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Ross Writing Contest for Legal Short Fiction

‘Not Built for Us’: Winner of the Ross Writing Contest for Legal Short Fiction

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Afternoon Briefs: Rep. Tulsi Gabbard sues over Hillary Clinton gripe; court order doesn’t stop deportation

Trials & Litigation

Bank called police when bias lawsuit plaintiff tried to deposit his settlement checks, lawsuit says

Environmental Law

9 major climate change cases that could shape the fight to save the planet

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer Jose Baez sues ex-client Rose McGowan over her claims of plea pressure, Weinstein ‘shadiness’

Law Firms

Former BigLaw office manager is accused of using firm’s credit card for spending spree of over $400K

Immigration Law

Asylum-seekers have a right to federal court review of expedited removal orders, ABA amicus brief says

Trials & Litigation

What’s all this I hear about lawyer lawsuits? Trump lawyer Sekulow may have misheard ‘FOIA lawsuits’

Criminal Justice

Judge’s home allegedly burglarized by man previously in his courtroom

News Roundup

Afternoon Briefs: Bill would allow law school to ax segregationist’s name; Cipollone said to be material witness


May federal judges be members of the ABA or the Federalist Society? Draft ethics opinion says yes and no

LGBTQ Legal Issues

5th Circuit denies transgender prisoner’s request to use female pronouns, change court records

Law Firms

BigLaw partner is accused of sexual harassment by ousted CEO of Grammys organization

The Modern Law Library

The court of public opinion: Why litigation PR is a critical component of a case

News Roundup

Afternoon Briefs: Kim Kardashian West finishes year of legal studies; guilty plea for man’s viral ice cream video

Civil Rights

Amtrak apologizes after Sherrilyn Ifill says conductor asked her to give up her train seat

Law Firms

Law office employee is accused of stabbing manager over accounting mistake

Criminal Justice

Convicted murderer who presented evidence of his lawyer’s racist views wins 9th Circuit appeal

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court rejects fast-track review of health care law, making review before election unlikely

Constitutional Law

Trump lawyer Dershowitz acknowledges many disagree with his take on ‘high crimes and misdemeanors’

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