Was the Treasury inspector general who conducted the IRS targeting probe obligated to keep Congress in the loop about its findings?
For the first time in his presidency, Barack Obama has succeeded in placing a judge on a key Washington appeals court.
Three senior executives at SAC Capital Advisors LP, including the firm's president and chief compliance officer, received subpoenas as part of the government's insider-trading investigation, according to people familiar with the matter.
Pocket-dialing is a dangerous drain on emergency 911 call centers. But in rare moments of serendipity, the phenomenon of accidental calls placed by posterior-activated cellphones can be helpful to law enforcement.
The State Department's Office of Chief of Protocol has provided a list of the goodies federal government officials received from foreign officials in 2011 and 2010.
Pacific Rim law firm King & Wood Mallesons has appointed real estate lawyer Sue Kench as managing partner for its Australian arm, capping a management shakeup that emerged earlier this week.
Michael Hedlund graduated from Willamette Law School and took the Oregon bar exam in 1997. He failed. He tried again the next year and failed again. He lost his job at the district attorney's office as a result. He got a job as a juvenile counselor in Klamath Falls, Ore., and prepared to take the test a third time. Mr. Hedlund locked his keys in his car while stopping to get coffee on the way to the exam and missed it. His goal of becoming a lawyer seemed to vanish. His loans did not. . .
Under the Fifth Amendment of the Constitution, you can't be compelled to testify against yourself in a criminal case. But can you forfeit your Fifth Amendment protections by saying anything at all?
For noise-sensitive Amtrak passengers, there's the quiet car. For hungry ones, there's the Cafe Car. But what about pet owners who want to bring along a dog or cat? Where do they sit? Furgettaboutit.
There's a new twist in the First Amendment dispute between a Texas Tech University business professor and his school's administration.
These days, if you ignore the news on the abortion front for a day or two, you're bound to miss something interesting. Like a new law, or a lawsuit. Or a controversial new legislative proposal. With that, we thought we'd take the time to get you caught up on recent developments.
n a ruling that is likely to reverberate through the video game industry, a federal appeals court said that Electronic Arts Inc. can be sued by a former college quarterback who alleges the game-maker stole his likeness for its popular "NCAA Football" series.
The former SAC Capital Advisors LP trader at the center of what prosecutors have called the most lucrative insider-trading case ever continues to press the government for more details about the allegations against him.
A law professor thinks that the theory v. practice debate over legal teaching needs to be reframed.
A new video sharing app is emerging as the latest source of anxiety for employers worried about social-media risks at the office.
The Indiana Supreme Court suspending an attorney for three years for what justices described was a "mean-spirited and vindictive attempt to embarrass and harm" a former colleague who had spurned his advances.