The Iowa Supreme Court is considering whether to extend the "diploma privilege" to graduates of the University of Iowa College of Law and Drake University Law School, allowing them to enter the profession without passing the state’s bar examination.
- New SEC Rules Crack Down on Credit-Rating Agencies
- Geithner’s Lawyer Defends Redactions in S&P Litigation
- Amish, Convicted of Hate-Crime Shearings, Win on Appeal
- Stanford Law’s Jeff Fisher Joins Okla. Same-Sex Marriage Team
- Court: 'Brutal' Cavity Search Violated Arrestee's Rights
- Quinnipiac University Opens New Law School Building
The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia is seeking applicants to fill a vacancy for a federal magistrate judge.
Law firms, Washington’s largest private-sector real estate tenants, have razed tradition to cater more to the city’s young intelligentsia when choosing new locations, according to some of the city’s law firm and real estate leaders.
A divided U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday adopted new rules for credit-rating agencies, stepping up review and disclosure requirements and adding safeguards to prevent sales and marketing considerations from influencing the ratings.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Wednesday fined an auto lender $2.75 million for providing inaccurate information about borrowers to credit-reporting agencies.
A divided appellate panel on Wednesday reversed the convictions of 16 members of an Ohio Amish community who engaged in a series of hair-shearing and beard-cutting assaults against followers of the faith three years ago.
This year brought an unusually active U.S. Supreme Court term for the law of intellectual property. The court heard ten IP cases—six patent, two copyright, and two Lanham Act—more than in any term since 1946.