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Disability Law

When are wellness programs too punitive? EEOC says two companies crossed the line

Oct 9, 2014, 05:45 am CDT

Question of the Week

What writing pointers do you rely on when drafting legal briefs?

Oct 8, 2014, 02:27 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Restroom arrests bring allegations of overzealous policing

Oct 8, 2014, 02:26 pm CDT

Legal Technology

Does using Gmail put attorney-client privilege at risk?

Oct 8, 2014, 12:55 pm CDT

Appellate Practice

Judge complains about smelly appeals documents; can the culprit be sniffed out?

Oct 8, 2014, 07:00 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Gallup poll shows little change in evenly divided approval ratings for the Supreme Court

Oct 8, 2014, 05:45 am CDT

Constitutional Law

9th Circuit strikes down same-sex marriage bans; SCOTUS rejects Idaho’s stay request

Oct 7, 2014, 05:24 pm CDT


How can you protect your privacy following recent iPhone updates?

Oct 7, 2014, 01:14 pm CDT

Attorney General

Eric Holder won’t be held in contempt over ‘Fast and Furious’ documents, rules judge

Oct 7, 2014, 12:22 pm CDT


Dechert partner says she doesn’t want to ‘have it all’; she just wants what men have

Oct 7, 2014, 11:35 am CDT

Heatlh Law

Authority for Ebola quarantine ‘is as American as apple pie’

Oct 7, 2014, 08:15 am CDT

Trademark Law

Chobani is accused of violating ‘how’ trademark with its marketing campaign

Oct 7, 2014, 06:15 am CDT

First Amendment

During traffic stop, state trooper asked driver if she accepted Jesus, ACLU suit claims

Oct 7, 2014, 05:45 am CDT

Animal Law

California judge upholds law requiring larger cages for egg-producing chickens

Oct 6, 2014, 05:32 pm CDT

Internet Law

Marriott to pay $600K for blocking guests’ personal Wi-Fi access at Opryland hotel

Oct 6, 2014, 10:48 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS won’t hear same-sex marriage cases, clearing the way for gay marriage in 11 more states

Oct 6, 2014, 08:53 am CDT

Asked and Answered

Do you have what it takes to be a rural lawyer? (podcast with transcript)

Oct 6, 2014, 08:30 am CDT

Animal Law

Pit bull gets reprieve from state high court, but this dog was no Lassie, dissent says

Oct 6, 2014, 06:15 am CDT

Health Law

Video shows teen isn’t really brain dead, lawyer asserts; revocation of death certificate sought

Oct 6, 2014, 05:45 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

5th Circuit overturns stay on Texas abortion law; 13 of 21 remaining clinics closed overnight

Oct 3, 2014, 11:48 am CDT

Around the Blawgosphere

What things do you consider before taking a case? | Bloggers review novel by ATL’s David Lat

Oct 3, 2014, 08:30 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS to consider ethics rule banning judicial candidates from soliciting contributions

Oct 3, 2014, 07:28 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

An elected Supreme Court? Nearly half of surveyed Americans back the idea

Oct 3, 2014, 06:15 am CDT


Suit claims Glen Campbell cut production company out of Alzheimer’s documentary

Oct 3, 2014, 05:45 am CDT

Intellectual Property Law

Google threatened with $100M suit over hacked celebrity photos

Oct 2, 2014, 02:14 pm CDT

Civil Rights

ACLU challenges police ‘five-second rule’ for arresting protesters in Ferguson

Oct 2, 2014, 10:48 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS releases new list of grants for 2014 term, with no same-sex marriage cases

Oct 2, 2014, 10:17 am CDT

Cartoon Caption Contest

Cartoon: Is this the proper venue for a song? Give us your best caption!

Oct 2, 2014, 08:45 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Chemerinsky: What to expect from the upcoming SCOTUS term

Oct 2, 2014, 08:40 am CDT

The New Normal

10 predictions about how IBM’s Watson will impact the legal profession

Oct 2, 2014, 08:35 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Lawyer hired in capital case six months out of law school can continue as lead counsel, judge rules

Oct 2, 2014, 07:09 am CDT

Labor & Employment

Why was Texas Roadhouse sued for age discrimination? Restaurant sues EEOC for the answer

Oct 2, 2014, 05:59 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Inspired by man who filed more than 120 lawsuits, Indiana Supreme Court sets pro se limits

Oct 1, 2014, 03:20 pm CDT

Question of the Week

Have you ever had to break bad news to a client about a case? How did you handle it?

Oct 1, 2014, 01:17 pm CDT


Did law grad make the wrong choice? Her $300K in education debt easily fails ROI calculation

Oct 1, 2014, 07:15 am CDT


How to do the most good? Be a corporate lawyer and donate 25% to charity, Harvard Law student opines

Oct 1, 2014, 06:15 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Jail escape isn’t noticed until lawyer tries to visit his client

Oct 1, 2014, 05:45 am CDT


Thou Shalt Not Cheat: The lawyer who took down Lance Armstrong is on a mission

Oct 1, 2014, 05:30 am CDT

Supreme Court Report

A ‘Facial’ Challenge: Inmate’s right to wear a beard is among cases coming up this term

Oct 1, 2014, 03:50 am CDT

Law Practice

Smaller Staff, Bigger Jobs: Practice changes are redefining their work

Oct 1, 2014, 03:40 am CDT

Bryan Garner on Words

10 Tips for Better Legal Writing

Oct 1, 2014, 03:00 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Big Tobacco appeals court-mandated anti-smoking advertisements

Sep 30, 2014, 01:30 pm CDT

Injury & Accident Law

Wal-Mart says lack of seat belts puts Tracy Morgan and others at fault in crash

Sep 30, 2014, 11:15 am CDT

Family Law

Same-sex spouses face extra legal hurdles in divorces and custody matters

Sep 30, 2014, 10:57 am CDT

Labor & Employment

Do job personality tests discriminate? EEOC probes lawyer’s complaint, filed on behalf of his son

Sep 30, 2014, 08:08 am CDT

Privacy Law

Wrongly labeled a porn star by DJs, former 1L is awarded $1M in suit against radio station

Sep 30, 2014, 07:17 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

These 5 firms argued half of all SCOTUS cases last term

Sep 29, 2014, 11:26 am CDT


Did any Pennsylvania judges receive ‘porngate’ emails? Chief justice wants to know

Sep 29, 2014, 08:08 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Judge says lawyer appeared unsteady and disheveled in court, orders drug test and jailing

Sep 29, 2014, 07:17 am CDT


Seeking forgiveness for a bad work result? State the facts, and don’t offer a vague excuse

Sep 29, 2014, 05:45 am CDT

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