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Legal Ethics

3 lawyers ‘maliciously’ set up opposing counsel for midtrial DUI arrest, referee says

Criminal Justice

Divorce lawyer hurt by package bomb will return to work ASAP, bar president says

Labor & Employment

Worker sues over Kmart’s plastic paychecks

Criminal Justice

A few DAs account for most death sentences, law prof finds; one calls for more ‘revenge’ executions

Internet Law

Ex-judge is charged with creating fake sex ads for 2 women, one of whom was a former client

Prosecutors

Elected prosecutors are mostly white males, study finds

Law Firms

Summer associate perks proliferate; pay is $3,000 a week at some firms

Business of Law

Once-mighty real estate boutique files for bankruptcy, a year after claimed $30M embezzlement

Immigration Law

Is San Francisco’s sanctuary policy to blame for release of immigrant who became a murder suspect?

Internet Law

Lawyer can’t learn identity of anonymous Avvo critic absent defamation evidence, appeals court says

Trials & Litigation

Judge cites Bill Cosby’s ‘pound cake’ speech in unsealing Quaaludes deposition

U.S. Supreme Court

Are there five SCOTUS votes to overturn the death penalty?

Appellate Practice

7th Circuit criticizes lawyer for raising too many issues on appeal

Civil Rights

State senate votes to remove Confederate flag from South Carolina Capitol

Careers

Eric Holder returns to ‘last stop’ job at Covington, offers thoughts on Snowden and US Supreme Court

White-Collar Crime

11th Circuit OKs wire-fraud conviction of lawyer who impersonated state bar official

Business of Law

Law firm mergers continue at a blazing pace, survey says

Corporate Law

Judge nixes jury conviction of ex-Goldman Sachs programmer, calls law a bad fit in source-code case

Asked and Answered

How can lawyers maximize relaxation while on vacation? (podcast)

Criminal Justice

2 lawyers who helped 1 client break the law are convicted in unrelated cases