ABA Journal articles.
Deloitte launches legal business services in US
Deloitte announced Monday it is launching its Legal Business Services unit in the United States to help corporate legal departments streamline and automate…
Jul 13, 2020 4:15 PM CDT
Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone has laid off and furloughed some lawyers as a result of the economic slowdown caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jul 13, 2020 2:55 PM CDT
State Bar of Texas President Larry McDougal is apologizing for his online comments about Black Lives Matter that brought calls for his resignation and condemnation from other bar leaders.
Jul 13, 2020 2:45 PM CDT
A Dorsey & Whitney blog post about a lawyer's failed class action lawsuit wasn't defamatory, the New York-based 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on Thursday.
Jul 13, 2020 10:50 AM CDT
ABA President Judy Perry Martinez on Monday criticized President Donald Trump's decision to commute the sentence of his friend and former campaign adviser Roger Stone.
Jul 13, 2020 8:51 AM CDT
Trump’s former personal lawyer returns to jail after refusing home confinement terms
Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer, was returned to jail Thursday after refusing to sign a…
Jul 10, 2020 4:56 PM CDT
Large law firms and legal clinics are partnering with the American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana in its campaign "to dismantle racially discriminatory policing practices."
Jul 10, 2020 3:31 PM CDT
Several courthouses across Georgia shut down this week as judges and staff tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
Jul 10, 2020 2:12 PM CDT
A Florida lawyer has been suspended after sending a string of disparaging emails and text messages to the treasurer of a condo association.
Jul 10, 2020 11:57 AM CDT
A Texas judge who was wrongfully convicted can only sue one of the four prosecutors she named in a lawsuit, a federal appeals court ruled Monday.
Jul 10, 2020 10:59 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court granted Facebook Inc.’s request Thursday to review a proposed class action that accuses the social media company of sending unwanted text messages.
Jul 10, 2020 9:49 AM CDT
Judge asks full DC Circuit to reconsider Flynn order
U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan wants another chance to persuade a federal appeals court to allow him to scrutinize a prosecution…
Jul 9, 2020 4:56 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed on Thursday to decide whether an evangelizing college student may receive nominal damages from a state college for an alleged free speech violation that happened under a policy that has since been discarded.
Jul 9, 2020 3:27 PM CDT
A year after suing the University of Idaho for civil rights violations, Shaakirrah Sanders, the law school’s first Black full professor, filed an amended complaint
earlier this week with some new allegations.
Jul 9, 2020 3:13 PM CDT
Contract public defenders in Indiana who earn median pay make only about $5.16 per hour after covering overhead expenses, according to a June study by the Indiana Public Defender Commission.
Jul 9, 2020 2:42 PM CDT
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