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News Roundup

Afternoon Briefs: $75M verdict for exonerated half brothers; surprise at high-profile lawyer’s disbarment

U.S. Supreme Court

Requirement for jury unanimity in serious cases isn’t retroactive, Supreme Court rules

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS rules against warrantless seizure of guns while man is in hospital for suicide evaluation

Mind Your Business

What associates have to know about making a lateral move to a new market out of state

U.S. Supreme Court

In challenge to Roe v. Wade, Supreme Court will consider ban on abortions before viability

News Roundup

Afternoon Briefs: Trans worker fails to make discrimination case against employer; former DA’s husband gets community service

Criminal Justice

Juvenile court judge charged with possession of child pornography faces additional charges

Criminal Justice

Over 40 California prosecutors petition to repeal new rules increasing good-conduct credits for inmates

Obituaries

Former New Jersey judge who aimed to increase diversity on the bench dies at 75

News Roundup

Afternoon Briefs: Trump-boosting fake lawyer sentenced; 3 of Biden’s new judicial picks have public defender experience

Law Firms

Federal judge admonishes BigLaw firm and former partner for description of opposing counsel

Legal Education

Florida Coastal’s financial aid reinstatement request denied; private equity firm pulls out

Ethics

Disbarment recommended for lawyer accused of ramming car into rented vehicle on ex’s driveway, spitting on cops

Trials & Litigation

Judge is taken aback when defendant logs in to Zoom arraignment with obscene screen name

Cybersecurity

Jones Day documents, hacked in vendor breach, reveal Chicago drone program details

News Roundup

Afternoon Briefs: Cops charged with selling crash info to lawyers; deal reached on McGahn testimony

Lawyer Wellness

As the legal profession ages, dementia becomes an increasing concern

Lawyer Wellness

More female than male lawyers are engaging in risky drinking, new study finds

Insurance Law

Claim denied: A lawyer’s musings on the shortcomings of insurance

Trials & Litigation

Fee applications in Boy Scouts bankruptcy exceed $100M; judge calls total ‘staggering’

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