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Internet Law

Teenager whose prank calls sent armed SWAT teams to dozens of US homes got 16 months

Law Firms

Law firms give and receive thanks by way of donated turkeys

Tax Law

Inversions gain in popularity with help of Skadden lawyers

Trademark Law

Is Reese Witherspoon’s name entitled to trademark protection? Judge weighs claims in actress’ suit

Criminal Justice

Shoplifting suspects opt for $500 course because of company’s misleading statements, suit alleges

Sentencing/Post Conviction

Some defendants get sentences reduced when prosecutors heed judges’ suggestions

Legal Technology

IP analytics company Lex Machina is sold to LexisNexis; it plans expansion to new practice areas

Court Security

Car going ‘way too fast’ crashes outside entrance to federal courthouse

Law Firms

Brownstein Hyatt closes Phoenix office

White-Collar Crime

Claimed ‘Harvard-educated attorney’ is neither a grad nor a lawyer, authorities say

Constitutional Law

Lawsuit urges top state court to explain powers of AG Kathleen Kane, whose law license is suspended

Constitutional Law

Kentucky governor restores voting rights of over 100,000 felons, but does he have power to do so?

Cartoon Caption Contest

Cartoon: Courtroom drama or antics in this month’s cartoon scene?

Constitutional Law

New courthouse nativity display puts founding fathers, Lady Liberty next to Bill of Rights in manger

Criminal Justice

Chicago cop is charged with murder in teen’s shooting death; video will be released by Wednesday

Attorney General

2nd Circuit rules Justice Department doesn’t have to disclose additional drone-strike memos

Business of Law

Following layoffs, 60-attorney law firm says it will close its doors by end of 2015

Immigration Law

Indiana’s refusal to accept Syrian refugees violates Constitution, ACLU suit says

Bar Exam

California’s bar pass rate is at a 29-year low; these states also saw a drop

Law in Popular Culture

Client’s photos of John Lennon and Sex Pistols are prominently featured in law office exhibit