Mark Tetzlaff, the Florida Coastal School of Law graduate who recently argued that his student loans should be discharged in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy filing…Read more
The Michigan Supreme Court has ruled that prosecutors can bring charges against a man accused of driving while intoxicated on his own private driveway.
A U.S. Senate subcommittee has recommended $385 million in funding for the Legal Services Corp. in fiscal 2018, the same amount of funds the civil…Read more
A lawyer in Syracuse, New York, is scheduled to appear in court Aug. 4 to enter a plea to allegations that she phoned in a…Read more
Chief Justice John Roberts Jr. on Wednesday in New Zealand voiced concerns about the privacy implications of new technology that allows police to “see through walls,” echoing the alarm his newest colleague, Justice Neil Gorsuch, first raised nearly three years ago.Read more
After the U.S. Supreme Court declined to intervene, Ohio inmate Ronald Phillips was executed Wednesday morning for raping and murdering his girlfriend’s 3-year-old daughter in…Read more
Transgender people will not be allowed to serve in the military in any capacity, President Donald Trump announced Wednesday morning.
Trump said he…Read more
The Trump administration’s U.S. Justice Department on Wednesday cast aside another federal agency’s arguments that gay and lesbian employees should be protected from workplace sexual orientation discrimination under civil rights laws.Read more
A federal appeals court has blocked a Washington, D.C., gun law that that restricts concealed carry permits to those who can show a good reason…Read more
President Donald Trump on Tuesday continued his criticism of Attorney General Jeff Sessions in tweets, a news conference and a Wall Street Journal interview.
The politically connected Chicago law firm of O’Keefe Lyons & Hynes claims a suburban law firm is confusing the public by using O’Keefe in its…Read more
The conventional wisdom that state courts are awash in tort lawsuits is wrong.
Tort lawsuits are “down sharply,” raising concerns among some…Read more
Lawyers are ready to take the president to court should Trump’s tweets become reality.Read more
Varo Money, a mobile banking startup, announced this week it has applied to become a national bank.Read more
As Supreme Court counsel for the National Association of Attorneys General for the last 21 years, Dan Schweitzer has read thousands of briefs and has helped edit many. He has a new style guide for advocates that’s full of tips for sounding like you’re a regular.Read more
A comprehensive study of the historical meaning of “emolument” broadly attacks the U.S. Justice Department for using an “inaccurate, unrepresentative and misleading” definition in its opposition to a lawsuit that accuses President Donald Trump of violating anti-corruption provisions in the Constitution.Read more
The musicians want to prevent others from profiting off their kids’ names. But to be successful, trademark applicants have to have a true intent to use the mark, says Knobbe Martens partner Ian Gillies.Read more
Judge Jon Tigar found that consumers failed to show the privacy-related marketing of Apple’s mobile devices was long-running and extensive enough to support false advertising-related claims.Read more
The ABA is “deeply concerned” about Ohio’s plans to resume executions, according to a statement by ABA President Linda A. Klein.
Ohio has not implemented…Read more
Remote work is the most popular flex option among lawyers, and it’s offered by all 50 law firms on Working Mother’s list of the 50…Read more
Former ABA President David Brink has passed away at 97.
Brink, who during his 1981-1982 tenure championed Human Rights Trial Observer programs and extending the…Read more