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Ban on ‘Partial Birth’ Abortion Upheld

The U.S. Supreme Court has for the first time upheld a ban on so-called partial birth abortions in a 5-4 decision. Justice Anthony M. Kennedy wrote the majority opinion.

High Court to Hear Arguments in Insanity Case

On Wednesday, the lawyer for a Texas death-row inmate will argue before the U.S. Supreme Court that his client should not be executed because he cannot understand the link between…

‘European Model’: Huge Settlement, But No Suit

A settlement of more than $350 million with aggrieved shareholders announced this week by Royal Dutch Shell PLC provides a “European model” for a kinder, gentler approach to such situations…

Looking for Lifeline in Sea of Student Debt

Janelle Jordan, two years out of law school and an associate county attorney for the Prince George’s County Department of Environmental Resources in Maryland, is drowning in debt. She’s facing…

SEC Accuses Two Ex-Enron Lawyers of Securities Violations

Think going in-house means you can kick back a bit, even if you do have to take a pay cut?

Think again.

A civil complaint filed by the Securities and…

Strange New World

Lawyers, debtors and creditors are struggling to absorb sweeping changes in bankruptcy law

Taxing Consequences

The Costs Add Up Fast for Individuals Who Fail to File or Pay

Top of the Page

Edward Adams Is Selected as Editor and Publisher of the ABA Journal

Finding Redemption

How Picking Up the Phone Can Change a Lawyer’s Life

Preparing for the Worst

Working Together Will Help Both Government and Private Companies to Weather Disasters

Troubled Kingdoms

As Franchises Seek to Expand Their Empires, Individual Operators Look for Ways to Protect Their Turf

Stolen Lives

Victims of Identity Theft Start Looking for Damages from Companies That Held Their Personal Financial Information

Long Road to Recovery

Victims of Hurricane Katrina Face Legal Issues at Every Turn

Feeling a Chill

Changing Government Policies Are Pressing Corporations and Attorneys to Disclose Protected Information

Taxpayer Savings Time

Tax Laws Contain Incentives to Put Money Away for Retirement and College, but Some May Disappear After 2010

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