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- ABA Journal

Law Practice Management

Baker Botts joins open office trend, moves junior associates to interior area

Criminal Justice

Federal judge says she thinks convicted drug dealer killed police officer, gives defendant 35 years

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer stole from cemetery so he could repay $1M he had stolen from clients, investigators say

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer fights judge’s order calling her ineffective and removing her from murder case defense

Trials & Litigation

SEC spent $8.6M collecting $3.7M from former corporate raider in $62M case

Criminal Justice

NYC police to revise decoy purse operation to settle lawsuit

Careers

Federal judge faces blowback from 11th Circuit and US lawmakers over domestic violence arrest

Trials & Litigation

Utility faces contempt hearing for lobbying to choose judge in $1.29B rate case linked to fatal fire

Law Schools

Drexel renames its law school for trial lawyer who is donating $50M

Trials & Litigation

Judge scolds BP for squeezing extra lines into brief

Cartoon Caption Contest

Cartoon poll: Which guilt-written-all-over-his-face caption fits best?

Legal Ethics

Lawyer’s photoshopped celebrity pictures lead to suspension recommendation

Criminal Justice

Vermont law student and his mother die in murder-suicide

Tort Law

Suit targets websites that sold ammunition and tear gas to theater shooting suspect

Associates

Which law firms have the most satisfied summer associates?

Judiciary

No prosecutor? No defense lawyer? Judge allegedly held trial anyway; 3rd Circuit allows lawsuit

Constitutional Law

9th Circuit OKs one late habeas filing, nixes another, says both inmates abandoned by same lawyer

Immigration Law

San Francisco to publicly fund legal services for unaccompanied immigrant minors

Intellectual Property Law

Activists sue over ownership of Twitter account used in Occupy Wall Street protests

Trials & Litigation

Man convicted in supermarket checkout line dispute files suit against shopper he shot and store