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Afternoon Briefs: Prosecutor resigns over Nazi social media post; judge blocks asylum restriction

Rule of Law

ABA is ‘deeply concerned’ by China’s new security law, saying it violates agreement with Hong Kong

Ethics

‘Disturbingly inappropriate’ emails bring suspension for former judge and lawyer

Judiciary

Federal judge steps down from chief judgeship after comment about Black official

Legal Education

In light of COVID-19 public health interests, 2 more states opt for online bar exams

Criminal Justice

2nd Circuit affirms bond for 2 lawyers charged in Molotov cocktail attack

U.S. Supreme Court

Chemerinsky: Gorsuch wrote his ‘most important opinion’ in SCOTUS ruling protecting LGBTQ workers

Judiciary

Federal judge is publicly admonished for statements about SCOTUS chief justice and GOP

News Roundup

Afternoon Briefs: BigLaw firm announces layoffs; judge’s TRO blocks Mary Trump book

U.S. Supreme Court

Generic word with ‘.com’ at end can be trademarked, SCOTUS rules

Bar Exam

Third state agrees to temporary diploma privilege with some restrictions

Criminal Justice

Are lawyers who pointed guns at protesters protected by the castle doctrine?

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court rules state can’t ban religious schools from scholarship program

U.S. Supreme Court

DOJ argues entire health care law must be struck down

News Roundup

Afternoon Briefs: PACER gets a redesign; SCOTUS turns down border wall case

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court won’t hear challenge to new federal death penalty procedure

U.S. Supreme Court

Consumer agency survives SCOTUS challenge but not for-cause removal of its chief

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court strikes down restrictive abortion law; Roberts concurrence provides fifth vote

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS rejects request to allow all Texas voters to use mail-in ballots

Asked and Answered

COVID-19 hasn’t stopped this lawyer from advocating for wellness and recovery

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