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Election Law

Federal appeals court narrows federal judge’s gag order in Trump election-interference case

Tort Law

‘Nuclear verdicts’ and ‘litigation tourism’ are partly why these state courts are top ‘judicial hellholes,’ report says


Legal sector adds 8,400 jobs over 3-month period

Law Firms

Holland & Knight accused of mistakenly sending over $3M to hackers


Lawyer’s copied website material, statements about experience weren’t false or misleading, top state court rules

Law in Popular Culture

True-crime stories, like heavy metal, don’t create criminals

Law Schools

George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School hit with noncompliance notice

Career & Practice

‘Tis the season for holiday parties, hijinks, harassment and lawsuits


Justice O’Connor’s judicial-reform push followed regret over 2002 decision

Criminal Justice

Murder conviction overturned because eyewitness was legally blind

Law Firms

Merger will create ‘super-regional’ Midwestern firm

Criminal Justice

Private criminal defense lawyers failed to show up for their cases more often than defendants, Philly study finds


Politics are at play in states seeking to rein in ‘progressive’ prosecutors

Lawyer Pay

Not to be outdone, first-mover Milbank increases its raises for some associates

Members Who Inspire

Armin Salek builds new pathway to profession for aspiring first-generation lawyers


Why did township lawyer blurt out ‘white power’ at meeting? He had no explanation

Criminal Justice

Ex-boyfriend of Covington associate pleads guilty to using information in her files for insider trading

Year in Review: The Modern Law Library

Our favorite pop culture picks in 2023


Public defender who defended cocaine use as sometimes beneficial should be suspended, disciplinary counsel says

Law Professors

UIC law prof appeals after dismissal of civil rights lawsuit

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