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- ABA Journal

Law in Popular Culture

Women lawyers group asks NBC to cancel ‘Bad Judge,’ a show about an ‘unethical, lazy’ female jurist

Legal Ethics

Judge reprimanded over handling of domestic assault case

Judiciary

Judge rules seizure of evidence from another judge’s chambers was legal

Terrorism

Report: Russian suspected of terrorism being held in Afghanistan to be transferred to US for trial

Legislation & Lobbying

Legislation would end Social Security payments to suspected Nazi war criminals

International Law

Chinese Communist Party announces reform measures to increase judicial independence

Election Law

Political groups ready their legal teams in preparation for contentious midterm elections

Criminal Justice

DOJ denounces ‘irresponsible’ leaks in Ferguson police-shooting case

Immigration Law

Additional federal resources are needed to provide representation for unaccompanied minors, ABA says

U.S. Supreme Court

Ginsburg reveals a mistake in her voter ID dissent; corrected opinion is posted

Trials & Litigation

‘Vaudeville’ closing argument with pill-a-day song doesn’t warrant sanction, 2nd Circuit says

Law Libraries

Kaye Scholer says goodbye to old offices and 95 percent of its law books

Juries

Jodi Arias juror is dismissed after asking a reporter this question

First Amendment

Governor signs law to battle ‘obscene celebrity’ by convicts; is Abu-Jamal the target?

Health Law

Death by hacking? US investigates possible cybersecurity flaws in medical devices

Partners

EEOC probe of mandatory retirement at Deloitte has implications for law firms

Intellectual Property Law

Actor in ‘Goodfellas’ sues Fox for $250M, says wise guy in ‘Simpsons’ cartoon is based on him

Legal Ethics

Judge who was ‘disrespectful’ to lawyer and ‘ridiculed’ defendant gets 5-day suspension

Criminal Justice

Federal judge in $1.2B Silk Road drug case is threatened online

Evidence

Man who claimed innocence and won reversal in fatal arson case pleads guilty at retrial