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Disability Law

7th Circuit OKs deaf teen’s suit against Girl Scouts over lack of sign-language interpreter

May 12, 2015, 03:30 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Insurers seek $47M from 2 men convicted in airline billing-fraud scheme

May 12, 2015, 12:05 pm CDT

Entertainment & Sports Law

NFL fines Patriots $1M, eliminates 2 draft picks, suspends QB Tom Brady 4 games for ‘Deflategate’

May 12, 2015, 07:00 am CDT

Environmental Law

Dairies settle landmark cow-manure case after federal judge rules solid-waste law applies

May 11, 2015, 03:25 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Police officer sues Starbucks after being burned by cup of free coffee; jury awards nothing

May 11, 2015, 11:05 am CDT

Civil Rights

AG Loretta Lynch announces ‘pattern and practice’ probe of Baltimore police practices

May 8, 2015, 11:45 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Neuroimaging study shows what parts of the brain are activated when judging a slaying case

May 7, 2015, 11:40 am CDT

Tax Law

61 percent of IRS employees who violated tax laws got to keep their jobs, report says

May 7, 2015, 10:59 am CDT

First Amendment

City’s ban on vehicle for-sale signs violates First Amendment, judge rules in lawyer’s $1 lawsuit

May 7, 2015, 10:01 am CDT

Law Professors

Law prof who alleged injury from a colleague’s shoulder squeeze is allowed to pursue assault suit

May 7, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Entertainment & Sports Law

Law firm: ‘More probable than not’ that Patriots deflated footballs in AFC game before Super Bowl

May 6, 2015, 04:05 pm CDT

Entertainment & Sports Law

After the ‘Fight of the Century,’ new parties seek to duke it out with Mayweather, Pacquiao in court

May 6, 2015, 03:30 pm CDT

Question of the Week

Have you ever ‘fired’ a client, or wanted to? If so, why, and how did you do it?

May 6, 2015, 01:50 pm CDT

Attorney General

Baltimore mayor seeks Justice Department probe of police practices in her city

May 6, 2015, 10:36 am CDT

Law Students

This athlete has figured out a way to get free law school tuition

May 6, 2015, 08:44 am CDT

First Amendment

Singing in the post office isn’t a constitutional right, 11th Circuit rules in pro se appeal

May 6, 2015, 08:10 am CDT

Privacy Law

Cops’ use of cellphone location records didn’t violate Fourth Amendment, en banc court says

May 6, 2015, 06:15 am CDT

Work-Life Balance

Can workers get glowing reviews by ‘passing’ as workaholics?

May 6, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Constitutional Law

John Paul Stevens says some held at Gitmo should get reparations from US government

May 5, 2015, 03:35 pm CDT

Labor & Employment

Federal suit says Marriott denied new mom lactation breaks because she’s a surrogate

May 5, 2015, 03:00 pm CDT

Attorney General

New attorney general brings men in blazers to spinning class

May 5, 2015, 11:10 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

After a ‘kumbaya’ SCOTUS term, unanimous decisions decline

May 5, 2015, 09:47 am CDT

Consumer Law

Los Angeles sues Wells Fargo for fraud, says bank workers opened accounts without customer OK

May 5, 2015, 09:45 am CDT

Aviation & Space Law

No working restroom on your plane? FAA allows it, passengers learn

May 5, 2015, 09:00 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Defendant in pending SCOTUS case over Facebook threats is arrested in alleged domestic incident

May 5, 2015, 07:08 am CDT

Legal Education

ABA committee wants to end use of alternative law school admission tests

May 4, 2015, 04:30 pm CDT

Criminal Justice

Man on lawn mower charged with public intoxication; police say BAC was 5 times legal limit

May 4, 2015, 02:35 pm CDT

Asked and Answered

So you want to practice overseas? (podcast with transcript)

May 4, 2015, 01:00 pm CDT

Privacy Law

Proposed legislation would allow companies to keep some data breaches secret

May 4, 2015, 11:29 am CDT

Trials and Litigation

Representing himself, accused art scammer seeks ‘dirty trick’ potty break, labels witness a liar

May 4, 2015, 08:36 am CDT

Appellate Practice

Lawyer’s ‘tale of apparent injustice’ in appeals brief falls short of argument, 10th Circuit says

May 4, 2015, 06:15 am CDT

Work-Life Balance

Is stay-at-home dad necessary for female lawyers with kids? Firm embraces ‘parenting while employed’

May 4, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Criminal Justice

6 police officers are charged in the death of Freddie Gray

May 1, 2015, 09:54 am CDT

Supreme Court Report

Dental board ruling may drill into state bar associations’ immunity

May 1, 2015, 06:55 am CDT

Bryan Garner on Words

First impressions endure, even in brief writing

May 1, 2015, 06:45 am CDT

Question of the Week

In your experience, do new lawyers have the necessary skills to be ready to practice?

Apr 30, 2015, 02:40 pm CDT


Lawyers are among DC residents with speediest commutes, census data shows

Apr 30, 2015, 07:05 am CDT

Trials and Litigation

Court blasts Morrison Foerster for ‘nonsensical’ legal theories and ‘carnival fun house’ arguments

Apr 30, 2015, 05:45 am CDT


Good news for new lawyers: Fewer grads mean better job prospects, report shows

Apr 29, 2015, 04:30 pm CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

States may ban judicial candidates from personally asking for campaign cash, SCOTUS rules

Apr 29, 2015, 09:53 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Did Roberts’ sex-bias question signal a possible vote to support gay marriage?

Apr 29, 2015, 07:10 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Computer model uses SCOTUS arguments to predict outcomes; is it smarter than the fourth estate?

Apr 29, 2015, 06:15 am CDT

Trademark Law

Rock band gets First Amendment rehearing in its quest for a trademark deemed disparaging

Apr 29, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

In gay-marriage arguments, a protester interrupts and 2 closely watched justices appear cautious

Apr 28, 2015, 11:37 am CDT

Appellate Practice

Will statue bring luck in gay-marriage arguments? Lawyers reveal their argument rituals

Apr 28, 2015, 08:36 am CDT

Cartoon Caption Contest

Cartoon: Do you have perfect caption for this court-themed cartoon?

Apr 28, 2015, 08:30 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Grand jury says state attorney general orchestrated leak and coverup

Apr 27, 2015, 01:45 pm CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Chemerinsky: Facing history, SCOTUS is likely to approve same-sex marriages

Apr 27, 2015, 11:00 am CDT

Legal Technology

Site aiming to prevent ‘link rot’ for legal researchers wins 2015 Webby

Apr 27, 2015, 10:55 am CDT

Family Law

Mother-daughter Pink concert wasn’t an abuse of parental discretion, judge rules in custody tiff

Apr 27, 2015, 07:03 am CDT

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