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Editor's Note

Help the Journal win a 2015 Webby Award!

Apr 9, 2015, 01:15 pm CDT

Asked and Answered

Would your practice be prepared if something happened to you? (podcast with transcript)

Apr 9, 2015, 10:20 am CDT

Law Firms

‘Frat house’ mood alleged in suit against Nelson Brown; lawyer says she was fired for not fitting in

Apr 9, 2015, 08:38 am CDT

Law Firms

Dentons and McKenna Long agree to merge

Apr 9, 2015, 06:38 am CDT

Question of the Week

What was the first moment you knew you wanted to be a lawyer?

Apr 8, 2015, 02:43 pm CDT

Media & Communications Law

8th Circuit lets Larry Flynt intervene to seek access to court records in death-penalty cases

Apr 8, 2015, 09:30 am CDT

Legal Rebels

Nominations open for Legal Rebels 2015; find out how to submit a candidate

Apr 8, 2015, 08:45 am CDT

Privacy Law

DEA tracked billions of international phone calls in ‘blueprint’ for NSA program

Apr 8, 2015, 08:00 am CDT

Law Firms

Lawyer who quit after being berated by partner fails in unemployment benefits bid

Apr 8, 2015, 07:03 am CDT

Environmental Law

Laurence Tribe’s legal work for coal company has environmentalists fuming

Apr 8, 2015, 06:15 am CDT

Business of Law

First quarter of 2015 was one of the best ever for law firm mergers, Altman Weil survey says

Apr 7, 2015, 03:05 pm CDT

Cartoon of the Month

Cartoon: Can this lawyer see the forest through the trees? Submit your caption

Apr 7, 2015, 11:52 am CDT

Court Security

Feds amp up prosecution of those accused in third U.S. Supreme Court protest in little over a year

Apr 7, 2015, 09:35 am CDT

Attorney Fees

Legal costs exceed $100 per student at some public schools; $23 is billed for lawyer’s phone message

Apr 7, 2015, 08:50 am CDT

Law in Peepular Culture

See the top 3 ‘Game of Peeps’ dioramas for 2015

Apr 7, 2015, 08:30 am CDT

Law P:ractice Management

To discourage partner exits, law firms enforce contract terms

Apr 7, 2015, 06:15 am CDT

Law Firms

Men-only golf retreats and unequal work assignments alleged in bias suit against McElroy Deutsch

Apr 6, 2015, 08:48 am CDT

White Collar Crime

2nd Circuit refuses to reconsider its ruling limiting insider-trading convictions

Apr 3, 2015, 03:00 pm CDT

Family Law

Parent culpability not necessary for child removal, says California appellate court

Apr 3, 2015, 10:22 am CDT

Civil Rights

Indiana legislature tweaks religious freedom law with added LGBT protections

Apr 2, 2015, 03:56 pm CDT


Uber info helps ID driver suspected in break-in attempt at home of fare he drove to airport

Apr 2, 2015, 01:10 pm CDT

Question of the Week

What are the biggest misconceptions people have about lawyers?

Apr 2, 2015, 10:00 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Are criminal justice labels insensitive? News organization asks its readers

Apr 2, 2015, 06:15 am CDT

Law in Popular Culture

Need a lawyer but can’t afford one? ‘Intangible Lawyer’ could help

Apr 1, 2015, 09:31 am CDT

The New Normal

Welcome to the future: A travel guide to tomorrow’s legal careers

Apr 1, 2015, 09:00 am CDT

Law Schools

A turning point for law schools? As studies are cited, law prof bets not one will close

Apr 1, 2015, 07:54 am CDT


Is being humble a good trait for workers? Google’s hiring chief answers yes and explains why

Apr 1, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Trials & Litigation

Stop efforts to close Sweet Briar, lawsuits by county attorney and alumna urge Virginia court

Mar 31, 2015, 01:55 pm CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

Chemerinsky: Two narrow wins for civil rights

Mar 31, 2015, 08:45 am CDT

Criminal Justice

Feds say 2 of their agents in Silk Road probe laundered Bitcoins; one is accused of working as mole

Mar 30, 2015, 03:55 pm CDT

Legal Technology

Registration opens for legal tech conference sponsored by Georgetown Law and ABA Journal

Mar 30, 2015, 02:29 pm CDT

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS: Lifetime GPS monitoring of sex offender constitutes a Fourth Amendment search; case remanded

Mar 30, 2015, 10:10 am CDT

Banking Law

Is time on homeowners’ side? Foreclosure case tossed without prejudice may not pause clock

Mar 30, 2015, 07:21 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Public defender’s text to prostitute on phone in police possession leads to suspension

Mar 30, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Civil Rights

DOJ and FBI to begin tracking hate crimes against Sikhs, Hindus and Arabs

Mar 27, 2015, 05:29 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer gets 10-year sentence for role in stealing $3.8M from elderly victims

Mar 27, 2015, 08:30 am CDT

Are bloggers way overreacting? Kagan’s use of ‘way’ as an adverb gets noticed

Mar 27, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Plea deal rejected for 3 partners in claimed DUI set-up of opposing trial counsel

Mar 26, 2015, 03:40 pm CDT

The New Normal

Firms of the future must orbit around the client

Mar 26, 2015, 01:55 pm CDT

Trials & Litigation

Federal judge scolds BigLaw lawyers for ‘behemoth pleadings’ and ‘prolixity’

Mar 26, 2015, 08:48 am CDT

Constitutional Law

Lawyer’s proposed gay death penalty is ‘reprehensible,’ says state AG in bid to stop ballot process

Mar 26, 2015, 07:41 am CDT


Homeowner’s ‘electromagnetic hypersensitivity’ suit against neighbor fails on appeal

Mar 26, 2015, 05:50 am CDT

Question of the Week

What’s the most outlandish excuse you’ve heard someone give for being late to court?

Mar 25, 2015, 05:40 pm CDT

Death Penalty

Prosecutor: I was ‘arrogant, judgmental, narcissistic’ in capital prosecution of now-exonerated man

Mar 25, 2015, 08:31 am CDT

Law in Peepular Culture

Vote for your favorite Peeps in Law 2015 diorama!

Mar 25, 2015, 08:30 am CDT

Tax Law

Abolish the IRS? Pay taxes with a postcard form? Critics dissect Ted Cruz’s tax plan

Mar 25, 2015, 07:46 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Falsifying employment info on job application merits lawyer’s suspension, ethics review board says

Mar 25, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

Government Law

Chicago camera ticketing violates notice rules, suit says; seeks refund of money paid by motorists

Mar 24, 2015, 02:30 pm CDT

Privacy law

Private texts transferred to workers’ corporate iPads led to wrongful firing, suit claims

Mar 24, 2015, 06:55 am CDT

Legal Ethics

Heavy traffic? Out of town? Alleged inconsistent excuses add to lawyer’s troubles

Mar 24, 2015, 05:45 am CDT

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