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Afternoon Briefs: State justice contracts COVID-19; $50M verdict upheld for man kept in police storage room

Election Law

Top state court reverses order that would’ve added fear of COVID-19 to absentee voting excuses

Immigration Law

Federal judge orders weekly COVID-19 tests for immigrants at California detention center

Ethics

State supreme court suspends former judge accused of harboring boyfriend sought in robbery

U.S. Supreme Court

Public approval for SCOTUS surges after latest blockbuster term, report says

News Roundup

Afternoon Briefs: BigLaw firm eases pay cuts; virtual law firm expands into US

Law Firms

Former Reed Smith lawyer sues law firm for alleged discrimination after receiving concussion

Law Firms

Former Pierce Bainbridge paralegal sues firm and ex-partner over alleged sex assault

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

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