446 ABA Journal North Carolina articles.
PACER is redesigned to be easier to use
PACER, the federal judiciary’s website for electronic court filings, has gotten a redesign. The site has new navigational tools, simplified instructions…
Jun 29, 2020 3:51 PM CDT
Officer faces increased charge in George Floyd case; others also charged
Prosecutors have added an upgraded charge against the Minneapolis police officer accused of killing George Floyd by pressing…
Jun 3, 2020 3:41 PM CDT
Jun 2, 2020 3:42 PM CDT
Two Federal Protective Service officers were shot outside the federal courthouse in Oakland, California, on Friday night. Only one survived, and he is in critical condition.
Jun 1, 2020 1:00 PM 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
Some states and local communities are instituting checkpoints at their borders, either to warn drivers that they must quarantine or to keep out nonresidents. The checkpoints are raising constitutional questions.
Apr 16, 2020 11:47 AM CDT
Lawyers may post “a proportional and restrained” response to negative online reviews by former clients, but they can’t reveal the client’s confidential information, according to a proposed North Carolina ethics opinion.
Feb 26, 2020 12:46 PM CST
The ABA House of Delegates approved a resolution Monday awarding the voluntary state bars in California and North Carolina delegate seats relinquished by the mandatory state bars in those states.
Feb 17, 2020 11:29 AM CST
In the aftermath of California’s and North Carolina’s mandatory state bars relinquishing their seats in the ABA’s House of Delegates, the House has formed a working group to study issues surrounding state bar participation in the policymaking body.
Feb 13, 2020 11:53 AM CST
A judge didn’t err when he ordered a frequent Facebook poster who violated a ban on courtroom recording to write an essay on respect for the judiciary and to delete negative posts, according to the North Carolina Court of Appeals.
Dec 6, 2019 9:59 AM CST
Judge Jay Zainey recently sent an email to about 20,000 members of the SOLACE program in Louisiana, asking whether they had room at their table for fellow members of the legal community who might be alone on Thanksgiving. By the time Zainey went to bed, he already had several responses.
Nov 21, 2019 7:00 AM CST
A lawyer in Cornelius, North Carolina, pleaded guilty Friday to one count of filing a false tax return based on allegations that he used his law firm account to pay personal expenses that included a condo mortgage and luxury cars.
Nov 12, 2019 10:51 AM CST
On Monday, a panel of three state judges in North Carolina blocked the state from using its current congressional map in 2020 elections.
Oct 29, 2019 11:50 AM CDT
A North Carolina woman has been charged with a cold-case murder after the woman who runs a crime-fighting Facebook page received a tip on the location of the victim’s remains.
Oct 28, 2019 12:15 PM CDT
As a 3L, Alyssa Leader says she runs a constant mental countdown of weeks to finals, weeks to graduation, weeks to the bar exam, weeks to test results, weeks until she can say she is someone she never would have been if not for David, a lawyer.
Oct 24, 2019 6:00 AM CDT
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