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Law in Popular Culture

‘The Practice’ vs. ‘Boston Legal’: How the original stacks up to the spinoff, part 1

Law Firms

Lowenstein Sandler law clerk is set to marry Japan’s Princess Mako

Law Schools

Vermont Law School can cover artist’s slavery murals, federal judge rules

Religious Law

Let them eat cheesecake on Shavuot, 6th Circuit says in Jewish prisoners’ case

Lawyer Pay

Some Texas law firms are offering signing bonuses as high as $500K to lateral associates

Criminal Justice

Litigation funder is charged in staged accident plot; high interest rates left little cash for phony plaintiffs

Asked and Answered

When most of law school faculty were straight white men, how did those who were not bring change?

News Roundup

Weekly Briefs: Skirts-only dress code gets rehearing; ex-judge reprimanded for ‘sexual innuendo’

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court will hear Texas abortion case on expedited basis but refuses again to block the law

Practice Management

Law firm CEO discusses new book, the evolution of contracts and where he thinks contracts are headed

Law Firms

Orrick extends program of embedding associates at nonprofits

Law Firms

2 law firms promise jobs to underserved students before they enter law school; tuition is free

Verdicts & Settlements

9th Circuit tosses Massage Envy settlement, says judge must consider warning signs of lawyer collusion

Law Schools

Moot court teacher claims her law school position was terminated following complaints to the ABA

Immigration Law

DOJ lifts Trump-era case quotas for immigration judges

Lawyer Pay

What is the starting pay for public defenders? Low salaries discourage applicants

Criminal Justice

2 lawyers plead guilty in Molotov cocktail attack on cop car; prosecutors seek terrorism enhancement


Judge is charged with felony menacing in incident involving ‘AR-15 style rifle’

Bar Exam

Jurisdictions are switching back to in-person bar exam starting in February


Lawyer is disbarred after disciplinary review board alleges an ‘egregious ethics history’

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