Too many students are being diverted from school into the criminal justice system, report says

Key segments of the U.S. student population that are most in need of support from schools instead are being siphoned off into the criminal justice system, says a report that…

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The blog aims to cover issues important to the lawyers and professionals who manage the largest law firms and corporate legal departments. Posts cover breaking news about large law firm mergers, significant partner moves and leadership changes, law firm bankruptcies, insights into how technology is changing the delivery of legal services, how in-house counsel are approaching their work and the ways in which litigation and new regulations are changing the legal business landscape.

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Poll: Pick your favorite UFO cease-and-desist caption

ABA Journal staffers have sifted through January cartoon contest entries and now it’s your turn to pick a favorite. The winning caption will appear with credit to the author in an upcoming issue of the magazine.

  • 39.33%
    Take me to your lawyer.
  • 32.67%
    Have you no idea how strong your laser pointer is?
  • 28%
    What venue problem?


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How can you attract positive media attention for yourself or your clients? (podcast with transcript)

You may have noticed that some lawyers are often quoted in the press. They might have practices that naturally garner attention, or perhaps they are great at explaining complex issues succinctly and have a good camera presence. Or it could just be that they’re known for returning phone calls and…

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