Landlords & Tenants
19 ABA Journal Landlords & Tenants articles.
Throughout the year, the ABA Journal publishes in-depth features on the business of the legal profession, developments in the law, lives that have been impacted by the justice system and the ways society influences—and is influenced by—the law. What follows are some of our favorite features from 2020.
Dec 23, 2020 10:10 AM CST
For attorneys who want to do more pro bono in 2021, here are five ways to get involved.
Dec 21, 2020 1:52 PM CST
ABA President Patricia Lee Refo is calling on Congress to immediately pass a renewed moratorium on housing evictions and provide essential economic relief to rental property owners.
Dec 2, 2020 12:00 PM CST
Schulte Roth & Zabel has filed a $10 million lawsuit claiming that its Manhattan landlord failed to abide by lease provisions requiring rent abatement in an emergency.
Oct 29, 2020 12:14 PM CDT
In recent years, a growing number of law firms reduced their brick-and-mortar office space as a way to cut costs and also better meet the changing workplace needs of their attorneys.
Oct 14, 2020 9:30 AM CDT
A Cuban American judge who fought to keep a Cuban boy in the United States is said to be a top contender for the U.S. Supreme Court following the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Sep 21, 2020 3:26 PM CDT
Nearly six months into a pandemic that’s upended American society, a San Diego property owner cut a deal with a tenant: Take $10,000 and get out.
Sep 10, 2020 4:45 PM CDT
3 fully online law schools get California accreditation
On Friday, California accreditation was given to three online law schools—the Concord Law School at Purdue University Global, the Northwestern California University…
Aug 25, 2020 4:13 PM CDT
A Florida lawyer has been suspended after sending a string of disparaging emails and text messages to the treasurer of a condo association.
Jul 10, 2020 11:57 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
Jenner & Block says abatement provisions in its Chicago lease cover situations like the COVID-19 pandemic, and it is entitled to an $840,000-plus credit for overpayment.
Jun 24, 2020 12:49 PM CDT
Lawyer’s discovery sanctions can be discharged in bankruptcy, 9th Circuit rules
A suspended California lawyer may discharge more than $5,700 in discovery sanctions in bankruptcy, but she can’t discharge more…
Jun 15, 2020 4:38 PM CDT
Separation of powers stops Florida judge from ordering unemployment system fix
Leon County Circuit Judge John Cooper said Thursday that Florida law and the Constitution’s separation of powers doctrine is…
May 29, 2020 4:00 PM CDT
Jenner & Block is sued in dispute over rent during pandemic
The Chicago landlord for Jenner & Block has filed a lawsuit alleging that the law firm owes more than…
May 27, 2020 2:09 PM CDT
A federal judge in Brooklyn has filed a lawsuit contending that Allstate is trying to force him and his wife to leave the property that they rented after a fire destroyed their home, despite New York’s moratorium on evictions.
Apr 23, 2020 9:37 AM CDT
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