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Legal Education

ABA Legal Ed council seeks comment on proposed revision to law school admissions test requirement

U.S. Supreme Court

Justice Thomas’ wife urged Arizona lawmakers to choose ‘clean slate of electors’ after Trump’s loss

News Roundup

Weekly Briefs: McDonald’s, Wendy’s sued over burger ads; ICE is ‘a domestic surveillance agency,’ report says

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court justices get around-the-clock security after leak of draft abortion opinion; 25 state AGs call for action


Federal court will investigate leak of survey describing alleged bias and bullying by judges

Criminal Justice

Was there a go-between in the murder of law prof Dan Markel? Defense offers alternative theory

First Amendment

Federal judge strikes down sign law requiring transgender bathroom warnings

Public Defenders

Maine will hire its first public defenders to aid struggling indigent defense system

Constitutional Law

Some trials by SEC administrative judges violate Seventh Amendment right to jury trial, 5th Circuit rules


Judges’ retreat apparently became superspreader event; karaoke said to be one of the activities

Practice Management

How to drive law department transformation through legal operations

Legal Education

Starting this fall, many Native American students won’t be charged tuition at University of California law schools


Texas judge admonished after he erupts in anger, curses at lawyer, concludes: ‘I may not be suitable for this’

Entertainment & Sports Law

US women’s soccer players will earn the same as men, thanks to a lawsuit and an unusual pooling deal

LGBTQ Legal Issues

Judge cites challengers’ religious beliefs in blocking transgender health care requirements

U.S. Supreme Court

Incoming justice Jackson refuses to say whether SCOTUS leak was good or bad

Law in Popular Culture

2022 Silver Gavels go to book by Anita Hill, documentary about trailblazer Pauli Murray

International Law

Is there a way back for international law firms in Russia?

Law Firms

How to develop and keep associates? BigLaw firm tries embedding career coaches

Corporate Law

California law requiring women on corporate boards is unconstitutional, judge rules

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