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Trials & Litigation

NY attorney general seeks to dissolve NRA for misuse of funds

Judiciary

Federal judiciary wrongly used PACER fees for unrelated projects, Federal Circuit rules

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court lifts injunction requiring COVID-19 safety measures at jail

Obituaries

ABA mourns James Dimos, deputy executive director, general counsel

News Roundup

Afternoon Briefs: Iowa governor lifts ex-felon voting ban; gun licensing challenge reinstated

Criminal Justice

Federal gun prosecutions increase in Chicago after feds send more agents there

Criminal Justice

DA’s husband faces charges for pointing gun at protesters on their porch

Death Penalty

Execution rate is 17 times greater for killers of white rather than Black victims, study says

Law Firms

Quinn Emanuel seeks fee amounting to $18,500 per hour; will judge approve it?

Ethics

Lawyer suspended after paying clients from own funds for phony case outcomes

U.S. Supreme Court

Chemerinsky: How will SCOTUS handle future issues related to the COVID-19 crisis?

Annual Meeting

Calls for police reform and racial justice spur a flurry of resolutions before the ABA House

Annual Meeting

States should postpone in-person bar exams during COVID-19 pandemic, ABA House says

Annual Meeting

Incoming president-elect calls on lessons learned from Detroit riot in speech to House of Delegates

News Roundup

Afternoon Briefs: Trump accused of violating disability law; CoreCivic settles suit over recorded attorney-client calls

Personal Lives

2 teens honored for returning lawyer’s lost wallet containing about $500

Legal History

Appeals court won’t use word ‘grandfathering’ because of racist origins

Criminal Justice

After SCOTUS tribal decision, inmates file appeals, prosecutors hand off cases

Law in Popular Culture

Netflix’s ‘Trial by Media’ could help expose problems inherent in pretrial publicity

Annual Meeting

Data on police deadly force should be tracked, ABA House urges

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