11844 ABA Journal Career & Practice articles.
Oct 3, 2023 3:10 PM CDThas promoted 205 lawyers to partner, the highest number that it has ever reported.
Oct 3, 2023 12:53 PM CDT
The usual phrase used by U.S. Supreme Court dissenters is “I respectfully dissent.” But some justices dropped “respectfully” in major dissents last term and in their joint dissent in the 2022 Supreme Court decision overturning the right to abortion.
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Justice Clarence Thomas recused himself on Monday when the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear the case of former Chapman University law professor John Eastman, who wanted to vacate…
Oct 2, 2023 4:15 PM CDT
The New York trial judge who is presiding in the state’s civil fraud trial against former President Donald Trump is a former cab driver and music teacher who has a penchant for pop culture references and puns.
Oct 2, 2023 1:25 PM CDT
Dress code expectations for lawyers are evoked in the name of professionalism and steeped in tradition. But advocates say that centuries-old grooming dictates have negatively impacted people of color, women, those with disabilities and LGBTQ folks and need to evolve. Many question their necessity.
Oct 1, 2023 4:10 AM CDT
“Trust in our institutions of government is a central tenet of our democracy. As lawyers, we are acutely aware that our democracy depends on faith in our court systems. … As members of the American Bar Association, it is our duty to safeguard and further our nearly century-long commitment as national leaders in defining the parameters of legal and judicial ethics.”
Oct 1, 2023 3:50 AM CDT
Attorneys across the globe are tapping into a not-so-secret resource that is saving them time, money and brain expenditure.
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When I interviewed for a summer associate position, I aimed for a firm with the people and culture I thought would help me understand what it meant to be an attorney for the biggest companies in the world. Five years later, those same people would help me face the biggest challenge of my life and a new set of terrifying letters: ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, better known as Lou Gehrig’s disease).
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“It’s been my goal to try to change the imagery of what attorneys look like to kids,” says Okoye Morgan Jr., founder and general counsel of The Black Law Company in Tampa, Florida.
Oct 1, 2023 2:40 AM CDT
Elizabeth Rindskopf Parker has spent decades dealing with national security. Today, Parker’s focus isn’t spies, surveillance or foreign governments. It’s education—specifically, inadequate civic education from elementary school to graduate school. When Americans don’t understand the foundations of their democracy, they are susceptible to misinformation and manipulation, she says. In her view, civic education is a national security imperative.
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