3550 ABA Journal Bar Associations articles.
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
An overbilling lawsuit filed against K&L Gates on Monday alleges the law firm used multiple techniques to increase its fees fraudulently while representing a company in a suit over a failed lease agreement.
Aug 26, 2020 11:48 AM CDT
3 fully online law schools get California accreditation
On Friday, California accreditation was given to three online law schools—the Concord Law School at Purdue University Global, the Northwestern California University…
Aug 25, 2020 4:13 PM CDT
The Hanover Insurance Group has refused to renew malpractice coverage for the lawyer representing the whistleblower whose complaint
led to impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump.
Aug 25, 2020 9:38 AM CDT
When contracting with the city of Philadelphia to provide foster care services, Catholic Social Services must adhere to the government’s nondiscrimination policies, the ABA told the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday.
Aug 21, 2020 3:00 PM CDT
New York has announced reciprocity agreements with some jurisdictions also offering the October online bar exam, which will use National Conference of Bar Examiners testing materials.
Aug 19, 2020 9:56 AM CDT
The Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School announced Monday that it is closing its Grand Rapids, Michigan, campus and consolidating operations in the state at its Lansing, Michigan, location.
Aug 19, 2020 9:46 AM CDT
The National Conference of Bar Examiners has a remote proctoring requirement for states using its testing materials in October online bar exams. However, according to one of three bar exam software providers that recently pulled out of the online exam, the mandate may not be possible to carry out.
Aug 18, 2020 2:41 PM CDT
“The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex,” reads the 19th Amendment, which was ratified on this day 100 years ago.
Aug 18, 2020 1:00 PM CDT
A Florida lawyer was held at gunpoint and forced out of her car after allegedly leading a Florida Keys deputy on a high-speed chase, according to an arrest report. She later suggested that they go out for pizza, the report said.
Aug 18, 2020 11:13 AM CDT
Kentucky’s Legal Aid of the Bluegrass bought a Mercedes Sprinter van outfitted with a mobile law office. Iowa Legal Aid opened its state’s first medical-legal partnership in a…
Aug 17, 2020 1:50 PM CDT
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