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Weekly Briefs: Legal sector gains 34,700 jobs in a year; judge unseals Trump search warrant

Ethics

Judge accused of bullying behavior and demeaning comments gets suspension

Ethics

Lawyers can hold cryptocurrency in escrow for clients, with safeguards, state ethics opinion says

Internet Law

Mom is charged with aiding daughter’s illegal abortion after prosecution obtains Facebook messages

Attorney General

DOJ files motion to unseal warrant, property receipt relating to search of Trump’s home

Law Firms

Law firm profitability continues to decline as M&A work slows, Thomson Reuters report says

Court Security

Judge who signed Trump search warrant is targeted; critics seek ‘judgment of God’

Ethics

Federal judge sanctions Cooley lawyer for ‘hubris and disregard of procedural rules’

Law in Popular Culture

‘Suits’ and the difference between federal and state court

Immigration Law

Biden administration ends ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy waits for asylum-seekers after judge lifts injunction

Fourth Amendment

Chalking tires is unconstitutional, federal judge rules, but plaintiffs won’t get traffic-ticket refunds as damages

Law Firms

Boies Schiller and Hausfeld will get big chunk of $626.6M in legal fees in insurance antitrust case

Constitutional Law

DC Circuit rules against Trump on tax returns, says subjecting ex-president to laws is not ‘bug’ in system

Criminal Justice

Former court mediator is accused of mailing feces to public officials

The Modern Law Library

Summer pop culture picks and what else we lost when Roe was overturned

Annual Meeting

After deadly shootings, ABA House pushes for tighter gun controls

Annual Meeting

In wake of Dobbs, ABA advocates for abortion, same-sex marriage and contraceptive rights

Annual Meeting

Sharing fees with nonlawyers is inconsistent with profession’s ‘core values,’ ABA House says

Annual Meeting

‘We must not give up,’ ABA President-elect Mary Smith says

Annual Meeting

ABA condemns Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and urges UN to investigate war crimes

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