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States should postpone in-person bar exams during COVID-19 pandemic, ABA House says

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Incoming president-elect calls on lessons learned from Detroit riot in speech to House of Delegates

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Afternoon Briefs: Trump accused of violating disability law; CoreCivic settles suit over recorded attorney-client calls

Personal Lives

2 teens honored for returning lawyer’s lost wallet containing about $500

Legal History

Appeals court won’t use word ‘grandfathering’ because of racist origins

Criminal Justice

After SCOTUS tribal decision, inmates file appeals, prosecutors hand off cases

Law in Popular Culture

Netflix’s ‘Trial by Media’ could help expose problems inherent in pretrial publicity

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Data on police deadly force should be tracked, ABA House urges

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Children should be protected from unreasonable restraints, seclusion and searches, ABA House says

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Legal community has a ‘special responsibility to fight injustice,’ ABA president says in final speech

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Law schools should have flexibility in responding to ‘extraordinary circumstances,’ ABA House of Delegates says

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Afternoon Briefs: District attorney hints of broader Trump probe; ex-ABA president is new dean

Civil Rights

Lawsuit allowed against officer accused of holding woman down with his knees

Privacy Law

New Jersey federal judge: ‘Monster’ who killed my son had dossier on us; we need judicial privacy

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ABA to consider recommending in-person bar exams be postponed during COVID-19 pandemic

U.S. Supreme Court

Divided Supreme Court refuses to block border wall construction

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Afternoon Briefs: Boston Marathon bomber wins death penalty appeal; what’s in the GOP coronavirus bill?

Family Law

Wife of ‘third founder of Google’ accuses Morrison & Foerster of ‘betrayal’ in divorce

Ethics

Federal judge demands US identify inaccurate and misleading statements made in filings

Criminal Justice

Court upholds conviction of ‘Making a Murderer’ lawyer for violating restraining order

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