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Federal suit claims Tennessee's "birth-control-for-sentence-reduction" policy violates constitutional rights of prison inmates

A former inmate of the White County Jail, Christel Ward, filed suit [Complaint, PDF] in the US DistrRead more

Judge receives ‘severe public censure,’ largely for misconduct showing lack of sensitivity

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Ex-Foley & Lardner Partner Enters Not-Guilty Plea in Case Alleging Insider Trading

Following insider trading charges brought in May, former Bradley Arant Boult Cummings and FoleyRead more

Venable Vies for Baltimore Police Monitor Role as Sheppard Mullin Re-Ups in New Orleans

As Baltimore nears a recommendation for a police monitor under a consent decree with the U.S. DepartRead more

Husch Blackwell’s next CEO is a nonlawyer

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Judge rules out death penalty for mass killer over Orange County prosecutors’ misconduct

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Legal technology patents have increased 484% globally in last 5 years

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Married same-sex couple sues former employer for revoking health insurance

A married same-sex couple filed a lawsuit [complaint, PDF] against a former employer on Thursday inRead more

Magistrate judge retires after Facebook comments about ‘snowflakes’ and ‘nut cases’

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An ABA Journal ‘legal rebel’ who promoted uniform bar exam to retire

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Statues of SCOTUS justice who wrote Dred Scott decision are removed

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Facing criticism over Charlottesville suit, ACLU won’t defend armed protesters

The American Civil Liberties Union won’t defend hate groups’ right to march when they seek to bringRead more

Federal court finds two Texas congressional districts are racially gerrymandered, must be redrawn

Updated:Two congressional districts in Texas are racially gerrymandered and must be redrawn, a federRead more

More law school deans call for lowering California bar exam cut score

Law school deans at public hearings this week in San Francisco and Los Angeles called on the state oRead more

Morgan Lewis Lands a New Tax Man in Bill-Slashing Baker McKenzie Partner

Baker McKenzie's North America tax practice head Tom Linguanti has left the global legal giant to joRead more

In Trump Era, Akin Gump's New Pro Bono Counsel Eyes Challenges

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, known for its work in the pro bono arena, has named Lauren ConneRead more

Husch Blackwell's Next Leader is a Newly Employed Non-Lawyer

Paul Eberle, the newly-elected CEO at Husch Blackwell, only joined the Am Law 100 firm a year ago asRead more

After a Long In-House Career, Tennis Enthusiast Takes Act to DLA Piper

Four decades after taking the court at what would eventually become the U.S. Open Tennis ChampionshiRead more

Jewish Lawyers in Trump Orbit Stay (Mostly) Silent After Charlottesville

Do the prominent lawyers representing President Donald Trump, his family and his administration?manyRead more

Settlement reached in lawsuit over CIA interrogation techniques

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) [advocacy website] on Thursday announced a settlement in aRead more

Law Firms Still Suck at Business Development, Survey Finds

Business development folks at large law firms should look away now.     Read more

Trump Teaches Big Law a Lesson

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius is notching short-term gains at the risk of long-term pain from its mostRead more

Oregon governor signs bill expanding coverage of abortions and birth control

Oregon Governor Kate Brown [official website] signed a bill [text, PDF] into law on Tuesday that expRead more

Federal court invalidates two Texas congressional districts

A three-judge panel for the US District Court for the Western District of Texas [official website] hRead more

Hogan Lovells Hollers at HayBoo for Latest Lateral Hire

Ricardo ?Rick? Martinez, co-leader of the trade and export finance practice at Haynes and Boone, hasRead more

Sessions orders federal probe into Charlottesville violence

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions [official website] on Saturday announced a federal civil rights inRead more

President Trump signs bill allocating government funds for veterans' private medical care

President Donald Trump [official profile] signed the VA Choice and Quality Employment Act [text, PDFRead more

Illinois Governor signs legislation removing statutes of limitations on sexual abuse crimes

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner [official website] signed SB 189 [text, PDF] on Friday removing the sRead more

Oklahoma Supreme Court rules against cigarette tax

The Oklahoma Supreme Court [official website] ruled [opinion, PDF] against a state cigarette tax [teRead more

Washington Supreme Court upholds Seattle gun tax

[JURIST] The Washington Supreme Court [official website] upheld Seattle's tax [ordinance, PDF] on guRead more

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