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Death Penalty

DOJ rule change would allow some executions by firing squad and electrocution

Election Law

SCOTUSblog co-founder sees ‘zero practical chance’ that ‘faithless electors’ will swing election for Trump

U.S. Supreme Court

With Barrett in majority, Supreme Court lifts COVID-19 restrictions on religious services

Election Law

‘Calling an election unfair does not make it so,’ 3rd Circuit says

Asked and Answered

Law prof finds ways to connect remotely amid historic election and COVID-19 restrictions

News Roundup

Afternoon Briefs: Trump pardons Michael Flynn; lawyer suspended for cyberattack knowledge

The Modern Law Library

Lawyer recounts the life and legacy of the mysterious man behind Pilates

Women in the Law

Survey finds sexual harassment still a problem in New York courts, and lawyers are worst offenders

Health Law

En banc 5th Circuit allows Medicaid defunding of Planned Parenthood

Judiciary

Judge who forced child into lockup, traded F-words with defendant, loses retention bid

News Roundup

Afternoon Briefs: Judiciary committee will get new top Dem; top Pennsylvania court rejects 5 election suits

Judiciary

Judge’s threat to add lawyer to pro bono list could be seen as punitive, 6th Circuit says

Criminal Justice

Bail reform in this county didn’t have any impact on new criminal activity, new study says

Attorney General

DOJ makes no ‘overt moves’ to investigate claims of widespread voter fraud conspiracy

Law Firms

Cravath announces two bonuses of up to $140K and Paul Weiss follows

Law in Popular Culture

Shop safely this Black Friday and Cyber Monday with our 2020 Gifts for Lawyers guide (gallery)

Law in Popular Culture

Can being forced to listen to ‘Baby Shark’ be considered cruel and unusual punishment?

News Roundup

Afternoon Briefs: Trump campaign eschews conspiracy-minded lawyer; New Jersey law protects judges’ privacy

Law Firms

Federal judge criticizes DOJ’s fee agreement with BigLaw firm, says the amount is unreasonable

Ethics

Trump campaign’s legal strategy has faltered partly because of legal ethics, law prof says

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