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Trials & Litigation

Early plaintiff in Uber case challenges $100M settlement, says he feels ‘utterly betrayed’ by lawyer

May 16, 2016, 05:20 pm CDT

Consumer Law

Coffeemaker win lacks perk for lawyer who asked for $180K in fees but got $6,800

May 16, 2016, 05:02 pm CDT

Business of Law

New focus of litigation funding is law firms’ entire portfolios of cases

May 16, 2016, 03:30 pm CDT


Feds drop gun case and judge blasts police after security camera contradicts officers’ testimony

May 16, 2016, 01:23 pm CDT

Sentencing / Post-Conviction

Clemency Project 2014 has submitted more than 1,000 petitions to the White House

May 16, 2016, 12:46 pm CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court notes potential compromise and remands contraceptive opt-out case

May 16, 2016, 09:31 am CDT

Death Penalty

Pfizer bans use of its drugs in executions through distribution controls

May 16, 2016, 07:47 am CDT

Law Schools

How the University of Minnesota Law School is dealing with a sizable drop in applications

May 16, 2016, 06:15 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Sheriff Joe Arpaio found in contempt of court order banning racial profiling

May 13, 2016, 05:25 pm CDT

Legal Ethics

Fund paid out record $12.3M to clients of dishonest New York attorneys in 2015

May 13, 2016, 03:47 pm CDT

Health Law

Settlement in suit over Joan Rivers’ death; daughter to seek law regulating outpatient clinic safety

May 13, 2016, 01:45 pm CDT

Business of Law

Top hourly rates for some BigLaw partners have reached $2K, survey finds

May 13, 2016, 10:55 am CDT

Law Schools

George Mason law profs support name change to Scalia Law, apologize for university faculty

May 13, 2016, 10:01 am CDT

Corporate Law

Obama signs trade-secrets law authorizing federal civil suits, seizure of property

May 13, 2016, 08:53 am CDT

Death Penalty

In 4-4 split, Supreme Court refuses to overturn execution stay based on inmate’s dementia

May 13, 2016, 07:58 am CDT

Education Law

US tells schools to allow transgender students to use facilities matching their gender identity

May 13, 2016, 07:16 am CDT

Legal Technology

More than 500 startup companies offer tech solutions to legal industry

May 13, 2016, 05:45 am CDT

Constitutional Law

Judge rules for US House GOP in Affordable Care Act funding dispute; White House appeal is expected

May 12, 2016, 02:45 pm CDT

Law in Popular Culture

Know what IP stands for? Then you’re ahead of a ‘Jeopardy’ contestant in recent show focused on law

May 12, 2016, 12:05 pm CDT

Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction

Help select the winner of the 2016 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction

May 12, 2016, 11:10 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer with reality star wife will have to produce net worth documents in misappropriation suit

May 12, 2016, 10:01 am CDT

The New Normal

Overcoming fixedness: How thinking ‘inside the box’ can drive innovation

May 12, 2016, 08:00 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

These states have the best and worst civil access to justice

May 12, 2016, 06:15 am CDT

Question of the Week

Is cursing common in your workplace?

May 11, 2016, 02:00 pm CDT

Law in Popular Culture

ABA Silver Gavel award winners include ‘Making a Murderer’ and book about same-sex marriage trial

May 11, 2016, 01:00 pm CDT

Supreme Court Nominations

Merrick Garland lists his top 10 cases in Senate questionnaire

May 11, 2016, 11:24 am CDT

Consumer Law

Suit claims BOGO meat deals are illusory at Albertson’s and Safeway

May 11, 2016, 05:45 am CDT

Civil Rights

ACLU will seek to intervene in lawsuit over transgender student access to high school locker room

May 10, 2016, 03:05 pm CDT

Law Schools

LSAC won’t eject law school that plans to accept GRE, at least for now

May 10, 2016, 10:21 am CDT

Human Rights

Does refusal to serve alcohol to pregnant women constitute bias?  New York City answers yes

May 10, 2016, 08:18 am CDT

Elder Law

Nursing homes increasingly eject residents; are they following the law?

May 10, 2016, 06:15 am CDT

Law Firms

Journalism group releases searchable Panama Papers database that includes a number of law firm names

May 9, 2016, 05:12 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Persuaded by deposition, judge pulls plug on Sumner Redstone competency trial

May 9, 2016, 01:50 pm CDT

Business of Law

Dentons launches free legal-referral network that relies on new technology

May 9, 2016, 11:47 am CDT

Civil Rights

DOJ and North Carolina trade lawsuits over transgender bathroom law

May 9, 2016, 09:50 am CDT

Legal Technology

In a first, a BigLaw firm announces it will use artificial intelligence in one of its practice areas

May 9, 2016, 07:45 am CDT


Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore could be removed again, this time over gay-marriage order

May 9, 2016, 07:02 am CDT


‘John Doe’ says he leaked law firm’s Panama Papers to show why income inequality is a big problem

May 6, 2016, 05:05 pm CDT

Corporate Law

New Treasury Dept. rule requires banks to identify owners of shell companies that open accounts

May 6, 2016, 04:50 pm CDT


Music on defendant’s cellphone is not evidence of gang ties, state high court rules

May 6, 2016, 04:15 pm CDT

Tort Law

Judge rejects Uber’s independent-contractor argument in sexual assault tort claim

May 6, 2016, 10:30 am CDT

Privacy Law

Judge OKs suit accusing Facebook of violating Illinois privacy law with its photo-tag technology

May 6, 2016, 09:55 am CDT

Criminal Justice

White House announces another 58 sentence commutations

May 6, 2016, 07:45 am CDT

Military Law

ABA expresses concerns about some proposed changes to the military justice system

May 5, 2016, 05:05 pm CDT

Drug & Device Law

FDA will soon regulate e-cigarettes and increase oversight of other tobacco products

May 5, 2016, 04:05 pm CDT

Trials and Litigation

Lawyer victorious in contesting parking-ticket late fee all the way to the state’s appeals court

May 5, 2016, 02:30 pm CDT

Law Schools

GMU law school’s name change to honor Scalia should be delayed, says faculty senate

May 5, 2016, 01:05 pm CDT

Consumer Law

CFPB seeks to ban mandatory arbitration of consumer disputes over banking, credit cards and loans

May 5, 2016, 09:45 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Chemerinsky: Should SCOTUS have turned down these election law cases?

May 5, 2016, 08:00 am CDT

Education Law

School’s pact with feds over transgender locker room access sparks new lawsuit

May 5, 2016, 07:15 am CDT

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