DealBook Briefing: Mueller’s Done, but Trump Still Faces the Law  The New York Times

Legal challenges still stand in the way of the White House, despite Robert Mueller's good news for President Trump.


4 things you might not know about the new tax law  CNBC

If you're having trouble getting a handle on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the overhaul of the U.S. tax code passed in 2017, you're not alone. As many as 8 out of 10 ...


The EU votes on a confusing new copyright law Tuesday  Ars Technica

The maddeningly vague EU copyright proposal getting a vote Tuesday, explained.


Law Journal Announces 2019 Professional Excellence Honorees | New Jersey Law Journal  Law.com

The honorees will be recognized and the Attorney of the Year winner announced at the Law Journal's upcoming Professional Excellence event.


Penn Law initiative to provide mentorship for first-generation law students  The Daily Pennsylvanian

Penn Law School will introduce a new initiative next fall to better support students who are the first in their families to attend law school. The Penn Law First ...


University of Utah law school names its first female dean  Salt Lake Tribune

For the first time since it was founded more than a century ago, the University of Utah law school has named a woman as its dean. Elizabeth Kronk Warner has ...


Miss Manners: Husband shares his discouraging truth with likely law students  The Washington Post

Dear Miss Manners: My husband was a lawyer and is now retired. Several times a year, people ask him to talk to their children who are considering applying to ...


New York law lets sexual harassers off the hook  City & State

We are here today to examine the issue of sexual harassment here in Albany, in the public sector, and in the private sector across the state.”


Police identify man fatally shot by law enforcement offficer in Thurmont, Md.  Washington Post

A 26-year-oldman was fatally shot by a law enforcement officer early Monday morning in Maryland, officials said,after an earlier domestic situation involving a ...


Governor Signs South Dakota Law That Targets Labeling of 'Fake Meat'  Insurance Journal

Gov. Kristi Noem has signed legislation that requires "fake meat" products to be correctly labeled, hoping to reduce the impact of lab-cultured products.


Michigan's new cyberbullying law about to take effect: What to know  Detroit Free Press

A new law takes effect in Michigan this week that takes aim at cyberbullying, including hefty fines and jail time for violators convicted of online harassment.


Watch: Governor J.B. Pritzker discusses Illinois ‘move over’ law  WQAD Moline

Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker plans to talk about the state's "move over" law.


Quinnipiac Black Law Students Association hands out prestigious honors Monday night  WTNH.com

Prestigious honors were handed out on Monday night at the Quinnipiac School of Law.


Scooter law — with threat of jail time stripped out — wins preliminary approval from Baltimore City Council  Baltimore Sun

The proposed regulations for dockless scooters and bicycles in Baltimore will go before the City Council for a vote Monday evening and are expected to pass, ...


A Chinese Law Professor Criticized Xi. Now He’s Been Suspended.  New York Times

Xu Zhangrun boldly criticized China's repressive policies. Now his university has suspended him and started an inquiry. But he is not retreating.


Broward law enforcement agencies push bill to arm paramedics  Sun Sentinel

Broward County law enforcement agencies are supporting a bill that would allow paramedics to carry guns when responding with law enforcement to dangerous ...


West Virginia AG using consumer protection law in suit against diocese  Crux: Covering all things Catholic

NEW YORK - Following last week's lawsuit from West Virginia against the state's only Catholic diocese and its former bishop for allegedly covering up for ...


New Law Aims to Leave Intersex Decisions to Children, Rather Than Parents  NBC Southern California

In the coming days, state legislators will begin discussing a proposed law that seeks to give a voice to people born with intersex genitalia so that they are able to ...


Mosque Attack Streaming Spurs Planned Law Change in Australia  Bloomberg

Australia is planning to introduce new criminal penalties for social media companies that undermine public safety, after platforms such as Facebook carried ...


Law and order and order: Cheektowaga could have two ex-officers on the bench  Buffalo News

The image of the law-and-order judge in Cheektowaga has a long history. In the 1990s, when Justices Thomas S. Kolbert and the late Ronald E. Kmiotek Sr.


Prosecutors Announce Charges Against Attorney Michael Avenatti | New York Law Journal  Law.com

Attorney Michael Avenatti is facing criminal charges on both coasts, after prosecutors in Los Angeles and Manhattan unveiled separate indictments accusing the ...


Bill named after Cave City woman becomes law  WBKO

A bill, named after a woman from Cave City, that would make abuse of a corpse a felony has become law.


NY Sees Major Push to Expand Bottle Deposit Law  Public News Service

NEW YORK — Environmental groups are hoping to get an expanded bottle deposit law passed with the state budget. The budget is due next Monday, April 1, ...


Monroe to amend 'resisting an officer' law  Knoe.com

Monroe officials plan to amend the city's current resisting arrest law at Tuesday's city council meeting to mirror the current state law.


Man Involved in Test of Illinois Concealed Carry Law Slain  U.S. News & World Report

CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago man found dead over the weekend inside a vehicle was involved in an early test of Illinois' concealed carry law.


Law Rocks 2019 Raises $175,000 for L.A. Charities  Hollywood Reporter

Law Rocks' 2019 L.A. Fundraiser raised more than $175000 for Los Angeles-area charities, including rockers Dave Navarro and Billy Morrison's nonprofit, ...


Training Law Enforcement in Fragile States: The Case for a New US Approach  War on the Rocks

On Jan. 15, 2019, al-Shabaab gunmen flooded into Nairobi's DusitD2 hotel complex and opened fire, killing 21 people including an American citizen.


Young Prosecutor Murdered, Apparent Victim Of Domestic Violence  Above the Law

Over the weekend, a young prosecutor was murdered. Stacia Hollinshead, a 30-year-old prosecutor in Illinois was shot to death in her home in neighboring ...


Law firm moves to larger building in Wilkes-Barre  Citizens Voice

Vinsko & Associates, a general practice law firm with offices in Wilkes-Barre and Philadelphia, recently relocated to a larger building in downtown Wilkes-Barre ...


GOP former governor hopeful Laxalt announces new job with a Washington D.C.-based law firm  Reno Gazette Journal

Former GOP governor hopeful says he'll work from Reno, but keep an office in D.C..


Audit finds PGCPS broke the law when awarding millions in school contracts  FOX 5 DC

UPPER MALRBORO, Md. (FOX 5 DC) - Prince George's Co. Public Schools is not following state law or its own policies when it comes to awarding millions of ...


Utah governor signs into law bill to ban abortion after 18 weeks  KSL.com

Gov. Gary Herbert on Monday signed into law a bill to ban abortions in Utah after 18 weeks.


High court hears challenge to medical-marijuana law changes  Standard-Examiner

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — People angry about sweeping changes made to a voter-approved law legalizing medical marijuana in Utah called on the state's ...


What if There's No Precedent? How to Approach Issues of New Law | New Jersey Law Journal  Law.com

In law school, you spend your time poring through casebooks, reading opinion after opinion, trying to understand the nuances of the law. Studying precedent is ...


Ohio's new self-defense law cited in dismissal of murder charges against man in Cleveland bar shooting  cleveland.com

Joshua Walker was the victim of "an unprovoked physical attack" by Aaron Mason before Walker shot Mason in October 2017 outside a Cleveland bar, ...


How Mueller's Report Lands in Court: Congress, FOIAs and Defendants | National Law Journal  Law.com

With growing demand for the public release of special counsel Robert Mueller III's findings, it could be the courts—not Attorney General William Barr—that have ...


Southern Poverty Law Center president resigns after a co-founder was fired  CNN

The SPLC had announced "an immediate, top-to-bottom external review of our workplace culture and our past practices and policies."


Call for Nominations: Washington DC Legal Departments of the Year | National Law Journal  Law.com

The National Law Journal is seeking nominations for our Washington D.C. Legal Departments of the Year Awards. The Legal Departments of the Year contest ...


South Carolina pushes for hands-free driving law  WTOC

A similar bill is set to be filed in the Senate soon one week after the South Carolina house pumped the brakes on legislation that would stop drivers from using ...


Law -- Scouting a matchup of the two best hitters in the 2019 draft class  ESPN

This year's MLB draft class is weak in many ways. It's one of the weakest I've ever seen at the upper echelon, and it is the weakest college starting pitching crop ...


Lori Lightfoot floats tax on high-end law, accounting firms to help plug Chicago's budget hole  Chicago Tribune

Chicago mayoral candidate Lori Lightfoot on Sunday floated the idea of taxing large law and accounting firms to help shore up City Hall finances.


Could charitable giving become a tax law casualty?  CNBC

People don't necessarily give to charity because of tax benefits, but it doesn't hurt. However, the new tax law, among other things, has eliminated or sharply ...


Justice Kavanaugh to join faculty at George Mason's Scalia Law School  POLITICO

Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh will join George Mason University's Antonin Scalia Law School as a distinguished visiting professor, the university ...


North Charleston woman sues three law enforcement agencies  Live 5 News WCSC

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - A woman who filed three separate lawsuits against Lowcountry law enforcement agencies is now battling one of them in court.


Law enforcement stepping up distracted driving patrols March 28-April 14  iFIBER One News

EPHRATA - Law enforcement agencies across the state are adding extra patrols focused on distracted driving enforcement March 28 through April 14.


Tuesday Newspaper | New York Law Journal  Law.com

Click on the selected daysection to open the New York Law Journal in PDF format.


City council changes helmet law, rules for loitering in city hall  KXLY Spokane

From Lime bike helmets, to loitering at city hall, to keeping downtown Spokane safe -- Monday night's city council meeting was busy.


Unlicensed dealers provide a flow of weapons to those who shouldn't have them, CNN investigation finds  CNN

Unlicensed gun dealers provide a steady flow of weapons to those who shouldn't have them, a CNN investigation finds.


Fill ‘er up? Lawmakers eye change to Oregon gas pumping law  KPTV.com

SALEM, OR (KPTV) - Some lawmakers in Salem are looking at making a change to Oregon's law to allow more self-*service*. If passed, HB 3194 would allow gas ...


Proposed law would end surprise ER bills  KSBY San Luis Obispo News

A trip to the emergency room can cost you thousands of dollars more than you expected. Now, a few California lawmakers are working to put an end to surprise ...


After verdict, Antwon Rose family wants to change laws regarding use of force  WTAE Pittsburgh

Rose's mother, Michelle Kenney, said she wants more rules about when officers can shoot.


Utahns ask Utah Supreme Court to restore voter-approved medical marijuana law  KSL.com

A group of Utahns argued at the Utah Supreme Court on Monday that state lawmakers last year improperly disregarded voters in passing legislation to replace ...


GOP governor signs law that bans abortion before some women even know they’re pregnant  The Washington Post

Mississippi's governor has signed into law one of the strictest abortion bans in the country, making it even more difficult for women to get abortions in a state ...


AL law enforcement, Colonial Pipeline donate new vehicle to Torch Run organization  WBRC

Central Alabama Law enforcement raise about $120000 for the torch run each year.


How Will The Mueller Investigation Change The Practice Of White-Collar Law?  Above the Law

—Barry Boss, co-chairman of Cozen O'Connor's white-collar defense and investigations practice, noting that that he thinks the ultimate impact of the Mueller ...


His group hunts for child-sex predators, Twin Cities law enforcement...  Duluth News Tribune

ST. PAUL — It's a well-known law enforcement tactic. A police officer goes online pretending to be minor. An adult messages the undercover officer, assuming ...


Southern Poverty Law Center president steps down as organization begins workplace review  The Washington Post

Southern Poverty Law Center President Richard Cohen stepped down Friday, creating a widening crack in the leadership of a nonprofit mired in recent ...


The Domestic Terrorism Law the Justice Department Forgot  The Intercept

The U.S. has a powerful anti-terrorism law — but it's only been used once against a far-right extremist since 9/11.


NY Lawmakers Mull Monetary Bail, 'Dangerousness' as Differences Remain | New York Law Journal  Law.com

Democrats in New York remain divided on how they plan to overhaul the state's current system on cash bail, with sources familiar with the negotiations saying ...


Trump's Golan Heights Tweet Disregards History, Law and Ethics  Truthout

On March 22, 2019, President Donald Trump unceremoniously tweeted that the United States would recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Syrian Golan Heights ...


Ancient Irish Law: Collective Responsibility Sometimes Had a Sting in its Tail  Ancient Origins

During the early 17th century the English completed their conquest of Ireland and English common law was introduced on the island. Prior to this, a set of native ...


Akron father, daughter attend law school and take bar exam together  Akron Beacon Journal

Some families have a swear jar. The Smiths have a bar jar.Every time Tim or his daughter Sarah talk about the bar or any legal topic, they must put $1 into the jar ...


Child Victims Act: an Important Change in the Law | New York Law Journal  Law.com

In their Trial Practice column Robert S. Kelner and Gail S. Kelner discuss the newly-passed Child Victims Act which not only extends the statute of limitations but ...


The Partner's Continuing Lament  Above the Law

More than eight years ago (heaven help me), I published A Partner's Lament — a column about why life at law firms may actually get worse as one moves up ...


Attorney General investigating City of Osage Beach for alleged Sunshine Law violation  KY3

OSAGE BEACH, Mo. -- Osage Beach City Alderman Jeff Bethurem has filed a sunshine law violation complaint with Attorney General Eric Schmitt's office.


Lilly's Law, to toughen first-degree murder sentences, introduced again  Glens Falls Post-Star

GLENS FALLS — Loved ones of the mother and daughter who were brutally murdered in Glens Falls nearly two years ago were hopeful that toughening ...


Some states are trying to loosen abortion laws. We need to push back  CNN

State lawmakers are pushing for looser abortion laws, going as far as to propose bills that permit abortion throughout all nine months of pregnancy in specific ...


The Reckoning of Morris Dees and the Southern Poverty Law Center  The New Yorker

In the days since the stunning dismissal of Morris Dees, the co-founder of the Southern Poverty Law Center, on March 14th, I've been thinking about the jokes ...


Racine woman who embezzled $778k from father's law firm gets 21 months in prison  Madison.com

Kathleen A. Fetek, 56, who was indicted by a federal grand jury for embezzling more than $775000 from her late father's Racine law firm — and using it to fund.


Hamilton County magistrate charged with possession of meth, resisting law enforcement  CBS 4 Indianapolis

HAMILTON COUNTY, Ind. – A Hamilton County magistrate faces multiple charges in connection with a drug case. Court records show William Greenaway, 50, ...


Taxpayers slow to file as they grapple with Trump tax law | TheHill  The Hill

Many taxpayers are filing their taxes later this year than they have in the past, as they navigate the first filing season under President Trump's tax law.


16-year-old girl to attend law school in the fall  WWLP.com

A 16-year-old in Texas will not be attending high school in the fall, instead, she'll be going to law school.


Law enforcement collides with 19-year-old during deadly high-speed chase in Yazoo City  WLOX

YAZOO CITY, MS (WLBT) - 19-year-old Justin Collins, of Benton, was killed in a crash involving an MHP trooper and Yazoo County officer at 11:30 Sunday night.


Shots fired into Rosfeld defense attorney's law office  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Shots were fired overnight into the Monroeville law office of Patrick J. Thomassey — the defense attorney for acquitted former East Pittsburgh police Officer ...


Opponents working to repeal Colorado popular vote law  FOX 31 Denver

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. -- The effort to repeal a new law aimed at giving Colorado's presidential electoral votes to the winner of the national popular vote is ...


Trump Outruns The Law Again After Mueller's Report  Daily Beast

I honestly thought that once he entered this realm, the realm of public *service* and accountability, the law would catch up with him. So far, no good.


Proposed state law would raise tobacco purchase age to 21  Toledo Blade

COLUMBUS — Ohio could become the first state in the Midwest to raise the minimum age for tobacco purchases from 18 to 21 if Gov. Mike DeWine has his way .


Our Software Is Biased Like We Are. Can New Laws Change That?  The Wall Street Journal

Lawyers for Eric Loomis stood before the Supreme Court of Wisconsin in April 2016, and argued that their client had experienced a uniquely 21st-century ...


Will Liberal Judge's Ruling Tossing Lame-Duck Session Laws Be Another Act 10 For Liberals?  MacIverInstitute

Act 10, Appeals Court, Dane County, Extraordinary Session, Jim Steineke, Liberal, Republican, Richard Niess, Rick Esenberg, Right to Work, Tony Evers, ...


Local law enforcement conduct west end criminal interdiction  Shoshone News Press

SMELTERVILLE – Five individuals were taken into police custody last Friday as the result of a focused criminal interdiction held on the west end of the Silver ...


Obama-Era Oil Leases Broke the Law by Not Assessing Climate Impact, Judge Rules  The New York Times

The decision could present a threat to President Trump's agenda to quickly expand oil and gas drilling by offering opponents a roadmap to legal challenges.


Demagoguery Is Not Leadership  National Review

The government of Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern in New Zealand has, with the support of the opposition, decided to enact fundamental changes in the nation's ...


Springfield rally calls for change in law to allow undocumented residents to drive legally  MassLive.com

SPRINGFIELD -- For six years, State Rep. Tricia Farley-Bouvier has been fighting to make it possible for undocumented immigrants to drive to work, drive their ...


Newport law partners open The Boardroom at Green Derby site  WCPO

When two law partners needed a name for their new Newport, Ky., pub, they wrote down 10 names, put them in a hat and drew them out backward. The last pick ...


Trump's son-in-law Kushner cooperating with U.S. House probe: source  Reuters

President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner is cooperating with a wide-ranging probe by the U.S. House Judiciary Committee into Trump and possible ...


N.C. law: Woman can’t back out of sex once underway  The Columbus Dispatch

Editor's Note: This story was originally published June 22, 2017. An investigative collaboration of 11 news organizations led by Carolina Public Press and ...


‘The President … Is Not Above the Law’  The New York Times

A New York court rules that the Constitution does not shield President Trump from allegations of misconduct before he took office. The case has echoes of Paula ...


The Top 25 Law Schools For Black Students (2019)  Above the Law

Law schools now have a record number of black deans and faculty members, which is a big positive for black students who have their hearts set on earning a ...


Judge Blocks Kentucky Fetal Heartbeat Law That Bans Abortion After 6 Weeks  The New York Times

The state's governor signed one of the strictest abortion laws in the country on Friday. A federal judge swiftly blocked it as potentially unconstitutional.


Trump could be left off some states’ ballots in 2020 if these bills become law  The Washington Post

In refusing to release his tax returns, President Trump bucked decades of tradition and set off a Democrat hunt to obtain them. Now several statehouses are ...


Need an Ohm's Law Party Trick? Take a Light Bulb's Temperature  WIRED

We can measure the temperature of an incandescent bulb's filament while it's connected to a variable DC power supply.


Biglaw Partner Fired For 'Inappropriate Personal Conduct'  Above the Law

I don't want to go around getting all optimistic, but is it possible that things are really changing in Biglaw? It seems elite law firm have pretty much decided that ...


Supreme Court to Review New York City Gun Control Law  NRA ILA

A headline in Reason Magazine said it all: “Have Gun, Can't Travel.” That's the plight of New York City “premises licensees” under one of the most bizarre and ...


Kirkland Poised to Keep Top Am Law 100 Rank After Another Stellar Year | The American Lawyer  Law.com

Kirkland & Ellis looks likely to retain its title as the largest law firm in the U.S. by revenue after a year in which the Chicago-founded firm grew its top line more ...


Russia's New Law Banning Fake News Is Censorship, Critics Say  NPR

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a new law which will allow the punishment of individuals and online media for spreading what Russia calls "fake ...


Ask Amy: 50th anniversary celebration leads to daughter-in-law getting feelings hurt  Omaha World-Herald

Dear Amy: My husband and I recently celebrated our 50th wedding anniversary. We decided to have a vow renewal. We decided to have our three children ...


Gifted 16-year-old student accepts 'nice scholarship' to law school  GMA

A 16-year-old is going to law school after she graduates in May.


Dershowitz Calls Report A 'Cop-Out' On Obstruction: 'Sounds Like A Law School Exam'  TPM

Trump fan and Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz spewed some unexpected criticism of Robert Mueller's report on Sunday evening, suggesting he made a ...


Kushner lawyer told lawmakers that Trump’s son-in-law uses WhatsApp for White House business, Cummings said  The Washington Post

House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.) said Thursday that an attorney for Jared Kushner told him in December that the president's ...