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Legal Education

As some jurisdictions consider bar exam alternatives, ABA Legal Ed section again looks at bar pass standard

Criminal Justice

Second mistrial in murder case declared after prosecutor mistakenly texts judge

State Government

Ex-deputy attorney general in Virginia sues former colleagues for defamation

Diversity

Federal judge temporarily blocks law banning ‘woke’ workplace training, compares Florida to ‘Stranger Things’

Constitutional Law

Supreme Court should uphold Indian Child Welfare Act, ABA says in amicus brief

Criminal Justice

Dallas attorney who agreed to launder supposed drug money sentenced to 5 years in prison

Prosecutors

Florida prosecutor sues governor over suspension, claiming free speech violations

Verdicts & Settlements

Federal judge orders 3 pharmacy chains to pay over $650M for role in opioid epidemic

Mind Your Business

Effective Law Office Design: Inspiring and enhancing workplace culture

Juvenile Justice

Ex-judges ordered to pay more than $200M to victims of juvenile detention corruption scheme

Supreme Court Report

Justice Amy Coney Barrett hasn’t disappointed conservative supporters—so far

Election Law

DOJ, in work to curb attacks on election workers, charges man for threatening phone call

Labor & Employment

Damages awards reach nearly 10-year high in employment cases, new report shows

First Amendment

Federal court workers can engage in political expression, DC Circuit rules

Disability Law

Disability law protects people with gender dysphoria, 4th Circuit rules

Access to Justice

Following decades of discourse on nonlawyer legal services, questions of motives continue

First Amendment

State supreme court rules against attorney who alleged defamation and forced resignation from firm

Law Firms

Law firms experience downturn in profits in first half of 2022, new survey says

Antitrust Law

Federal judge allows antitrust lawsuit against 17 elite universities to move forward

Legal History

Full Congressional Record in searchable format offered on law school’s website

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