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Criminal Justice

Inmates at 2 jails falsely cried Ebola, officials say; one defendant now faces a new charge

Constitutional Law

Judge upholds gay-marriage ban, says contrary rulings rely on ‘ingenuity and imagination’

Law Firms

Bingham managing partner says firm is exploring options, including remote possibility of bankruptcy

Lawyer Pay

Law schools dominate list of grad schools with highest-earning alumni; Santa Clara makes top 10

Law Schools

Wayne State law school guarantees scholarships to every incoming student

Careers

As fewer law grads become lawyers, the profession shows its age

Trials & Litigation

Oxycontin marketing suit is Purdue Pharma’s ‘legal nightmare’

Legislation & Lobbying

New law says individuals can’t track each other via GPS once they are warned not to

Bar Exam

Will New York jump on the Uniform Bar Exam bandwagon? Top state court seeks comment

Evidence

Police say man arrested in one slaying led them to 6 other bodies; he is now charged with murder

Health Law

Homeland Security says all travelers to US from Ebola-stricken countries must be screened

Cybersecurity

Is your firm’s phone line secure? If not, a hack attack can cost you big bucks

White-Collar Crime

Disbarred lawyer takes plea in federal wire-fraud case, agrees to pay $837K restitution

Real Estate & Property Law

Woman’s condo is sold at auction because of $95 overdue tax bill; she says she never received notice

Law in Popular Culture

Las Vegas DA to seek county OK for reality TV show about cold and closed cases

U.S. Supreme Court

May a felon sell rather than give up his guns? SCOTUS accepts case

Constitutional Law

Pennsylvania Supreme Court suspends its own Justice McCaffery, asks for ethics investigation

Personal Lives

Lawyer is more worried about climate change than Ebola; chance of wedding-shop exposure is remote

U.S. Supreme Court

Obama picks favorite SCOTUS decision of his tenure, sees downside to becoming a justice

Sentencing/Post Conviction

Pistorius gets five-year sentence; can he serve part of the time at home?