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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


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


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


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’

Lawyer Pay

After DLA Piper standardizes associate pay across markets, other law firms also boost pay

First Amendment

Citing First Amendment, 4th Circuit reverses conviction for retired Air Force officer’s use of N-word

Advancing Racial Equality & Social Justice

4 ways to work toward an anti-racist allyship

The Modern Law Library

Are you good in a crisis? There may be a growing practice area for you

News Roundup

Afternoon Briefs: NRA bankruptcy petition tossed; prosecutors say man imprisoned for over 40 years is innocent

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