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Criminal Justice

Self-defense argument fails as three men are convicted of murder in death of Ahmaud Arbery

Law in Popular Culture

2021 Gifts for Lawyers guide: Shop early and safely this Black Friday and Cyber Monday (gallery)

Consumer Law

Marriott agrees to post resort fees in upfront pricing in settlement with state AG

Criminal Justice

Judge exonerates Missouri prisoner after 43 years in prison; this law made it possible

Tort Law

3 pharmacy chains found liable in opioid epidemic in Ohio case

Lawyer Pay

Prosecutor pay isn’t keeping up with inflation, even as some case backlogs grow, study author says

The Modern Law Library

America’s fights over medical treatment choices didn’t start with COVID-19 and ivermectin

Verdicts & Settlements

White supremacists found liable for civil conspiracy to commit violence at ‘Unite the Right’ rally

Trials & Litigation

Wastewater official faces felony charges for using city funds to pay employee’s law school tuition

Law Schools

Some law schools outside T14 still send many grads to the nation’s top-grossing firms

Lawyer Wellness

30% of these lawyers would like to work fewer hours; those most dissatisfied are younger and female

Law Firms

Ex-LeClairRyan general counsel gets prison time, while firm insurer agrees to pay $10M to bankruptcy trustee

Law Firms

Cravath is first to announce year-end associate bonuses, with more money for every class year


Judge imposes default judgment against former Littler Mendelson client for ‘subversive approach to discovery’


Judge who searched litigant’s home for marital property gets censure and fine

Pro Bono

Donations for ABA Giving Day more than double previous year’s total

Legal Education

For second time, ABA Legal Education Section seeks public comment on diversity accreditation standard


Lawyer is suspended for texting witness during phone deposition; how did opposing counsel find out?

Law Firms

Fired K&L Gates partner is charged with cyberstalking former colleagues

News Roundup

Weekly Briefs: New charges against lawyer accused of staging his shooting; Christian florist settles

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