872 ABA Journal COVID-19 articles.
The San Diego Superior Court system has utilized remote hearings amid the COVID-19 pandemic to keep court business moving forward. Under a bill the California legislature approved unanimously last week, courts across the country’s most populous state would be permitted to continue hosting remote hearings in civil proceedings.
Sep 16, 2021 2:10 PM CDT
For the July 2021 Multistate Bar Examination, which had 45,872 test-takers, the national mean scaled score was 140.4, according to a Wednesday news release
from the National Conference of Bar Examiners.
Sep 15, 2021 2:54 PM CDT
President Joe Biden’s plan to require businesses with more than 100 workers to require vaccinations or testing relies on a little-used provision of a 1970 law.
Sep 13, 2021 4:18 PM CDT
Jenner & Block has settled a rent dispute with the landlord for its Chicago building that stemmed from unused office space during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sep 10, 2021 11:48 AM CDT
A Vermont lawyer accused of trying to knock down a social distancing sign and pulling out a gun should be suspended from law practice for nine months, according to the Vermont Professional Responsibility Board.
Sep 9, 2021 12:10 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court announced Wednesday that it will resume in-person oral arguments when its term begins Oct. 4, but members of the public will not be allowed to be there.
Sep 9, 2021 10:35 AM CDT
New York has become the first state to extend its eviction moratorium since the U.S. Supreme Court blocked the federal ban on evictions during the COVID-19 pandemic late last month.
Sep 3, 2021 3:14 PM CDT
A lawyer representing 17 defendants charged in connection with the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol has made no contact with federal prosecutors since Aug. 23, and there has been conflicting information about his health, according to recent court filings from the acting U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia.
Sep 2, 2021 9:51 AM CDT
More than 40% of the BigLaw firms that have announced plans to return to their offices are aiming for a Sept. 21 start date, according to a new analysis of data by legal technology company nQ Zebraworks.
Sep 1, 2021 10:46 AM CDT
The average case backlog for state and local courts across the United States increased by about one-third amid the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a report
released this month from Thomson Reuters.
Aug 31, 2021 12:57 PM CDT
Millions of households are behind on their rent and think they will be evicted in the next few months, wrote U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland in an Aug. 30 letter to the legal community
calling for volunteer services.
Aug 31, 2021 9:36 AM CDT
States with laws that prohibit indoor masking requirements, including at schools, might discriminate against students at risk for severe illness if they contract the COVID-19 virus, according to an Aug. 30 news release
from the U.S. Department of Education.
Aug 30, 2021 2:12 PM CDT
After entering an order sua sponte to suspend a parent’s visitation rights until she received the COVID-19 vaccine, an Illinois family law judge revisited the issue Monday with a…
Aug 30, 2021 11:32 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday blocked the latest federal ban on evictions, siding with real estate groups that argued the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention exceeded its authority by imposing the moratorium during the COVID-19 pandemic. Justices Stephen Breyer, Elena Kagan and Sonia Sotomayor dissented.
Aug 27, 2021 12:20 PM CDT
Federal appeals courts “are implementing wildly different responses to the delta variant surge," according to an analysis by Law360.
Aug 27, 2021 10:00 AM CDT
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