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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

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

Verdicts & Settlements

US will pay Navajo Nation $554M to settle suit claiming mismanagement of resources

Sep 26, 2014, 10:00 am CDT

Privacy Law

Misidentified as a porn star by DJs, former 1L testifies against radio station in privacy suit

Sep 26, 2014, 07:59 am CDT

Bar Exam

Oops! Clerical error leads to mistake in Nebraska bar exam scores; three didn’t pass after all

Sep 26, 2014, 07:09 am CDT

Court Security

Man gets 90 days for taking cellphone photos in court

Sep 25, 2014, 05:30 pm CDT

Administrative Law

Uproar over Forest Service plan to require media to get permits to take wilderness photos

Sep 25, 2014, 04:50 pm CDT

Attorney General

Attorney General Eric Holder resigns but ‘will never leave the work’

Sep 25, 2014, 03:51 pm CDT

Law Firm Marketing

Law firm uses rapper Master P and his ‘trademark grunt’ to brand its advertising

Sep 25, 2014, 12:40 pm CDT


How are lawyers viewed by the public? Envy may account for glee in attorney mishaps, study says

Sep 25, 2014, 10:55 am CDT

Legal Ethics

11th Circuit cites Bible, labels lawyer’s action a ‘textbook example of bad faith’

Sep 25, 2014, 08:07 am CDT

Consumer Law

Suit says Templeton Rye whiskey isn’t really made in Iowa using Prohibition-era recipe

Sep 25, 2014, 07:18 am CDT

Question of the Week

How do you describe to children what you do as a lawyer?

Sep 24, 2014, 01:30 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Grand jurors clear cops in fatal shooting of man carrying air rifle at Wal-Mart

Sep 24, 2014, 12:18 pm CDT

Copyright Law

Satellite radio services dealt a blow when judge rules for Turtles members in copyright dispute

Sep 24, 2014, 10:10 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Prison population drops along with the crime rate, Holder says

Sep 24, 2014, 08:57 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Church-group dinners with indicted sewage official bring ethics trouble for two judges

Sep 24, 2014, 07:47 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Lawyer accused of taping sex with underage girl gets probation; plea agreement bars press release

Sep 24, 2014, 07:11 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Judge cuts millions from Apple’s cost request, including $1.5M for copies, in Samsung patent case

Sep 24, 2014, 06:15 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Did ‘freaky fast’ advertising claim spur Jimmy John’s accident settlement?

Sep 23, 2014, 03:00 pm CDT

Trials & Litigaiton

Does government owe moose-vehicle crash victims? Lawyer vows appeal after losing class action

Sep 23, 2014, 01:55 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Senior bin Laden aide gets life in terror case; defense argued his only crime was offensive speech

Sep 23, 2014, 01:40 pm CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Pick me! Lawyers tell SCOTUS why their gay-marriage cases are cert-worthy

Sep 23, 2014, 01:26 pm CDT


Arab Bank is held liable in first civil trial victory under anti-terrorism law

Sep 23, 2014, 09:46 am CDT

Business of Law

Solving legal problems will take multidisciplinary help, says Richard Susskind

Sep 23, 2014, 08:55 am CDT


Justice Kagan performs same-sex wedding, following in the footsteps of Ginsburg and O’Connor

Sep 23, 2014, 06:15 am CDT

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