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Afternoon Briefs: Female topless ban upheld; is requiring stamp on mail-in ballot a poll tax?

Public Health

Public defenders in this state are told to slash budgets as traffic-ticket funding plummets

Law Firms

Pay cuts and furloughs continue as more firms trim costs to address COVID-19

Law in Popular Culture

Netflix’s ‘100 Humans’ ponders the question: Can good looks keep you out of jail?

Criminal Justice

Cops charge people for coughing on grocery store shelves, police officers during pandemic

News Roundup

Afternoon Briefs: Judge is accused of using staff for errands; summer associates will be paid for no work

In-house Counsel

Some corporate lawyers see pay cuts as coronavirus impacts bottom lines

Judiciary

Deputy public defender alleges judge denigrated his Jewish heritage and pushed him off a boat

Law Firms

BigLaw firm creates fund to help employees harmed by coronavirus and matches contributions

Bar Associations

ABA Young Lawyers Division establishes national hotline for pandemic-related legal services

Legal Education

A remote LSAT is scheduled for May because of coronavirus

The Modern Law Library

How to develop your horse sense with equine law

Legal Education

ABA Board of Governors backs limited practice for recent law school grads as they await bar exam

News Roundup

Afternoon Briefs: Amazon GC’s leaked notes may lead to lawsuit; ABA legal ed section’s council seeks ideas

Death Penalty

DC Circuit allows federal executions to proceed, with Trump appointees in majority

Criminal Justice

Lawyer is charged for front-porch Pink Floyd performance, says he was unaware of gathering crowd

Public Health

Wrongful death suit alleges Walmart failed to protect employee who died from COVID-19

Judiciary

Administrative law judge is accused of insubordination and suspended for footnotes

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS blocks deadline extension for absentee ballots in Wisconsin

News Roundup

Afternoon Briefs: Chinese human rights lawyer released; AG Barr orders increased home confinement

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