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Contracts imposing $50K in liquidated damages for lawyer departures lead to suspension recommendation

Environmental Law

Supreme Court seems poised to halt EPA plan to cut cross-state pollution


Lawyer’s ‘intimidating and degrading conduct’ was ‘a business model of sorts, based on fear,’ state supreme court says

Access to Justice

Above the Line Network launches for lawyers who work with middle-class clients

U.S. Supreme Court

Defendant acquitted by reason of insanity can’t be retried, despite inconsistency, SCOTUS rules in Jackson opinion

Disability Law

Coca-Cola delivery man who used slurs as result of Tourette syndrome loses disability suit after job transfer

Animal Law

Steven M. Wise, legal force for animal rights, dies at 73

Education Law

Biden administration releases proposed guidelines for student loan hardship

Bar Exam

ABA law school accreditation not necessarily needed to take Indiana bar exam, top state court decides

Trials & Litigation

Meet the Delaware judge who keeps foiling Elon Musk

Law Professors

Law prof who wrote about ‘the law school scam’ settles discrimination suit for $160K

U.S. Supreme Court

Chemerinsky: How not to decide Trump’s Colorado ballot case

Law Firms

Suit accuses Sullivan & Cromwell of employing ‘creative but misleading strategies’ that aided FTX fraud

Appellate Practice

Court scolds Weil partner for brief found to ‘incorporate by reference’ nearly 2,000 words from another document

U.S. Supreme Court

Clarence Thomas has 30 days to resign if he wants millions from John Oliver

Legal Writing

What’s the secret to writing a good search prompt?

Law Firms

Baker & McKenzie can be sued in Chicago for work by Russian entity, Illinois appeals court affirms

Health Law

Frozen embryos are children, Ala. high court says in unprecedented ruling

ABA Techshow

AI-related tools and tips dominate ‘60 in 60’ Techshow session

ABA Techshow

Should a bar license function like a driver’s license? Advocates say multi-jurisdictional practice rules should change

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