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Family Law

Utah Supreme Court rules for adult adoptee who wanted to unseal records for medical and genetic information

Technology

Use of ChatGPT to support fee bid is ‘utterly and unusually unpersuasive,’ federal judge says

Family Law

Leaving kids home alone wasn’t endangerment, state supreme court says; ‘no parent can shield a child from all risks’

Ethics

Judge ‘pantomimed something similar to a lap dance’ on public defender’s wife at outing, ethics complaint alleges

Trusts & Estates

Woman who says she found her father on 23andMe sues after learning of wrongful death settlement

Criminal Justice

Texas lawyer’s sentence for spiking wife’s drinks with abortion drug was ‘profound injustice,’ she says

Judiciary

Federal judge refuses to order reinstatement of 96-year-old federal appeals judge, her second loss in a week

Trials & Litigation

Ex-Greenberg Traurig partner’s defamation suit against blogger is ‘replete with unnecessary commentary,’ judge says

Your Voice

Am I losing my mind? How to maintain cognitive abilities as senior lawyers age

Judiciary

Federal appeals judge, 96, fails to overturn suspension order for refusing to cooperate in fitness probe

Feature

Family Limbo: Movement to repeal a Clinton-era law sparks debate about foster care and adoption

Members Who Inspire

GC Fatheree III uses real estate law skills for history-making pro bono cases

Trials & Litigation

Client escapes sanction for lawyer’s refusal to appear on camera in Zoom deposition

Ethics

Contract requiring exiting lawyer to pay fee for every client he takes can’t be enforced, top state court says

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The Modern Law Library

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Year in Review

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U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court declines to consider challenge to conversion-therapy ban; 3 justices would have heard case

The National Pulse

Does artificial intelligence discriminate in child neglect case assessments?

Contracts

Trying to kill ex-husband with hatchet violates separation agreement’s covenant of good faith, state appeals court says

Judiciary

Judges ‘do not do double duty as sheriffs,’ 4th Circuit says in denying judicial immunity for home search

Criminal Justice

Bank robber who became Georgetown Law prof faces new criminal charges

Immigration Law

Migrant family-separation settlement provides path to asylum, 8-year ban on Trump-era policy

Homelessness

California aims to expand mental health treatment with new conservatorship definition of ‘gravely disabled’

Criminal Justice

Lawyer said to have BigLaw connection arrested after young children found alone at beach

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