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Afternoon Briefs: Top state court rejects election appeal; judge allows lawyer’s bias suit against bank

Rule of Law

Trump administration officials appear to defy court orders, setting a bad precedent, prof says

Law Firms

Former BigLaw associate sues law firm for alleged pregnancy discrimination

Bar Exam

After being told they passed the bar, a group of Kentucky applicants find out otherwise

Law Firms

Which law firms announced bonuses this week?


Legal services industry gains 5,000 jobs in November but is still well below last year’s numbers

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS vacates judge’s ruling that allowed restrictions on religious services in California

News Roundup

Afternoon Briefs: Good news for law grad who took bar exam while in labor; Boies Schiller leader leaves

Personal Lives

Williams & Connolly lawyer finds and thanks grade school teacher who made a difference in her life


Lawyer’s ‘pants are charred’ from lies, state supreme court says; prior panties accusation made headlines

Trials & Litigation

Lawsuit accuses lawyer and his ‘Real Housewives’ wife of stealing plane crash settlement funds


The country’s oldest sitting federal judge, described as ‘deeply compassionate,’ dies at 99

U.S. Supreme Court

Chemerinsky: COVID-19 ruling reveals much about the new Supreme Court

News Roundup

Afternoon Briefs: 25 former DC bar leaders decry election suits; ousted 1L presses due process claim

Tort Law

Lawyer is awarded $1 in attorney fees, matching jury award in case of snatched pen

Landlords & Tenants

ABA president urges Congress to prevent COVID-19 eviction crisis

Law Firms

These 7 larger law firms got the $10M maximum in coronavirus pandemic loans

Criminal Justice

AG Barr appoints special counsel to investigate illegality in probe of Russian election influence

Access to Justice

On World AIDS Day, 9 organizations receive HIV Legal Services Fund grants

Criminal Justice

DOJ probed possible bid to pay for presidential pardon, unsealed opinion says

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