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Judge accused of giving clerk $26K in gifts for ‘special friend’ relationship seeks to keep his job

U.S. Supreme Court

Scalia focuses on murder details during arguments in Kansas cases, notes Breyer’s capital views

Tort Law

Sen. Harry Reid sues over exercise-band accident

Environmental Law

New law bars NYC businesses from keeping doors open while air is on, with these exceptions

U.S. Supreme Court

Chemerinsky: New term’s most important cases—so far


Dallas County DA talks about her two-month absence and untreated depression

Criminal Justice

Tearful woman gets judicial scolding, 3 days in jail for failing to show at domestic violence trial

Legal Technology

Secret computer code is used to help send defendants to jail

Legal Ethics

Bar applicant’s litigation conduct, ‘personal attacks and invective’ are cited in law license denial

Law Schools

Judge dismisses class action suit against Florida Coastal School of Law

Attorney Fees

Michigan agrees to pay $1.9 million to winning lawyers in gay marriage case


Disbarred judge refuses to resign

Constitutional Law

ACLU lawsuit says county is jailing people who can’t afford to pay fines

Criminal Justice

Conviction overturned in 1990 NYC subway slaying

Question of the Week

Do you connect with strangers on LinkedIn?

Law Schools

Northwestern to end accelerated JD program

Criminal Justice

Dewey leaders are acquitted of falsifying business records; deliberations continue

Law Firms

Dewey juror goes to the emergency room; judge will ask for partial verdict

Criminal Justice

Can potential mass shooters be identified? Some worry about civil liberties implications


Alabama probate judge says federal government could issue same-sex marriage licenses