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Afternoon Briefs: SCOTUS declines case on mandatory bar; FBI’s top lawyer resigns amid pressure

Criminal Justice

DA candidate is arrested for campaign video in which drivers cut doughnuts in parking lot

Criminal Justice

Court security officer is shot and killed; courthouses damaged throughout US

Criminal Justice

2 lawyers are charged with Molotov cocktail attack on cop car; 1 is Pryor Cashman associate

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court refuses to block California restrictions on religious services

Law in Popular Culture

The latest season of AMC’s ‘Better Call Saul’ focuses on the art of the bargain

Criminal Justice

ABA president responds to George Floyd’s death in police custody and subsequent protests

News Roundup

Afternoon Briefs: Judge prevented from fixing jobless system; state will stop sharing COVID-19 data

Trials & Litigation

Appeals court tosses convictions in wake of Supreme Court ruling on jury verdicts

Women in the Law

New York bar reports minor increases in women’s court participation since 2017

Federal Government

Legal experts question legitimacy of Trump’s order limiting social media platforms

Public Health

Criminal justice system should consider public health during COVID-19 pandemic, groups say

News Roundup

Afternoon Briefs: Trump order limits social media protections; Texas court curbs mail-in ballots

Trials & Litigation

Nearly 300 federal suits stem from pandemic; 101 ‘business interruption’ cases filed; what’s next?

Law Firms

Just 1 BigLaw firm makes the news for pay cuts in past week

Law Schools

10 law schools are out of compliance with bar passage standard, ABA legal ed section says

ABA Abroad

How are the ABA’s international ROLI programs adjusting to a global pandemic?

Judiciary

Judge is removed from bench after asking woman whether she closed her legs to prevent rape

Ethics

Lawyer convicted for chest bumping a prosecutor wins reinstatement to law practice

Ethics

Proposal would require New Jersey lawyers to reveal client information showing wrongful conviction

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