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Annual Meeting

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

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Children should be protected from unreasonable restraints, seclusion and searches, ABA House says

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Legal community has a ‘special responsibility to fight injustice,’ ABA president says in final speech

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Law schools should have flexibility in responding to ‘extraordinary circumstances,’ ABA House of Delegates says

News Roundup

Afternoon Briefs: District attorney hints of broader Trump probe; ex-ABA president is new dean

Civil Rights

Lawsuit allowed against officer accused of holding woman down with his knees

Privacy Law

New Jersey federal judge: ‘Monster’ who killed my son had dossier on us; we need judicial privacy

Annual Meeting

ABA to consider recommending in-person bar exams be postponed during COVID-19 pandemic

U.S. Supreme Court

Divided Supreme Court refuses to block border wall construction

News Roundup

Afternoon Briefs: Boston Marathon bomber wins death penalty appeal; what’s in the GOP coronavirus bill?

Family Law

Wife of ‘third founder of Google’ accuses Morrison & Foerster of ‘betrayal’ in divorce


Federal judge demands US identify inaccurate and misleading statements made in filings

Criminal Justice

Court upholds conviction of ‘Making a Murderer’ lawyer for violating restraining order


US judiciary drops draft opinion telling judges they can’t be Federalist Society members

News Roundup

Afternoon Briefs: BigLaw firm reveals ‘stay gap;’ full DC Circuit will hear Michael Flynn case

Bar Associations

Texas bar president promises plan to address divisions created by his Black Lives Matter posts

Legal Education

Search for lost LSAT answers continues; LSAC says those affected will see exam fee refunded

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer’s sexual harassment was ‘monstrous and inhuman,’ lawsuit alleges

ABA Abroad

Indian scholar’s release from detention shows importance of international human rights work

Law Firms

Pay is at least partly restored at these law firms; some lawyers will get bonuses

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