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Trump nominee to DC Circuit was rated ‘not qualified’ by ABA for trial court judgeship
President Donald Trump's new nominee to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit is U.S. District Judge Justin Walker, a short-time judge who received a "not qualified" rating for the trial court last year from the ABA Standing Committee on the Federal Judiciary.
NYU Law Review wins dismissal of suit challenging its racial and gender preferences
The New York University Law Review has won dismissal of a suit challenging preferences given to women and minorities in selection of members and choice of articles.
US agencies have to stop transferring, promoting alleged sexual harassers, report says
Majority members of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights are recommending that the federal government take more steps to curb sexual harassment in its own workplace.
Meet the groups helping to get women elected

Rebecca Dallet took her first seat on the bench during a mock trial in her high school government class. She spent the morning next to the judge, watching him and the impact he had on people who appeared before him.

Talk of reparations is being revived around the country
Fairness is an issue in clearing low-level marijuana convictions
Class actions and pending rules could change colleges’ sex assault procedures
To increase access to justice, jurisdictions should consider rewriting regulations, ABA House says
ABA House of Delegates urges legislation protecting marijuana lawyers and banks
ABA House votes in favor of restrictions on ‘ghost guns,’ firearm permits and safe storage
ABA House supports animal encounter training for law enforcement
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Ex-BigLaw partner released from prison for COVID-19 risk

A Manhattan federal judge has ordered former Locke Lord partner Mark Scott to be released to home confinement because he has a…

FBI secret wiretap applications had errors and made assertions lacking factual backup, audit says
FBI secret surveillance applications contained errors and assertions that were not backed up by required documentation, according to findings of an audit by the U.S. Department of Justice’s inspector general.

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