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Trials & Litigation

Lawyer is ordered to pay $1.75M in punitive damages for alleged meritless suit

Oct 6, 2016, 08:00 am CDT

Criminal Justice

California makes it a felony for prosecutors to withhold or alter exculpatory evidence

Oct 5, 2016, 03:00 pm CDT

Question of the Week

What advice do you have for criminal defendants or civil litigants?

Oct 5, 2016, 12:00 pm CDT

Bar Associations

Professional development and bar review discounts are available for ABA members

Oct 5, 2016, 10:25 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Police across nation make arrests for clown Facebook threats and false clown reports

Oct 5, 2016, 09:45 am CDT


Judge is admonished for belittling potential jurors

Oct 5, 2016, 08:45 am CDT

Death Penalty

Alabama Supreme Court upholds judicial override in capital cases

Oct 5, 2016, 08:00 am CDT


Do elected judges have different views on gay rights than appointed judges?

Oct 5, 2016, 07:00 am CDT

Appellate Practice

Lawyers will have to cut 1,000 words from their arguments in federal appeals briefs

Oct 4, 2016, 10:40 am CDT

Women in the Law

Marriage advice from Justice Ginsburg’s mother-in-law has helped her in the workplace

Oct 4, 2016, 07:50 am CDT

Internet Law

Service of process via Twitter is allowed in suit against Kuwaiti man accused of funding ISIS

Oct 4, 2016, 07:00 am CDT

ABA Know It All

News quiz in session: Will you prevail?

Oct 3, 2016, 05:00 pm CDT

Tax Law

NY attorney general orders Trump Foundation to stop soliciting donations in the state

Oct 3, 2016, 04:45 pm CDT

Labor & Employment

Failed firm’s leaders violated law by not giving proper notice before layoffs, federal judge says

Oct 3, 2016, 03:15 pm CDT

New Normal

Sorry, technology isn’t easy—you take the time to learn, or you lose

Oct 3, 2016, 08:30 am CDT

Elder Law

Federal rule barring forced arbitration of nursing home disputes is likely to be challenged

Oct 3, 2016, 07:50 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Lawyer’s ‘free legal tips’ for clueless defendants are based on experience

Oct 3, 2016, 07:00 am CDT


Lawsuits dispute whether the Indian Child Welfare Act is in the best interests of children

Oct 1, 2016, 05:00 am CDT


Ex-con fights for prisoner rights and battles censorship

Oct 1, 2016, 04:50 am CDT

Opening Statements

New documentary ‘Balancing the Scales’ sheds light on the challenges female lawyers have faced

Oct 1, 2016, 04:20 am CDT

Opening Statements

Law profs create 4th Amendment warning signs for lawns

Oct 1, 2016, 04:10 am CDT

Opening Statements

Women in Law Hackathon address compensation, advancement and business development

Oct 1, 2016, 04:00 am CDT

Opening Statements

10 Questions: Raj De’s career has taken him from 9/11 Commission to White House to NSA

Oct 1, 2016, 03:40 am CDT

National Pulse

Lawsuit against Dave & Buster’s challenges reducing employee hours to avoid health insurance mandate

Oct 1, 2016, 03:30 am CDT

National Pulse

New York considers ‘textalyzer’ bill to allow police to see if drivers were texting behind the wheel

Oct 1, 2016, 03:20 am CDT

Supreme Court Report

SCOTUS considers death penalty case in which expert testified race could predict future violence

Oct 1, 2016, 03:10 am CDT


Lawsuits fail to loosen bar admission rules, but issue isn’t going away

Oct 1, 2016, 03:00 am CDT

Bryan Garner on Words

Celebrating the powerful eloquence of Justice Robert Jackson

Oct 1, 2016, 02:50 am CDT

Business of Law

Litigator’s book documents the service of Kansas’ Frontier Guard to President Lincoln

Oct 1, 2016, 02:40 am CDT

Business of Law

New lawyers get an assist on their student loan debt from their firms

Oct 1, 2016, 02:30 am CDT

Business of Law

Law firm helps social workers stay up to date with continuing education classes

Oct 1, 2016, 02:20 am CDT

Business of Law

Tips on getting your message across to the media

Oct 1, 2016, 02:00 am CDT


Anatomy of an extensive default judgment

Oct 1, 2016, 12:30 am CDT

In-House Counsel

Are millennials job hoppers? In-house lawyers vary on the answer based on their generation

Sep 30, 2016, 02:38 pm CDT

Legal Ethics

Alabama chief justice is blocked from office for a second time

Sep 30, 2016, 11:38 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Florida Supreme Court approves mandatory tech CLE classes for lawyers

Sep 30, 2016, 08:45 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS accepts case of autistic child to rule on education benefits for kids with disabilities

Sep 30, 2016, 07:00 am CDT


10 Questions Live: How lawyer Phillip Stone brought Sweet Briar College back to life

Sep 29, 2016, 04:56 pm CDT

First Amendment

Law banning ballot selfies violates First Amendment, federal appeals court says

Sep 29, 2016, 02:53 pm CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Does ban on merchant labeling swipe fee a ‘surcharge’ violate free speech? SCOTUS to decide

Sep 29, 2016, 12:38 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Supreme Court accepts sanctions case involving two lawyers representing Goodyear

Sep 29, 2016, 12:05 pm CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Chemerinsky: What to look for in the new Supreme Court term

Sep 29, 2016, 08:45 am CDT

The New Normal

The leadership opportunity for law schools

Sep 29, 2016, 08:00 am CDT


Alabama chief justice testifies that ethics charges over his gay-marriage advice are ‘ridiculous’

Sep 29, 2016, 07:45 am CDT

Privacy Law

How often do cops access databases for wrong purpose? It happened hundreds of times in two years

Sep 29, 2016, 07:00 am CDT

Question of the Week

In law school, did you get better scores on longer essay answers?

Sep 28, 2016, 01:30 pm CDT

Environmental Law

DC Circuit considers EPA’s authority to impose clean power plan on states

Sep 28, 2016, 11:11 am CDT

Legal Writing

Is verbosity rewarded in law school?

Sep 28, 2016, 11:05 am CDT

Law Professors

Law prof won’t be disciplined for ‘run them down’ tweet about Charlotte protesters

Sep 28, 2016, 08:45 am CDT

Medical Malpractice

You can’t always rely on physician testimony in malpractice cases, says doc who admits he lied

Sep 28, 2016, 07:50 am CDT

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