Law by the Numb#rs

More summer associates got job offers in 2015

Women in the Law

These law firms got ‘gold honors’ for advancing women lawyers

First Amendment

Federal judge scraps Cleveland’s restrictions on protests during RNC in July

Criminal Justice

Vigilant rental car company may have thwarted earlier attempt on law prof’s life

American Bar Association

ABA threatened with 1-year suspension of law school accreditation powers

Trials & Litigation

Homeless man should have been allowed to argue necessity in trespass case, state high court rules

Law Schools

For-profit law school with $39K total tuition bill set to close

10 Questions Live

10 Questions Live: Keith Porcaro talks about how tech can make it easier to deliver legal services

U.S. Surpeme Court

ABA asks Supreme Court to review Virginia’s post-conviction process in capital case

Business of Law

Law firms run 24-hour hotlines for client questions after Britain votes to leave European Union

Criminal Justice

Reward is offered for information in lawyer’s mysterious death

Copyright Law

Led Zeppelin wins ‘Stairway’ copyright case; losing lawyer sees ‘obviously appealable issues’


If confirmed, Merrick Garland might be the wealthiest Supreme Court justice


Study finds a ‘gavel gap’ between diversity of judges and that of the populations they serve

Public Defenders

Louisiana governor signs law reallocating money from death penalty appeals to local public defenders

Public Defenders

Utah’s indigent defense system is underfunded and unconstitutional, ACLU suit alleges

Criminal Justice

Baltimore police officer acquitted of all charges in Freddie Gray’s death

Labor & Employment

Divorced and separated people are protected by marital discrimination law, top state court rules


Email scam targets lawyers with fake disciplinary warnings, bar announcements

Law Firms

Mayer Brown sets up first Dubai office