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Weekly Briefs: Transgender students would be covered by Title IX; lawyer’s contempt conviction upheld

Constitutional Law

States can’t restrict abortions outside their borders, ban abortion pills based on FDA disagreement, AG Garland says

Bar Associations

ABA supports reproductive choice, opposes prosecution for having an abortion, ABA president says

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court overrules Roe v. Wade and the right to abortion

Criminal Justice

Feds search home of former DOJ lawyer who tried to help Trump overturn election

U.S. Supreme Court

Miranda violation doesn’t give rise to civil claim for damages, SCOTUS rules


Lawyer with history of driving while naked gets indefinite suspension

Supreme Court Report

Supreme Court nears end of term amid conflict and discord

U.S. Supreme Court

Second Amendment protects right to carry a handgun outside the home, Supreme Court rules

Legal Education

Top 20 law school joins handful of others offering undergraduate degree in law

Lawyer Pay

Some associates not meeting ‘utilization expectations’ get pay cuts at this law firm

Law Firms

These law firms had ‘noteworthy moves’ in head count; which were tops for female, LGBTQ attorneys?


5th Circuit tosses NAACP suit against Mississippi prosecutor accused of racial bias in jury selection

In-House Counsel

Corporate legal departments spend more in-house than on outside law firms, survey finds

Lawyer Pay

How much do new public interest lawyers earn? Despite raises, pay is well below that of law firms, NALP says

Real Estate & Property Law

Riverfront property owners can’t kayak past neighboring properties, state supreme court rules

Criminal Justice

State attorney general is convicted in impeachment trial that cited differing accounts of fatal crash

Immigration Law

Federal appeals court tosses injured lawyer’s Fourth Amendment claim against ICE agent

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS rules against death row inmate seeking neurological test to show ineffective lawyering

Criminal Justice

Families of criminal defendants are scammed by con artists watching Zoom hearings

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