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Law Professors

Stanford law prof who used quote with racial slur in class says he won’t do it again

News Roundup

Afternoon Briefs: Pryor Cashman associate gets bond; firm’s contact form crashes after pro bono offer

Judiciary

Lawyers who donate to judicial campaigns get more indigent defense appointments, study finds

Law in Popular Culture

Judge awards the zoo in Netflix’s ‘Tiger King’ to Joe Exotic’s rival

Criminal Justice

Death of George Floyd brings debate on qualified immunity for police misconduct

Legal Education

NCBE plans to offer some remote exams for new October testing date but not for UBE

Military Law

Can Trump send military to states to stop violent protests? This law likely allows it

U.S. Supreme Court

Kavanaugh decision sides with immigrant seeking factual review of denied torture claim

Legal Education

‘Modest increase’ for class of 2019 jobs but also smaller class size, ABA data shows

News Roundup

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

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