537 ABA Journal Washington articles.
It’s not a timeout: State laws, school policies and individualized education programs often allow involuntary confinement as a way to calm highly emotional students. Disabled and minority students are disproportionately affected by seclusion policies, which can include isolation and physical restraints.
Jul 1, 2018 1:45 AM CDT
A 2017 law school graduate and advocate for the recently incarcerated—who also has a felony record and has been in recovery for more than six years—was sworn in as a…
Jun 18, 2018 1:28 PM CDT
In explaining a ruling that allowed a law school graduate and Skadden Fellow with a criminal past and in recovery for substance abuse to sit for the state bar, the…
Apr 6, 2018 2:02 PM CDT
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Police have arrested a lawyer who practices in Portland, Oregon, for allegedly firing several shots at the office of another lawyer after an escalating dispute.
Police arrested Erik Graeff, 42,…
Mar 1, 2018 9:53 AM CST
Updated and corrected: Eric Lundgren, an electronics recycling advocate and computer refurbisher from California, faces more than a year in prison for creating tens of thousands of discs meant to…
Feb 28, 2018 3:00 PM CST
In 2010, Cindy Stubbs was nearing the end of a 14-year sentence in a South Carolina prison, determined never to return. A mother of four, locked up on gun and…
Jan 18, 2018 1:25 PM CSTstate bar ethics decisions negatively impacting legal service providers Avvo, LegalZoom, and Rocket Lawyer. As I outlined last time, 80 percent—or 4 in 5 Americans—cannot obtain legal help. In most industries, this would be seen as a massive market opportunity for existing providers.
Jan 12, 2018 8:30 AM CST
A lawyer in Washington state has been charged with attempted first-degree robbery for an alleged bank holdup that ended when police arrived at the scene.
Police say Richard Evan Kriger,…
Jan 11, 2018 10:18 AM CST
Updated: Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson is suing Motel 6 “for voluntarily providing guest lists to agents of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement,” on a routine basis for at least…
Jan 4, 2018 2:55 PM CST
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Our inaugural year of the Web 100 list honors 50 blogs (and adds five more to our Blawg 100 Hall of Fame.)
Dec 1, 2017 12:02 AM CST
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Houston officials have known about a rape kit testing backlog for years but did not address the problem, according to a federal civil rights lawsuit filed this week.
Sep 27, 2017 5:30 PM CDT