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For a second time, one-day sentence in child-porn case is overturned

Feb 20, 2015, 06:00 am CST

The New Normal

Merging law schools, merging firms: What does it mean?

Feb 19, 2015, 03:03 pm CST

Cartoon Caption Contest

Cartoon poll: A lawyer and his hand puppet approach the bench ...

Feb 19, 2015, 10:39 am CST

Question of the Week

Have you met any lawyers like Saul Goodman?

Feb 19, 2015, 09:40 am CST

Internet Law

Lawyer who clicked on attachment loses $289K in hacker scam

Feb 19, 2015, 06:53 am CST


Want to avoid layoffs? Commitment to mission of your employer may help

Feb 19, 2015, 06:00 am CST

Legal Ethics

‘Think of my name and squeal’: Lawyer admonished for angry email exchange referencing ‘Deliverance’

Feb 18, 2015, 05:45 am CST

Legal Education

ABA committee seeks more detailed data on law school attrition

Feb 17, 2015, 05:00 pm CST

Trials & Litigation

Alvin the dead cat is among many travails that led to blown deadline, lawyer says in court filing

Feb 17, 2015, 06:15 am CST

Legal Ethics

‘Social media blitz’ in custody case yields possible suspension for Louisiana lawyer

Feb 17, 2015, 05:45 am CST

Death Penalty

Pennsylvania governor temporarily halts all executions

Feb 13, 2015, 05:45 pm CST

Government Law

Under fire over fiancee’s role as ‘first lady’ and paid outside consultant, Oregon governor resigns

Feb 13, 2015, 05:30 pm CST

Consumer Law

Bankruptcy court battle looms over economic-loss claims against GM concerning ignition-switch issues

Feb 13, 2015, 03:30 pm CST

U.S. Supreme Court

Ginsburg explains why she nodded off at State of the Union: ‘I wasn’t 100 percent sober’

Feb 13, 2015, 09:00 am CST

Constitutional Law

Federal court orders Ala. judge to issue same-sex marriage licenses; new suit seeks opposite result

Feb 13, 2015, 07:27 am CST

Trials & Litigation

Judge OKs $178M in Detroit bankruptcy professional fees; Jones Day gets $58M

Feb 12, 2015, 03:55 pm CST

Constitutional Law

Are Alabama judges bound by federal court? Law prof says Roy Moore is right about at least one thing

Feb 12, 2015, 01:28 pm CST

Constitutional Law

Alabama top court tosses probate judge’s petition seeking guidance on gay marriage

Feb 12, 2015, 10:21 am CST

Social Media Law

Facebook will allow users to name ‘legacy contact’ in case of death

Feb 12, 2015, 09:35 am CST

Internet Law

Hired hackers aided corporate lawsuits, federal indictment alleges

Feb 12, 2015, 08:06 am CST

Question of the Week

Do you carry an expensive pen, or rely on cheaper office supplies?

Feb 11, 2015, 03:45 pm CST

Constitutional Law

Alabama same-sex marriage battles continue as lawyers seek to force compliance with federal opinion

Feb 11, 2015, 09:53 am CST

Lawyer Pay

Most workers see wage stagnation after first 10 years; are lawyers an exception?

Feb 11, 2015, 07:49 am CST

Legal Ethics

Donations to inmates’ prison accounts yield reprimand for West Virginia lawyer

Feb 11, 2015, 06:15 am CST

Law in Popular Culture

He’s a lawyer, he’s a financial analyst. No, he’s stock photo man!

Feb 11, 2015, 05:45 am CST

Family Law

Most Alabama counties refuse gay-marriage licenses after defiant order by state chief justice

Feb 10, 2015, 08:00 am CST

Lawyer Pay

Some associates will earn less as gap widens between rich and super-rich law firms, columnist says

Feb 10, 2015, 07:01 am CST

Constitutional Law

Did SCOTUS decision help states seeking to lower the drinking age? Minnesota lawmaker thinks so

Feb 10, 2015, 06:15 am CST

ABA Midyear

Vote to oppose ‘stand-your-ground’ laws passed by ABA House of Delegates

Feb 9, 2015, 04:19 pm CST

Death Penalty

Capital punishment should require unanimity and transparency, say ABA policymakers

Feb 9, 2015, 01:00 pm CST

ABA Midyear

Should juveniles be shackled in court or sentenced to life without parole? ABA leaders weigh in

Feb 9, 2015, 11:40 am CST

ABA Midyear

Counsel young lawyers about debt, ABA policymakers urge law schools and bar groups

Feb 9, 2015, 10:35 am CST

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS won’t block gay marriages in Alabama; Thomas decries ‘cavalier attitude’ toward states

Feb 9, 2015, 09:09 am CST

Constitutional Law

Alabama chief justice orders probate judges not to marry gay couples; is it ‘a George Wallace move’?

Feb 9, 2015, 07:21 am CST

Copyright Law

Katy Perry’s lawyers assert Left Shark copyright, send cease-and-desist letter to 3D printer

Feb 9, 2015, 05:45 am CST

ABA Midyear

Diversity is winner as the ABA begins selecting next class of leaders

Feb 8, 2015, 07:59 pm CST

Bar Associations

ABA signs friendship agreement to help bolster rule of law initiatives in Sri Lanka

Feb 7, 2015, 05:59 pm CST


New book reveals the story of the lawyer who was one of the last US soldiers to leave Vietnam

Feb 7, 2015, 08:59 am CST

Family Law

Defining the line between corporal punishment and child abuse can be tricky, say speakers

Feb 6, 2015, 10:23 pm CST

First Amendment

Where should the line between free speech and accountability be drawn on social media?

Feb 6, 2015, 09:00 pm CST

Constitutional Law

Assistant public defender handcuffed in court hallway files complaint against police officers

Feb 6, 2015, 04:05 pm CST


Innocent man jailed 2 months in rape case; DA blames DNA label ‘clerical error’

Feb 6, 2015, 11:20 am CST

ABA Midyear

Human rights should be a priority in oil, gas and mining industries, say speakers at ABA Midyear

Feb 6, 2015, 09:10 am CST

Privacy Law

Trial lawyers group is sued for alleged junk-fax violation; US Chamber calls attention to suit

Feb 6, 2015, 06:15 am CST

Law Schools

Should laptops be banned in law school? Comprehension suffers from verbatim notes, law prof says

Feb 6, 2015, 05:45 am CST

Disability Law

How many therapy ducks are too many? Veteran with PTSD and 6 ducks appeals

Feb 5, 2015, 12:00 pm CST

Law in Popular Culture

Announcement of new Harper Lee book stirs excitement and ‘a whiff of controversy’

Feb 5, 2015, 05:45 am CST

Question of the Week

What book, movie or TV show would you most like to see developed into a sequel or spin-off?

Feb 4, 2015, 03:25 pm CST

The New Normal

9 ways to change the carnivorous partnership model and save BigLaw firms

Feb 4, 2015, 02:40 pm CST

ABA Midyear

Immigration and access to justice will be hot topics as ABA Midyear Meeting opens in Houston

Feb 4, 2015, 09:10 am CST

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