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How the ‘Golden Decade’ of legal films still influences us today

Aug 1, 2015, 06:40 am CDT


An admitted murderer seeks justice in the death of his daughter

Aug 1, 2015, 06:30 am CDT

National Pulse

Courts are giving reduced terms to many child-porn defendants

Aug 1, 2015, 05:50 am CDT


Have we reached the end of the partnership model?

Aug 1, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Annual Meeting

Body cams could cut police misconduct complaints

Jul 31, 2015, 03:29 pm CDT

Annual Meeting

How can tensions between minorities and police be addressed? Reforms proposed

Jul 31, 2015, 01:39 pm CDT

Aviation & Space Law

Chicago ponders possible drone rules, could require registration and insurance

Jul 31, 2015, 10:45 am CDT

Privacy Law

Google will fight French bid to extend ‘right to be forgotten’ worldwide

Jul 31, 2015, 08:04 am CDT

Animal Law

Judge denies habeas for chimps, suggests possible change in the future

Jul 31, 2015, 07:18 am CDT

Human Rights

China cracks down on lawyers said to have ‘sabotaged the legal order’

Jul 31, 2015, 06:15 am CDT

Annual Meeting

How should we regulate the ‘sharing economy’?

Jul 30, 2015, 07:35 pm CDT

Privacy Law

US increasingly uses malware in law enforcement, expert says; should a warrant be required?

Jul 30, 2015, 11:38 am CDT


Shrinking number of law graduates boosts employment rate for class of 2014

Jul 30, 2015, 07:22 am CDT

Legal Technology

Meet ROSS, ‘the world’s first artificially intelligent attorney’

Jul 30, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Ban life-without-parole sentences for juveniles retroactively, ABA urges SCOTUS

Jul 29, 2015, 04:53 pm CDT

Copyright Law

‘Smoking gun’ evidence shows Happy Birthday lyrics are no longer protected by copyright, lawyers say

Jul 29, 2015, 08:52 am CDT

Annual Meeting

Lawyers and music lovers converge on Chicago for ABA Annual Meeting and Lollapalooza

Jul 29, 2015, 08:30 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Accuser’s court filing blasts Cosby’s ‘media blitz’

Jul 29, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Law Firms

Despite megamerger announcement, Dentons and Dacheng are still in somewhat separate worlds

Jul 28, 2015, 04:47 pm CDT

Bar Exam

California bar exam to be one day shorter, but could be just as difficult

Jul 28, 2015, 01:00 pm CDT

Civil Rights

Boy Scouts ends ban on gay troop leaders, but allows religion-based exceptions

Jul 28, 2015, 10:15 am CDT

Cartoon Caption Contest

Cartoon: This lawyer is taking a trip back in time, way back

Jul 28, 2015, 09:25 am CDT

Women in the Law

50 best law firms for women are named

Jul 28, 2015, 09:11 am CDT

Asked and Answered

How to conquer anxiety and break the ice during professional events (podcast with transcript)

Jul 27, 2015, 12:30 pm CDT

First Amendment

Rapper’s hologram performance is shut down; is it a First Amendment violation?

Jul 27, 2015, 08:54 am CDT

Law Schools

About 85 percent of law students at California’s unaccredited schools drop out

Jul 27, 2015, 07:48 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Boyfriend accused in slaying of lawyer reality TV star claims he acted in self-defense

Jul 27, 2015, 06:55 am CDT

Attorney General

Justice Department inspector general says legal opinion will impair his watchdog role

Jul 27, 2015, 06:15 am CDT

Copyright Law

Georgia sues Carl Malamud group, calls publishing state’s annotated code of laws online unlawful

Jul 24, 2015, 02:10 pm CDT

Civil Rights

Federal bill would ban LGBT discrimination; Boies and Olson support it

Jul 24, 2015, 08:29 am CDT

Legal Technology

Arbitration website hack is likely the work of Chinese hackers, cyberthreat group says

Jul 24, 2015, 06:15 am CDT

Corporate Law

Decades-old contract lets historic Dairy Queen apply ‘rogue ice-cream rules’

Jul 23, 2015, 03:55 pm CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Sen. Ted Cruz holds hearing on how to rein in SCOTUS ‘lawlessness’

Jul 23, 2015, 01:26 pm CDT

Labor & Employment

Document review arguably ‘devoid of legal judgment,’ 2nd Circuit says, allowing wage suit to proceed

Jul 23, 2015, 12:45 pm CDT

Religious Law

Archdiocese seeks court order to end protesters’ 11-year vigil and close down deconsecrated church

Jul 23, 2015, 11:20 am CDT

Criminal Justice

BigLaw partner is accused of causing plane’s diversion after becoming unruly and disruptive

Jul 23, 2015, 10:26 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Lawyer-turned-reality star is found dead; her boyfriend is arrested

Jul 23, 2015, 07:23 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Suspect in Charleston church massacre is indicted on federal hate-crime charges

Jul 22, 2015, 04:00 pm CDT

Question of the Week

What was the most interesting case that you’ve ever worked on?

Jul 22, 2015, 12:50 pm CDT


Informant sues feds, says they didn’t tell him when agent for whom he worked was fired

Jul 22, 2015, 12:30 pm CDT


Dentons hires former general counsel for General Mills who pushed law firms for diversity

Jul 22, 2015, 11:13 am CDT


Facebook lacks standing to challenge subpoenas of users’ info in disability case, appeals court says

Jul 22, 2015, 10:05 am CDT


Feeling burned out at work? These strategies can help ease overload

Jul 22, 2015, 06:15 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Do corporate amicus briefs pose a conflict for stockholding SCOTUS justices?

Jul 22, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Privacy Law

Cellphone user had no expectation of privacy in pocket-dialed call, 6th Circuit rules

Jul 21, 2015, 02:24 pm CDT

Attorney Fees

Judge blasts class action firm for $5M fee maneuver; it now gets zilch

Jul 21, 2015, 09:21 am CDT

Internet Law

Federal bill backed by Yelp would increase protections for online commenters

Jul 21, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Alito: Gay-marriage ruling pushes limits on constitutional protection of liberty

Jul 20, 2015, 01:45 pm CDT

Disability Law

Are ride-hailing businesses Uber and Lyft ADA-compliant? Massachusetts AG has questions

Jul 20, 2015, 12:45 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Bailiff relays jury impression of defense lawyer in trial texts to prosecutor

Jul 20, 2015, 10:25 am CDT

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