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Law Firms

Judge tosses ADA suit against BigLaw firms, cites plaintiff’s ‘outright speculation’

Legal Ethics

High-profile lawyer who acted as ‘paymaster’ for client gives up his law license

Criminal Justice

Rule that forgives the dead allows convicted lawyer’s family to claw back forfeited cash, judge says

Internet Law

Are fantasy sports payouts legal? CEO says it’s a game of skill like the stock market

Criminal Justice

Firm’s pre-indictment representation of co-defendants didn’t violate right to counsel, judge rules

Health Law

California becomes 5th state to legalize assisted suicide

Legal Technology

Lawyers slow to adopt email encryption and other forms of secure communications, ABA survey finds

Civil Rights

Alabama judges turn to Jim Crow-era law to combat same-sex marriages

Executive Branch

Hillary Clinton’s gun control plan includes both legislation and executive actions

Trials & Litigation

Gotta catch ‘em all: Pokemon lawyers hit cafe manager with $5,400 bill for copyright infringement

Entertainment & Sports Law

Judge tosses defamation suit by Yankees fan caught napping on camera

Law Firms

Dentons opens office in Milan


Legal services sector adds 4,700 jobs

Asked and Answered

Which practice areas are going to be the most lucrative in the future? (podcast)

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court refuses to review insider trading decision deemed a ‘roadmap for unscrupulous’

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court justices become more liberal as they age, statistics blog says

Criminal Justice

Do the states with the most gun laws have the fewest gun deaths?  It depends on what is counted

U.S. Supreme Court

What’s wrong with executions? Breyer offers opinions; 6 capital convictions to be reviewed

Criminal Justice

Lawyer attempts citizen’s arrest in court; his attorney client calls murder charge ‘stupid’

Trademark law

Hospitality contractor claims it owns Yosemite trademarks