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Civil Rights

Winner of ABA Thurgood Marshall Award got an early start in civil rights work

Criminal Justice

Appeals court upholds negligent homicide conviction for encouraging suicide by electronic means


Lawyer accused of seeking Israeli hackers to obtain judge’s personal emails

Legal Rebels Podcast

Can generative AI tools make it easier for lawyers to offer pro bono services?


‘Robot lawyer’ DoNotPay reaches settlement in suit alleging it’s neither robot nor lawyer

Criminal Justice

Prosecution of Democrats will repair rule of law, says law prof who wrote ‘torture memos’

Law Firms

This BigLaw firm is tops for culture, most important factor to surveyed law students, new report says

Agriculture & Food

Federal judge halts disaster aid program for minority farmers

First Amendment

Public middle school can ban ‘There are only two genders’ T-shirt, 1st Circuit rules

Criminal Justice

Hunter Biden convicted of lying during gun purchase

U.S. Supreme Court

On secret recording, Justice Alito agrees on need to return US to ‘place of godliness’

What's on the Shelf?

Retired D.C. Circuit judge talks about his memoir on navigating a legal career through blindness

Law Schools

Student editors at Columbia Law Review vote to strike after website shutdown, report says

First Amendment

5th Circuit orders 8 books returned to shelves of Texas library; ‘flatulent humor’ group not included

Criminal Justice

Judge Aileen Cannon tosses another curveball in the Trump cases

Religious Law

Religious-liberty training order likely violates lawyers’ constitutional rights, 5th Circuit says

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS financial disclosures are released; Thomas reports 2 trips paid by Harlan Crow

Media & Communications Law

Woman who says she inspired ‘Baby Reindeer’ is suing Netflix for $170M

Trials & Litigation

Judge tosses lawyer’s defamation suit against ex-mayor for alleged crude and insulting statements


Florida Supreme Court rules against prosecutor ousted by governor

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