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The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 7-2 Thursday that draft rule-making documents were protected from disclosure under a Freedom of Information Act request by the Sierra Club.
Mar 4, 2021 11:10 AM CST
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
A Kansas judge who dropped F-bombs and refused to “f- - -ing apologize” to one employee subjected to one of his outbursts has been suspended from the bench for “quite troubling” behavior.
Mar 2, 2021 1:42 PM CST
En banc appeals courts are increasingly dividing along partisan lines, according to a study by two law professors at the William & Mary Law School.
Mar 1, 2021 9:15 AM CST
Judges who were formerly prosecutors or corporate lawyers are more likely to rule against workers in employment disputes than judges with other backgrounds, according to a new study.
Feb 26, 2021 11:34 AM CST
California opens applications for retroactive bar admission
Provisional licensure applications, for people who recently did not pass the California bar exam but would have with the new cut score, are…
Feb 25, 2021 3:39 PM CST
Three federal judges told a House subcommittee
Wednesday about case delays and high workloads as lawmakers considered whether to expand the number of federal judgeships.
Feb 25, 2021 12:08 PM CST
I like to start the new year by cleaning out my life, more or less. It’s kind of a ritual for me. I take time to send out file destruction letters to clients whose cases were closed out more than five years ago and permanently delete client communications from my email inbox that are just as old (five years is the rule in Oklahoma). Generally, I try to give myself a bit of a fresh start.
Feb 24, 2021 2:47 PM 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
As the pandemic began to rage across America last spring, U.S. District of Maryland Chief Judge James K. Bredar puzzled over how to mount in-person hearings. The judge quickly realized he needed the help of a public health expert. He turned to epidemiologist Dr. Jonathan M. Zenilman.
Feb 23, 2021 12:57 PM CST
Three conservative dissenting justices have called on the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to hear a challenge to the 2020 presidential election in Pennsylvania. But two of former President Donald Trump’s appointees were not among them.
Feb 23, 2021 10:54 AM 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
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
Gordon Caplan, the former co-chairman of Willkie Farr & Gallagher, has been suspended from law practice for two years for participating in the college admissions scandal.
Feb 19, 2021 11:23 AM CST
A former administrative law judge in New York has been censured for punching a legal aid lawyer outside a Manhattan party in October 2016.
Feb 19, 2021 10:39 AM CST
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