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News Roundup

Afternoon Briefs: SCOTUS tosses child slavery case; DOJ drops suit and probe over Bolton book

Bankruptcy Law

Disbarred lawyer can’t discharge debt he owes state bar for client losses, bankruptcy judge says

Associates

More than 270 associates have left New York’s 10 most profitable law firms this year; where did they go?

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court rules for Catholic foster agency that refuses to place children with same-sex couples

U.S. Supreme Court

Affordable Care Act survives again; states have no standing to challenge individual mandate, SCOTUS rules

News Roundup

Afternoon Briefs: Hate speech mustn’t be normalized, ABA president says; Title IX protects gay and transgender students

Judiciary

Biden’s latest judicial picks include a voting rights lawyer nominated to the 2nd Circuit

Trials & Litigation

Pro se defendant’s grandiose remarks not disqualifying, 4th Circuit says; some trial lawyers are ‘outright narcissists’

Death Penalty

DOJ seeks reinstatement of death penalty for Boston Marathon bomber

Legal Rebels Podcast

A new evidence management tool aims to help public defenders process video and audio

Law Students

What do law students think of remote learning during the pandemic? A new survey sheds light

News Roundup

Afternoon Briefs: Senate confirms Biden appellate judge; how SCOTUS justices supplemented their 2020 income

Trials & Litigation

Judge chides lawyers for ‘tit-for-tat squabbles’ and ‘shenanigans,’ sanctions one for shut-up command

Bar Exam

With criticisms of the NCBE, New York bar group suggests state create its own bar exam

Judiciary

Citing lack of evidence, prosecutor drops summons against appeals judge accused of nearly hitting protester

Criminal Justice

Judge pursues criminal charges against 3 US marshals after underling won’t disclose COVID-19 vaccination status

News Roundup

Afternoon Briefs: Dechert associate wins ‘Jeopardy!’ and fans’ hearts; judge sides with hospital requiring vaccines

Criminal Justice

Jurors are told former law firm partner created sham creditor to help client shield assets

Trials & Litigation

Several minutes into 9th Circuit online hearing, lawyer realizes he’s arguing the wrong case

Lawyer Pay

After Milbank raises associate salaries, Davis Polk goes higher and many follow

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