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So far, 9 jurisdictions have plan for remote bar exam in July
California’s July 2021 bar exam will be remote, the California Supreme Court announced Friday. The first testing day,…
Mar 2, 2021 4:45 PM CST
While many Americans remain jobless, some companies have increased their collection efforts on old debt as they grapple with less revenue amid the sluggish economy. But with government offices and courts closed, it’s hard for attorneys to move cases along.
Mar 2, 2021 12:52 PM CST
Judge tosses suit against pageant company by transgender woman
U.S. District Judge Michael Mosman of Oregon has tossed a lawsuit by a transgender woman who accused a beauty pageant of…
Mar 1, 2021 4:50 PM CST
Students for Fair Admissions has filed a lawsuit challenging race-conscious admissions policies at Yale University less than a month after the U.S. Department of Justice dropped a bias suit
that it filed against the school during the Trump administration
Feb 26, 2021 10:23 AM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday in a case that could bar a former college student’s constitutional claims against the government because of a ruling on his federal tort claims.
Feb 25, 2021 10:57 AM CST
South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg is refusing to resign as lawmakers begin impeachment proceedings against him for a fatal car crash that killed a pedestrian.
Feb 25, 2021 9:45 AM CST
Lawsuits are already being filed against the operator of the power grid in Texas over lost lives, property damage and business interruption caused by power outages during the winter storm in February.
Feb 24, 2021 12:11 PM CST
The ABA House of Delegates approved two resolutions Monday that address immigration policies and practices implemented by previous administrations.
Feb 22, 2021 7:42 PM CST
A resolution calling on Congress and the White House to authorize the suspension or forgiveness of student loans and to make it easier to qualify for repayment plans was adopted…
Feb 22, 2021 4:37 PM CST
Since taking office, ABA President Patricia Lee Refo has maintained a schedule of events that would've once been unimaginable.
Feb 22, 2021 3:46 PM CST
Judge Merrick Garland of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit pledged Monday to remain independent and restore integrity to the U.S. Department of Justice if he is confirmed as the next U.S. attorney general.
Feb 22, 2021 3:35 PM CST
After last year’s deadly attack on a New Jersey federal judge’s home, the ABA House of Delegates adopted a resolution Monday calling on Congress to push for greater protections for members of the judiciary.
Feb 22, 2021 1:38 PM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to review a Trump administration rule that barred abortion referrals by programs that receive federal funds.
Feb 22, 2021 11:50 AM CST
Gunman apparently targeted this SCOTUS justice, judge says
Lawyer Roy Den Hollander, the gunman who killed the son of U.S. District Judge Esther Salas of the District…
Feb 19, 2021 4:02 PM CST
Executioners who put 13 federal inmates to death during the Trump administration described tranquil last moments in which inmates appeared to be sleeping.
Feb 19, 2021 12:20 PM CST
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