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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died on Friday from complications from metastatic cancer of the pancreas, the Supreme Court has announced. NPR
reports that she dictated to her granddaughter Clara Spera this message: "My most fervent wish is that I will not be replaced until a new president is installed."
Sep 18, 2020 6:44 PM CDT
Federal judge blocks US Postal Service changes
Ruling from the bench Thursday, U.S. District Judge Stanley Bastian of Yakima, Washington, blocked U.S. Postal Service changes that slowed mail delivery. Ruling…
Sep 17, 2020 4:34 PM CDT
Bill Gates Sr., lawyer and ABA Medal winner, dies at 94
Lawyer and 2009 ABA Medal winner Bill Gates Sr. has died at age 94. Gates was a name…
Sep 16, 2020 4:55 PM CDT
A lawsuit by law graduates who have disabilities says they will be forced to take the California bar exam in person because of a failure to provide accommodations for a remote test.
Sep 16, 2020 9:39 AM CDT
A group of deans from ABA-accredited law schools in California have asked the California Supreme Court to change its online October bar exam to an open-book format with no remote proctoring.
Sep 14, 2020 2:45 PM CDT
The ABA Standing Committee on the Federal Judiciary has given a “not qualified” rating to Kathryn Kimball Mizelle, a nominee to the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.
Sep 10, 2020 2:58 PM CDT
7th Circuit weighs in on federal judge’s order to curb COVID-19 at Cook County Jail
The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at Chicago affirmed Tuesday most of a federal…
Sep 9, 2020 3:50 PM CDT
When leaders of the Vanderbilt Law Review realized they would meet remotely this semester, they also realized they wouldn’t need to collect the dues that usually pay for their space and supplies. Rather than dwelling on the COVID-19 pandemic and how it prevented them from coming together, the VLR’s executive editor says they saw it as an opportunity to put their dues to good use.
Sep 9, 2020 11:55 AM CDT
A lawyer in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, with a history of sexual misconduct has been disbarred by the South Carolina Supreme Court.
Sep 8, 2020 11:09 AM CDT
The ABA Standing Committee on Legal Aid and Indigent Defense is celebrating its 100th anniversary by also celebrating the contributions two young lawyers have made to advance access to justice in their communities.
Sep 3, 2020 9:25 AM CDT
A federal judge has chastised the Kentucky “Bar Bureaucracy” for its treatment of a bar applicant diagnosed with bipolar disorder, even as he tossed her lawsuit alleging violations of disability law and the equal protection clause.
Sep 1, 2020 2:36 PM CDT
A Kentucky judge should be removed from office for a pattern of misconduct that included firing an employee so she could hire her former pastor, with whom she had a romantic relationship, the Kentucky Judicial Conduct Commission has found.
Sep 1, 2020 9:47 AM CDT
A former Washington inmate claims in a lawsuit that he pleaded guilty to two felony charges after getting bad advice from an appointed lawyer who wasn’t licensed in the state.
Aug 31, 2020 12:42 PM CDT
A federal judge in Seattle has tossed a lawyer’s $1.5 million defamation lawsuit against Avvo for allegedly posting false information that made him look “terrible.”
Aug 28, 2020 2:17 PM CDT
: Despite the distance between them, an appellate judge from Washington, D.C., and four attorneys from around the country came together virtually Thursday to receive the 2020 Margaret Brent Women Lawyers of Achievement Awards.
Aug 27, 2020 1:41 PM CDT
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