International Law

Law Schools

Harvard, Northwestern help Qatar open law school that will award a JD degree

President's Message

ABA Rule of Law Initiative helps advance legal reforms in more than 50 countries


Chicago lawyer pieces together a missing couple’s story to obtain a court ruling that they died

Business of Law

Should law firms seeking a base in Asia set up shop in Singapore or Hong Kong?

Criminal Justice

US offers $3M bounty for alleged Russian hacker, a record reward for a cybersecurity case

Law Practice Management

Fake law firm websites using real lawyers’ profiles are increasing, bar group says

Corporate Law

Foreign companies losing discovery battles when their in-house counsel don’t meet US standards

Business of Law

BigLaw firm to require all workers to do 25 hours of community service each year

Admiralty & Maritime Law

Captain guilty in Costa Concordia shipwreck that killed 32; gets 16 years

Admiralty & Maritime Law

Verdict looms for Costa Concordia captain accused of manslaughter in shipwreck deaths of 32

Bar Associations

ABA signs friendship agreement to help bolster rule of law initiatives in Sri Lanka

International Law

Egyptian lawyer gets 25 years in fatal US Embassy bombings after ‘enormously generous’ plea bargain

ABA Midyear

Human rights should be a priority in oil, gas and mining industries, say speakers at ABA Midyear

Law Schools

MacArthur grant nonprofit winners include law school center, retired justice’s civics program


Exec asked general counsel to pull up shirt but didn’t spot FBI body cam, news report says


The most dangerous job in law

Media & Communications Law

Paris mayor vows to sue Fox News over false reports of Muslim ‘no-go’ zones

Law Firms

Fried Frank will ‘substantially downsize’ its offices in Asia, internal memo says

Trusts & Estates

Judge OKs use of funds from slain mom’s estate to pay lawyer in daughter’s Bali murder trial

International Law

Two suspects in French magazine massacre are now dead, along with five others