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- ABA Journal

Law by the Numb#rs

More summer associates got job offers in 2015

White-Collar Crime

Suspended Philadelphia judge pleads guilty to lying to FBI about small-claims case

Criminal Justice

Lawyer resigns from well-known law firm after he is charged with money laundering conspiracy

Education Law

Baylor demotes Ken Starr, will fire football coach over school’s handling of sex-assault allegations


FBI introduces Iris, a Labrador retriever trained to sniff out digital devices

Court Security

Misdemeanor defendant is charged with felony for allegedly spitting on judge

Criminal Justice

‘Guccifer’ takes plea in hacking case; feds said he accessed personal accounts of political figures

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer-turned-entrepreneur admits he financed Hulk Hogan’s Gawker suit

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer is charged with stealing $587K from estate of deceased ‘kung fu’ judge

ABA Know It All

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Business of Law

Clyde & Co. to acquire 18-lawyer Miami firm, seeks to be top US insurance coverage shop

Law Schools

This law school sent the most grads into full-time, long-term legal jobs

U.S. Supreme Court

Chief justice says he backs consensus, even if it means putting off issues for a later day

Education Law

Law prof sees Title IX ‘collision course’ in federal directives on bathrooms and sexual violence

Criminal Justice

Man is charged in death of law prof Dan Markel; case is reportedly investigated as murder for hire

Criminal Justice

Fewer than 1% of arrestees in Chicago see a lawyer while in police custody

Law Practice Management

More midsize firms use lateral recruiting to hire nonlawyer managers

Civil Rights

11 states sue feds over new guidelines for restroom and locker room use by transgender individuals

Trials & Litigation

Public defender handcuffed in court at judge’s order says she was just doing her job

Trials & Litigation

Couple must pay $572K, plus possible punitives, in 4-year-old son’s fatal shooting of playmate