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467 ABA Journal Obituaries articles.

Afternoon Briefs: Bill Gates Sr. dies at 94; federal judiciary seeks $500M for better security

Bill Gates Sr., lawyer and ABA Medal winner, dies at 94

Lawyer and 2009 ABA Medal winner Bill Gates Sr. has died at age 94. Gates was a name…

Afternoon Briefs: Police reform part of Breonna Taylor settlement; state chief justice dies

Louisville will pay $12M to family of Breonna Taylor

The city of Louisville, Kentucky, has agreed to pay $12 million to settle a lawsuit by the family of Breonna…

Well-known lawyer was shot and killed by his son, who then killed himself, family friend says

A well-known Florida personal injury lawyer was shot and killed Wednesday by his oldest son, who also shot the lawyer’s girlfriend before killing himself, according to a family friend.

Afternoon Briefs: COVID-19 outbreak in attorney’s office leads to court suspension; prosecutor killed while cycling

COVID-19 outbreak in Jefferson County attorney’s office leads to court suspension

Three criminal court dockets in the Jefferson County Circuit Court in Louisville, Kentucky, will be suspended through Sept. 30…

Second probate judge in Georgia dies from COVID-19; 8 others also became ill

A second probate judge in Georgia has died from COVID-19 complications.

Afternoon Briefs: Prosecutor who filed OSHA complaint dies from COVID-19; Wells Fargo faces new class action

Prosecutor who filed OSHA complaint dies from COVID-19

A prosecutor in Pennsylvania who filed a complaint with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration after becoming ill with COVID-19 has…

Afternoon Briefs: Lawyer denies ‘monstrous’ harassment; US appeals judge dies from COVID-19

Kentucky lawyer says sexual acts were consensual

A Kentucky lawyer accused of “monstrous and inhuman” sexual misbehavior says two former employees who sued him for harassment consented to “touching…

ABA mourns James Dimos, deputy executive director, general counsel

James Dimos, the ABA’s deputy executive director and general counsel, died suddenly Wednesday. “We are devastated by the loss of Jim Dimos,” ABA Executive Director Jack Rives said. “He was a big man with a great vision and huge accomplishments.”

Afternoon Briefs: KKK courthouse mural still on display; George Floyd’s family sues

Group calls for removal of courthouse mural with KKK figures

The Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers is calling for removal of a courthouse mural that includes three Ku Klux…

Prominent men’s rights lawyer is shot and killed outside his home

Prominent men's rights lawyer Marc Angelucci was shot and killed outside his California home on Saturday.

In apparent struggle with gunman, lawyer ‘died a hero,’ says chief magistrate judge

A Georgia lawyer died Saturday in a struggle with a gunman who went on to break into a woman’s home.

Transgender woman in pending SCOTUS case dies at 59

A transgender woman whose workplace bias case is before the U.S. Supreme Court died Tuesday at age 59.

Afternoon Briefs: First black female Harvard Law grad dies from COVID-19; food delivery apps face antitrust suit

First black female Harvard Law grad dies from novel coronavirus

The first black woman to graduate from Harvard Law School has died after contracting COVID-19. Lila Fenwick graduated from the…

Deaths of prominent husband-and-wife lawyers are under investigation

Police in suburban Chicago are investigating the deaths of two prominent lawyers who graduated from Harvard Law School and practiced together as partners at a Chicago law firm.

Afternoon Briefs: Student loan deferment in stimulus bill; BigLaw lawyer removed from ventilator

Federal stimulus package extends student loan payment deferments for 6 months

Under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act, borrowers can now suspend federal student loan payments until Sept.…

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