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Lawyer’s ‘glib’ coronavirus tweet spurs outrage and death threats
California lawyer Scott McMillan decided to weigh in after President Donald Trump tweeted about the need for Americans to get back to work.
Afternoon Briefs: GCs are overloaded with coronavirus webinars; former judge dies at 88

General counsels are overloaded with COVID-19 emails and webinar invites

Corporate clients are inundated with emails and webinar invitations from law firms offering information on the novel coronavirus, according to…

On-campus interviews in January? Top law schools consider delays amid law firm pressure

Columbia Law School has decided to push back on-campus interviews for summer associates until January 2021 amid pressure from law firms, according to a published report.

Several other law schools…

Klobuchar’s law prof husband is hospitalized with COVID-19

Democratic U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota has announced that her law professor husband, John Bessler, has tested positive for COVID-19 and is hospitalized in Virginia.

Klobuchar said in a…

Above the Law founder David Lat is put on a ventilator after COVID-19 diagnosis

Updated: Above the Law founder David Lat is in critical condition and has been put on a ventilator after being diagnosed with the novel coronavirus, according to a news report…

Lawyer with early diagnosis of COVID-19 is recovering; another dies from complications
A New York lawyer who was one of the first people in New York diagnosed with the novel coronavirus is recovering.
NALP report shows historically high offer rate for summer associates; what’s to come?
Offer rates from summer associate programs reached a historic high of nearly 98% last year, according to a report by the National Association for Law Placement.
Lawyer suspended for boosting law school grades in Williams & Connolly application
The New Jersey Supreme Court has suspended a lawyer who falsified a law school transcript when he sought a job with Williams & Connolly.
Lawyers are supposed to plan for the worst, so how can you ease COVID-19 anxiety?

Are you someone who rarely, if ever, calls friends just to catch up? If you prefer texting to spontaneous small talk, you might want to rethink things—especially now.

President of the Legal Services Corp. reflects on his tenure

Asked to reflect on his nine-year tenure as president of the Legal Services Corp., Jim Sandman says he is proud of many things that he and his team accomplished. In this new Legal Rebels Podcast episode, he speaks with the ABA Journal’s Victor Li.

Afternoon Briefs: Mueller indictment of Russian firms tossed; ex-juvenile delinquent now a lawyer

Judge tosses indictment of Russian firms at prosecutors’ request

U.S. District Judge Dabney Friedrich granted prosecutors’ request Monday to toss an indictment against two Russian companies accused of…

ATL founder David Lat announces on social media that he has the coronavirus

Besides announcing his situation in a tweet, Lat made the announcement in a Facebook post, thanking people for their “prayers, sympathies and good wishes,” and apologizing if he unknowingly infected anyone.

Mistrial declared after coughing, ill lawyer tries questioning witness via courthouse speakerphone
A Manhattan judge declared a mistrial Monday after an ill lawyer tried to question a witness from a speakerphone in a courthouse conference room and then acknowledged that he couldn’t continue.
Lead House impeachment counsel tests positive for coronavirus
The former lead counsel for the House Intelligence Committee during President Donald Trump's impeachment proceedings has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
Robert Saunooke champions Native American issues in his career and in the ABA

The universe unfolds as it is intended. That’s the mantra Robert Saunooke has called on for motivation through much of his life. It guided the citizen and enrolled member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians through challenges he encountered during his childhood and opportunities he embraced as he built a practice focused on representing Native American tribes and their members.

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