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Patent Law

Corporate owners knew little about patents they got free of charge and the litigation that followed, judge finds


As underrepresentation of Asian American lawyers in top jobs continues, more are speaking out, new study finds


Las Vegas lawyer is disbarred for forming law firm with nonlaywer who did most of the legal work

Labor & Employment

Biden relied on 96-year-old law and 1917 Supreme Court decision to impose railway labor agreement

Labor & Employment

If recession comes, how will law firm ‘quiet quitters’ fare?

Legal Writing

Bestselling author David Baldacci shares words of wisdom for lawyers who want to be novelists

Law in Popular Culture

‘The Vanished’ and the need for closure

News Roundup

Weekly Briefs: Accused ‘my guns are bigger’ judge resigns; Texas district attorney resigns, takes the Fifth


Many federal judges want clerkship diversity but say the topic is rarely addressed in court, new study says

U.S. Supreme Court

Justice Jackson’s second SCOTUS opinion is also a dissent to court’s refusal in death-penalty case

Civil Procedure

Judge didn’t have jurisdiction to appoint special master in Trump documents case, 11th Circuit says


2 federal appeals judges boycotting Yale Law clerks see progress in campus tolerance for conservative views

Supreme Court Report

Is designer’s refusal to create website for same-sex wedding free speech or illegal discrimination?

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court will consider challenge to Biden’s student-debt relief program, puts case on fast track

Criminal Justice

Lawyer and co-defendant behind robocalls with false ballot information are ordered to register voters

Law Firms

Hogan Lovells lawyer says she was fired after defending Dobbs, discussing abortion impact and genocide

Trials & Litigation

Nicotine addiction costs vaping trial lawyer more than $2,100


Citing ‘overcapacity,’ Cooley lays off 150 lawyers and professionals

U.S. Supreme Court

Chemerinsky: An important week of arguments in the Supreme Court

First Amendment

7th Circuit rejects First Amendment challenge to Indiana fetal-remains law

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