1949 ABA Journal Health Law articles.
The legal industry added 7,500 jobs in June, the second month of job gains after a huge loss in April.
Jul 2, 2020 2:50 PM CDT
Katten Muchin Rosenman’s decision to lay off
some furloughed staff members may be followed by more announcements of layoffs at other law firms, according to legal industry experts.
Jul 2, 2020 12:33 PM CDT
Despite public health concerns, Arizona is going forward with its plans for an in-person bar exam on July 28 and 29, but it will also offer a remote bar in October, the state supreme court announced Wednesday.
Jul 2, 2020 11:15 AM CDT
The Iowa Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that a no-pets building in Iowa City, Iowa, should not have allowed a new tenant to have an emotional support dog after an objection by another tenant with severe allergies.
Jul 2, 2020 11:03 AM CDT
As businesses reopen, the practice of asking customers to sign COVID-19 liability waivers is increasing throughout the United States, but it is uncertain how much weight those waivers will carry in court. And if the businesses aren’t complying with safety guidelines concerning COVID-19, they may still be found liable.
Jul 2, 2020 9:33 AM CDT
Massachusetts and Florida announced Wednesday that they will administer remote bar exams because of COVID-19 concerns.
Jul 1, 2020 10:49 AM CDT
Katten converts some furloughs into layoffs
Katten Muchin Rosenman has decided to lay off some employees it had furloughed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The firm is…
Jun 30, 2020 3:11 PM CDT
The Oregon Supreme Court approved temporary diploma privilege Monday, for in-state graduates and people who graduated from ABA-approved law schools with first-time bar passage rates of at least 86%.
Jun 30, 2020 10:40 AM CDT
The U.S. Department of Justice is arguing that the Affordable Care Act must be struck down in its entirety because of Congress’ decision to lower the tax penalty to zero for failure to carry health insurance.
Jun 29, 2020 4:48 PM CDT
PACER is redesigned to be easier to use
PACER, the federal judiciary’s website for electronic court filings, has gotten a redesign. The site has new navigational tools, simplified instructions…
Jun 29, 2020 3:51 PM CDT
Small businesses are struggling. It’s been more than three months since the COVID-19 pandemic forced them to shut down, send their employees home and get by on little-to-no income. “I think a lot of people, even as many big law firms and others put out webinars, still have questions that are personal to their organization and their business,” says Lana Kleiman.
Jun 29, 2020 12:40 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court struck down a restrictive Louisiana abortion law in a closely watched case on Monday. A concurrence by Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. provided the fifth vote to strike down the Louisiana law, which requires doctors at abortion clinics to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals.
Jun 29, 2020 9:30 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected an emergency application to allow all voters in Texas to use mail-in ballots.
Jun 29, 2020 9:28 AM CDT
It may often seem like most, if not all, of your contacts on social media are complaining about wearing face masks, having to social distance and adhere to shelter-in-place orders. Since the novel coronavirus hit, performing these tasks have become part of our daily lives. But it's important to note that you only have control of yourself, says lawyer and author Brian Cuban.
Jun 29, 2020 9:12 AM CDT
2 California law schools announce plans for fall online classes
Because of COVID-19 concerns, fall 2020 classes will be online at the University of California at Irvine School of Law…
Jun 26, 2020 4:45 PM CDT
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