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114 ABA Journal New Hampshire articles.

Afternoon Briefs: US lawyer sentenced in Hong Kong tussle; Air Force at fault in mass shooting

US lawyer in Hong Kong sentenced to prison

Samuel Bickett, a U.S. lawyer in Hong Kong, has been sentenced to four months and two weeks in jail for intervening

State supreme court asked to consider new licensure paths for lawyers

The Oregon State Bar Board of Bar Examiners has adopted a task force report suggesting supervised practice or law school experiential-learning programs as bar exam alternatives for attorney licensure.

Afternoon Briefs: Judge rejects $2B Roundup settlement; Dershowitz pursues defamation suits

Judge rejects $2B settlement in Roundup litigation

U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria of the Northern District of California has rejected a proposed $2 billion settlement of future claims in litigation…

Top state court recognizes same-sex adultery as grounds for divorce

The New Hampshire Supreme Court has overturned a 2003 decision that had defined adultery as voluntary intercourse between members of the opposite sex.

Supreme Court will decide legality of work requirements for Medicaid recipients

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide whether the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services lawfully authorized Arkansas and New Hampshire to test work requirements for Medicaid recipients.

New York announces reciprocity agreements with 9 jurisdictions while it plans online October bar exam

New York has announced reciprocity agreements with some jurisdictions also offering the October online bar exam, which will use National Conference of Bar Examiners testing materials.

New York and Illinois join others moving to October online bar exam; another jurisdiction grants diploma privilege

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.

Afternoon Briefs: Prosecutor says Trump ally got break; lawyers’ extortion plea

Prosecutor to testify that Trump ally was treated better

A prosecutor who resigned in the Roger Stone case plans to tell Congress on Wednesday that his supervisors told him that…

Man charged in church shooting is accused of severely beating his public defender

A New Hampshire public defender was in intensive care after an alleged attack by a client during a jailhouse meeting.

‘Gate money’ for released prisoners is usually chump change

Some formerly incarcerated people say it’s often not enough to meet their basic needs

County attorney remains on the job after state attorney general partly takes over control of his office

A county attorney in Manchester, New Hampshire, is putting a positive spin on the state attorney general’s decision to take over the criminal prosecution functions in his office.

Hillsborough County…

Pelvic exams performed without patients’ permission spur new legislation

‘Patent troll’ has no clear meaning and is a protected statement of opinion, state high court says

The New Hampshire Supreme Court has upheld dismissal of a suit filed by an inventor and his company who claimed they were defamed by the “patent troll” label.

The court…

New Hampshire repeals death penalty; its last execution was in 1939

New Hampshire is the 21st state to abolish the death penalty.

Lawyer who blamed sleep apnea for case inaction faces 3-year suspension

A lawyer who blamed sleep apnea for his inaction on a case should be suspended but not disbarred, according to a recommendation by the New Hampshire Supreme Court’s Professional Conduct…

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