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Criminal Justice

Appeals court ruling means over 100 Jan. 6 rioters may be resentenced

Practice Management

How lawyers can use Substack to generate business

LGBTQ Legal Issues

LGBTQ organization sues Texas AG over youth transgender records probe

U.S. Supreme Court

Does narrowed question in Trump immunity case benefit special counsel? Some commentators think so

Law Firms

Kasowitz Benson sues former Gibson Dunn partner for nearly $500K in latest suit seeking legal fees

Election Law

Illinois judge removes Trump from primary ballot

Bar Exam

Some taking California bar exam say Cow Palace venue was so cold it may have affected their test results

Constitutional Law

What happens next after Supreme Court agrees to hear Trump immunity case

Law Firms

As law firm office space shrinks, natural light is in and ‘capacious’ corner offices are gone

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS agrees to hear Trump’s presidential immunity claim

First Amendment

9th Circuit revives suit to register racehorse as ‘Malpractice Meuser,’ thought to be lawyer jab

Judiciary

‘Kennedy quiz’ stumps some federal judicial nominees; subjects include collateral estoppel and Article V

Appellate Practice

BigLaw firm gets benchslapped for downplaying university deception in appellate brief’s facts section

Ethics

Government lawyers’ use of ‘confidential information’ in private practice clarified in new ABA ethics opinion

Legal Education

ABA considers expanding law school diversity standards

Law Professors

FBI investigates ‘battle of the sexes’ texts sent to female law professors

Judiciary

Texas justice complains that ‘brainwashed’ GOP colleagues from BigLaw ‘bow down to the altar of process’

The Modern Law Library

NY law prof is calling on ‘Lawyer Nation’ to reform

Family Law

Utah Supreme Court rules for adult adoptee who wanted to unseal records for medical and genetic information

Law Professors

Is SCOTUS making it harder to teach constitutional law? Profs ‘depleted’ and taken aback by ‘velocity’ of change

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