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ABA Techshow

Legal startups focus on need for speed at ABA Techshow 2024’s Startup Alley competition

Legal Writing

Introducing the American Legal Blogger: Brought to you by the ABA Journal and LexBlog

Criminal Justice

Prosecutors blame disclosure of attorney-client texts on ‘cavalier legal representation’ by ‘Rust’ armorer’s lawyer

Civil Procedure

ABA asks federal judiciary to drop term ‘court-appointed master,’ citing negative connotations

Criminal Justice

Unprecedented Assignment: Defending Donald Trump in criminal court

Access to Justice

NAACP-trained nonlawyers may provide limited advice to tenants facing eviction, top state court says

The Modern Law Library

‘Police & the Empire City’ explores race and the origins of the NYPD

Law in Popular Culture

Busting Out: A History Channel series focuses on great escapes

Layoffs

Layoffs hit nearly 10% of lawyers and staff at this Silicon Valley law firm

Legal Education

Swift Justice: Students learn about the law through Taylor Swift cases

Real Estate & Property Law

Lawyer went the extra 29 miles to shut down refinance scam

Law Firms

Boosted by spike in negotiated rates, law firms return to profitability, report says

Second amendment

‘Spirit of Aloha’ clashes with ‘federally mandated’ gun lifestyle, Hawaii Supreme Court says

Criminal Justice

Doctors question use of ‘excited delirium’ to explain deaths of suspects in police custody

Trusts & Estates

Woman who says she found her father on 23andMe sues after learning of wrongful death settlement

Election Law

Trump asks Supreme Court to keep Jan. 6 trial on hold, citing 2024 election

Criminal Justice

Texas lawyer’s sentence for spiking wife’s drinks with abortion drug was ‘profound injustice,’ she says

Judiciary

Federal judge refuses to order reinstatement of 96-year-old federal appeals judge, her second loss in a week

Law Firms

Schnader Harrison used retirement contributions to fund operations, pay equity partners, suit alleges

Trials & Litigation

Ex-Greenberg Traurig partner’s defamation suit against blogger is ‘replete with unnecessary commentary,’ judge says

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