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- ABA Journal

Law by the Numb#rs

More summer associates got job offers in 2015

International Law

Hungry man who stole cheese and hot dogs did not commit a crime, says Italy’s top court

Death Penalty

Hundreds of Florida death-row inmates should get life following SCOTUS decision, amicus brief says

Copyright Law

Copyright settlement could be reached over nanny’s photographs purchased in storage unit auction

White-Collar Crime

Former NY lawmaker who was paid $3.7M in law firm referral fees gets 12 years in corruption case

Legal Rebels Podcast

Technology? ‘It’s here, it’s good—do it,’ Ernie Svenson urges (podcast)

Work/Life Balance

Kirkland & Ellis to offer ‘emotional fitness’ training at all law firm offices

Trials & Litigation

Man gets new trial because his defense lawyer met privately with judge

Careers

Employment data for 2015 law school grads released by ABA Legal Ed Section

Civil Rights

Judge who wrote NYC’s stop-and-frisk rulings says opposition by city leaders was ‘all about fear’

Legislation & Lobbying

Arizona lawmakers approve addition of 2 state supreme court justices, while some question motives

Business of Law

Resnick & Louis opens in Miami with 3-lawyer Akerman team, expects more hiring soon

Labor & Employment

Restricting bathrooms for transgender employees violates Title VII, says EEOC

Tort Law

Jury awards $55M to woman who claimed Johnson & Johnson talcum powder caused her cancer

Civil Rights

23 Seattle landlords charged with discriminating against tenants with rent vouchers, disabilities

Legal Rebels

Who should make this year’s Legal Rebels list? Nominate an innovator

Entertainment & Sports Law

Another state bans fantasy sports sites for violating gambling laws

Criminal Justice

Youths caught bringing drugs across the Mexican border to Arizona county face adult charges

Government Law

Former mayor’s old Facebook page should be reopened, says judge, because it may have public info

Labor & Employment

Seattle’s $15 minimum wage law gets green light; SCOTUS declines to hear challenge