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Appeals court lifts TRO against Mary Trump publisher
A New York appeals court on Wednesday lifted a temporary restraining order that blocked Simon & Schuster from publishing a tell-all book…
Jul 2, 2020 4:51 PM CDT
The legal industry added 7,500 jobs in June, the second month of job gains after a huge loss in April.
Jul 2, 2020 2:50 PM CDT
Katten Muchin Rosenman’s decision to lay off
some furloughed staff members may be followed by more announcements of layoffs at other law firms, according to legal industry experts.
Jul 2, 2020 12:33 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to decide whether the House Judiciary Committee may access redacted grand jury materials referenced in the report by former special counsel Robert Mueller.
Jul 2, 2020 11:25 AM CDT
Despite public health concerns, Arizona is going forward with its plans for an in-person bar exam on July 28 and 29, but it will also offer a remote bar in October, the state supreme court announced Wednesday.
Jul 2, 2020 11:15 AM CDT
The Iowa Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that a no-pets building in Iowa City, Iowa, should not have allowed a new tenant to have an emotional support dog after an objection by another tenant with severe allergies.
Jul 2, 2020 11:03 AM CDT
A federal appeals court has ruled that a Pennsylvania school district violated a high school cheerleader’s First Amendment rights when it kicked her off the squad for a Snapchat message.
Jul 2, 2020 10:03 AM CDT
As businesses reopen, the practice of asking customers to sign COVID-19 liability waivers is increasing throughout the United States, but it is uncertain how much weight those waivers will carry in court. And if the businesses aren’t complying with safety guidelines concerning COVID-19, they may still be found liable.
Jul 2, 2020 9:33 AM CDT
Two recent events—around the same time in different parts of the country—starkly exposed the pernicious nature of systemic racism: One resulted in murder; the other could have. Both offer somber lessons for the legal profession and clients’ organizations about the need to identify and root out bias in their policies, practices and culture.
Jul 2, 2020 8:00 AM CDT
Prosecutor resigns over shared Facebook post
A Texas prosecutor resigned Monday after she shared a Facebook post that appeared to compare protesters with Nazis. Assistant District Attorney Kaylynn Williford of…
Jul 1, 2020 4:40 PM CDT
ABA President Judy Perry Martinez said Wednesday the ABA is “deeply concerned” by China’s new national security legislation, which is designed to curb anti-government demonstrations in Hong Kong.
Jul 1, 2020 3:54 PM CDT
An administrative law judge and government lawyer have been suspended from law practice for participating in an email chain with a group of lawyers calling themselves the “Forum of Hate.”
Jul 1, 2020 1:21 PM CDT
U.S. District Judge Cormac J. Carney has stepped down from his post as chief judge for the Central District of California because of a controversial comment that he made about a Black court official.
Jul 1, 2020 11:38 AM CDT
Massachusetts and Florida announced Wednesday that they will administer remote bar exams because of COVID-19 concerns.
Jul 1, 2020 10:49 AM CDT
A federal appeals court affirmed a decision Tuesday to grant bail
to two lawyers charged in a Molotov cocktail attack on an unoccupied police car.
Jul 1, 2020 10:19 AM CDT
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