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Executive Branch

House suit against Obama gets a boost from Supreme Court decision on standing

Aug 20, 2015, 02:44 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Anonymous ‘cyberbullying’ by prosecutors deprived cops of fair trial, 5th Circuit says

Aug 20, 2015, 10:48 am CDT

Immigration Law

ABA Commission on Immigration report excoriates federal detention policy for immigrant families

Aug 20, 2015, 10:38 am CDT

Internet Law

Dissenter blasts Posner’s Internet research in inmate’s suit over acid reflux treatment

Aug 20, 2015, 08:59 am CDT

Executive Branch

Top lawmaker says Hillary Clinton’s attorney may have lacked security clearance to hold her email

Aug 19, 2015, 02:15 pm CDT

Cartoon Caption Contest

Cartoon Poll: Which caption best fits this lawyer-in-a-time-machine cartoon?

Aug 19, 2015, 02:13 pm CDT

Question of the Week

Have you ever contributed to a crowdfunding venture?

Aug 19, 2015, 01:22 pm CDT


Divorce lawyers expect surge in clients after hackers dump data from Ashley Madison dating site

Aug 19, 2015, 12:40 pm CDT

Constitutional Law

Does Constitution allow ban on birthright citizenship?

Aug 19, 2015, 06:15 am CDT


Federal judiciary considers dumping ‘ancient documents’ rule

Aug 19, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Constitutional Law

7th Circuit says court erred by upholding prison’s refusal to allow inmate and former guard to marry

Aug 18, 2015, 03:55 pm CDT


Thieves stole 220,000 more individual tax records from IRS computer system than feds first thought

Aug 18, 2015, 11:05 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Mayor declares local Wal-Mart a public nuisance

Aug 18, 2015, 09:09 am CDT

Work-Life Balance

Is competitive BigLaw similar to Amazon’s survival-of-the-fittest system?

Aug 18, 2015, 08:19 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Lawyer’s repeated instructions to not answer deposition questions draws sanction for Kramer Levin

Aug 18, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Civil Rights

Lawyer wins $93 refund of LA parking ticket; 9th Circuit ‘stealth tow’ appeal is ongoing

Aug 17, 2015, 03:20 pm CDT


Judge tells lawyer to give dashcam video to state; is ruling consistent with defense obligations?

Aug 17, 2015, 12:15 pm CDT

Constitutional Law

Deputy who complied with public defender’s ‘arrest me’ taunt may be liable, says 9th Circuit

Aug 17, 2015, 08:52 am CDT


Civil rights icon Julian Bond dies at 75

Aug 17, 2015, 07:05 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Strapped for cash to start a law firm? Crowdfunding may be permissible, ethics opinion says

Aug 17, 2015, 06:15 am CDT

Tort Law

Woman sues over eye injury from tossed roll at restaurant that touts its ‘throwed rolls’

Aug 17, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Constitutional Law

Last vestiges of death penalty in Connecticut are cruel and unusual, state’s top court says

Aug 14, 2015, 11:00 am CDT

Religious Law

First Amendment doesn’t protect baker who refused wedding cake to gay couple, appeals court says

Aug 14, 2015, 07:31 am CDT

Bankruptcy Law

Clawback suit seeks $420K from US transportation secretary concerning in-house counsel pay

Aug 13, 2015, 12:40 pm CDT


Unflattering courtroom sketch of Tom Brady in Deflategate hearing goes viral

Aug 13, 2015, 11:30 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Lawyer who billed clients for watching true-crime shows is suspended

Aug 13, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

White-Collar Crime

Pennsylvania AG Kathleen Kane proclaims innocence, blames ‘Porngate’ backlash for charges

Aug 12, 2015, 03:00 pm CDT

Question of the Week

Who do you think is the smartest judge in the United States?

Aug 12, 2015, 12:30 pm CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Are stun guns protected by Second Amendment? SCOTUS is asked to decide

Aug 12, 2015, 09:56 am CDT

The New Normal

Learn how to balance efficiency with your level of service—or miss opportunities

Aug 12, 2015, 08:59 am CDT

First Amendment

Student suspended for two-word tweet may sue school district and police chief, judge rules

Aug 12, 2015, 08:06 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Judges may not refuse to perform gay marriages, Ohio ethics opinion says

Aug 12, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Court Security

Man who broke into courthouse and rummaged through sheriff’s refrigerator gets 15 months

Aug 11, 2015, 03:25 pm CDT

Law Professors

Harvard law prof explores Democratic presidential bid financed through crowdsourced funding

Aug 11, 2015, 11:42 am CDT

Law Firms

Fired coach sues Paul Weiss for alleged defamation in Dolphins bullying report

Aug 11, 2015, 08:20 am CDT

Legal History

Ethel Rosenberg wasn’t a spy, and recently released testimony helps prove it, her sons say

Aug 11, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Law Practice Management

Will BakerHostetler eliminate nonequity partners? Change could boost Am Law stats, memo notes

Aug 10, 2015, 04:15 pm CDT

Legal Marketing & Consulting

Early adopters take new .law domains

Aug 10, 2015, 09:00 am CDT

Constitutional Law

Chicago OKs stop-and-frisk pact with ACLU

Aug 7, 2015, 01:05 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Pennsylvania AG Kathleen Kane is charged in grand jury leak, accused of lying about it

Aug 6, 2015, 11:54 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Coal company asks court to strike protest song lyrics from activists’ lawsuit

Aug 6, 2015, 08:32 am CDT

The New Normal

How lawyers can embrace mistakes

Aug 6, 2015, 08:30 am CDT

Civil Rights

5th Circuit says strict Texas voter ID law violates Voting Rights Act

Aug 5, 2015, 04:15 pm CDT

Question of the Week

Who would be your dream client?

Aug 5, 2015, 01:45 pm CDT

Privacy Law

Cops caught on pot raid video argue they deserved privacy after disabling all but one camera

Aug 5, 2015, 10:34 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Chemerinsky: These 4 lesser-known SCOTUS decisions are sure to spawn more litigation

Aug 5, 2015, 08:30 am CDT

Labor & Employment

As workers’ social media comments clash with employer expectations, the NLRB takes center stage

Aug 4, 2015, 04:45 pm CDT

Annual Meeting

After some ado over class attendance, ABA House backs changes in law school accreditation standards

Aug 4, 2015, 04:45 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Former worker sues Safeway, says it did not stop customer’s sexual harassment

Aug 4, 2015, 03:15 pm CDT

Annual Meeting

Protections against domestic and sexual violence must be extended to all, ABA leaders say

Aug 4, 2015, 02:50 pm CDT

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