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U.S. Supreme Court

Justice Thomas: Leaked draft opinion on abortion is ‘like kind of an infidelity’

LGBTQ Legal Issues

Top Texas court blocks probe of transgender teen’s parents over medical treatment but won’t go further

News Roundup

Weekly Briefs: Judge lifts Trump sanction, for now; $997M settlement offered in condo collapse

Animal Law

Happy the elephant’s quest for personhood heads to top state court; rice and lakes also file suit

U.S. Supreme Court

Alito sidesteps question about collegiality during remote appearance at law school

First Amendment

Texas law banning censoring of social media users for viewpoints can take effect, 5th Circuit says

Criminal Justice

Prosecutors will seek 18 to 24 months in prison for 2 lawyers accused in Molotov cocktail attack on cop car

Law in Popular Culture

The Defamation Trial of Johnny Depp: When thespians testify, who can you believe?

Criminal Justice

Could SCOTUS leaker be charged with crime? Espionage Act wouldn’t apply, but other laws might

Personal Lives

Lawyer tried to save client leaping from 9th-floor window by grabbing his belt—he couldn’t keep hold

Legal Education

Decision to give DC graduates priority access to bar exam supported by local law school deans

Second Amendment

People younger than age 21 have Second Amendment right to buy semi-automatic rifles, appeals court says

Election Law

Ex-law prof advised counting mail-in ballots at ‘prorated amount’ to swing Pennsylvania to Trump

Evidence

California bill would discourage secrecy in court orders and settlements

Legal Education

Are more law schools needed in areas where InfiLaw campuses closed?

Public Defenders

Oregon’s overburdened public defender system is ‘buckling before our eyes’

Ethics

Lawyer pursued future pain compensation for client who had died, ethics complaint says

Law Firms

Another BigLaw firm adopts a menopause policy

Technology

Will Supreme Court adopt high-tech tools to fight security breaches?

U.S. Supreme Court

Where are the other draft opinions in SCOTUS abortion case? So far, there are none, report says

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