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Law Firms

Two BigLaw firms announce merger; combined firm will have about a thousand lawyers

Nov 10, 2016, 10:12 am CST

New Normal

Solving the other legal education crisis

Nov 10, 2016, 08:30 am CST

U.S. Supreme Court

A day after the election, Justice Ginsburg appears in her dissent jabot

Nov 10, 2016, 07:00 am CST

Business of Law

Trump’s win could put ‘legal industry on steroids,’ consultant says

Nov 9, 2016, 01:15 pm CST

Criminal Justice

Embattled Sheriff Joe Arpaio loses re-election bid

Nov 9, 2016, 10:27 am CST

Constitutional Law

ACLU: Trump will face its ‘full firepower’ if he doesn’t reverse course on unconstitutional plans

Nov 9, 2016, 09:35 am CST

U.S. Supreme Court

How Trump’s victory and GOP Senate control could shape the law

Nov 9, 2016, 08:40 am CST

Legal Rebels Podcast

Tech skills are no harder to learn than driving, says e-discovery expert Craig Ball (podcast)

Nov 9, 2016, 08:30 am CST

Criminal Justice

Secret nude recordings weren’t ‘lascivious’ and didn’t violate child porn law, top state court says

Nov 9, 2016, 08:00 am CST


Recently promoted BigLaw partners explain what it takes: It’s about the dollars

Nov 9, 2016, 07:00 am CST

Bar Exam

Judge denies law prof’s request for bar-exam racial data

Nov 8, 2016, 09:03 am CST

Legal Ethics

Lawyers may not use ‘web bugs’ to track email sent to opposing counsel, ethics opinion says

Nov 8, 2016, 08:00 am CST

Alternative Dispute Resolution

9th Circuit tosses arbitration decision because panel chair lied about being a lawyer

Nov 8, 2016, 07:00 am CST

Elder Law

Judge blocks federal rule that would ban arbitration in nursing home disputes

Nov 7, 2016, 04:20 pm CST


Celebrate knowledge! Take this week’s ABA Journal news quiz

Nov 7, 2016, 04:00 pm CST

Law Schools

South Texas College of Law announces its latest new name

Nov 7, 2016, 02:31 pm CST

Election Law

If you cast a write-in vote for president, will it count? State laws differ

Nov 7, 2016, 07:00 am CST

Criminal Justice

Obama commutes sentences of another 72 federal inmates

Nov 4, 2016, 03:48 pm CDT

Election Law

Judge refuses to lift poll-watching restrictions, criticizes GOP for late-filed lawsuit

Nov 4, 2016, 10:56 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Roberts provides fifth vote to halt execution of Alabama inmate

Nov 4, 2016, 10:07 am CDT

Law in Popular Culture

Dealing with lawyer jokes? ‘Restatement of Retorts’ provides the rejoinder

Nov 4, 2016, 08:00 am CDT


Deputy UN ambassador leaves to join Boies Schiller, Clooney Foundation

Nov 3, 2016, 03:55 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Invoices of court-appointed lawyers in Michigan reveal few motions filed and few experts hired

Nov 3, 2016, 03:22 pm CDT

Law Schools

These law schools are tops for median private-sector pay exceeding student debt

Nov 3, 2016, 10:44 am CDT

Law Practice Management

ABA Blueprint launches with member discounts for one-stop shopping on legal products

Nov 3, 2016, 09:22 am CDT

The New Normal

Buy new technology? You must also invest your time in learning it

Nov 3, 2016, 08:30 am CDT

Civil Rights

San Francisco city attorney won’t defend city’s bail schedule from civil rights lawsuit

Nov 2, 2016, 03:20 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Lawyer is shot at his law office; suspect’s wife and son are found dead

Nov 2, 2016, 02:21 pm CDT

Question of the Week

Why did you go to law school?

Nov 2, 2016, 01:00 pm CDT

Internet Law

Judge says Airbnb user who alleged host bias is bound by online arbitration clause

Nov 2, 2016, 11:34 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Lawyer says he grabbed shotgun from client; he had sought to withdraw from her case

Nov 2, 2016, 08:50 am CDT

Disability Law

Law firms file and settle dozens of ADA suits claiming websites aren’t accessible to the blind

Nov 1, 2016, 03:21 pm CDT

Tort Law

Couple’s huge holiday display isn’t a public nuisance, judge rules

Nov 1, 2016, 11:59 am CDT

Tax Law

Trump swapped partnership equity for canceled debt in tax-law stretch, experts say

Nov 1, 2016, 09:32 am CDT


Who are the most famous practicing lawyers in BigLaw?

Nov 1, 2016, 07:00 am CDT


Who’s to blame for poisoning of Flint’s water?

Nov 1, 2016, 04:30 am CDT


Lead litigation beyond Flint

Nov 1, 2016, 04:25 am CDT


Trans-Pacific Partnership raises question: How should governments and corporations resolve disputes?

Nov 1, 2016, 04:20 am CDT

President's Message

Veterans Day offers lawyers opportunity to aid those who protect our rights and freedoms

Nov 1, 2016, 04:00 am CDT

National Pulse

Firm rolls out wellness coaching and ‘emotional fitness’ classes for employees

Nov 1, 2016, 03:50 am CDT

National Pulse

Lawyer creates heartbreak museum

Nov 1, 2016, 03:40 am CDT

Opening Statements

New books explore polarization of politics and judiciary

Nov 1, 2016, 03:30 am CDT

Opening Statements

Partnership makes practice easier for lawyers who have military spouses

Nov 1, 2016, 03:20 am CDT

National Pulse

Lawsuits aim to put iconic folk songs back in the public domain

Nov 1, 2016, 03:00 am CDT

National Pulse

Is cyberbullying free speech?

Nov 1, 2016, 02:50 am CDT

Supreme Court Report

SCOTUS will decide whether Miami can sue banks under the Fair Housing Act

Nov 1, 2016, 02:40 am CDT


Lawyer storytellers break free from the clock to deliver persuasive arguments

Nov 1, 2016, 02:30 am CDT


Texas lawyers may use competitors’ names in keyword marketing

Nov 1, 2016, 02:20 am CDT

Bryan Garner on Words

Parenthetical Habits: On the use and overuse of parentheses and brackets

Nov 1, 2016, 02:10 am CDT

Law Scribbler

At TBD Law conference, lawyers share practice innovations

Nov 1, 2016, 02:00 am CDT

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