French police arrested a man on Monday in connection with the jihadist murder of a police couple after his DNA was allegedly matched to traces found in their home near Paris, legal sources said. It also claimed that the 24-year-old has...Show More Summary
Froome was found to have double the legal limit of an asthma drug in a September doping test
Congress just gave the Rohrabacher-Blumenauer amendment, which bars the Department of Justice from using federal funds to prosecute people buying or selling medical marijuana in states that have legalized it, a temporary reprieve until Dec. 22....
Data found on a suspect's computer, cell phone or tablet can prove to be crucial evidence in a legal case. A new set of software tools developed at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) aims to make sure this digital evidence will hold up in court.
Democrat Doug Jones pulled a surprise win for the Alabama Senate seat against Trump-endorsed Republican candidate Roy Moore, who's been accused of sexual misconduct and said America was last "great" when slavery was legal. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
Democrat Doug Jones pulled a surprise win for the Alabama Senate seat against Trump-endorsed Republican candidate Roy Moore, who's been accused of sexual misconduct and said America was last "great" when slavery was legal. SEE ALSO:Show More Summary
Whereas big businesses tend to have a variety of well-staffed departments devoted to the legal, physical and digital protection of their business, small business owners often must take a more hands-on approach to protecting their operations. Show More Summary
There's no better place to see the transition from prohibition to legalization than the Emerald Cup, which has gone from a funky, muddy festival to a professionalized, branded event that draws hundreds of cannabis farmers out of the Northern California hills and thousands of their fans.
The unprecedented Jones Day spree is a testament to the cachet of Supreme Court clerks and the unspoken presumption that all of them or almost all emerge from the nation's highest court polished and ready to take on whatever legal task is handed them.
As Canada gears up to legalize marijuana in July of next year, Ottawa agreed to sell weed at $7.77 a gram-$10 in Canadian dollars-which will only add to the country’s deficit. … it will have to invest an estimated $544,3 million just to set up a system to sell legal pot, which will only...
The Labor Department is moving quickly to establish a new rule that would make tips the property of restaurant owners instead of workers. This week, President Donald Trump’s administration proposed getting rid of an existing rule that makes tips the property of servers that restaurant owners cannot take away. Under the new proposal, restaurant owners who […]
Presumably prestigious law firm 1-800-LAW-FIRM is winning some cases somewhere. But it's not having any luck with its dubious legal theories related to social media companies and "material support for terrorism." The firm hasn't racked up any wins in these cases (as far as I'm aware). Show More Summary
New data actually shows a slight dip in use among teens.
Cakes and coercion: “Endorse the state’s right to coerce speech or conscience and you have ceded a principle that can so easily come back to haunt you.” [Andrew Sullivan, New York mag] “The legal course has some advantages. You can use...Show More Summary
Where to go, what to do on December 14 in Shanghai. [ more › ]
One of President Trump's personal lawyers called Tuesday for a special counsel to investigate alleged corruption at the FBI and Justice Department. Jay Sekulow, a member of the legal team counseling Trump on special counsel Robert S. Mueller III's wide-ranging Russia probe, said Tuesday that a second special counsel should be appointed to focus on FBI […]
Benjamin V. Madison III (Regent), Professional Identity and Professionalism: This article discusses the difference between the professional identity formation movement in legal education and the older professionalism movement. Discusses approaches at different schools to derive values, methods to cultivate such values, and potential to help new lawyers have a strong...
ABA Journal, The Limited License Legal Technician Is the Way of the Future of Law: [T]he Washington State Bar Association’s Limited License Legal Technician [LLLT] program [FAQ]... is currently the only paraprofessional program of its kind, fully operational, within the United States. Many states offer court facilitators, but their...
David A. Dana (Northwestern) & Janice Nadler (Northwestern), Soda Taxes as a Legal and Social Movement: In the last few years, several local governments have adopted new soda taxes. Other localities currently are considering adopting such a tax. In this Article, we consider whether soda taxes are becoming a more...
Emily Zimmerman (Drexel) & Casey LaDuke (Virginia), Every Silver Lining Has a Cloud: Defensive Pessimism in Legal Education, 66 Cath. U.L. Rev. 823 (2017): Defensive pessimism is a strategy that involves setting low expectations and reflecting extensively on what could go wrong in connection with a future event in order...