2554 ABA Journal Health Law articles.
If there’s one thing the pandemic taught us, it’s our need for nimble adaptation. Law has historically been slow to adapt to change and innovation. But the arrival of COVID-19 changed the way we conduct business, from navigating Zoom hearings and using VPNs to juggling child care and homeschooling for those with young children. Even turning off video filters proved challenging, as illustrated by the kitty cat lawyer Zoom hearing
Oct 20, 2021 9:11 AM CDT
Lawyers interviewed by the ABA Journal disagree on whether requiring the vaccines is the best approach for keeping children in schools, but most agree the virus has caused significant work for school administrators, many of whom are still dealing with pushback on masking rules.
Oct 19, 2021 1:45 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court signaled Monday that it could resolve challenges to the Texas abortion law on a speedy schedule.
Oct 19, 2021 9:39 AM CDT
The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at New Orleans has once again kept Texas’ restrictive abortion law in effect—this time with a preliminary injunction pending an appeal.
Oct 15, 2021 9:49 AM CDT
Legal industry gains 4,300 jobs
The legal services industry gained 4,300 jobs in September, following a gain of 4,000 jobs in August, according to seasonally adjusted and revised numbers by…
Oct 8, 2021 2:40 PM CDT
Sixteen student athletes at Western Michigan University who were denied a religious exemption from a vaccine mandate will likely succeed in their lawsuit, a federal appeals court has ruled.
Oct 8, 2021 10:15 AM CDT
The federal government has standing to sue over Texas’ restriction abortion law, a federal judge ruled Wednesday, when he blocked the law as “flagrantly unconstitutional.”
Oct 7, 2021 10:15 AM CDT
Just one judge in New York’s court system has refused to comply with the state’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate.
Oct 6, 2021 10:36 AM CDT
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor on Friday refused to block a vaccine requirement for employees of New York City schools.
Oct 4, 2021 9:25 AM CDT
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday, although he has no symptoms.
Oct 1, 2021 10:28 AM CDT
Few physicians will admit to ghosting a patient. It’s the type of behavior that could lead to a lawsuit or a patient complaint to a state medical board. In some areas of medicine, patient dismissal rates are increasing, with physicians firing their patients directly and telling them to seek care elsewhere.
Oct 1, 2021 2:40 AM CDT
Is the U.S. Supreme Court’s “shadow docket
” of emergency orders and summary decisions being misused in a way that undermines the court’s legitimacy? Or are Democrats who are criticizing the docket trying to intimidate the justices?
Sep 30, 2021 12:59 PM CDT
U.S. Supreme Court justices are hanging up their phones after a year and a half of teleconference arguments because of the pandemic and returning to the bench for the new term that begins Monday.
Sep 30, 2021 10:40 AM CDT
Every Supreme Court term has important decisions that change the law and affect people’s lives, but some years are blockbusters in the number of high-profile, significant rulings. The October 2021 term, which begins on Monday, Oct. 4, promises to be such a year. It is the first full term with the court’s current composition.
Sep 30, 2021 9:07 AM CDT
Summer associates who recently wrapped up their work say they had ample networking opportunities, received clear instructions on assignments, and found the experience affirming. But few were offered signing bonuses, according to a survey released Monday by Law360 Pulse
Sep 29, 2021 11:21 AM CDT
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