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Afternoon Briefs: Top state court criticizes former justice; more law firms reverse pay cuts

Judiciary

Federal judicial nominee lacks enough experience, ABA says in letter explaining ‘not qualified’ rating

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Bias cases of JAMS arbitrator who shared racist email should undergo review, group says

Supreme Court Nominations

Additions to Trump’s SCOTUS short list include 3 GOP senators, 2 judges rated ‘not qualified’

Mind Your Business

7 tips for cost-efficient and effective law firm marketing during COVID-19

Ethics

Lawyer who allegedly lied about health for deadline extensions should be suspended, hearing board says

News Roundup

Afternoon Briefs: 7th Circuit rules on jail’s COVID-19 safety measures; ABA asks FEMA to activate disaster legal services

Women in the Law

Working Mother’s list of best law firms for women marks progress over 5 years

Federal Government

DOJ files rare request to represent Trump in columnist’s defamation lawsuit

Law Firms

Lawsuit over parental leave policy will continue against Jones Day

Law Firms

More law firms are moving to make Election Day a paid holiday

The Modern Law Library

‘Demagogue’ tells the story of Sen. Joseph McCarthy’s rise and fall

News Roundup

Afternoon Briefs: COVID-19 outbreak in attorney’s office leads to court suspension; prosecutor killed while cycling

Legal Education

Classmates’ comments should be confidential, Harvard Law says in new social media policy

Law Firms

Another BigLaw firm joins the list of firms laying off staff

Ethics

Lawyer is disbarred after history of indecent exposure, voyeurism

State Government

Assistant attorney general loses job after reports surfaced of racist social media posts

Criminal Justice

State AG drops case against Black man who faced 6 murder trials and spent 23 years in prison

News Roundup

Afternoon Briefs: Federal courthouse closed because of COVID-19; appeals court blocks abortion-referral ban

Judiciary

Judge is accused of abusing judicial prestige while investigating hip-hop clothing store and double murder

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