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Disability Law

Report: DOJ is investigating mental-health screening of bar applicants by Florida’s top court

Legal Ethics

Plea deal rejected for 3 partners in claimed DUI set-up of opposing trial counsel

Criminal Justice

Michigan woman is charged in alleged death threats against federal judge, prosecutor

Trials & Litigation

Negative reviews of dog obedience school on Yelp, Angie’s List lead to defamation lawsuit

Constitutional Law

Indiana becomes 20th state to have religious freedom law

Criminal Justice

Inmates respond to philosophy prof’s moral exploration of ancient play

Criminal Justice

Man pleads guilty to setting fire at lawyer’s home

Criminal Justice

Person of interest in lawyer’s slaying is likely a woman, police say; widow asks public for help

Business of Law

Receiver appointed for law firm $10M in debt; loans taken out by partner before suicide contested

Labor & Employment

Microsoft navigates an approach to paid sick leave

Obituaries

‘Obsessively frugal’ lawyer leaves $3.3M to Skid Row charities

Aviation & Space Law

Prosecutor: Co-pilot intentionally crashed plane into French Alps, killing 150

Trials & Litigation

Federal judge scolds BigLaw lawyers for ‘behemoth pleadings’ and ‘prolixity’

Constitutional Law

Lawyer’s proposed gay death penalty is ‘reprehensible,’ says state AG in bid to stop ballot process

Evidence

Homeowner’s ‘electromagnetic hypersensitivity’ suit against neighbor fails on appeal

Question of the Week

What’s the most outlandish excuse you’ve heard someone give for being late to court?

Products Liability

After boy’s death from allergic reaction to cookie, family sues; says store violated labeling laws

Military Law

Army soldier Bowe Bergdahl, rescued by US through Gitmo prisoner swap, is charged with desertion

Business of Law

3 IP partners leap from Faegre to WilmerHale; more growth expected in Denver office

Trials & Litigation

Former Willkie partner accused of defrauding her firm faces scrutiny in credit-card cases