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Law Firms

Bracewell IP partners lead 10-lawyer team to Pillsbury’s new office in Austin, Texas

Judiciary

Many courts close early Monday, plan to stay shuttered Tuesday as predicted monster snowstorm looms

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS, 6th Circuit agree judge was immune from suit over affair with party in case

Law Firms

Nixon Peabody to acquire Ungaretti on Feb. 1, making Chicago its 2nd-largest office

Criminal Justice

Former prosecutor is charged with voyeurism for alleged tanning salon taping

Constitutional Law

Is a nude violinist akin to a naked bicyclist? Federal civil rights suit says yes, seeks $1M

Criminal Justice

97-year-old man’s death is a homicide linked to 1950s stabbing, medical examiner says

U.S. Supreme Court

6th Circuit botched contract law by favoring retiree benefits in ambiguous union pacts, SCOTUS says

Privacy Law

Should Google stop pointing out police cars to users of popular Waze traffic app?

Labor & Employment

Posner ruling tosses Social Security judges’ grievance claim, compares them to assembly line workers

Criminal Justice

Utah inmate forfeited right to counsel after threatening several lawyers, state’s top court says

Labor & Employment

Suit claims humiliation by Target store managers caused cashier’s suicide

Judiciary

Federal magistrate joins Twitter, tweets about sports and fatherhood

Evidence

Prosecutor’s PowerPoint closing leads to overturned conviction

Legal Ethics

Would-be client says Baker Botts revealed his unsolicited email, resulting in his firing

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court agrees to decide whether sedative can be used in executions

Criminal Justice

Legislator says his DUI charge should be dismissed, cites obscure section in Kentucky constitution

Law Firms

Nixon Peabody reportedly negotiating merger with Chicago’s Ungaretti & Harris

Law in Popular Culture

Remove that ice cream cone from your pocket! Photographer depicts bizarre laws across the country

Careers

‘Competition cohort’ makes it a great time to go to law school, says Dinsmore managing partner