421 ABA Journal Connecticut articles.
Iowa governor restores voting rights for many ex-felons
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds on Wednesday signed an executive order restoring voting rights for many felons who have completed detention, probation and…
Aug 5, 2020 4:38 PM CDT
Allen & Overy reveals its ‘stay gap’
Allen & Overy is the first major law firm to disclose its “stay gap”—the difference in retention between minority and white lawyers. Black,…
Jul 30, 2020 4:39 PM CDT
A recent surge in COVID-19 cases prompted the federal court in San Francisco to announce Thursday that it would postpone jury trials until October.
Jul 24, 2020 3:09 PM CDT
Katten converts some furloughs into layoffs
Katten Muchin Rosenman has decided to lay off some employees it had furloughed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The firm is…
Jun 30, 2020 3:11 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
While law students advocate for diploma privilege, and a growing number of deans are asking state supreme courts to consider supervised practice for 2020 graduates, the National Conference of Bar Examiners plans to proceed with administering the bar exam.
Apr 6, 2020 3:43 PM CDT
A Connecticut appeals court has vacated a judge’s order sealing two documents about a beach property that she owned in Maine after a law professor stepped in to argue for their release.
Feb 12, 2020 2:05 PM CST
A Connecticut judge ruled Monday that prosecutors can introduce evidence from a slain woman’s Fitbit that is inconsistent with her husband’s story about a masked intruder shooting her in the head.
Jan 28, 2020 2:21 PM CST
Lawyer appointed to pro bono case can’t avoid representation, federal judge rules
A Connecticut lawyer appointed as pro bono counsel in a prisoner’s civil rights case doesn’t qualify for an…
Jan 14, 2020 4:37 PM CST
Paul Skalnik learned about the benefits of being a jailhouse informant when he was in the Harris County Jail in Texas in 1978 for passing bad checks.
Dec 6, 2019 12:15 PM CST
Lawyers make the lowest average salary in Montana and the highest average salary in California, according to data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Nov 20, 2019 10:55 AM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to hear an appeal by the maker of the Bushmaster semi-automatic rifle in a suit seeking to hold the gun manufacturer liable for the shootings at the Sandy Hook Elementary School.
Nov 12, 2019 12:20 PM CST
The Connecticut Supreme Court has ruled that an agreement to destroy frozen embryos upon divorce is a contract that can be enforced by one of the parties.
Nov 1, 2019 10:18 AM CDT
For much of the past 13 years, attorney Timothy Hollister has battled local elected officials here on behalf of a developer who wants to build more affordable housing in one of America’s wealthiest towns.
Sep 27, 2019 11:21 AM CDT
Sep 1, 2019 1:50 AM CDT
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