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Legal Education

LSAC says it won’t continue certifying LSAT scores for the ABA

Aug 5, 2016, 05:50 pm CDT


Federal judge tosses suit by Alabama’s suspended chief judge against judicial ethics commission

Aug 5, 2016, 08:30 am CDT


Calling Merrick Garland ‘a special case,’ retired justice recommended him for DC Circuit

Aug 5, 2016, 07:30 am CDT

ABA Annual Meeting

What privacy threats do consumers face by using internet-connected devices?

Aug 4, 2016, 04:10 pm CDT

Public Defenders

Governor who blocked public-defender budget increases is ordered to represent indigent defendant

Aug 4, 2016, 10:26 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court stay in transgender teen’s case allows school to enforce restroom restriction

Aug 4, 2016, 09:33 am CDT

The New Normal

The agony of invoices: When it comes to math, humans are no match for machines

Aug 4, 2016, 08:30 am CDT

Law Firms

This shrinking law firm tops ‘A-List’; is it a ‘one-horse firm’?

Aug 4, 2016, 07:00 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Obama commutes sentences of 214 inmates, including 67 people serving life sentences

Aug 3, 2016, 02:46 pm CDT

Question of the Week

What movie changed the course of your life?

Aug 3, 2016, 01:15 pm CDT

Constitutional Law

Drivers are pulled over for driving without an ice cream cone; are the stops unconstitutional?

Aug 3, 2016, 11:55 am CDT

ABA Annual Meeting

ABA House to consider issues of public access and sex harassment

Aug 3, 2016, 08:30 am CDT

ABA Annual Meeting

For two days, all roads at the ABA Annual Meeting in San Francisco will lead to the expo

Aug 3, 2016, 08:29 am CDT

Supreme Court nominations

Who is on Hillary Clinton’s Supreme Court shortlist?

Aug 3, 2016, 07:00 am CDT

Education Law

Athlete wins reinstatement of suit claiming anti-male bias motivated school’s sex-assault finding

Aug 2, 2016, 03:47 pm CDT

Labor & Employment

Employers can’t ask job applicants about salary history under new Massachusetts law

Aug 2, 2016, 02:43 pm CDT

Privacy Law

New Jersey man plagued by Pokemon Go players files nuisance class action

Aug 2, 2016, 12:28 pm CDT

Death Penalty

Lawyers for alleged church-shooter Dylann Roof argue death penalty is unconstitutional

Aug 2, 2016, 11:45 am CDT

Executive Branch

Can Donald Trump make it happen? Expanding presidential powers could pave the way for his policies

Aug 2, 2016, 08:00 am CDT

Legal Education

Federal panel ‘sent a signal’ to ABA about law school loans and accreditation enforcement

Aug 1, 2016, 02:47 pm CDT

Law Schools

Which law schools have the highest percentage of graduates with federal clerkships?

Aug 1, 2016, 02:05 pm CDT

ABA Know It All

ABA Journal news quiz time! Take it and prove that you know it all

Aug 1, 2016, 01:05 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Lawyer is charged with alleged $4 theft of policy manual pages

Aug 1, 2016, 09:37 am CDT


Angry judge calls jail after defendant appears to be wearing no pants

Aug 1, 2016, 09:08 am CDT

Women in the Law

Think only younger women are leaving BigLaw? The exodus is long-term

Aug 1, 2016, 08:30 am CDT


50-year story of the Miranda warning has the twists of a cop show

Aug 1, 2016, 04:30 am CDT


Fines against unsafe nursing homes are considered a slap on the wrist

Aug 1, 2016, 04:25 am CDT


Lawsuits fail to bring improvements to nursing homes

Aug 1, 2016, 04:20 am CDT

Opening Statements

Copyright maneuver extends Swiss group’s control over Anne Frank’s diary

Aug 1, 2016, 03:50 am CDT

Opening Statements

Alan Dershowitz’s Judaica collection reflects his passion for faith, collecting and clutter

Aug 1, 2016, 03:40 am CDT

Opening Statements

Legislation in Oklahoma pits farmers against animal welfare advocates

Aug 1, 2016, 03:30 am CDT

National Pulse

Widespread confusion over the rules of the road for bicyclists leads to clashes

Aug 1, 2016, 03:10 am CDT

Supreme Court Report

Juror strikes in capital murder case were based on race, SCOTUS rules

Aug 1, 2016, 02:50 am CDT


What ‘Hamilton’ teaches lawyers about framing a story

Aug 1, 2016, 02:40 am CDT

Law Practice

Formerly opposing counsel took the plunge to merge firms

Aug 1, 2016, 02:10 am CDT


Tech training helps lawyers meet client expectations

Aug 1, 2016, 01:50 am CDT


Experts advise new tactics to fight data breaches

Aug 1, 2016, 01:45 am CDT

Your ABA

‘Queen of Pro Bono’ Esther Lardent passes away after 40-year career

Aug 1, 2016, 01:00 am CDT

Your ABA

Feds disqualify ABA and others from loan forgiveness program

Aug 1, 2016, 12:40 am CDT

10 Questions Live

10 Questions Live: What was it like to be a prosecutor at 20? Robyn Crawford shares her experience

Jul 29, 2016, 04:25 pm CDT

Consumer Law

Proposed rules beef up consumer protections in debt collection

Jul 29, 2016, 10:50 am CDT

Insurance Law

Insurer can’t rescind $10M policy on lawyer who died of brain cancer, judge rules

Jul 29, 2016, 08:55 am CDT

Education Law

Officer has immunity for arresting teen for belching at school, 10th Circuit rules

Jul 29, 2016, 08:50 am CDT


E-discovery pioneer creates smart search for archive of VP candidate’s emails

Jul 28, 2016, 03:30 pm CDT

Law Firms

Partner’s equal-pay suit claims Sedgwick has a ‘male-dominated culture’ that hinders women

Jul 28, 2016, 09:40 am CDT

The New Normal

The judgment machine: How algorithmic software won me over

Jul 28, 2016, 08:30 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Lawyer is accused of making false peanut allergy provocation claim against opposing counsel

Jul 28, 2016, 08:00 am CDT

Law in Popular Culture

Justice Ginsburg rules for Shylock in mock appeal

Jul 28, 2016, 07:30 am CDT


7th Circuit judge has ‘penchant for confabulation,’ losing law prof alleges in law review article

Jul 28, 2016, 07:30 am CDT

Law in Popular Culture

Which movie lawyer are you? Take our quiz

Jul 27, 2016, 05:24 pm CDT

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