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Civil Rights

Judge bars Macy’s from detaining and fining alleged shoplifters

Verdicts & Settlements

2nd Circuit tosses $7.25B swipe-fee settlement; concurring judge calls it a ‘confiscation’

Law in Popular Culture

Book Review: ‘Tom & Lucky (And George & Cokey Flo)’

Religious Law

Federal judge blocks Mississippi law protecting gay-marriage bias based on religious beliefs

Law Firms

Haynes and Boone merges with London-based law firm

Trials & Litigation

Subject of ‘Serial’ podcast gets a new trial; judge says trial lawyer didn’t question cellphone data

U.S. Supreme Court

Can city sue mortgage lenders over alleged fair-housing violations? Supreme Court to decide

Military Law

Pentagon lifts ban on transgender troops

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court to consider antitrust cases involving ATM fees

Constitutional Law

Federal judge blocks law banning abortions based on fetal abnormalities

Careers

Who are the world’s richest practicing lawyers? Some on the list went to prison

Death Penalty

America’s 5 ‘deadliest’ prosecutors are named; is capital sentencing ‘personality driven’?

Constitutional Law

Appeals court upholds lawyers’ convictions in internet-paramour money scheme

Judiciary

7th Circuit: Federal judge wrongly relied on news stories in tossing suit against cops as frivolous

U.S. Supreme Court

Chemerinsky: The year the law did not change

Sentencing/Post Conviction

6th Circuit upholds minimum child-porn sentence imposed after judge asks jurors for their opinion

Legal Ethics

Lawyer is suspended for ‘disturbing pattern of neglect,’ fee sharing with disability group

Celebrities

Former TV judge can’t practice law in Tennessee due to disability

Media & Communications Law

Judge tosses frat members’ defamation suit against Rolling Stone over retracted rape article

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