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Judiciary

With latest appellate confirmation, Trump has appointed 200 federal judges

News Roundup

Afternoon Briefs: Another law firm cuts pay; officer fired in shooting death of Breonna Taylor

Criminal Justice

Privatized services and onerous fees hurt public confidence in the justice system, ABA report says

Verdicts & Settlements

Bayer will pay up to $10.9B to resolve Roundup litigation

Law Firms

Fighting landlord’s suit, Jenner & Block says COVID-19 pandemic entitles it to rent abatement

Law in Popular Culture

In Amazon’s ‘Gary Busey: Pet Judge,’ is what you see really what you get?

Trials & Litigation

Judge can’t probe DOJ’s decision to drop Flynn case, DC Circuit says

The Modern Law Library

What does police abolition look like?

Judiciary

New York top court doesn’t see C-word as a compliment, orders judge’s ouster

News Roundup

Afternoon Briefs: Prosecutor says Trump ally got break; lawyers’ extortion plea

Public Defenders

Prosecutor vows to file whistleblower complaint against public defender for bias blog posts

Criminal Justice

New York City’s backlog in criminal cases rises to 39,200 after trials postponed

Law Firms

Top law firms fared surprisingly well during COVID-19 pandemic, survey says

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer deaths and series of tornadoes don’t excuse late filing, federal judge rules

Ethics

Lawyer disbarred for secretly referring his law firm’s clients to outside lawyers

News Roundup

Afternoon Briefs: Lawyer pleads guilty in adoption scheme; prosecutor who quit in Roger Stone case gets new job

Diversity

Majority of minority female lawyers consider leaving law; ABA study explains why

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court rules disgorgement, with limits, is allowed in SEC civil actions

First Amendment

Judge refuses to stop publication of Bolton book but warns of consequences

Bar Associations

ABA Journal’s redesign wins top national award from 2020 Azbees

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