861 ABA Journal Massachusetts articles.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear challenges to race-conscious admissions at Harvard University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Jan 24, 2022 11:09 AM CST
Trump testimony sought in business probe
New York Attorney General Letitia James has filed a motion to compel the testimony of former President Donald Trump, Donald Trump Jr. and Ivanka…
Jan 21, 2022 2:23 PM CST
The case of Shurtleff v. City of Boston, to be argued on Jan. 18, has become a bit of a big thing. It’s the latest test of religious expression to be heard by a U.S. Supreme Court that has been increasingly deferential in recent years to legal claims by religious conservatives.
Jan 13, 2022 1:16 PM CST
A California federal court said Wednesday it would suspend in-person jury trials following similar announcements by other state and federal courts amid the surge in omicron COVID-19 cases.
Jan 6, 2022 11:59 AM CST
Verrill Dana and Smith Gambrell Russell have announced separate mergers with smaller firms that are effective Jan. 1.
Dec 23, 2021 10:15 AM CST
Some states are changing the rules for peremptory challenges—and in one case, eliminating them altogether—in an effort to eliminate racial bias in jury selection.
Dec 22, 2021 3:32 PM CST
The Golden Gate University School of Law in San Francisco and the Western New England University School of Law in Massachusetts recently received notices
that they are out of compliance with the ABA’s bar exam passage standard for law schools.
Dec 20, 2021 12:43 PM CST
A suspended Massachusetts lawyer has been sentenced to six months in prison after jurors found her guilty Friday for smuggling Suboxone into the Plymouth County Jail.
Oct 27, 2021 8:53 AM CDT
A Massachusetts inmate showed his displeasure by mooning the judge last week after she ordered him held without bail.
Justin MacLean, 37, may face additional charges for dropping his pants…
Oct 12, 2021 4:27 PM CDT
A University of Massachusetts School of Law professor is suing his union, his university and the state over a law that gives the union exclusive rights to represent him in salary negotiations and grievance procedures.
Oct 11, 2021 4:00 PM CDT
A Boston lawyer has been ordered to show cause why he shouldn’t face further sanctions for allegedly taking advantage of a Zoom deposition to secretly whisper answers to his client.
Oct 11, 2021 3:40 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to decide the case of a Christian group claiming that the city of Boston violated the First Amendment when it refused a request to fly a Christian flag temporarily at the Boston City Hall.
Oct 1, 2021 11:51 AM CDT
A justice on Massachusetts’ top court has declined to impose an interim suspension on a lawyer convicted of neglect in Rhode Island for failing to provide adequate care for his mother who has dementia.
Aug 24, 2021 1:15 PM CDT
Lawyers can’t exclude potential jurors during voir dire based on sexual orientation, the top court in Massachusetts ruled on Monday.
Aug 17, 2021 10:15 AM CDT
President Joe Biden and his administration on Monday nominated eight lawyers to lead U.S. attorney’s offices, most of whom would be the first Black or female prosecutors to lead their districts.
Jul 27, 2021 12:48 PM CDT
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