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U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court agrees to decide whether sedative can be used in executions

Criminal Justice

Legislator says his DUI charge should be dismissed, cites obscure section in Kentucky constitution

Law Firms

Nixon Peabody reportedly negotiating merger with Chicago’s Ungaretti & Harris

Law in Popular Culture

Remove that ice cream cone from your pocket! Photographer depicts bizarre laws across the country

Careers

‘Competition cohort’ makes it a great time to go to law school, says Dinsmore managing partner

Sentencing / Post-Conviction

California court rules ballot initiative means parolees can’t be jailed again for using drugs

Trademark Law

Seattle Seahawks attempting to trademark the number 12, the word ‘boom’ and more

Criminal Justice

Pennsylvania supremes block any charges against state attorney general

Animal Law

Virginia AG creates unit to advise cops on animal issues

Juries

Tsarnaev trial judge seals defense motion quoting juror questionnaires

Entertainment & Sports Law

Suit by former UNC athletes claims substandard classes amounted to breach of contract

Animal Law

Humane Society suit claims harassment by Oklahoma attorney general

Death Penalty

New justices might shift California death penalty rulings

Legislation & Lobbying

Virginia bill would require court hearing before sex offenders can visit schools

Criminal Justice

FBI arrests powerful NY politician, says he masked $4M in bribes as attorney referral fees

First Amendment

Is law that prohibits women from going topless in public unconstitutional?

Labor & Employment

McDonald’s sued by former employees over ‘racist’ franchise in Virginia

Criminal Justice

Puerto Rico judge convicted in bribe-taking case

Civil Rights

Baker who would not decorate a cake with anti-gay slurs faces civil rights complaint

Business of Law

Is Kansas City big enough for Polsinelli and Littler’s back-office operations? IT shortage feared