116 ABA Journal Employees articles.
It’s been 94 years since Genevieve Rose Cline became the first female federal judge, and 77 years since President Harry Truman appointed the first Black federal judge, Irvin Charles Mollison. Decades later, judicial diversity remains an ongoing concern. And it is front and center of the ABA Profile of the Legal Profession 2022 report released Thursday.
Jul 28, 2022 11:46 AM CDT
Aliza Shatzman didn’t realize that federal judicial employees are not protected by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. That is until the judge she worked for in 2020 ended her clerkship early—for reasons that she thinks were due to gender discrimination.
Jul 25, 2022 8:37 AM CDT
A federal judge in Tennessee has blocked guidance that says federal bans on sex discrimination protect transgender students and employees who want to use bathrooms and locker rooms and play on sports teams that correspond with their gender identity.
Jul 18, 2022 10:05 AM CDT
The legal services sector added 3,000 jobs in June, according to seasonally adjusted, preliminary figures released Friday by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Jul 8, 2022 9:29 AM CDT
Insurance companies are facing new legal issues after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled last month
that there is no constitutional right to abortion.
Jul 5, 2022 11:20 AM CDT
The California Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether state law permits lawsuits against employers when workers contract COVID-19 and bring the virus home to relatives.
Jun 28, 2022 12:15 PM CDT
The name partners of the law firm Tully Rinckey have been accused of ethics violations for allegedly adding anti-competitive terms to attorney employment agreements and impeding clients’ ability to follow departing lawyers.
Jun 7, 2022 3:40 PM CDT
An en banc federal appeals court on Friday lowered the bar for workplace discrimination claims based on job transfers that are forced or rejected.
Jun 7, 2022 9:19 AM CDT
The federal court in Washington, D.C., will investigate the leak of a confidential workplace survey that revealed allegations of bullying and discrimination by some trial-level and appeals judges.
May 20, 2022 9:14 AM CDT
Federal trial-level and appeals judges in Washington, D.C., are required to attend workplace training this month, after a confidential survey revealed allegations of bullying and discrimination by some judges.
May 17, 2022 9:46 AM CDT
The First Amendment does not protect two Tennessee police officers who were fired for objecting to changes in their department, an appeals court has ruled.
May 4, 2022 12:18 PM CDT
As the new executive director of the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism, or 2Civility, attorney Erika Harold wants to use her platform to shine a light on workplace bullying.
Apr 20, 2022 3:02 PM CDT
Attorneys not only must refrain from engaging in improper direct solicitation of potential clients, but there is also an ethical responsibility to ensure that employees or others hired by the lawyers do not engage in such misconduct.
Apr 13, 2022 12:33 PM CDT
The New York state court system has fired 103 employees and banned four judges from courthouses for refusing to comply with a COVID-19 vaccine mandate.
Apr 7, 2022 9:33 AM CDT
A Harvard Law School professor and a former federal appeals judge are pushing back against criticism of U.S. Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson for a ruling that she made in a lawsuit by a group of Black workers suing Lockheed Martin, a security and aerospace company, for alleged discrimination.
Feb 23, 2022 10:37 AM CST
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