494 ABA Journal Arizona articles.
Elevate, a nonlawyer-owned alternative legal services provider, has been approved to operate in Arizona in tandem with an integrated law firm, the company announced Thursday
Jan 14, 2022 11:25 AM CST
Some states are changing the rules for peremptory challenges—and in one case, eliminating them altogether—in an effort to eliminate racial bias in jury selection.
Dec 22, 2021 3:32 PM CST
Represented by his former law professor, a graduate of Arizona State University’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law is seeking admission to the bar, despite a bar exam score that was five points too low.
Nov 9, 2021 10:51 AM CST
A federal judge in Phoenix has formally reprimanded Littler Mendelson for “baseless legal and factual statements” made in a court document while defending DISH Network in a disability bias case.
Oct 7, 2021 11:58 AM CDT
Britney Spears’ father is suspended as conservator
Judge Brenda Penny of Los Angeles on Wednesday suspended Britney Spears’ father, Jamie Spears, from his position as conservator for the pop…
Oct 1, 2021 12:09 PM CDT
Twenty Republican-led states sued the Biden administration Monday claiming that protections for transgender people, including access to bathrooms and locker rooms, are invalid under federal law.
Sep 1, 2021 10:12 AM CDT
There will soon be a big change for jury selection in Arizona. The Arizona Supreme Court published a rule modification Friday ending the use of peremptory challenges in civil and criminal cases. It will be implemented Jan. 1.
Aug 30, 2021 3:46 PM CDT
States with laws that prohibit indoor masking requirements, including at schools, might discriminate against students at risk for severe illness if they contract the COVID-19 virus, according to an Aug. 30 news release
from the U.S. Department of Education.
Aug 30, 2021 2:12 PM CDT
Obtaining an alternative business structure license would allow LegalZoom to hire attorneys as employees to provide legal advice directly to customers rather than relying on an independent network of lawyers.
Aug 16, 2021 9:55 AM CDT
US lawyer in Hong Kong sentenced to prison
Samuel Bickett, a U.S. lawyer in Hong Kong, has been sentenced to four months and two weeks in jail for intervening…
Jul 9, 2021 4:24 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 6-3 Thursday that two Arizona voting restrictions do not violate Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act.
Jul 1, 2021 9:30 AM CDT
Federal juror’s internet research cost over $11K
A federal judge in New Jersey has held a juror in contempt and fined him more than $11,000 for conducting internet research on…
Jun 30, 2021 4:35 PM CDT
Rudy Giuliani’s law license was suspended in New York on Thursday for “demonstrably false and misleading statements” to bolster a narrative that the 2020 presidential election was stolen from former President Donald Trump.
Jun 24, 2021 12:50 PM CDT
Arizona officials have “gone to considerable lengths to revive the state’s mothballed gas chamber,” according to a recently released report
by the Guardian.
Jun 7, 2021 9:02 AM CDT
Future civil rights lawyers receive scholarships
The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund has named the first 10 “Marshall-Motley Scholars,” who will receive law school scholarships in exchange for May 18, 2021 3:52 PM CDT
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