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Pro Bono

LSC will develop ‘legal portals’ to help people find civil legal services

Apr 19, 2016, 12:02 pm CDT

Law Firms

9-lawyer group exits Carlton Fields for Duane Morris

Apr 19, 2016, 09:45 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court splits on whether unwilling state can be hauled into another’s court

Apr 19, 2016, 09:43 am CDT

The New Normal

The CLOC is ticking: Will lawyers embrace operational excellence?

Apr 19, 2016, 08:30 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Former Locke Lord IT engineer gets 9 years, owes $1.69M for hack into firm’s computer system

Apr 18, 2016, 04:00 pm CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court appears divided in challenge to Obama’s deferred deportations

Apr 18, 2016, 12:04 pm CDT

Health Law

New Florida law seeks to prevent big hospital billing surprises

Apr 18, 2016, 11:00 am CDT

Law Firms

8-partner government contracts group leaps from Jenner to MoFo

Apr 18, 2016, 10:19 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS decision striking down part of career-criminals law is retroactive, Supreme Court says

Apr 18, 2016, 10:17 am CDT

Privacy Law

Can hacked data support fraud suit against Ashley Madison? Plaintiffs want to cite lawyer emails

Apr 18, 2016, 05:45 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Federal judge plans to sanction 16 lawyers for ‘gamesmanship’ and ‘forum shopping’

Apr 15, 2016, 01:00 pm CDT

Securities Law

Town officials indicted in landmark securities-fraud case over municipal bonds

Apr 15, 2016, 08:35 am CDT

Education Law

Teacher tenure law doesn’t violate equal-protection guarantee, California appeals court says

Apr 15, 2016, 07:09 am CDT

Law in Popular Culture

Lawyer’s screenplay about Thurgood Marshall’s early life begins filming next month

Apr 15, 2016, 06:15 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court’s contraceptive compromise might work, parties say

Apr 14, 2016, 10:56 am CDT

The New Normal

Is the herd finally embracing legal ops and procurement?

Apr 14, 2016, 09:00 am CDT

Question of the Week

What class do you wish were offered at your law school?

Apr 13, 2016, 01:50 pm CDT

Privacy Law

Facebook capture of medical info from web searches by users violates HIPAA and other laws, suit says

Apr 13, 2016, 01:15 pm CDT

Law in Popular Culture

10 great novels about the Supreme Court

Apr 13, 2016, 08:35 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Does facial recognition technology incorporate racial bias?

Apr 13, 2016, 06:15 am CDT

Law Practice Management

Is your law firm in trouble? These scenarios pose threats

Apr 13, 2016, 05:45 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Trial judge asks how grenade-like device works: Police officer pulls pin, and it explodes

Apr 12, 2016, 04:35 pm CDT

Cartoon Caption Contest

Cartoon Poll: Why is everyone except the witness asleep in the courtroom?

Apr 12, 2016, 03:20 pm CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Group of deaf lawyers will be sworn in to Supreme Court bar

Apr 12, 2016, 12:36 pm CDT


Lawmakers mull ‘textalyzer’ bill that would let cops test cellphones to ID distracted drivers

Apr 12, 2016, 12:25 pm CDT

Law in Popular Culture

After success of OJ Simpson series, competitors focus on JonBenet Ramsey and Menendez brothers

Apr 12, 2016, 11:00 am CDT

Copyright Law

Judge allows infringement claim over Led Zeppelin’s ‘Stairway to Heaven’

Apr 12, 2016, 08:32 am CDT

Internet Law

Order blocking state AG’s investigation of Google is vacated by 5th Circuit

Apr 12, 2016, 07:41 am CDT

Securities Law

SEC sues Texas AG Ken Paxton for securities fraud; his lawyer ‘vehemently denies’ claims

Apr 11, 2016, 04:10 pm CDT

Bankruptcy Law

ABA urges 9th Circuit to nix profits clawback from insolvent law firm’s unfinished business

Apr 11, 2016, 03:20 pm CDT


Judge orders Apple to help FBI unlock another iPhone; will issue reach the Supreme Court?

Apr 11, 2016, 10:00 am CDT

Court Security

After ‘chaotic’ week without cellphone storage lockers, Chicago court visitors can use them again

Apr 11, 2016, 09:35 am CDT

Supreme Court Nominations

15 former ABA presidents call for hearings on Garland

Apr 11, 2016, 08:44 am CDT

Constitutional Law

Due to lack of counsel, New Orleans judge freezes cases against 7 inmates and orders their release

Apr 8, 2016, 04:00 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Jurors should acquit when cops and prosecutors treat blacks unfairly, law prof says in op-ed

Apr 8, 2016, 06:15 am CDT

Legal Technology

Avvo announces it is offering free legal forms

Apr 7, 2016, 03:25 pm CDT

Media & Communications Law

Should cellphone signals be jammed at prisons? FCC mulls issue of contraband devices there

Apr 7, 2016, 10:55 am CDT

Personal Lives

Former CIA operative’s travel tips: Draw blinds, keep flashlight by bed and carry a handcuff key

Apr 7, 2016, 10:40 am CDT

Business of Law

Insurer offers legal insurance directly to consumers for $16.25 a month

Apr 7, 2016, 08:53 am CDT

The New Normal

Get rid of the billable hour—but then what?

Apr 7, 2016, 08:30 am CDT

Supreme Court Nominations

Garland and Roberts mostly agreed while on the DC Circuit together

Apr 7, 2016, 06:15 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Fox Rothschild is sanctioned $25K for alterations in discovery documents

Apr 7, 2016, 05:45 am CDT


Partner: Massive data breach at ‘Panama Papers’ law firm was from hack attack, not internal leak

Apr 6, 2016, 04:30 pm CDT

Immigration Law

Feds set up fake university, charge 21 brokers, recruiters and employers in visa-fraud sting

Apr 6, 2016, 03:20 pm CDT

Question of the Week

Do you work seated at a desk in an office? If not, why not?

Apr 6, 2016, 01:45 pm CDT

Environmental Law

Federal judge gives final OK to $20B settlement by BP in Gulf oil spill disaster

Apr 6, 2016, 12:00 pm CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Chemerinsky: How will SCOTUS rule in contraceptive coverage case?

Apr 6, 2016, 08:30 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Lawyer is suspended for using email information obtained by client by guessing password

Apr 6, 2016, 08:28 am CDT

Supreme Court Nominations

Grassley plans breakfast with SCOTUS nominee Garland

Apr 5, 2016, 04:20 pm CDT

Law Schools

Don’t rename George Mason after ‘polarizing and controversial’ Justice Scalia, state lawmaker urges

Apr 5, 2016, 03:40 pm CDT

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