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Law Students

Nonprofit AccessLex Institute sets up emergency fund for law students during pandemic

Criminal Justice

Megachurch pastor is arrested for hosting Sunday services despite order limiting gatherings

Public Health

Federal judges in Texas and Ohio block pandemic-related abortion bans

Law Firms

Pay cuts, layoffs, lower partner distributions part of BigLaw response to COVID-19 impact

News Roundup

Afternoon Briefs: Student loan deferment in stimulus bill; BigLaw lawyer removed from ventilator

Ethics

Lawyer who used gay slur to refer to judge should get stayed suspension, opinion says

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer who interrupted deposition 145 times is ordered to pay $1,000 and attorney fees

Judiciary

Judge says US failed to promptly release detained immigrant children from ‘hotbeds for contagion’

Public Health

Above the Law founder David Lat is transferred out of ICU and taken off ventilator

Asked and Answered

How to practice law remotely and efficiently during the COVID-19 crisis

Bar Exam

Three states postpone July bar exam; will others follow?

News Roundup

Afternoon Briefs: EPA relaxes pollution rules during COVID-19 crisis; Title IX doesn’t protect trans athletes, DOJ says

Judiciary

Judge accused of ordering handcuffing, jailing of litigants should be removed, commission says

Bar Exam

Decision about releasing July bar exam materials will come in May, NCBE says

Trials & Litigation

Judge suggests lawyer who opposed extension may want to brush up on karma concepts

Public Health

Lawyer’s ‘glib’ coronavirus tweet spurs outrage and death threats

Practice Management

Billable hour expectations remain the same, though work volume is ‘trending lower,’ survey says

Family Law

The novel coronavirus is leaving foster children with nowhere to go

News Roundup

Afternoon Briefs: GCs are overloaded with coronavirus webinars; former judge dies at 88

Internet Law

Federal judge trims law firm’s suit that claims a rival firm hijacked website traffic

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