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Question of the Week

Do you work in a plush corner office, or nothing even close to that? Tell us about your workspace!

Sep 17, 2014, 02:30 pm CDT

Legislation & Lobbying

State law may ban Nik Wallenda’s plan to walk Windy City tightrope

Sep 17, 2014, 02:00 pm CDT

Constitutional Law

Murder defendant refuses judge’s order to wear Stun-Cuff at trial, misses opening statements

Sep 17, 2014, 10:50 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Facing show-cause hearing, Kirkland makes ‘extraordinary public apology’ for legal filing

Sep 17, 2014, 07:55 am CDT

Law Schools

Law school misses bond payment, seeks to restructure obligations

Sep 17, 2014, 06:46 am CDT

Lawyer Pay

Equity partner pay continues to grow, while nonequity pay is almost flat, survey says

Sep 17, 2014, 05:45 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Imprisoned for plotting to kill federal judge, law grad wants to play the violin in supermax

Sep 16, 2014, 02:45 pm CDT

Evidence

Bite-mark expert’s flip-flop is cited in death-row inmate’s new appeal

Sep 16, 2014, 12:39 pm CDT

Celebrities

Federal judge declares mistrial in Patti LaBelle case because there are no black jurors

Sep 16, 2014, 10:45 am CDT

Science & Technology Law

New DNA test can distinguish identical twins, prosecutors say; is it ‘ready for prime time’?

Sep 16, 2014, 09:46 am CDT

Civil Rights

Is new taxi service for women illegal?

Sep 16, 2014, 07:53 am CDT

Judiciary

Six Montana justices file amicus brief defending ban on acceptance of partisan endorsements

Sep 16, 2014, 07:16 am CDT

Careers

What do lawyers do when they leave law practice? In DC, baking appears to be popular

Sep 16, 2014, 06:40 am CDT

Law Practice Management

Should partners lose their couches and corner offices? Paul Hastings considers changes

Sep 16, 2014, 06:15 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Claimed Nazi volunteer during World War II, now 93, charged in deaths of 300K at Auschwitz

Sep 15, 2014, 12:10 pm CDT

Judiciary

Federal judge discloses his ‘stupid little trial’ remark after realizing juror may have heard it

Sep 15, 2014, 08:37 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Lawyer appears in Thomas Jefferson garb to defend law license, unusual capital murder defense

Sep 15, 2014, 07:21 am CDT

Death Penalty

Judge Kopf: I would uphold the death penalty for an innocent man rather than play games with the law

Sep 15, 2014, 05:45 am CDT

Sentencing/Post Conviction

New conviction-integrity unit in DC is said to be first created by a federal prosecutor

Sep 12, 2014, 02:15 pm CDT

Constitutional Law

US threatened $250K daily fine to get Yahoo to turn over users’ email information

Sep 12, 2014, 09:55 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Oscar Pistorius is found guilty of culpable homicide

Sep 12, 2014, 07:03 am CDT

Entertainment & Sports Law

BigLaw partner is tapped to investigate NFL’s handling of Ray Rice evidence

Sep 11, 2014, 02:07 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Police arrest suspect charged in Boston Scientific lawyer’s murder after citizen spots him on foot

Sep 11, 2014, 12:55 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Law firm mistakenly identifies dead smokers as alive in 588 suits; 11th Circuit upholds dismissal

Sep 11, 2014, 08:13 am CDT

Securities Law

Investor suit claims SeaWorld didn’t disclose ‘Blackfish’ impact

Sep 11, 2014, 06:15 am CDT

Question of the Week

Do you have a fear-inducing cautionary tale about a legal mishap?

Sep 10, 2014, 02:25 pm CDT

The New Normal

Attorneys who can address clients’ operational problems as well as their legal ones have an edge

Sep 10, 2014, 08:30 am CDT

Constitutional Law

Lawyer’s suit against cellphone-grabbing courthouse deputy is revived

Sep 10, 2014, 07:13 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Suspended lawyer blames leisure lifestyle for misstatements, acknowledges snarky emails

Sep 10, 2014, 05:45 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Jones Day bill for Detroit bankruptcy has topped $26M

Sep 9, 2014, 11:35 am CDT

Religious Law

Atheist who wouldn’t take ‘so help me God’ oath isn’t allowed to re-enlist, group says

Sep 9, 2014, 07:48 am CDT

Labor & Employment

Worker fired for medical marijuana use takes his case to Colorado Supreme Court

Sep 9, 2014, 05:45 am CDT

Criminal Justice

DA says smartphones should block texting behind wheel, wants insurance discounts for such devices

Sep 8, 2014, 05:25 pm CDT

Cybersecurity

Home Depot confirms data breach

Sep 8, 2014, 05:05 pm CDT

Labor & Employment

Oakland Raiders settle wages lawsuit with cheerleaders for $1.25 million

Sep 8, 2014, 04:40 pm CDT

Asked and Answered

How do you provide client hand-holding if you run a virtual firm? (podcast with transcript)

Sep 8, 2014, 03:55 pm CDT

Evidence

Woman faces negligent homicide case after allegedly surfing Facebook while driving at 85 mph

Sep 5, 2014, 05:25 pm CDT

Education Law

School forces teen to wear shaming T-shirt; mom sees violation of discipline-record law

Sep 5, 2014, 09:03 am CDT

Bar Associations

Dick Cheney’s unedited bio stirs controversy among Wyoming lawyers

Sep 5, 2014, 08:00 am CDT

Public Defenders

Pennsylvania chief justice: Federal Community Defender Office overburdens state courts

Sep 5, 2014, 07:31 am CDT

Internet Law

Twitter must reveal user info after posted photo leads to charges against wrong man, judge says

Sep 5, 2014, 05:45 am CDT

Environmental Law

BP grossly negligent in Gulf oil spill, federal judge rules; company could face $18B in penalties

Sep 4, 2014, 05:30 pm CDT

Civil Rights

With ‘eye-popping speed,’ 7th Circuit strikes 2 states’ same-sex marriage bans 9 days after argument

Sep 4, 2014, 04:30 pm CDT

Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction

Harper Lee, ABA Journal fiction prizes announced

Sep 4, 2014, 04:28 pm CDT

Health Law

Full DC Circuit to reconsider decision that undermined the health-care law

Sep 4, 2014, 09:42 am CDT

Attorney General

Justice Department to launch broad civil rights probe of Ferguson police

Sep 4, 2014, 09:08 am CDT

Legal Rebels Profile

How Patrice Perkins creatively serves her creative clients

Sep 4, 2014, 08:30 am CDT

Attorney Fees

Suit targets billing by litigation support companies, names Jacoby & Meyers as a defendant

Sep 4, 2014, 08:18 am CDT

Labor & Employment

Do Wal-Mart workers have right to self-defense at work? Utah high court considers at-will exception

Sep 4, 2014, 08:09 am CDT

Law Students

Law profs should limit fear-inducing cautionary tales, article says

Sep 4, 2014, 08:00 am CDT

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