Career & Practice
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Judge strikes down CDC eviction moratorium
U.S. District Judge J. Campbell Barker of Tyler, Texas, has struck down a moratorium on most residential evictions by the U.S. Centers for…
Feb 26, 2021 3:10 PM CST
Mental health and lawyer ethics experts are warning that financial stress and isolation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic may push lawyers to act imprudently or unethically.
Feb 26, 2021 12:01 PM CST
California opens applications for retroactive bar admission
Provisional licensure applications, for people who recently did not pass the California bar exam but would have with the new cut score, are…
Feb 25, 2021 3:39 PM CST
Three federal judges told a House subcommittee
Wednesday about case delays and high workloads as lawmakers considered whether to expand the number of federal judgeships.
Feb 25, 2021 12:08 PM CST
A former Hunton & Williams partner who was convicted in a $1.9 million fraudulent real estate scheme will lose his law firm retirement account to the federal government as a result of a federal judge’s ruling last week.
Feb 25, 2021 9:24 AM CST
Lawyers charged in Molotov cocktail attack mull plea offers
Two lawyers charged in a Molotov cocktail attack on an unoccupied police car are reviewing plea offers, according to a…
Feb 24, 2021 3:26 PM CST
A suspended Pennsylvania lawyer pleaded guilty Monday to identity theft and related offenses for opening credit cards using the identities of his ex-wife and former mother-in-law.
Feb 24, 2021 9:50 AM CST
Sometimes you just have to tear something down and start over again—like when you were a child and built a house of blocks or constructed a bridge with your Erector set, and it came tumbling down. You discovered too late that the foundation was not strong. It needed a redo.
Feb 24, 2021 9:23 AM CST
Solo practitioners had a harder time weathering the initial economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic than others in the legal industry, according to a new report that cloud-based company Clio released on Tuesday.
Feb 24, 2021 9:19 AM CST
Lawyer refers election lawyer for discipline
U.S. District Judge James Boasberg of the District of Columbia has referred a Minneapolis lawyer to a court grievance committee for possible discipline after…
Feb 23, 2021 4:39 PM CST
West Virginia lawyer who fled the country has pleaded guilty to a felony charge after being accused of overbilling for criminal defense work.
Feb 23, 2021 11:28 AM CST
Following Texas’ freezing February weather, which led to power outages, disrupted water service and more than 20 deaths, according to CNN
, the Texas Board of Law Examiners announced Friday that it would offer a makeup bar exam in March in addition to the test that starts Tuesday.
Feb 23, 2021 10:00 AM CST
The challenges confronting the legal profession as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic have been a prime focus of the 2021 ABA Midyear Meeting.
Feb 22, 2021 4:51 PM CST
The right of bar examinees to bring tampons and pads with them was addressed in a measure overwhelmingly approved by the House of Delegates at the ABA Midyear Meeting on Monday.
Feb 22, 2021 3:53 PM CST
Since taking office, ABA President Patricia Lee Refo has maintained a schedule of events that would've once been unimaginable.
Feb 22, 2021 3:46 PM CST
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