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Law by the Numb#rs

More summer associates got job offers in 2015

Legal Marketing & Consulting

Many of the most-profitable law firms have little presence on Twitter

Evidence

En banc 4th Circuit OKs tracking cellphone location without a warrant

Corporate Law

A ‘seismic shift’ in Texas: BigLaw shops raid local firms for top talent and big bucks follow

Criminal Justice

Drew Peterson guilty of seeking contract hit on prosecutor in murder case

ABA KNOW IT ALL

Take the ABA’s weekly ‘know it all’ news quiz

Careers

Ex-lawyer found a new career as a pastry chef while in prison

Education Law

Kansas Supreme Court gives lawmakers until June 30 to fix school funding inequities

Constitutional Law

Judge exceeded authority by ordering ethics classes for possibly 3,000 DOJ lawyers, brief says

Law Firms

Indiana law partnership closes after 100 years

White-Collar Crime

Former Dewey leader rethinks pro se plan for retrial, retains new defense lawyer

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court refuses to consider constitutionality of death penalty; two justices dissent

Juvenile Justice

Iowa Supreme Court rules life without parole is an unconstitutional sentence for juveniles

Judiciary

Judge’s ‘bizarre and disturbing behavior’ entitles med-mal plaintiffs to new trial, La. justice says

Women in the Law

In Colorado, the number of practicing female lawyers drops sharply each decade, report says

U.S. Supreme Court

These two justices are the most interrupted in oral arguments; is a gender dynamic at play?

Labor & Employment

Companies can’t ban workers from suing and arbitrating as a class, 7th Circuit says

Real Estate and Property Law

Longtime lawyer pleads guilty in $33.6M real-estate fraud involving bogus court filings

Trials & Litigation

2 cops charged in Freddie Gray case sue top Baltimore prosecutor for defamation

Evidence

Top state court vacates murder conviction, based on now-discredited bite-mark evidence and new law