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Law grad passes bar exam after taking the test while in labor
A graduate of the Loyola University Chicago School of Law has passed the bar exam, even though she…
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At the virtual summit of the recently formed Law Firm Antiracism Alliance this fall, Louisiana lawyer Jamila Johnson walked through the ways that post-Reconstruction and Jim Crow laws inscribed white supremacist beliefs into criminal law—and how the effects are still felt in practical and painful ways. LFAA formed in June as a collaboration of law firms interested in combining efforts to address long-standing systemic racism. At the beginning of October, 280 firms from every state had signed on to the organization.
Dec 1, 2020 2:30 AM CST
In law school, my plan was this: Spend two to three years at a large law firm and then return to my hometown of Shreveport, Louisiana, to practice civil rights law and run for public office. But life doesn’t always go exactly as planned, and my trajectory turned into an improbable 34-year journey in BigLaw, where I found my path and have made the kind of difference I always hoped for.
Dec 1, 2020 2:20 AM CST
Law firms throughout the United States—and the rest of the world—are dealing with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and a sluggish economy. Although it’s clear that firms need to focus on cost-saving measures, what’s not so transparent is where the costs should be cut.
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Top Pennsylvania court tosses challenge to mail-in ballot law
Republican plaintiffs waited too long to file a lawsuit challenging a 2019 Pennsylvania law that allowed no-excuse mail-in voting, the Pennsylvania…
Nov 30, 2020 4:17 PM CST
Trump pardons former national security adviser Flynn
President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that he has pardoned former national security adviser Michael Flynn, who pleaded guilty to lying to the…
Nov 25, 2020 4:00 PM CST
Feinstein steps down as top Democrat on Senate Judiciary Committee
U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California is stepping down as the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee after criticism…
Nov 24, 2020 4:34 PM CST
A BigLaw firm known for setting the market rate for associate bonuses announced Monday that it will pay two bonuses this year. Cravath, Swaine & Moore will match last year’s scale for year-end bonuses.
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