ABA Journal articles.
The U.S. Supreme Court refused Tuesday to stay a judge’s order requiring the Federal Bureau of Prisons to release or transfer inmates at an Ohio prison who face greater risks if they contract COVID-19.
May 26, 2020 4:07 PM CDT
Do you really need a human for the so-called human touch in lawyering, particularly when a big part of the job is convincing the client to be reasonable? Maybe not, according to some people who created apps that they claim help people accomplish tasks traditionally carried out by lawyers.
May 26, 2020 3:06 PM CDT
Considering social distancing requirements related to the COVID-19 pandemic, Nevada is going forward with a remote, open-book bar exam, which will be administered in July.
May 26, 2020 2:11 PM CDT
A Vermont lawyer has had her license suspended on an interim basis after she was accused of pulling a gun on a store clerk.
May 26, 2020 1:12 PM CDT
A University of Minnesota law professor has obtained a defamation judgment of nearly $1.2 million against a former girlfriend for an alleged false accusation of rape.
May 26, 2020 11:01 AM CDT
Restaurants may often invest in substantial insurance coverage for their businesses, including purchasing “business interruption” coverage in case something beyond their control forces a shutdown of their operations. In mid-March, such an event happened: the coronavirus pandemic.
May 26, 2020 9:09 AM CDT
Official explains charges against man who recorded Arbery video
The charges brought against the man who recorded the fatal shooting of black jogger Ahmaud Arbery represent a significant expansion…
May 22, 2020 3:01 PM CDT
Seating is limited for would-be lawyers taking the Tennessee bar exam in July, so the Tennessee Board of Law Examiners has taken the unprecedented step of scheduling a fall exam to help accommodate those who didn’t get a seat.
May 22, 2020 12:19 PM CDT
Mike Harmon, the Kentucky auditor of public accounts, announced Thursday that his audit findings for three prosecutors' offices
will be referred to the FBI and the state attorney.
May 22, 2020 11:13 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court declined Thursday night to stay court-ordered sex reassignment surgery for a transgender inmate.
May 22, 2020 9:49 AM CDT
Coming into the office to pay may not be a safe option for either your clients or law firm staff in 2020. Instead, you’ll have everyone’s best interests in mind when you offer your clients the ability to pay legal bills online from the safety and comfort of their own homes. It’s a win-win for both your firm and its clients.
May 22, 2020 9:34 AM CDT
Ari Kaplan recently spoke with Matt Homann, the founder of Filament, a company that designs and facilitates virtual and in-person meetings, about how to navigate virtual events during the novel coronavirus crisis.
May 22, 2020 8:00 AM CDT
Texas Supreme Court justice tests positive for COVID-19
Texas Supreme Court Justice Debra Lehrmann said Thursday she and her husband, Greg, have tested positive for COVID-19. The couple got tested…
May 21, 2020 4:51 PM CDT
Texas Southern University's Thurgood Marshall School of Law remains out of compliance with an ABA admissions standard, according to a notice
posted Wednesday by the council of the ABA's Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar.
May 21, 2020 2:35 PM CDT
For weeks, larger law firms have been announcing layoffs, furloughs and pay cuts. The impact is widespread, with the legal services sector losing 64,000 jobs
May 21, 2020 2:21 PM CDT
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