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- ABA Journal

Law by the Numb#rs

More summer associates got job offers in 2015

Military Law

ABA expresses concerns about some proposed changes to the military justice system

Drug & Device Law

FDA will soon regulate e-cigarettes and increase oversight of other tobacco products

Civil Rights

Lawyer sues over her police detention after refusing to speak during in traffic stop

Trials and Litigation

Lawyer victorious in contesting parking-ticket late fee all the way to the state’s appeals court

Evidence

Top Florida court OKs new murder trial for lawyer’s ex-wife

Law Schools

GMU law school’s name change to honor Scalia should be delayed, says faculty senate

Immigration Law

Immigration lawyer admits breaking law to help client, gets 2 years of probation

Criminal Justice

Angry over drug sentence, inmate filed false $5.8M debt claim against federal judge, feds say

Consumer Law

CFPB seeks to ban mandatory arbitration of consumer disputes over banking, credit cards and loans

Legal Ethics

Proposed revision of ABA model ethics rule to ban broad range of discrimination sparks controversy

U.S. Supreme Court

Chemerinsky: Should SCOTUS have turned down these election law cases?

Education Law

School’s pact with feds over transgender locker room access sparks new lawsuit

Evidence

Crime lab chemist was high almost daily, cooked crack cocaine at work, state AG says

U.S. Supreme Court

Roberts says it’s not difficult being down one Justice, but some are dubious

Civil Rights

North Carolina transgender bathroom legislation violates Civil Rights Act, DOJ says

Sentencing / Post-Conviction

DOJ office that funds re-entry programs finds new ways to refer to people with criminal records

Trials and Litigation

Taxi drivers may have disparate-treatment claim against Chicago, says federal judge

Legal Ethics

Ethics complaint against Ammon Bundy’s lawyers dropped by Oregon state bar

Personal Lives

Vegetarian lawyer starts farm animal rescue