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Constitutional Law

9th Circuit OKs one late habeas filing, nixes another, says both inmates abandoned by same lawyer

Immigration Law

San Francisco to publicly fund legal services for unaccompanied immigrant minors

Intellectual Property Law

Activists sue over ownership of Twitter account used in Occupy Wall Street protests

Trials & Litigation

Man convicted in supermarket checkout line dispute files suit against shopper he shot and store

Civil Rights

Judges’ efforts to pursue funding for unmet civil legal needs garner applause at LSC conference

Question of the Week

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

Legislation & Lobbying

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

Criminal Justice

In prison for 30 years, Belgian inmate wins OK for assisted suicide

White-Collar Crime

Arguing lack of intent, lawyers seek dismissal of charges against former Dewey & LeBoeuf leaders

Constitutional Law

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

Law Firms

22 Bingham partners, including 18 in London, leap to Akin Gump

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer helped launder drug profits, ex-client testifies

Careers

Which lawyers won MacArthur ‘genius grants’ in 2014?

Trials & Litigation

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

Law Schools

Law school misses bond payment, seeks to restructure obligations

Constitutional Law

Is state supreme court ‘out of control’ for holding legislature in contempt?

Judiciary

Judge with ‘vacation cancelitis’ had best attendance, county swipe-card records show

Lawyer Pay

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

Family Law

Gunman kills lawyer, wounds client in shooting at Denmark courthouse

Securities Law

Employee of Wilson Sonsini is charged with insider trading; firm calls case ‘deeply disturbing’