801 ABA Journal Massachusetts articles.
Judge denies 16-year-old aspiring lawyer’s request for murder evidence
A 16-year-old aspiring lawyer and true crime blogger lost a bid Thursday to access evidence in the Texas murder case that…
Jan 24, 2020 3:48 PM CST
Dec 19, 2019 6:30 AM CST
A BigLaw partner who relied on her assistant to create first-draft billing records based on her work product has been suspended for six months for overbilling.
Dec 16, 2019 2:52 PM CST
The University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law is out of compliance with three sections of Standard 202, which deals with program resources, according to a recent finding from the council of the ABA’s Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar.
Dec 11, 2019 2:48 PM CST
Paul Skalnik learned about the benefits of being a jailhouse informant when he was in the Harris County Jail in Texas in 1978 for passing bad checks.
Dec 6, 2019 12:15 PM CST
Lawyers make the lowest average salary in Montana and the highest average salary in California, according to data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Nov 20, 2019 10:55 AM CST
A federal judge in Boston ruled Tuesday that border agents violate the Fourth Amendment when they search electronic devices at ports of entry without a reasonable suspicion.
Nov 13, 2019 11:58 AM CST
If a business school was designing a case study of unconscious bias in the courtroom, a recent series of events in Massachusetts might offer the perfect scenario for analysis. The topic: how the defense of a protester responding to a “straight pride” parade resulted in the arrest and shackling of a female defense lawyer for speaking in court.
Oct 31, 2019 7:00 AM CDT
A federal judge in Massachusetts has upheld Harvard University’s consideration of race in undergraduate admissions in a challenge alleging discrimination against Asian Americans.
Oct 1, 2019 4:55 PM CDT
Actress Felicity Huffman gets 14 days in prison for college admissions scandal
Actress Felicity Huffman was sentenced Friday to 14 days in prison for her involvement in the college admissions…
Sep 13, 2019 4:51 PM CDT
Updated: A district attorney in Boston is asking the state’s highest court to step in after a judge refused her office’s bid to drop charges against protesters and observers at…
Sep 5, 2019 10:59 AM CDT
Sep 1, 2019 1:50 AM CDT
A lawyer with Crohn’s disease hopes to raise public awareness about bathroom-access laws with a personal story about his quest to use a bathroom at Starbucks.
Stephen Marcus, 64, helped…
Aug 22, 2019 9:52 AM CDT
Like many seeking public service student loan forgiveness, Jeffrey Morgan says he got bad information from student loan servicing centers. However, thanks to Twitter and Reddit—and perhaps his experience as a government lawyer dealing with bureaucracy and deciphering regulatory language—he’s now part of the estimated 5% who have had student loans discharged.
Aug 15, 2019 6:00 AM CDT
A federal judge in Boston has dismissed a lawsuit alleging that Harvard Law Review violates federal law by using racial and gender preferences when selecting its student members.
Aug 9, 2019 10:02 AM CDT
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