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Family Law

Appeals court reverses $250K legal malpractice verdict to woman who wasn’t a client

Aug 14, 2014, 02:25 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Ethics charges reveal new details in case of judge who punched public defender

Aug 14, 2014, 01:54 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Law student is arrested on attempted murder charges in mobile-home fire

Aug 14, 2014, 12:20 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Did suspect use Siri for suggestions on how to hide a body? Media gets details wrong

Aug 14, 2014, 09:32 am CDT

Criminal Justice

‘OK, let’s take him’: Post reporter recounts his arrest at Ferguson McDonald’s

Aug 14, 2014, 08:15 am CDT

First Amendment

Are police in Ferguson violating the Constitution?

Aug 14, 2014, 07:33 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Ex-office manager of well-known law firm hopes to repay $423K of $600K prosecutors say she stole

Aug 14, 2014, 05:45 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Judge bans live tweets by opposing counsel during deposition

Aug 13, 2014, 03:50 pm CDT

Question of the Week

Pitch us your idea for a legal TV show

Aug 13, 2014, 03:00 pm CDT

Cartoon Caption Contest

Cartoon Poll: Which caption fits this canine cartoon best?

Aug 13, 2014, 02:55 pm CDT

Internet Law

Website that facilitated sale of gun used in fatal shooting has no tort liability, 7th Circuit says

Aug 13, 2014, 02:12 pm CDT

Law Firms

Suit claims boiler room operation recruited plaintiffs in alleged law firm mortgage rescue scam

Aug 13, 2014, 01:27 pm CDT

Government Law

Small town sues all 61 voters over election issues, asks judge to order defendants into court

Aug 13, 2014, 01:25 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Convicted in 1950 spy case, 98-year-old woman asks court to ‘correct this historical wrong’

Aug 13, 2014, 10:53 am CDT

Constitutional Law

Homeowner fined for sharing water loses appeal claiming law was unintelligible to the average person

Aug 13, 2014, 09:02 am CDT


Nevada chief justice is chosen as juror in criminal case

Aug 13, 2014, 08:16 am CDT

Entertainment & Sports Law

Clippers sale is completed as Donald Sterling files challenge with appeals court

Aug 13, 2014, 07:42 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Obama says he needs a Democratic Senate because ‘we’re going to have Supreme Court appointments’

Aug 13, 2014, 07:02 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Is the public more accepting of unanimous SCOTUS opinions? Not necessarily, study suggests

Aug 13, 2014, 06:15 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Want to change harsh crime policies? Emphasizing racial disparities can backfire, study says

Aug 13, 2014, 05:45 am CDT

Constitutional Law

Civil rights group sues Philly DA, says illegal civil forfeiture ‘machine’ helps fund office

Aug 12, 2014, 05:15 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Top lawyer for tech company is slain; ex-roommate who lost eviction case is sought as suspect

Aug 12, 2014, 03:30 pm CDT

Constitutional Law

9th Circuit revives inmate’s suit alleging his letter to his lawyer was read by a prison guard

Aug 12, 2014, 02:10 pm CDT

Annual Meeting

Employers need policies in place to address domestic violence and stalking, says ABA House

Aug 12, 2014, 01:07 pm CDT

Annual Meeting

Our goals and motto call on us to fight implicit bias, says ABA President-elect Brown

Aug 12, 2014, 12:28 pm CDT

Corporate Law

Lawyer, business owner and CEO are criminally charged with usury over payday lending operation

Aug 12, 2014, 11:10 am CDT

Annual Meeting

Successors of executed prisoners should be allowed to litigate innocence claims, says ABA House

Aug 12, 2014, 10:48 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS sends inmate’s claim he didn’t authorize cert petition to ethics board

Aug 12, 2014, 09:24 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Restriction on judicial quotes in lawyer ads violates First Amendment, 3rd Circuit rules

Aug 12, 2014, 08:08 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Prosecutor is accused of adding admission of guilt to transcript; he said it was a joke

Aug 12, 2014, 07:18 am CDT


Judge is accused of ‘extreme and personal’ hostility toward lawyer

Aug 12, 2014, 05:45 am CDT

Annual Meeting

Law school accreditation standards breeze through House of Delegates with minimal fuss

Aug 11, 2014, 08:03 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

James Brady’s death ruled a homicide from 1981 attack, but whether case will be pursued is unclear

Aug 11, 2014, 06:02 pm CDT

Annual Meeting

Let more in-house counsel do pro bono service, ABA House resolution says

Aug 11, 2014, 05:55 pm CDT

Annual Meeting

Take up today’s challenges as we have in the past, new ABA President William Hubbard urges

Aug 11, 2014, 04:48 pm CDT


Federal judge is accused of assaulting wife at Ritz-Carlton; he is freed on bond

Aug 11, 2014, 02:30 pm CDT

Labor & Employment

Federal judge nixes $325M settlement by Apple, Google, others in claimed salary-cap conspiracy

Aug 11, 2014, 02:10 pm CDT

Annual Meeting

Magna Carta should inspire lawyers to rise above partisanship, solve problems, chief justice says

Aug 11, 2014, 12:48 pm CDT

Annual Meeting

Outgoing ABA president touts job corps and efforts to address immigration, gun violence

Aug 11, 2014, 12:14 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Release looms for nurse, a suspected serial child killer, unless DA can prove more crimes

Aug 11, 2014, 11:55 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Mystery woman with no fingerprints is a disbarred lawyer, police say

Aug 11, 2014, 11:32 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Family of teen fatally shot by cop hires lawyer in Trayvon Martin case; case spurs protests, looting

Aug 11, 2014, 10:06 am CDT

Entertainment & Sports Law

Judge rules ban on payments to college athletes is an antitrust violation

Aug 11, 2014, 08:45 am CDT

Business of Law

Baker & McKenzie reports revenue of $2.54B, putting it in the rankings lead

Aug 11, 2014, 07:10 am CDT

Constitutional Law

Trial went on despite defense lawyer’s late return from lunch; 11th Circuit overturns conviction

Aug 11, 2014, 06:15 am CDT

Constitutional Law

Judge tosses suit over lawyer’s death, finds no due process right to police investigation

Aug 11, 2014, 05:45 am CDT

Annual Meeting

Legal hurdles for same-sex couples persist despite SCOTUS marriage decisions, say panelists

Aug 10, 2014, 05:36 pm CDT

Annual Meeting

More work needed to protect equal rights, say Margaret Brent Award honorees

Aug 10, 2014, 04:29 pm CDT

Annual Meeting

Retired general wins ABA medal; DHS secretary calls immigration system ‘broken’ in keynote

Aug 9, 2014, 07:11 pm CDT

Annual Meeting

Ensuring immigrant detainees have lawyers also benefits court system, DOJ official says

Aug 9, 2014, 05:37 pm CDT

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