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Entertainment & Sports Law

Paul Weiss leads ‘Deflategate’ probe for NFL

Jan 27, 2015, 01:05 pm CST

Consumer Law

Promoter who touted weight loss benefits of green coffee beans settles with FTC

Jan 27, 2015, 12:16 pm CST

Entertainment & Sports Law

American Idol winner Phillip Phillips seeks to void ‘oppressive’ management deals with show producer

Jan 27, 2015, 11:10 am CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Chemerinsky: It’s shaping up to be a momentous term for SCOTUS

Jan 27, 2015, 09:05 am CST

Privacy Law

Secret DEA program tracks vehicle movement throughout the US

Jan 27, 2015, 08:34 am CST


Women who ask for raises tend to be disliked, while men may ‘get a pass on swagger,’ law prof says

Jan 27, 2015, 07:38 am CST

Legal Ethics

California judges will be banned from Boy Scouts as a result of vote by state supreme court

Jan 27, 2015, 05:45 am CST

Privacy Law

Should Google stop pointing out police cars to users of popular Waze traffic app?

Jan 26, 2015, 09:15 am CST

Labor & Employment

Posner ruling tosses Social Security judges’ grievance claim, compares them to assembly line workers

Jan 26, 2015, 09:00 am CST


Prosecutor’s PowerPoint closing leads to overturned conviction

Jan 26, 2015, 06:15 am CST

Legal Ethics

Would-be client says Baker Botts revealed his unsolicited email, resulting in his firing

Jan 26, 2015, 05:45 am CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court agrees to decide whether sedative can be used in executions

Jan 23, 2015, 05:32 pm CST

Trademark Law

Seattle Seahawks attempting to trademark the number 12, the word ‘boom’ and more

Jan 23, 2015, 12:55 pm CST

Criminal Justice

Pennsylvania supremes block any charges against state attorney general

Jan 23, 2015, 11:39 am CST

Entertainment & Sports Law

Suit by former UNC athletes claims substandard classes amounted to breach of contract

Jan 23, 2015, 07:05 am CST

Criminal Justice

FBI arrests powerful NY politician, says he masked $4M in bribes as attorney referral fees

Jan 22, 2015, 04:15 pm CST

Labor & Employment

McDonald’s sued by former employees over ‘racist’ franchise in Virginia

Jan 22, 2015, 02:30 pm CST

Civil Rights

Baker who would not decorate a cake with anti-gay slurs faces civil rights complaint

Jan 22, 2015, 01:00 pm CST


Judges who dined with indicted friend violated revised ethics rule, court says

Jan 22, 2015, 11:40 am CST

Law Firms

Court: BigLaw firms missed $1.5B error, erasing JPMorgan’s security interest in GM loan

Jan 22, 2015, 09:16 am CST

Business of Law

Dentons and Chinese law firm vote to merge, producing the world’s largest law firm by head count

Jan 22, 2015, 07:57 am CST

Criminal Justice

Grand jury recommends perjury charge against Pennsylvania AG; she vows not to resign

Jan 22, 2015, 07:12 am CST

Media & Communications Law

Paris mayor vows to sue Fox News over false reports of Muslim ‘no-go’ zones

Jan 21, 2015, 03:55 pm CST

Criminal Justice

Sheriff: Man arrested for tackling armed fellow Wal-Mart shopper who has a concealed-carry permit

Jan 21, 2015, 02:48 pm CST

Question of the Week

Do you agree with laws setting age limits on when a child can be alone in public?

Jan 21, 2015, 01:42 pm CST

Trials & Litigation

Was ‘Dread Pirate Roberts’ multiple people? Federal judge limits defense in $200M Silk Road case

Jan 21, 2015, 01:01 pm CST

Entertainment & Sports Law

NFL launches ‘Deflategate’ probe of Patriots win; could Super Bowl be disrupted?

Jan 21, 2015, 12:15 pm CST

Religious Law

Vatican names former sex-crimes prosecutor to lead appellate board for priests accused of abuse

Jan 21, 2015, 11:07 am CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Protesters interrupt Supreme Court on anniversary of Citizens United decision

Jan 21, 2015, 10:53 am CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Obama administration to file amicus brief supporting same-sex marriage

Jan 20, 2015, 05:37 pm CST

Legal Ethics

Capital defense lawyer suspended 1 year for late filing in death row appeal

Jan 20, 2015, 02:15 pm CST

Copyright Law

Beastie Boys seek $2.4M from Monster Energy to cover legal fees in copyright case

Jan 20, 2015, 12:47 pm CST

Criminal Justice

Man is ticketed for eating double quarter-pounder with cheese while driving

Jan 20, 2015, 11:00 am CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Prison beard ban violates Muslim inmate’s statutory religious rights, SCOTUS rules

Jan 20, 2015, 09:16 am CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Does takings clause apply to personal property? SCOTUS to consider the issue in raisin case

Jan 20, 2015, 08:50 am CST

Aviation & Space Law

Record fine of up to $1.6M imposed on Southwest over planes sitting for hours on tarmac

Jan 16, 2015, 12:30 pm CST


After Sony hack attack, companies are curtailing email use and storage

Jan 16, 2015, 11:45 am CST

Animal Law

Was family’s 8-foot alligator a serial cat killer? Probe seeks info on small pets missing since 1975

Jan 16, 2015, 06:30 am CST

Medical Malpractice

Lawyer argues tort case over cow injury is governed by med-mal law

Jan 15, 2015, 09:07 am CST

Cartoon Caption Contest

Vote for your favorite cartoon caption: Look what the cat dragged in to court

Jan 15, 2015, 08:30 am CST


Want to appear smart? Pretentious language and a poker face don’t work

Jan 15, 2015, 07:36 am CST

Family Law

Parents investigated for allowing their ‘free-range’ kids to walk home alone

Jan 15, 2015, 06:52 am CST

Law Professors

Well-known law prof battles stigma of chronic fatigue syndrome by going public

Jan 15, 2015, 06:15 am CST

Law Schools

Law prof blasts ‘downright predatory’ poaching of his school’s students; top transfer schools named

Jan 15, 2015, 05:45 am CST

Lawyer Pay

Does ‘martyr mentality’ of nonprofit lawyers keep salaries low?

Jan 14, 2015, 02:49 pm CST

Question of the Week

Do you think that lie-detector tests are useful or complete nonsense?

Jan 14, 2015, 12:52 pm CST


Working longer hours is associated with heavier drinking, study finds

Jan 14, 2015, 11:46 am CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Lawyer’s capital concession can be raised by death row inmate, SCOTUS says in procedural case

Jan 14, 2015, 10:00 am CST

Legal Ethics

Lawyer’s personal assets, bank accounts at risk as opponents seek to collect $1M sanction

Jan 14, 2015, 07:38 am CST

Privacy Law

Judge tosses ‘inventive’ suit seeking EPA phone records from NSA, threatens footnote limits

Jan 14, 2015, 06:15 am CST

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