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Insurance Law

BigLaw partner wasn’t working during commute and isn’t covered by law firm insurance, court rules

Apr 20, 2015, 08:15 am CDT

ABA Techshow

Techshow’s ‘60 Sites’ highlight: Glitter revenge?

Apr 18, 2015, 05:09 pm CDT

ABA Techshow

Test, teach lawyers tech skills, speakers at Techshow say

Apr 18, 2015, 12:25 pm CDT

ABA Techshow

Smartwatches and other wearables can enhance the practice of law, attorneys say

Apr 17, 2015, 05:00 pm CDT

ABA Techshow

Automation may dull brain skills, author Nicholas Carr warns Techshow

Apr 17, 2015, 04:04 pm CDT

ABA Techshow

Our 10 favorite #ABATechshow freebies

Apr 17, 2015, 02:33 pm CDT

ABA Techshow

Law firm efficiency starts by carving out time to train, speakers say

Apr 17, 2015, 10:30 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Ex-judge gives up law license after taking plea in federal bribery case over jury verdict

Apr 17, 2015, 10:15 am CDT

ABA Techshow

‘Hire’ LinkedIn for referrals, marketing your firm, lawyers advise

Apr 16, 2015, 04:19 pm CDT

ABA Techshow

Manage your law office technology so it doesn’t manage you

Apr 16, 2015, 12:11 pm CDT

Question of the Week

What’s the biggest time suck in your day?

Apr 16, 2015, 11:30 am CDT

Lawyer Pay

NALP sees ‘upward movement’ in starting pay for associates; median increases $10K

Apr 16, 2015, 07:51 am CDT

Work-Life Balance

Demanding work schedules are damaging their health, say 82% of surveyed lawyers

Apr 16, 2015, 07:10 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Lawyer’s ‘indefensibly outrageous’ remarks merit suspension, review board says

Apr 16, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

The New Normal

4 steps for reinventing legal education

Apr 15, 2015, 02:15 pm CDT

Law Practice Management

Want to be more productive? Delegate routine tasks and stop checking email constantly, expert says

Apr 15, 2015, 12:40 pm CDT

Law Firms

Wind apparently propels turkey through law firm window

Apr 15, 2015, 06:15 am CDT

Legal Marketing

Want a .law domain? File your ‘expression of interest’

Apr 15, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Cartoon of the Month

Cartoon Poll: A lawyer walks into a forest ...

Apr 14, 2015, 08:35 am CDT

Religious Law

Making the Bible the official book of Tennessee would violate Constitution, state AG says

Apr 14, 2015, 08:02 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Suspicious lawyer finds malware on external hard drive supplied by police lawyer in discovery

Apr 14, 2015, 07:13 am CDT

Constitutional Law

US attorney ‘close to the edge’ in comments on indicted lawmaker, but federal judge won’t nix case

Apr 13, 2015, 11:05 am CDT

Business of Law

A 10,000-lawyer law firm? There is ‘no logical end’ to Dentons’ expansion, its global CEO says

Apr 13, 2015, 07:21 am CDT

Privacy Law

Artist who photographed neighbors with zoom lens isn’t liable for privacy invasion, court says

Apr 13, 2015, 06:15 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Legal technicians may partly own law firms in this state; is ban to nonlawyer ownership crumbling?

Apr 13, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Judge orders embattled state AG to show why she shouldn’t be held in contempt for axing prosecutor

Apr 10, 2015, 02:45 pm CDT

Law in Popular Culture

Should female justices be recognized with an ice cream flavor by Ben & Jerry’s?

Apr 10, 2015, 07:06 am CDT

Editor's Note

Help the Journal win a 2015 Webby Award!

Apr 9, 2015, 01:15 pm CDT

Asked and Answered

Would your practice be prepared if something happened to you? (podcast with transcript)

Apr 9, 2015, 10:20 am CDT

Law Firms

‘Frat house’ mood alleged in suit against Nelson Brown; lawyer says she was fired for not fitting in

Apr 9, 2015, 08:38 am CDT

Law Firms

Dentons and McKenna Long agree to merge

Apr 9, 2015, 06:38 am CDT

Question of the Week

What was the first moment you knew you wanted to be a lawyer?

Apr 8, 2015, 02:43 pm CDT

Media & Communications Law

8th Circuit lets Larry Flynt intervene to seek access to court records in death-penalty cases

Apr 8, 2015, 09:30 am CDT

Legal Rebels

Nominations open for Legal Rebels 2015; find out how to submit a candidate

Apr 8, 2015, 08:45 am CDT

Privacy Law

DEA tracked billions of international phone calls in ‘blueprint’ for NSA program

Apr 8, 2015, 08:00 am CDT

Law Firms

Lawyer who quit after being berated by partner fails in unemployment benefits bid

Apr 8, 2015, 07:03 am CDT

Environmental Law

Laurence Tribe’s legal work for coal company has environmentalists fuming

Apr 8, 2015, 06:15 am CDT

Business of Law

First quarter of 2015 was one of the best ever for law firm mergers, Altman Weil survey says

Apr 7, 2015, 03:05 pm CDT

Cartoon of the Month

Cartoon: Can this lawyer see the forest through the trees? Submit your caption

Apr 7, 2015, 11:52 am CDT

Court Security

Feds amp up prosecution of those accused in third U.S. Supreme Court protest in little over a year

Apr 7, 2015, 09:35 am CDT

Attorney Fees

Legal costs exceed $100 per student at some public schools; $23 is billed for lawyer’s phone message

Apr 7, 2015, 08:50 am CDT

Law in Peepular Culture

See the top 3 ‘Game of Peeps’ dioramas for 2015

Apr 7, 2015, 08:30 am CDT

Law P:ractice Management

To discourage partner exits, law firms enforce contract terms

Apr 7, 2015, 06:15 am CDT

Law Firms

Men-only golf retreats and unequal work assignments alleged in bias suit against McElroy Deutsch

Apr 6, 2015, 08:48 am CDT

White Collar Crime

2nd Circuit refuses to reconsider its ruling limiting insider-trading convictions

Apr 3, 2015, 03:00 pm CDT

Family Law

Parent culpability not necessary for child removal, says California appellate court

Apr 3, 2015, 10:22 am CDT

Civil Rights

Indiana legislature tweaks religious freedom law with added LGBT protections

Apr 2, 2015, 03:56 pm CDT


Uber info helps ID driver suspected in break-in attempt at home of fare he drove to airport

Apr 2, 2015, 01:10 pm CDT

Question of the Week

What are the biggest misconceptions people have about lawyers?

Apr 2, 2015, 10:00 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Are criminal justice labels insensitive? News organization asks its readers

Apr 2, 2015, 06:15 am CDT

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