456 ABA Journal Arizona articles.
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
The Arizona Supreme Court said on Thursday a man sentenced to prison for life will be eligible for parole, despite a state law that eliminated the privilege in 1993.
Mar 6, 2020 12:29 PM CST
On Wednesday, a federal appeals court granted the Trump administration’s request to allow the “remain in Mexico” policy to stay in effect while also reaffirming that it ruled correctly when it deemed the policy to be unlawful last week.
Mar 5, 2020 12:33 PM CST
The University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law has started a two-year pilot project that licenses a small group of nonlawyers to give limited legal advice on civil matters stemming from domestic violence. The individuals will be known as licensed legal advocates.
Feb 6, 2020 3:18 PM CST
Which Supreme Court justices attended the State of the Union?
Only four justices attended the State of the Union on Tuesday. Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. was there, even…
Feb 5, 2020 3:55 PM CST
An Arizona lawyer has been reprimanded for lifting quotes from U.S. Supreme Court justices on her application for a seat on the state’s court of appeals.
Feb 3, 2020 10:37 AM CST
Is the ‘Trump Bump’ still a thing?
Politics continue to play a role in law school applicants’ decision-making processes, according to recent surveys from Kaplan Test Prep, but less so…
Jan 29, 2020 3:07 PM CST
Kim Kardashian West completes first year of legal studies
Kim Kardashian West says she has completed her first year of legal studies in a four-year apprenticeship program that can…
Jan 21, 2020 3:20 PM CST
The ABA is urging the U.S. Supreme Court to hear a case that “presents one of the increasing number of instances in which a prosecutor’s office has conditioned the release of an unlawfully convicted defendant on his agreement to a new plea—rather than vacating the prior conviction before bringing any new charges.”
Jan 14, 2020 10:46 AM CST
The Trump administration can now tap $3.6 billion in military construction funds to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday.
Jan 10, 2020 11:07 AM CST
Judge tosses Arpaio defamation suit claiming ‘leftist enmity’ constituted actual malice
U.S. District Judge Royce Lamberth of Washington, D.C., has tossed a defamation lawsuit filed by former Maricopa County, Arizona,…
Nov 6, 2019 4:32 PM CST
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