3587 ABA Journal California articles.
Following an earlier announcement
that the California bar exam for July would be pushed back to September because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the California Supreme Court has announced that the test may be moved to October.
Jun 11, 2020 2:26 PM CDT
The first black Connecticut Supreme Court chief justice sent a letter to employees of the state’s judicial system Tuesday, urging them to “double and even triple our efforts to provide equal justice for all those that we serve.”
Jun 11, 2020 10:48 AM CDT
AG Barr says ‘witches’ brew’ of extremist groups caused violence
U.S. Attorney General William Barr said at a press conference Thursday that many African Americans lack confidence in the American…
Jun 4, 2020 3:38 PM CDT
California’s Commission on Judicial Performance has ordered the removal of Justice Jeffrey Johnson
from the California Courts of Appeal for misconduct that included unwanted touching and sexual harassment.
Jun 3, 2020 12:29 PM CDT
The National Conference of Bar Examiners announced Monday that remote offerings will be available in October for the multistate bar exam, the multistate essay exam and the multistate performance test.
Jun 2, 2020 10:22 AM CDT
Two Federal Protective Service officers were shot outside the federal courthouse in Oakland, California, on Friday night. Only one survived, and he is in critical condition.
Jun 1, 2020 1:00 PM CDT
A divided U.S. Supreme Court refused Friday night to block restrictions on religious services in California.
Jun 1, 2020 9:55 AM CDT
The woman who accused former Vice President Joe Biden of sexual assault has been dropped by her law firm and is facing accusations that she misstated her educational qualifications when she testified as an expert witness for California prosecutors.
May 27, 2020 12:53 PM CDT
A California agency has filed a sexual harassment lawsuit alleging that the production companies that made the TV show Criminal Minds
failed to prevent an alleged hostile work environment that persisted for 14 years.
May 27, 2020 10:27 AM CDT
As early as the 1930s, presidents were considering putting the first woman on the U.S. Supreme Court. So, who were these other candidates on the short list, and why did it take until 1981 for Sandra Day O'Connor to become the first female justice?
May 20, 2020 11:51 AM CDT
A California judge has received a public admonishment for making inappropriate remarks about litigious parents and referencing religion during a family law proceeding.
May 19, 2020 11:15 AM CDT
Judge orders LA to find shelter for homeless near freeways
On Friday, U.S. District Judge David Carter ordered the county and city of Los Angeles to find shelter for…
May 18, 2020 4:47 PM CDT
Tech platform pioneered by 3 law firms will synchronize legal projects
Three law firms have pioneered a new open-industry platform called Lupl to collaborate with corporate clients on complex legal…
May 15, 2020 4:19 PM CDT
The State Bar of California’s board of trustees approved the most ambitious of three regulatory sandbox proposals to test new and innovative ways of delivering legal services it considered during its meeting Thursday.
May 15, 2020 10:33 AM CDT
“The coronavirus is exposing the dangers of being a gig worker—you have no benefits, no health care, and no one to one to speak for you,” says lawyer Michael P. Maslanka, a labor and employment law expert in Texas. “I think this crisis is so severe that it will change the mindsets of the people, and when the mindsets of the people change, laws change.”
May 12, 2020 8:00 AM CDT
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