819 ABA Journal Massachusetts articles.
The Massachusetts Appeals Court has taken a stand against the word “grandfathering” in a footnote highlighting its racist origins.
Aug 4, 2020 10:07 AM CDT
Appeals court overturns Boston Marathon bomber’s death sentence
A federal appeals court has overturned the death sentence for convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. The 1st U.S. Circuit Court…
Jul 31, 2020 4:40 PM CDT
Some states with the highest amount of lawyers per capita also have rural areas with few, if any, attorneys, according to the 2020 ABA Profile of the Legal Profession
Jul 28, 2020 9:08 AM CDT
Most judges say systemic racism exists in criminal justice system
Sixty-five percent of 634 judges responding to a survey said they think systemic racism exists in the criminal justice system.…
Jul 23, 2020 4:40 PM CDT
In light of public health concerns, Illinois and New York have joined the growing list of states that canceled in-person bar exams, with plans for an October remote test offered by the National Conference of Bar Examiners.
Jul 23, 2020 12:02 PM CDT
Some BigLaw firms will earn big bucks in retail bankruptcies
Several large law firms will likely earn millions of dollars representing retailers such as Neiman Marcus, J. Crew and J.C.…
Jul 7, 2020 4:27 PM CDT
Massachusetts and Florida announced Wednesday that they will administer remote bar exams because of COVID-19 concerns.
Jul 1, 2020 10:49 AM CDT
Six former eBay employees are facing federal charges for an alleged harassment campaign against a suburban Boston couple who blogged about the company in their online e-commerce newsletter.
Jun 16, 2020 11:29 AM CDT
A federal judge ruled Wednesday that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrests at courthouses in New York are illegal.
Jun 11, 2020 10:13 AM CDT
Harvard Law School will be online for the fall 2020 term because of concerns that testing and monitoring of the novel coronavirus will not be fully available by that point.
Jun 4, 2020 11:20 AM CDT
An ethics proposal in New Jersey would create an exception to the duty of client confidentiality when a lawyer has information that an innocent person has been wrongly incarcerated.
May 28, 2020 10:06 AM CDT
Lowell, Massachusetts, lawyer Ilya Liviz says he did respond to the bar counsel's request for information in a bar inquiry, and that response was adequate.
May 19, 2020 9:48 AM CDT
“The coronavirus is exposing the dangers of being a gig worker—you have no benefits, no health care, and no one to one to speak for you,” says lawyer Michael P. Maslanka, a labor and employment law expert in Texas. “I think this crisis is so severe that it will change the mindsets of the people, and when the mindsets of the people change, laws change.”
May 12, 2020 8:00 AM CDT
A federal judge in Massachusetts has ordered the opening of gun stores in the state in a challenge to Gov. Charlie Baker’s shutdown of nonessential businesses.
May 8, 2020 10:22 AM CDT
If the novel coronavirus pandemic prevents a bar exam from being safely administered in person, the Massachusetts Board of Bar Examiners will offer an online test, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court announced Thursday.
Apr 24, 2020 9:43 AM CDT
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