:00 am CST

Cover Story

What bloggers told us about the state of the legal blogosphere

Dec 1, 2016, 05:10 am CST


Some windfall winners need a lawyer to protect them from themselves

Dec 1, 2016, 04:40 am CST


Jailhouse Warehouse: The nation’s jails are housing more mentally ill people than hospitals

Dec 1, 2016, 04:30 am CST

Opening Statements

Mobile Justice: Minnesota law school takes pro bono work on the road

Dec 1, 2016, 04:10 am CST

Opening Statements

Indiana Jones at Law: Attorney discovers business opportunities during his travels

Dec 1, 2016, 04:00 am CST

Opening Statements

Former law dean works to foster better race relations in sports

Dec 1, 2016, 03:50 am CST

Opening Statements

Litigator expands interrogations into book on presidential history

Dec 1, 2016, 03:40 am CST

Opening Statements

‘Goliath’ explores corporate power, BigLaw and human redemption

Dec 1, 2016, 03:30 am CST

Opening Statements

10 Questions: How Anita Dhake left BigLaw to travel the world

Dec 1, 2016, 03:20 am CST

National Pulse

Michigan program allows people to resolve legal issues online

Dec 1, 2016, 03:10 am CST

National Pulse

Should the public have access to data police acquire through private companies?

Dec 1, 2016, 03:00 am CST

Supreme Court Report

Supreme Court considers challenges to racial gerrymandering

Dec 1, 2016, 02:50 am CST


Your body language during trial can be just as important as what you say

Dec 1, 2016, 02:40 am CST


How far can criticism of judges go under ethics rules?

Dec 1, 2016, 02:30 am CST

Bryan Garner on Words

The Question of Voice: How to bring a more conversational style to your writing

Dec 1, 2016, 02:20 am CST


#Attention: Law professor’s forum sheds light on racial injustice

Dec 1, 2016, 02:10 am CST

Law Apps

New #JustAdulting app gives teenagers quick legal information

Dec 1, 2016, 02:00 am CST


Fishing for Bias: Wildlife research techniques find gaps in court record

Dec 1, 2016, 01:50 am CST

Law Scribbler

Technology is making it easier for lawyers to do pro bono work

Dec 1, 2016, 01:35 am CST

Your ABA

ABA introduces Blueprint service to help lawyers operate their practices more efficiently

Dec 1, 2016, 01:30 am CST

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