Legislation & Lobbying


Employers and workers grapple with laws allowing marijuana use

Opening Statements

Anti-puppy mill legislation across the country is dogging pet stores

Opening Statements

Can marijuana ads be shown on TV in states where it’s legal? Broadcasters aren’t so sure

National Pulse

Patent holders allege financial companies are misusing new post-grant review process for profit

Supreme Court Report

Redistricting case brings partisan politics, immigration and federalism before SCOTUS


Lawyer who crusaded against trans fats turns his attention to fighting distracted driving

Your ABA

13-city roadshow highlights changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure

Report from Governmental Affairs

Bipartisan collaboration in the Senate increases chances for a major criminal justice reform act

Privacy Law

NSA halts bulk collection of phone records, but security and surveillance concerns remain

White-Collar Crime

Should movement to ease criminal laws extend to white-collar offenders? Coalition splits on answer

Internet Law

Teenager whose prank calls sent armed SWAT teams to dozens of US homes got 16 months

Constitutional Law

Lawsuit urges top state court to explain powers of AG Kathleen Kane, whose law license is suspended

Constitutional Law

Kentucky governor restores voting rights of over 100,000 felons, but does he have power to do so?

Constitutional Law

AG Kathleen Kane is ‘legally disabled,’ top deputy tells Pennsylvania senate committee

Consumer Law

Top state court says litigation funding is subject to consumer lending law

Animal Law

Lawsuit seeks to save chimp from solitary confinement

Legal Ethics

Top prosecutors under AG Kathleen Kane raise concerns about her lack of an active law license

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS rejects FOIA case involving Planned Parenthood manual; two justices dissent

Government Law

Appeals court restores $4.9K monthly pension of imprisoned former Penn State football coach

Criminal Justice

Lawyer dad is banned from posting son’s bail over police-shooting death of 6-year-old