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Annual Meeting

Legal Ed pulls back HOD diversity resolution, saying more discussion is needed

Annual Meeting

Disinformation and the safety of election officials must be addressed, ABA House says

Patent Law

AI system can’t be an inventor under US patent law, Federal Circuit rules


New York is first state to require CLE course in cybersecurity

Criminal Justice

Lawyer pleads guilty in scheme to defraud program intended to benefit farmers subjected to discrimination

Annual Meeting

Lawyers ‘have to stand up and say something,’ Breyer tells ABA assembly

News Roundup

Weekly Briefs: Embryos can be tax dependents; top state court upholds mail voting

Criminal Justice

Defense lawyers for convicted Parkland, Florida, school shooter cry as victims’ parents testify


Florida governor suspends ‘woke’ elected prosecutor, citing pledges on transgender care, abortion

Civic Education

Thanks to civics teacher’s efforts, last convicted witch in Massachusetts is exonerated

Criminal Justice

Federal charges filed against 4 Kentucky officers in raid that led to Breonna Taylor’s death


What makes associates happy? Partners and billable-hour expectations are key

Consumer Law

Smoker can sue tobacco company for consumer fraud, even though she didn’t use its products, state supreme court says


In ‘Perry Mason moment,’ lawyer impeaches Infowars host Alex Jones with texts mistakenly sent by opposing counsel

Education Law

New UCLA School of Law project studies movement to undermine critical race theory teaching


Lawyer disbarred with espionage conviction shouldn’t regain law license, ethics panel says

Constitutional Law

Military can court-martial reservists with ‘de facto retirement status,’ federal appeals court says


Prosecutor seeking judgeship says he has ‘moved on’ since impregnating defendant

Criminal Justice

Self-defense law doesn’t protect officer who shot at charging dog and injured child, top state court rules

Health Law

Idaho abortion ban conflicts with federal law on emergency room treatment, DOJ suit says

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