424 ABA Journal COVID-19 articles.
Aug 1, 2020 2:40 AM CDT
Lawyer, journalist and publishing entrepreneur David Lat has spent nearly two decades covering the ins and outs of the legal world while working as a federal prosecutor and later through the popular legal news-and-views site he co-founded, Above the Law. Rarely, however, has Lat stood at the center of a news cycle. That changed with COVID-19.
Aug 1, 2020 1:15 AM CDT
Aug 1, 2020 1:05 AM CDT
A lot remains unknown about our post-coronavirus future, but an onslaught of commercial bankruptcies seems inescapable—and law firms are taking a hard look at their bankruptcy and restructuring practice groups in anticipation of increased demand.
Aug 1, 2020 12:50 AM CDT
Aug 1, 2020 12:45 AM CDT
Things are never going to be the same as they were. Here are some truths that are coming to light for the legal profession from the COVID-19 experience.
Aug 1, 2020 12:40 AM CDT
One thing you must do as a lawyer, at all times, is cultivate your mind. You can do it mostly through reading and reflection.
Aug 1, 2020 12:35 AM CDT
Aug 1, 2020 12:15 AM CDT
Aug 1, 2020 12:10 AM CDT
Many technological changes being adopted now will persist beyond COVID-19, as will the utilization of remote working. Meanwhile, others have suggested the widespread upheaval will provide fuel for state reviews of whether to open up the legal marketplace to alternative business structures and nonlawyer practitioners.
Aug 1, 2020 12:00 AM CDT
Appeals court overturns Boston Marathon bomber’s death sentence
A federal appeals court has overturned the death sentence for convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. The 1st U.S. Circuit Court…
Jul 31, 2020 4:40 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
Jul 30, 2020 3:12 PM CDT
Jul 30, 2020 12:06 PM CDTorder Wednesday stating that its online bar exam has been rescheduled for Aug. 4, and it will now be an open-book test with questions and answers exchanged by email.
Jul 29, 2020 2:37 PM CDT