50 ABA Journal Legal Delivery articles.
7th Circuit weighs in on federal judge’s order to curb COVID-19 at Cook County Jail
The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at Chicago affirmed Tuesday most of a federal…
Sep 9, 2020 3:50 PM CDT
Rocket Lawyer announced Tuesday that it is one of the first entities approved to participate in Utah’s new regulatory sandbox program permitting nontraditional legal services providers, including those with nonlawyer investors, to operate in the state without fear of being accused of the unauthorized practice of law.
Sep 8, 2020 4:38 PM CDT
The ABA Standing Committee on Legal Aid and Indigent Defense is celebrating its 100th anniversary by also celebrating the contributions two young lawyers have made to advance access to justice in their communities.
Sep 3, 2020 9:25 AM CDT
Prior to this summer, Chase Wilde didn’t know how to file a court appearance. Thanks to the supervised practice requirement in the Utah Supreme Court’s temporary order for diploma privilege, he does now.
Sep 1, 2020 9:08 AM CDT
Arizona has become the second state in recent weeks to approve opening its doors to nonlawyer ownership or investment in law firms, concepts that previously have faced strong resistance in the United States.
Aug 28, 2020 2:20 PM CDT
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Jul 23, 2020 11:39 AM CDT
Is the civil justice system broken? Given the extra time many of us have on our hands these days, compliments of COVID-19, lawyer Marcel Strigberger has come across some articles commenting on the problems of access to justice.
Jul 23, 2020 9:00 AM CDT
While courthouses were closed because of COVID-19, members of San Diego’s legal community developed a new program designed to help parties tackle their civil disputes for free outside the court system.
Jul 20, 2020 11:23 AM CDT
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Jul 9, 2020 2:04 PM CDT
The state supreme court’s Limited License Legal Technicians initiative won over the state bar’s board of governors, as the panel unanimously approved a resolution indicating its strong endorsement of the rule. But in a stark 180-degree turn, the limited license program rapidly lost the support of the bar’s board and the court as the makeup of both bodies changed.
Jul 9, 2020 1:46 PM CDT
Few, if any, unions have as much power in bargaining for discipline, internal investigation stipulations and conditions of employment as police do, say labor lawyers interviewed by the ABA Journal. And although complaints about police union contracts are not new, the criticisms have amplified since May, following the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
Jul 1, 2020 9:38 AM CDT
Small businesses are struggling. It’s been more than three months since the COVID-19 pandemic forced them to shut down, send their employees home and get by on little-to-no income. “I think a lot of people, even as many big law firms and others put out webinars, still have questions that are personal to their organization and their business,” says Lana Kleiman.
Jun 29, 2020 12:40 PM CDT
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