Legal Blog

* Sitting en banc, the Seventh Circuit reinstated the conviction of Making a Murderer's Brendan Dassey in a split decision. If you recall, Dassey's conviction was overturned by a federal magistrate in June 2016, and that ruling was later affirmed by a three-judge panel of...

Gone are the days of just having the desk phone. Today’s client expects to reach you wherever you are, and simply being available when you’re at your desk is a last millennium concept. While by now, you have surely upgraded to having a cell phone,...

The Supreme Court added seven cases to its docket on Friday, including the second partisan-gerrymandering case of the term, Benisek v. Lamone, a challenge by Republican voters to a congressional district in Maryland. Amy Howe covers the grants for this blog; her coverage was first...

When the CEO of Apple, Inc., gave the keynote address last week at a conference in Wuzhen promoting the Chinese government’s style of Internet management, he added a line to what is now a long and dishonorable history of his industry’s engagement with China. In 2002,...

Gambling on the internet has become an extremely popular pastime—even though it is illegal in many states. Online sports betting, in particular, has increased on sites located in countries where gambling is legal—but is that also a violation of U.S. laws? In an era when the internet...