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Legal Technology

Lawyer who created expungement app sees other tech possibilities

Jun 3, 2016, 07:00 am CDT

Tort Law

Ski resorts have no liability for avalanches, Colorado Supreme Court rules

Jun 2, 2016, 02:40 pm CDT


Solicitor General Donald Verrilli is leaving Justice Department

Jun 2, 2016, 10:44 am CDT

Education Law

Employees of some nonprofits get notified they don’t qualify for student loan forgiveness program

Jun 2, 2016, 10:12 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Chemerinsky: These two decisions highlight how Scalia’s absence has affected the court

Jun 2, 2016, 08:00 am CDT

Immigration Law

Asylum decisions for Central American children may depend on where they live

Jun 2, 2016, 07:15 am CDT

Disability Law

Blind man claims McDonald’s violates ADA by restricting late-night orders to customers in cars

Jun 2, 2016, 06:15 am CDT

Cartoon Caption Contest

Cartoon Contest: What’s gone up in flames? Submit your caption

Jun 1, 2016, 04:30 pm CDT

Question of the Week

Has becoming a lawyer changed how you go through day-to-day life?

Jun 1, 2016, 01:35 pm CDT

Legal Ethics

Defense bar group blasts judge who had public defender cuffed in court

Jun 1, 2016, 12:45 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Lawyer on trial for home-invasion attack can’t use medication-delirium defense, judge rules

Jun 1, 2016, 09:26 am CDT

Legal Rebels Podcast

Rocket Lawyer’s Charley Moore sees lawyer collaboration as the future (podcast)

Jun 1, 2016, 08:00 am CDT


Judge who was reprimanded for remarks to lawyers and witness is renominated to the bench

Jun 1, 2016, 05:45 am CDT


Contentious battles between couples over frozen embryos raise legal and ethical dilemmas

Jun 1, 2016, 04:10 am CDT

Opening Statements

California lawyer pledges to fund college for 27 kindergartners

Jun 1, 2016, 03:20 am CDT

Opening Statements

10 Questions: Crafting tech solutions for legal aid

Jun 1, 2016, 03:10 am CDT

National Pulse

Police routinely read juveniles their Miranda rights, but do kids really understand them?

Jun 1, 2016, 02:50 am CDT

Supreme Court Report

Court says criminal defendants should be allowed to pay lawyers with ‘untainted’ funds

Jun 1, 2016, 02:30 am CDT


Honesty is the best policy for character-and-fitness screenings

Jun 1, 2016, 02:20 am CDT

Bryan Garner on Words

Dear Sir/Madam: How should you handle writing salutations and signatures?

Jun 1, 2016, 02:10 am CDT


What Adele and Taylor Swift can teach you about finding justice

Jun 1, 2016, 02:00 am CDT


Howard Law grads get major law firm attention

Jun 1, 2016, 01:50 am CDT

Law Practice

McCarthy Tétrault chooses nonlawyer to redesign firm

Jun 1, 2016, 01:40 am CDT

Solos / Small Firms

Replicas and animations can help present a winning case

Jun 1, 2016, 01:20 am CDT

Your ABA

Proposals to amend law school accreditation standards would require more focus on grads’ bar passage

Jun 1, 2016, 01:00 am CDT

Report from Governmental Affairs

ABA says the reauthorized Older Americans Act will give nation’s seniors a stronger safety net

Jun 1, 2016, 12:50 am CDT

Legal Marketing & Consulting

Many of the most-profitable law firms have little presence on Twitter

May 31, 2016, 05:20 pm CDT


En banc 4th Circuit OKs tracking cellphone location without a warrant

May 31, 2016, 04:45 pm CDT

Corporate Law

A ‘seismic shift’ in Texas: BigLaw shops raid local firms for top talent and big bucks follow

May 31, 2016, 04:15 pm CDT

ABA Know It All

Take the ABA’s weekly ‘know it all’ news quiz

May 31, 2016, 01:30 pm CDT

Education Law

Kansas Supreme Court gives lawmakers until June 30 to fix school funding inequities

May 31, 2016, 12:05 pm CDT

Constitutional Law

Judge exceeded authority by ordering ethics classes for possibly 3,000 DOJ lawyers, brief says

May 31, 2016, 11:03 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court refuses to consider constitutionality of death penalty; two justices dissent

May 31, 2016, 09:43 am CDT

Juvenile Justice

Iowa Supreme Court rules life without parole is an unconstitutional sentence for juveniles

May 31, 2016, 08:56 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

These two justices are the most interrupted in oral arguments; is a gender dynamic at play?

May 31, 2016, 06:15 am CDT

Real Estate and Property Law

Longtime lawyer pleads guilty in $33.6M real-estate fraud involving bogus court filings

May 27, 2016, 11:45 am CDT

Copyright Law

Google wins copyright battle over its use of Java software code in Android

May 27, 2016, 07:51 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Eight isn’t enough, Justice Ginsburg says

May 27, 2016, 06:54 am CDT

Banking Law

In 156 government cases against big banks, only 47 people have been charged

May 27, 2016, 05:45 am CDT

10 Questions Live

10 Questions Live: Groundbreaking transgender judge talks bathroom laws

May 26, 2016, 05:35 pm CDT

Education Law

Baylor demotes Ken Starr, will fire football coach over school’s handling of sex-assault allegations

May 26, 2016, 02:17 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer-turned-entrepreneur admits he financed Hulk Hogan’s Gawker suit

May 26, 2016, 11:00 am CDT

ABA Know It All

Think you know it all? Take this news quiz to prove it

May 26, 2016, 09:40 am CDT

Law Schools

This law school sent the most grads into full-time, long-term legal jobs

May 26, 2016, 09:25 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Man is charged in death of law prof Dan Markel; case is reportedly investigated as murder for hire

May 26, 2016, 07:01 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Fewer than 1% of arrestees in Chicago see a lawyer while in police custody

May 26, 2016, 06:15 am CDT

Civil Rights

11 states sue feds over new guidelines for restroom and locker room use by transgender individuals

May 25, 2016, 04:48 pm CDT

Question of the Week

What is your sign-off on professional correspondence?

May 25, 2016, 12:00 pm CDT

Government Law

State Department lawyers weren’t asked to review Clinton’s use of private server, report says

May 25, 2016, 11:54 am CDT

Trademark Law

Law student prevails against Marvel and DC Comics over use of word ‘superhero’ in book title

May 25, 2016, 11:20 am CDT

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