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Criminal Justice

Felony murder retrial of former Fisher Phillips partner delayed amid evidence dispute

U.S. Supreme Court

Citing mootness, Supreme Court tosses case of disability law tester who ‘singlehandedly generated a circuit split’

Law Firms

Alleged Cuban agent most recently worked in BigLaw

Death Penalty

Only 7 states imposed new death sentences in 2023; 1 of them has passed new laws likely to expand number

Criminal Justice

Woman who threw Chipotle order at employee can reduce jail sentence by getting fast-food job

Family Law

Navigating family law cases requires an abundance of one thing: respect

Privacy Law

Law firm press release didn’t violate patient confidentiality law, top Illinois court rules

Insurance Law

Can injured bicyclist tap dad’s uninsured motorist coverage? Despite policy exclusion, it’s covered, top Illinois court says

Constitutional Law

Trump doesn’t have ‘divine right of kings’ to avoid charges in election-subversion case, federal judge rules

Law Firms

Foley & Lardner rescinds associate job offer over comments following Hamas attack

Law Firms

Is virtual law firm FisherBroyles about to lose 140 lawyers? Details of ‘significant new venture’ to come

Trials & Litigation

Trump doesn’t have official-act immunity in Capitol-riot suits if actions stemmed from candidacy, DC Circuit says

Law Schools

ABA Legal Ed council rejects Golden Gate University’s plan to end its JD program

Trials & Litigation

Gag order is reinstated in Trump’s civil case amid death threats towards judge and his staff

Law Schools

Anti-Zionist policies by student groups at UC Berkeley Law fostered harassment and hatred, suit alleges

U.S. Supreme Court

Former Justice Sandra Day O’Connor dies at 93

Career & Practice

2023 ‘Profile of the Legal Profession’ report spotlights the scarcity of legal aid lawyers

Lawyer Pay

Associate pay hikes gather steam after Cravath announcement; which law firms have matched?

International Law

ABA withdraws 2 online statements on Israel-Hamas war

Real Estate & Property Law

Less-expensive transfer on death instruments become more popular in Chicago

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