648 ABA Journal COVID-19 articles.
Arizona’s court system will begin utilizing Thomson Reuters’ cloud-based court exhibit and evidence sharing platform to assist with the handling of digital evidence across the state, it was announced Wednesday.
Jan 13, 2021 10:53 AM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday reinstated a Trump administration requirement that women seeking an abortion drug must pick it up in person at a hospital, clinic or medical office.
Jan 13, 2021 9:44 AM CST
With the shift to virtual recruitment amid the COVID-19 crisis, the speed at which law firms vet and hire lateral partners has increased, according to Michael Ellenhorn, the founder and CEO of Decipher
. But Ellenhorn
, whose company helps legal industry clients evaluate potential hires, says law firms would be wise not to quicken the hiring process too much.
Jan 13, 2021 9:00 AM CST
Courts delay 3 federal executions scheduled for this week
Federal courts have delayed three federal executions scheduled for this week. On Tuesday, U.S. District Judge Tanya Chutkan of the District…
Jan 12, 2021 4:52 PM CST
Law firms learned lessons during the COVID-19 pandemic that could translate to permanent changes in the way that they manage their operations, deliver legal services and treat their employees, according to a report released Tuesday.
Jan 12, 2021 3:06 PM CST
Out of the 9,301 people who sat for California’s online bar exam in October, the pass rate was 60.7%, according to a Jan. 8 news release
from the State Bar of California.
Jan 11, 2021 12:49 PM CST
As it has done to other professions within the business community, the coronavirus pandemic has severely disrupted normal functioning in the field of law. From closed courtrooms to quarantined clients, we are dealing with a new and challenging set of issues. But with the right planning and a strategic approach, we can overcome these obstacles and continue to effectively serve our clients.
Jan 11, 2021 9:07 AM CST
At least 1,005 workplace lawsuits filed in 2020 stemmed from the COVID-19 pandemic, and more are expected in 2021, according to Seyfarth Shaw’s 17th Annual Workplace Class Action Litigation Report
Jan 8, 2021 3:55 PM CST
As America is left reeling from the violent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, the infamous last days of Donald J. Trump’s presidency will be remembered for lawlessness, incitement and a…
Jan 5, 2021 2:26 PM CST
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has canceled oral arguments in Nintendo’s case over its Wii gaming systems after its opposing counsel contracted COVID-19.
Jan 5, 2021 11:24 AM CST
Cincinnati-based Dinsmore & Shohl started the new year by announcing that it acquired Wooden McLaughlin, a 47-attorney firm that has offices in three Indiana cities.
Jan 5, 2021 9:22 AM CST
“For the past 10 months, it has been all hands on deck for the courts, as our branch of government confronted the COVID-19 pandemic,” U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. wrote in his year-end report on the federal judiciary.
Jan 4, 2021 2:57 PM CST
Many legal services providers have worked in the past year to change how they reach and assist their clients, particularly those who are older and at higher risk for developing more severe cases of COVID-19. While some created or expanded their partnerships with community organizations, others moved their services online or outdoors.
Jan 4, 2021 2:12 PM CST
Bar exams of the future should be delivered online as an integrated test with scenarios to answer questions from, rather than in, sections with different formats, according to preliminary recommendations released Monday by the National Conference of Bar Examiners’ testing task force.
Jan 4, 2021 1:48 PM CST
Despite predictions made in the early months of the coronavirus pandemic, lawsuits alleging that COVID-19 caused physical or economic harm were limited in 2020.
Jan 4, 2021 1:15 PM CST
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