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Legal Ethics

Lawyer who didn’t share client payments with his partners is disbarred

Law in Popular Culture

Money, sex, madness and murder at fictional Bay Street law firm is focus of ex-partner’s new novel

Court Security

Murderer slashes lawyer with smuggled blade, gets life, will now face new case in attorney attack

White-Collar Crime

Former ‘People’s Attorney’ radio host is convicted in $10M mortgage-fraud case

Media and Communications Law

Does lights out loom for Aereo? Federal judge nixes cable license, leaves door open on DVR service

Criminal Justice

Man avoids UK prosecution for two years with coma and quadriplegia claims; video shows him walking

Criminal Justice

Ex-judge acquitted on all but 1 count now faces new criminal case as DA revives AG’s dropped probe

Evidence

DUI case dropped after arresting officer allegedly forwarded suspect’s photos to his own phone

Law Students

Number of LSAT test-takers drops 8 percent in continuing downward trend

Criminal Justice

Man who died after driving flaming truck into law firm had dated one of its clients

Legal Technology

DUI firm will accept payments via Apple Pay

Law Firms

Reed Smith launches an Ebola task force

Internet Law

One-third of top websites have clauses to restrict consumer lawsuits

Law in Popular Culture

Women lawyers group asks NBC to cancel ‘Bad Judge,’ a show about an ‘unethical, lazy’ female jurist

Legal Ethics

Judge reprimanded over handling of domestic assault case

Judiciary

Judge rules seizure of evidence from another judge’s chambers was legal

Terrorism

Report: Russian suspected of terrorism being held in Afghanistan to be transferred to US for trial

Legislation & Lobbying

Legislation would end Social Security payments to suspected Nazi war criminals

International Law

Chinese Communist Party announces reform measures to increase judicial independence

Election Law

Political groups ready their legal teams in preparation for contentious midterm elections