1347 ABA Journal Contracts articles.
A California appeals court has revived a lawsuit alleging that Drinker Biddle & Reath broke its promise to retain a lawyer as long as she "performed as an average associate."
Apr 6, 2021 11:02 AM CDT
Uber must pay $1.1M after drivers discriminated against woman who is blind, arbitrator says
Uber has been ordered to pay a San Francisco woman—who is blind and uses a…
Apr 1, 2021 4:18 PM CDT
Selective opportunities for law students, including law review membership, judicial clerkships and large law firm association positions, are largely based on first-year grades. And the tradition leaves out many "exceptional students," according to a March 22 working paper that studied classes between 1979 and 2019 at an unnamed top 20 law school.
Mar 24, 2021 11:07 AM CDT
A lawyer who successfully sued his home remodeling contractor isn't entitled to full attorney fees requested because of a trial judge’s finding that he had overlitigated the matter, a California appeals court ruled Tuesday.
Mar 11, 2021 1:51 PM CST
A federal judge in Chicago has ruled that pandemic-related business closings and capacity limits can qualify as a “direct physical loss” to property that is covered by "business interruption" policies.
Mar 4, 2021 9:54 AM CST
Federal judge blocks Biden’s deportation moratorium
U.S. District Judge Drew Tipton of Texas has blocked President Joe Biden’s moratorium on many deportations. Tipton ruled Tuesday in a Texas lawsuit…
Jan 26, 2021 4:38 PM CST
Official with AG group resigns after ‘stop the steal’ robocall
Adam Piper, the executive director of the Republican Attorneys General Association, has resigned after the group’s fundraising arm urged supporters…
Jan 13, 2021 4:40 PM CST
The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed more legal departments to cut spending on outside counsel, according to a new report from global research and advisory firm Gartner Inc.
Dec 18, 2020 12:26 PM CST
Dec 1, 2020 1:30 AM CST
2020 was my third year writing this legal technology column for the ABA Journal. When I put pen to paper—so to speak—to write my first column of the year back in January, I had no inkling of the upheaval and disruption that would soon befall our country and the world.
Nov 23, 2020 10:50 AM CST
Building for Good was launched in October 2019 by members of the ABA Forum on Construction Law. Their mission is to offer construction lawyers more pro bono opportunities and relieve the financial burden on organizations that need construction law services.
Nov 23, 2020 8:50 AM CST
Schulte Roth & Zabel has filed a $10 million lawsuit claiming that its Manhattan landlord failed to abide by lease provisions requiring rent abatement in an emergency.
Oct 29, 2020 12:14 PM CDT
Locke Lord has agreed to pay $150,000 to resolve allegations that a predecessor law firm discriminated against 22 female associates by paying them lower bonuses than their male colleagues.
Oct 6, 2020 10:54 AM CDT
Trump offered SCOTUS nomination to Barrett the same day he met with her
President Donald Trump offered the U.S. Supreme Court nomination to Judge Amy Coney Barrett on Sept. 21,…
Sep 30, 2020 4:21 PM CDT
This type of software is grounded in machine learning and natural language processing, and it assists lawyers in analyzing contracts for their clients more effectively and efficiently, saving tons of time and money, writes lawyer and author Nicole Black.
Sep 29, 2020 9:00 AM CDT
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