466 ABA Journal Arizona articles.
The Trump campaign's legal strategy is faltering partly because of ethics rules requiring lawyers to be candid with courts and avoid frivolous claims, according to a law professor who teaches legal ethics.
Nov 23, 2020 2:19 PM CST
A federal judge in Washington, D.C., has ordered twice-per-day sweeps of postal facilities in states with extended ballot deadlines to ensure that ballots are delivered to election officials that same day.
Nov 6, 2020 10:19 AM CST
Voters in several states loosened drug laws Tuesday, going so far in Oregon as to legalize
psychedelic mushrooms and to decriminalize small amounts of heroin and other drugs.
Nov 4, 2020 11:39 AM CST
The ABA asked Congress on Tuesday to quickly take action to protect federal judges and their families in the wake of a July attack at the home of U.S. District Judge Esther Salas of New Jersey.
Oct 28, 2020 3:19 PM CDT
An Arizona panel has called for court officials in the state and throughout the country to do more to address the threat of disinformation targeting the justice system.
Oct 5, 2020 3:04 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to review two Arizona election policies that were struck down by a federal appeals court for violating the federal law protecting voting rights for minorities.
Oct 2, 2020 3:40 PM CDT
Backup driver for self-driving car is charged after crash death
A backup driver for an Uber self-driving test vehicle has been charged with negligent homicide for a March 2018 crash…
Sep 18, 2020 3:01 PM CDT
Arizona has become the second state in recent weeks to approve opening its doors to nonlawyer ownership or investment in law firms, concepts that previously have faced strong resistance in the United States.
Aug 28, 2020 2:20 PM CDT
Fennemore Craig will merge with California law firm Dowling Aaron, creating a law firm with 180 lawyers. Fennemore Craig CEO James Goodnow said the merger will make the combined firm “a dominant player in agriculture business and water law” in the U.S.
Jul 29, 2020 9:15 AM CDT
Some states with the highest amount of lawyers per capita also have rural areas with few, if any, attorneys, according to the 2020 ABA Profile of the Legal Profession
Jul 28, 2020 9:08 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
A federal appeals court in a pair of rulings held Friday that the Trump administration’s diversion of military money to build a wall between the United States and Mexico was illegal.
Jun 26, 2020 3:26 PM CDT
A former California state and federal trial judge told Congress Thursday that COVID-19 has opened the judiciary to new technology, and he doesn’t expect that “we’re ever going back to where we were before.”
Jun 26, 2020 11:59 AM CDT
Lawyer pleads guilty in illegal adoption scheme
A lawyer and former assessor in Maricopa County, Arizona, pleaded guilty Friday to human smuggling and communications fraud in connection with an Jun 22, 2020 4:56 PM CDT
An ethics proposal in New Jersey would create an exception to the duty of client confidentiality when a lawyer has information that an innocent person has been wrongly incarcerated.
May 28, 2020 10:06 AM CDT
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