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Ethics

Suspension upheld for lawyer accused of concealing inventories of shipwreck gold

Education Law

Elite universities violated antitrust law in financial aid collaboration, lawsuit claims

U.S. Supreme Court

Sotomayor and Barrett flag Sentencing Commission’s longtime lack of a quorum

Law Firms

Law firms came ‘dangerously close’ to losing almost a quarter of their associates in 2021, new report says

Bar Exam

While NCBE sticks with in-person February bar exam, one state supreme court greenlights planning for future alternatives

U.S. Supreme Court

Did Gorsuch misstate the number of flu deaths? The transcript—not the justice—was wrong

Criminal Justice

Ex-film industry lawyer gets prison time for blackmailing woman he met on ‘sugar daddies’ website

Ethics

Lawyer accused of sending harassing emails to BigLaw opponents had previously filed abortion lawsuit

Judiciary

Staffer did not impersonate judge in online hearing, court employees say

Judiciary

Federal judge says it’s ‘almost insane’ to assert wife’s stock holdings affected his decisions

Law Professors

Law prof’s remarks about ‘Asian elite’ put her back at center of controversy

Law Professors

Harvard law prof and civil rights lawyer dies at 71

U.S. Supreme Court

Will SCOTUS block vaccine mandates? Decision could come quickly

Bar Exam

Draft version of redesigned bar exam will be shared by NCBE soon

Lawyer Wellness

Institute for Well-Being in Law will host first virtual conference later this month

Legal Education

Judge Judy creates women’s scholarship program at New York Law School

Law Firms

Lateral associate moves increased 51% compared to prior four years, new data shows

Judiciary

As omicron COVID-19 cases surge, several courts pause jury trials

In-house Counsel

Airport’s general counsel resigns amid reports that he slapped subordinate

U.S. Supreme Court

Chemerinsky: Expect a momentous year ahead for the Supreme Court

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