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Election Law

Montana Supreme Court strikes down voting restrictions

Ethics

Lawyer who stole more than $1M from his law firm gets disbarred

Intellectual Property Law

Kim Kardashian sued for claiming ‘low-grade’ knockoff furniture was made by artist Donald Judd

Judiciary

Accused of ‘overly harsh’ management style, federal judge agrees to counseling

Ethics

Judge recommends conservative lawyer John Eastman be disbarred in California

U.S. Supreme Court

DNA issues ‘cast a pall’ over murder conviction, warranting SCOTUS review, ABA amicus brief says

Criminal Justice

Prosecutors seek to revoke Alex Murdaugh’s federal plea deal over $6M in missing money

Maritime Law

Titanic law helps ship owner limit liability in Baltimore bridge collapse

Immigration Law

U.S. appeals court keeps block on Texas immigration law

Careers

For second year in a row, law firms pull back on lateral hiring of lawyers

Ethics

Is ex-DOJ official facing ethics trial for ‘thought crime’? His election-fraud letter was based on sincerely held belief, lawyer says

Family Law

Supreme Court skeptical of efforts to restrict access to abortion pill

Law Firms

This BigLaw firm surpasses $7B in revenue, but that’s not metric being watched by many firms

Eighth Amendment

5th Circuit rules for prisoner allowed to sleep no more than 3.5 hours per night

Criminal Justice

Texas AG Ken Paxton makes deal to avoid felony securities trial

Law Firms

Lewis Brisbois accused of failing to recognize ‘draconian lending terms,’ conspiring to cover up mistakes

Lawyer Pay

New Reed Smith pay structure sorts associates into ‘the A squad and the B squad,’ blog says

Judiciary

Judiciary ‘has no power to unimpeach,’ federal judge says while citing Dr. Seuss

Judiciary

7th Circuit nominee faces questions about motions backlog

Judiciary

Federal judges end ‘oral-argument affirmative action,’ leading Stephen Miller group to declare victory

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