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Civil Rights

DOJ sues Ferguson one day after it sought changes in proposed policing pact

Elder Law

Feds announce ‘Operation Cocoon,’ hoping to curtail use of unwitting seniors as drug mules

Personal Lives

Lawyer postpones boat and retirement to fund college for 26 kindergarteners

Constitutional Law

Appeals court OKs 111 years for teen who killed 4, shot 25; lawyer calls him ‘completely harmless’

Criminal Justice

2 dead after law office shooting near courthouse; suspect is in custody

Criminal Justice

Illinois bill would bar posting of fight videos with intent to condone violence

Criminal Justice

Bank worker saves law firm from $73K loss by blocking unauthorized account transfers

White-Collar Crime

Former general counsel gets 18 months for stealing $2.6M from company account

Question of the Week

Should all states adopt the Uniform Bar Examination?

Celebrities

Bill Cosby’s lawyer is dismissed from suit claiming denials of Cosby rape claim were defamatory

Government Law

Judge wants to know why State Department missed the deadline for release of final Clinton emails

Law Firms

Suit alleges Blank Rome partner was forced out due to LGBT animus, desire to steal his clients

Criminal Procedure

Accused killer can’t be retried after judge’s mistaken mistrial ruling, state high court says

U.S. Supreme Court

In SCOTUS first, court stays clean power rule pending DC Circuit review; four justices dissent

Legal Ethics

These common mistakes can lead to lawyer ethics complaints

Business of Law

Law firms collect larger capital contributions and are slower to repay departing partners

Business of Law

Avvo offers fixed-fee legal services through an attorney network in 18 states

Corporate Law

Despite conflict, Covington can represent Minnesota in major enviro suit against 3M, judge rules

Criminal Justice

Immigration lawyer gets 21 months for trying to help client disobey court order, flee US

Personal Lives

Maryland lawyer gets hundreds of texts seeking free burritos