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Criminal Justice

NYC police to revise decoy purse operation to settle lawsuit

Trials & Litigation

Ordered to pay $62M in a civil SEC case, former corporate raider coughed up $


Federal judge faces blowback from 11th Circuit and US lawmakers over domestic violence case

Trials & Litigation

Utility faces contempt hearing for lobbying to choose judge in $1.29B rate case linked to fatal fire

Law Schools

Drexel renames its law school for trial lawyer who is donating $50M

Trials & Litigation

Judge scolds BP for squeezing extra lines into brief

Cartoon Caption Contest

Cartoon poll: Which guilt-written-all-over-his-face caption fits best?

Legal Ethics

Lawyer’s photoshopped celebrity pictures lead to suspension recommendation

Criminal Justice

Vermont law student and his mother die in murder-suicide

Tort Law

Suit targets websites that sold ammunition and tear gas to theater shooting suspect


Which law firms have the most satisfied summer associates?


No prosecutor? No defense lawyer? Judge allegedly held trial anyway; 3rd Circuit allows lawsuit

Constitutional Law

9th Circuit OKs one late habeas filing, nixes another, says both inmates abandoned by same lawyer

Immigration Law

San Francisco to publicly fund legal services for unaccompanied immigrant minors

Intellectual Property Law

Activists sue over ownership of Twitter account used in Occupy Wall Street protests

Trials & Litigation

Man convicted in supermarket checkout line dispute files suit against shopper he shot and store

Civil Rights

Judges’ efforts to pursue funding for unmet civil legal needs garner applause at LSC conference

Question of the Week

Do you work in a plush corner office, or nothing even close to that? Tell us about your workspace!

Legislation & Lobbying

State law may ban Nik Wallenda’s plan to walk Windy City tightrope

Criminal Justice

In prison for 30 years, Belgian inmate wins OK for assisted suicide