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White-Collar Crime

Two former Utah attorneys general are charged in bribery case

Jul 15, 2014, 04:30 pm CDT

Consumer Law

Law firm operates ‘more like a factory’ in filing hundreds of thousands of debt suits, CFPB alleges

Jul 15, 2014, 12:01 pm CDT

Constitutional Law

Venture capitalist’s plan to carve California into 6 states is likely to go before voters

Jul 15, 2014, 11:10 am CDT

Religious Law

Secular humanists must be allowed to officiate marriages in Indiana, 7th Circuit says

Jul 15, 2014, 09:56 am CDT


Federal judge won’t repeat name of Washington NFL team; policy disclosed in a footnote

Jul 15, 2014, 08:25 am CDT

Law Firms

‘Voracious greed’ of some Dewey partners contributed to firm collapse, former leaders say

Jul 15, 2014, 07:52 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS approval is up 21 percentage points among Republicans

Jul 15, 2014, 07:01 am CDT

Criminal Justice

US announces historic and prehistoric event: return of several dinosaur skeletons to Mongolia

Jul 15, 2014, 06:15 am CDT

Labor & Employment

EEOC searches for plaintiffs in cases filed without named victims; are they ‘hybrid’ actions?

Jul 15, 2014, 05:45 am CDT

Legal Marketing

Brewery sues DUI law firm, says look-alike ‘Sessions Law’ mark confuses ‘Session Lager’ customers

Jul 14, 2014, 04:55 pm CDT

Consumer Law

Illinois AG sues over claimed student-loan debt-settlement ‘scams’

Jul 14, 2014, 03:45 pm CDT

Banking Law

Citi to pay $7B in latest settlement of US claims that sub-par mortgages caused financial crisis

Jul 14, 2014, 11:55 am CDT

Bar Associations

ABA opposes draft tax bills that would force many law firms to pay taxes on phantom income

Jul 14, 2014, 09:59 am CDT


Mistaken ‘reply all’ email leads to suspension without pay for prosecutor

Jul 14, 2014, 09:00 am CDT

Death Penalty

Client’s wish for death penalty doesn’t justify defense lawyer’s withdrawal, Fla. supreme court says

Jul 14, 2014, 08:21 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Defense lawyer claims incompetence, tries to resign murder case before sanity phase

Jul 14, 2014, 07:37 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Former White House lawyer is convicted of attempted murder

Jul 14, 2014, 07:03 am CDT

Internet Law

Firm sues ex-client over Yelp review that claims firm will ‘take everything you’ve got’

Jul 14, 2014, 06:15 am CDT


‘Dark triad’ of personality traits, in small amounts, can benefit ambitious workers, study says

Jul 14, 2014, 05:44 am CDT

ABA Journal

An interview with Judge Richard A. Posner

Jul 11, 2014, 03:47 pm CDT


Christine Lagarde, IMF and ex-BigLaw chief, talks about women and leadership

Jul 11, 2014, 12:04 pm CDT

Business of Law

Slater & Gordon offers law firm stock-purchase plan for UK workers

Jul 11, 2014, 10:15 am CDT

Around the Blawgosphere

People look to Yelp to find lawyers online, survey says | Fallout over Facebook mood study?

Jul 11, 2014, 08:30 am CDT

Internet Law

FTC sues Amazon, says it let kids make in-app purchases that ran up big bills for parents

Jul 11, 2014, 07:49 am CDT

Business of Law

Dickstein practice leader takes 13-member team to Greenberg Traurig

Jul 11, 2014, 06:45 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Utah asks Supreme Court to uphold its same-sex marriage ban

Jul 10, 2014, 04:03 pm CDT

Legislation & Lobbying

Senate Democrats work to override Hobby Lobby decision

Jul 10, 2014, 03:29 pm CDT

Intellectual Property Law

John Wayne’s heirs sue Duke University

Jul 10, 2014, 01:34 pm CDT


Police refuse to execute warrant for photos of youth’s erection in sexting case

Jul 10, 2014, 11:31 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Jury says Dodgers must pay $13.9M in Giants fan’s beating case

Jul 10, 2014, 10:55 am CDT

The New Normal

Instead of telling everyone you’re the ‘Best & Brightest,’ listen more to the people in the trenches

Jul 10, 2014, 08:30 am CDT

Constitutional Law

Kansas can’t opt out of federal gun laws, Brady Center suit says

Jul 10, 2014, 07:57 am CDT

Privacy Law

Two Muslim American lawyers were subject to NSA email surveillance, report says

Jul 10, 2014, 07:22 am CDT

Legal Technology

Solo lawyer says someone hijacked her bar number for rogue legal filing in high-profile federal case

Jul 10, 2014, 06:14 am CDT

Pro Bono

Veterans with disability claims will get free legal help in ABA pilot program with VA

Jul 10, 2014, 05:44 am CDT

Criminal Justice

In first case of its kind, feds use RICO statute to pursue claimed Internet credit-theft ring

Jul 9, 2014, 05:25 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Cut use of ‘gotcha card’ by requiring pretrial searches of jurors’ backgrounds, judges suggest

Jul 9, 2014, 01:40 pm CDT

Question of the Week

Does your boss stick up for you when it matters, or not?

Jul 9, 2014, 01:35 pm CDT

Constitutional Law

Civil rights groups sue feds to get lawyers for juveniles in deportation hearings

Jul 9, 2014, 11:40 am CDT

Work-Life Balance

Was law prof’s ‘frenzied output’ worth it? His widow says work devotion came at a price

Jul 9, 2014, 08:35 am CDT

Entertainment & Sports Law

Donald Sterling is combative on stand, calls lawyer a ‘smartass’

Jul 9, 2014, 07:51 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Even a barbecue is dangerous in violence-prone neighborhoods

Jul 9, 2014, 06:15 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Make 200-mile trek to courthouse or plead guilty? Some defendants choose the latter

Jul 9, 2014, 05:45 am CDT

Civil Procedure

Ex-client says law firm filed suit in wrong state, causing loss of $161M case

Jul 8, 2014, 05:20 pm CDT

Court Security

Assistant PD punched by judge resigns in protest after jurist returns to bench

Jul 8, 2014, 04:20 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Younger brother of Raj Rajaratnam is acquitted in insider-trading trial

Jul 8, 2014, 03:15 pm CDT

Legal Technology

Anti-terrorism funding helps NYC police gear up for day-to-day crime detection

Jul 8, 2014, 12:25 pm CDT


$47M cupcake operation that rose from lawyer’s mom-and-pop shop has crumbled

Jul 8, 2014, 10:35 am CDT

Entertainment & Sports Law

Sleeping Yankees fan caught on camera sues for alleged defamation

Jul 8, 2014, 08:33 am CDT

Immigration law

Trafficking law helps spur flow of immigrant children to US

Jul 8, 2014, 07:35 am CDT

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