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Trial observer who took photo of victim in high-profile case wins motion to suppress phone search

Aug 26, 2014, 10:05 pm CDT

Legal Ethics

Ethics complaint cites judge’s ‘inexplicable’ and ‘bizarre’ behavior and ‘paranoia’

Aug 26, 2014, 07:55 pm CDT

Animal Law

Iconic monarch butterfly needs protection as endangered species, advocacy groups say in US petition

Aug 26, 2014, 05:20 pm CDT

Attorney Fees

Law firms that sued HP want to represent it as part of settlement; objecting lawyer says deal a joke

Aug 26, 2014, 04:10 pm CDT

Constitutional Law

BakerHostetler to represent the House in its suit against Obama; contract pays $500 an hour

Aug 26, 2014, 02:39 pm CDT

Cartoon Caption Contest

Cartoon: Does this guy look guilty or what?

Aug 26, 2014, 02:15 pm CDT

Legal Ethics

Lawyer is accused of violating lifetime ban on representing women; disbarment sought

Aug 26, 2014, 12:59 pm CDT

Lawyer Pay

Foley partner who claimed bias because of lesser pay loses in 6th Circuit

Aug 26, 2014, 12:26 pm CDT


Another drug lab is shut down due to concerns about flawed work by staff

Aug 25, 2014, 08:50 pm CDT


Meet the 2014 Legal Rebels

Aug 25, 2014, 08:10 pm CDT

Criminal Procedure

9th Circuit revives pro se habeas petition, says trial court erred in applying ‘prison mailbox’ rule

Aug 25, 2014, 08:05 pm CDT

Legal Technology

‘Hackcess to Justice’ winners look to increase the reach of their apps

Aug 25, 2014, 01:30 pm CDT

Law Firms

After a difficult 2013, Dickstein Shapiro is on track for a solid year, chairman says

Aug 25, 2014, 01:23 pm CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Ginsburg: Ferguson turmoil illustrates ‘real racial problem’ in America

Aug 25, 2014, 12:36 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Judge says BigLaw firm tried to ‘litigate plaintiff to death’

Aug 25, 2014, 11:15 am CDT

American Bar Association

Legal self-help centers are ‘vibrant and effective,’ survey says; can unbundled services play role?

Aug 25, 2014, 10:45 am CDT

ABA Journal

Supreme Court justices regularly seek to change the errors of their ways

Aug 22, 2014, 09:21 pm CDT

Immigration Law

Federal government sued over alleged due process violations at Artesia immigrant detention center

Aug 22, 2014, 08:56 pm CDT

Copyright Law

Monkey selfies do not qualify for copyright protection, US regulators say

Aug 22, 2014, 08:12 pm CDT

Bar Associations

After vote, Connecticut Bar Association will not help defend state gun control law in court

Aug 22, 2014, 03:45 pm CDT

In-house Counsel

GM legal department is reportedly under scrutiny by prosecutors

Aug 22, 2014, 12:27 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Archbishop drops lawsuit against satanist group after leader agrees to return consecrated host

Aug 22, 2014, 11:39 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Tom Goldstein’s amicus brief is filed on behalf of no one, and doesn’t take sides

Aug 22, 2014, 10:45 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Man beat murder charge in detective’s death, but feds seek life term in drug case, citing slaying

Aug 21, 2014, 07:50 pm CDT

Banking Law

Bank of America to pay record $16.6B in mortgage-securities settlement with US

Aug 21, 2014, 02:58 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Lawyer charged with murder solicitation targeted his former office manager, her lawyer says

Aug 21, 2014, 02:45 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Teens charged in alleged school shooting plot; probe included Internet surveillance

Aug 21, 2014, 01:41 pm CDT


Should pot be legal? Do you do crossword puzzles? Answers help lawyers pick jurors

Aug 21, 2014, 01:01 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Online petition urges Michael Brown law requiring cops to wear cameras; what about privacy concerns?

Aug 21, 2014, 12:11 pm CDT

Disability Law

Posner opinion takes aim at denial of disability benefits; is it a 7th Circuit trend?

Aug 21, 2014, 10:45 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Lawyer charged with murder solicitation, accused of planning to kill witness in felony barratry case

Aug 20, 2014, 10:50 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Driver takes misdemeanor plea after striking and killing judge on bicycle; should law be upgraded?

Aug 20, 2014, 09:50 pm CDT

Personal Lives

ABA to partner with treatment center in study of attorney depression, substance abuse and anxiety

Aug 20, 2014, 07:58 pm CDT


Federal judge accused of assaulting his wife is going into treatment, his lawyer says

Aug 20, 2014, 07:26 pm CDT

Trusts & Estates

Federal judge likens Anna Nicole Smith case to ‘Bleak House,’ says 20 years of litigation is enough

Aug 20, 2014, 05:55 pm CDT

Question of the Week

Which students should go to law school? And which should not?

Aug 20, 2014, 05:35 pm CDT

Trusts & Estates

Delaware is first state to adopt model law that says social media accounts can be inherited

Aug 20, 2014, 04:20 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Chicago woman found dead in suitcase in Bali had received $840K in cruise line settlement

Aug 20, 2014, 02:25 pm CDT

Law Students

Which students belong in law school? Law prof offers an answer

Aug 20, 2014, 12:05 pm CDT


Should drug-lab issues derail hundreds of cases? New chief says lab was ‘like a ‘Hoarding’ episode’

Aug 20, 2014, 11:15 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Man exonerated by own research gets $13M for wrongful conviction in rabbi slaying

Aug 19, 2014, 09:25 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Man accused of posting naked photos of ex on Web said lawyer told him he could do so

Aug 19, 2014, 08:45 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Arrest records linger in FBI database and websites; acquitted law student sees consequences

Aug 19, 2014, 07:34 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Provocation isn’t an excuse for lawyer’s F-word email, judge says

Aug 19, 2014, 04:46 pm CDT

Legal Ethics

Accepting 243-pound pot shipment from undercover cop leads to lawyer’s disbarment

Aug 19, 2014, 03:36 pm CDT

Bankruptcy Law

11th Circuit reverses bankruptcy sale, criticizes lawyer

Aug 19, 2014, 02:16 pm CDT

Law Firms

Mystery complainant sends ethics claim to 42 state bars; law firm seeks postal records for answers

Aug 19, 2014, 12:50 pm CDT

Attorney General

Holder, who has made police misconduct cases a priority, will travel to Ferguson

Aug 19, 2014, 12:22 pm CDT

Intellectual Property Law

Hacking software in Batman movie doesn’t infringe on real-life product, says 7th Circuit

Aug 18, 2014, 10:45 pm CDT

Disability Law

Louisiana Supreme Court settles ADA probe by DOJ over mental-health queries on bar application

Aug 18, 2014, 08:40 pm CDT

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