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American Bar Association

ABA launches free virtual legal advice clinic

Sep 22, 2016, 01:00 pm CDT


Smaller towns outrank big cities in this list of best places for law grads

Sep 22, 2016, 11:00 am CDT

Criminal Justice

ACLU: Release police dashcam video in fatal Charlotte shooting before new law takes effect

Sep 22, 2016, 09:14 am CDT

Legal Rebels Profile

Sarah Glassmeyer: Opening a window on closed data

Sep 22, 2016, 08:30 am CDT

Legal Ethics

What are partners’ duties when a colleague is impaired? Draft opinion calls for these steps

Sep 22, 2016, 07:00 am CDT

Bar Exam

Several states report lower bar pass rates for July exam

Sep 21, 2016, 03:01 pm CDT

Legal Marketing & Consulting

Lawyers ignore branding at their peril and need to be ‘media companies’

Sep 21, 2016, 12:00 pm CDT

Question of the Week

What do you do to stay organized and meet deadlines in your practice?

Sep 21, 2016, 10:45 am CDT

Women in the Law

BigLaw could retain more women by hiring from lower-ranked schools, research suggests

Sep 21, 2016, 09:47 am CDT

Law Practice Management

Shearman reportedly considers demoting some equity partners

Sep 21, 2016, 09:11 am CDT

Legal Rebels Profile

Gurinder Sangha: Writing off legal troubles

Sep 21, 2016, 08:30 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Judge allows class action claiming State Farm secretly orchestrated Illinois justice’s campaign

Sep 21, 2016, 07:00 am CDT


Trump complains that bombing suspect will get ‘outstanding lawyer’

Sep 20, 2016, 08:42 am CDT

Legal Rebels Profile

Maura Grossman: She’s the star of TAR

Sep 20, 2016, 08:30 am CDT

Law Firms

Kasowitz Benson files $90B whistleblower complaint against chemical companies

Sep 20, 2016, 08:00 am CDT

Work/Life Balance

Latham may be the first BigLaw firm to offer this benefit to traveling moms

Sep 20, 2016, 07:00 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Sentencing reform bill stalls in Senate in ‘stunning display of dysfunction’

Sep 19, 2016, 04:41 pm CDT

Constitutional Law

Arizona Supreme Court decision on intent makes child diapering a potential crime, dissent argues

Sep 19, 2016, 03:02 pm CDT

ABA Know It All

How well do you know the news? Take the ABA Journal’s weekly quiz and find out

Sep 19, 2016, 01:21 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Chris Christie knew about bridge scheme as it unfolded, prosecutors allege in trial of ex-officials

Sep 19, 2016, 11:37 am CDT

Business of Law

Clio Cloud Conference 2016 promises fun and a roster of well-known speakers

Sep 19, 2016, 09:00 am CDT

Trials and Litigation

ACLU sues Kansas City school district for handcuffing a crying 7-year-old

Sep 16, 2016, 02:00 pm CDT

Constitutional Law

Divided 6th Circuit says gun ban for the involuntarily committed could violate 2nd Amendment

Sep 16, 2016, 01:15 pm CDT

Work/Life Balance

Want law firm work-life balance? Parents and management should work together, says Justice Ginsburg

Sep 16, 2016, 12:10 pm CDT

Health Law

Louisiana can’t withhold Medicaid funds from Planned Parenthood, 5th Circuit rules

Sep 15, 2016, 04:15 pm CDT

Law Schools

Out of 12 Indiana Tech Law grads sitting for state bar, 1 reportedly passed

Sep 15, 2016, 01:50 pm CDT

Business of Law

Firms’ revenues come increasingly from representing businesses, not individuals, census shows

Sep 15, 2016, 01:30 pm CDT

Verdicts & Settlements

Sandra Bland’s family settles case for $1.9M; agreement includes policy changes for Texas jail

Sep 15, 2016, 12:35 pm CDT

Law Firms

Davis Polk announces recruiting effort aimed at women who left the firm to raise children

Sep 15, 2016, 10:30 am CDT

Legal Rebels Profile

David Colarusso: The data scientist at law

Sep 15, 2016, 08:30 am CDT

Law Schools

Law school cuts tuition by 35%

Sep 14, 2016, 03:45 pm CDT

Question of the Week

Are there things you won’t post on social media because of privacy concerns?

Sep 14, 2016, 03:00 pm CDT

Bar Exam

Software company used in faulty Georgia bar exam scoring gets hit with lawsuit

Sep 14, 2016, 02:10 pm CDT

Education Law

Detroit students are being deprived of their constitutional right to literacy, says federal lawsuit

Sep 14, 2016, 01:10 pm CDT

First Amendment

Avvo has First Amendment right to publish lawyer listings, Chicago federal court rules

Sep 14, 2016, 12:18 pm CDT

Science & Technology Law

Police in Florida and other states are building up private DNA databases

Sep 14, 2016, 11:30 am CDT

Legal Rebels Podcast

Dewey B Strategic’s Jean O’Grady leads lawyers through the tech maze (podcast)

Sep 14, 2016, 08:30 am CDT

Verdicts & Settlements

Target hit with $4.6 million jury verdict at trial; retailer had nixed $12K settlement offer

Sep 12, 2016, 04:00 pm CDT

ABA Know It All

Take the ABA Journal’s weekly news quiz and see if you know it all

Sep 12, 2016, 03:30 pm CDT


Government hacking in child porn case was a search, but evidence won’t be suppressed, says judge

Sep 12, 2016, 03:00 pm CDT

Law Firms

Kirkland & Ellis acquires Bancroft, home to famed Supreme Court advocate Paul Clement

Sep 12, 2016, 10:16 am CDT

Women in the Law

Hillary Clinton explains how a bad LSAT experience taught her to keep her emotions in check

Sep 12, 2016, 08:15 am CDT

Government Law

US will halt work on oil pipeline opposed by Standing Rock Sioux tribe; judge refused injunction

Sep 9, 2016, 03:27 pm CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Straight-ticket voting will be allowed in Michigan after SCOTUS denies stay

Sep 9, 2016, 02:06 pm CDT

Real Estate & Property Law

Facing a bias suit and criticism, Airbnb takes steps to curb discrimination by its hosts

Sep 9, 2016, 10:50 am CDT

Consumer Law

Wells Fargo to pay $185M fine for opening bank accounts for customers without their knowledge

Sep 8, 2016, 03:03 pm CDT

Trials and Litigation

Ammon and Ryan Bundy won’t be allowed to wear their preferred cowboy attire at trial

Sep 8, 2016, 10:00 am CDT

Legal Rebels Profile

Manik Suri: Changing government on both ends

Sep 8, 2016, 08:30 am CDT

Sentencing/Post Conviction

Louisiana juveniles got longer sentences after unexpected LSU football losses, study finds

Sep 8, 2016, 08:00 am CDT

Death Penalty

Is the death penalty ‘fading away’? Executions in 2016 could drop to 25-year low point

Sep 8, 2016, 07:00 am CDT

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