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Bankruptcy Law

Will the Affordable Care Act lead to fewer personal bankruptcy filings?

Court Security

Grenade-shaped perfume bottle caused evacuation at Ohio courthouse

Large Firms

Should BigLaw firms be donating more of their record profits to legal aid?

Law Firms

McKenna joins Dentons, which continues to look for future merger partners

Criminal Justice

Convicted kidnapper faces new stalking case after alleged encounters near prosecutor’s home

Admiralty & Maritime Law

Man gets $5K ticket for jumping off charter fishing boat on a dare

Question of the Week

What is the best piece of advice you’ve ever received?

Family Law

Michigan district court stops performing marriages in the wake of gay-marriage decision

Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction

‘The Secret of Magic’ awarded the 2015 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction

Antitrust Law

Justice Department is investigating possible collusion by some airlines


Hiring woes reported by two-thirds of surveyed lawyers with hiring authority

Legal Ethics

Which papers do lawyers have to return to former clients? ABA ethics opinion addresses the issue

Criminal Justicee

Spanking conviction is overturned; top state court allows reasonable force in child discipline

Constitutional Law

ACLU suit challenges Louisiana governor’s ‘marriage and conscience order’

Trials & Litigation

Appeals court blasts lawyers and ‘scorched earth tactics,’ publishes opinion despite settlement

U.S. Supreme Court

Chemerinsky: What does this memorable SCOTUS term mean for the future?

Law Firms

Embarrassing Dewey emails are cast as sarcasm; partner insists ‘I am the reason you have this job’

Law Firms

Appeals court rules for Womble Carlyle in disability suit by former employee

U.S. Supreme Court

Scalia’s ‘jiggery-pokery’ dissent spawns ‘scalia4kids’ tweets

Constitutional Law

Top state court nixes 10 Commandments monument at capitol