445 ABA Journal Nevada articles.
Most states planning remote bar exams because of the novel coronavirus pandemic have cut the dreaded multiple-choice multistate bar exam portion of the test. But that doesn’t mean that the test will be easier to pass, according to some academic support experts.
Jun 16, 2020 8:00 AM CDT
The National Conference of Bar Examiners announced Monday that remote offerings will be available in October for the multistate bar exam, the multistate essay exam and the multistate performance test.
Jun 2, 2020 10:22 AM 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
“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
Indiana will have a July bar exam, administered remotely and shortened to one day, the state supreme court announced Thursday.
May 8, 2020 11:15 AM CDT
A former partner at Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker has been suspended after an ethics panel concluded that he wrote himself checks from the law firm’s operating account and then lied about a gambling addiction.
Feb 4, 2020 1:45 PM CST
A Nevada man who received a bone marrow transplant underwent a blood test and discovered that some of his DNA had been replaced by that of his German donor, a finding that could have implications in criminal investigations.
Dec 13, 2019 12:29 PM CST
An invasion-of-privacy lawsuit claims that the former general counsel of Wynn Resorts approved a “secret undercover operation” to gather derogatory information about a former salon employee who provided information to the Wall Street Journal.
Oct 23, 2019 10:39 AM CDT
The Nevada attorney general and victims’ rights advocates are raising concerns about the impact of a recent Nevada Supreme Court decision giving misdemeanor domestic violence defendants the right to a jury trial.
Sep 19, 2019 10:47 AM CDT
The Nevada Supreme Court has ordered a new trial for a man convicted of multiple sex offenses against children because the judge in the case created an “intimidating atmosphere” during voir dire questioning of potential jurors.
Sep 10, 2019 8:00 AM CDT
Jul 29, 2019 3:46 PM CDT
• Even though the Association of Trial Lawyers of America changed its name to the American Association for Justice in 2006, the Washington, D.C.-based bar association is suing the California-based…
Jul 3, 2019 4:27 PM CDT
Some songs or albums move the law. A band or artist will be involved in a lawsuit so groundbreaking and important that it will set a precedent, either enshrined in law or otherwise binding future generations.
Jul 1, 2019 12:05 AM CDT
New York is poised to join the increasing number of states that are banning gay and trans “panic defenses” in murder cases. As the ABA Journal reported in January, legislatures have increasingly considered this type of ban.
Jun 26, 2019 6:00 AM CDT
When Sen. Bernie Sanders championed voting rights for prisoners during a CNN town hall, he spotlighted an intensifying national debate about why going to prison means losing the right to vote.
Jun 14, 2019 7:30 AM CDT
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