744 ABA Journal Public Health articles.
Happy anniversary. It’s been about one year now since the world was introduced to the coronavirus pandemic. What else can we say? This is as good a time as any to reflect on the changes to the world, especially to the world of law.
Mar 10, 2021 12:33 PM CST
Lawyers should continue to embrace and further develop the technological and business innovations they have adopted in recent months even after the COVID-19 pandemic subsides, two prominent legal technology leaders said Tuesday at the ABA Techshow 2021
Mar 9, 2021 5:55 PM CST
Appeals judges ruling on a federal prisoner’s compassionate release request agreed that it should be denied but disagreed over sourcing in a dispute played out in a concurring opinion and a footnote.
Mar 9, 2021 11:56 AM CST
As lawyers work from home during the COVID-19 pandemic, family members as well as virtual assistants like Amazon Alexa might hear confidential client conversations they shouldn’t, according to Pennsylvania lawyer Daniel J. Siegel, who for the past year has done much of his work at the kitchen table.
Mar 8, 2021 3:55 PM CST
An online platform that connects law firms with legal professionals who can handle a variety of tasks won the Startup Alley pitch competition at the ABA Techshow 2021 on Monday. The fifth annual event was the kickoff of the first all-virtual Techshow.
Mar 8, 2021 1:02 PM CST
Securing a spot at a top law school could become more difficult this year, as more people with high scores on the Law School Admission Test are submitting applications.
Mar 8, 2021 9:03 AM CST
The legal services industry has gained jobs for two months in a row but still has 35,700 fewer jobs than a year ago.
Mar 5, 2021 11:39 AM CST
Some of the nation’s top law firms posted substantial boosts in profits last year after laying off attorneys or staff members, according to an analysis by Law.com
Mar 4, 2021 12:33 PM CST
A federal judge in Chicago has ruled that pandemic-related business closings and capacity limits can qualify as a “direct physical loss” to property that is covered by "business interruption" policies.
Mar 4, 2021 9:54 AM CST
So far, 9 jurisdictions have plan for remote bar exam in July
California’s July 2021 bar exam will be remote, the California Supreme Court announced Friday. The first testing day,…
Mar 2, 2021 4:45 PM CST
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a disproportionate impact on many student population groups, and law students at the University of Minnesota Law School are asking that it be mentioned in the transcript for the 2020-2021 academic year.
Mar 2, 2021 3:10 PM CST
While many Americans remain jobless, some companies have increased their collection efforts on old debt as they grapple with less revenue amid the sluggish economy. But with government offices and courts closed, it’s hard for attorneys to move cases along.
Mar 2, 2021 12:52 PM CST
Nearly three-fourths of surveyed law firms launched new programs to address racial injustice after Black Lives Matter demonstrations and the death of George Floyd
last year, according to a new study.
Mar 2, 2021 11:32 AM CST
Law firms that posted double-digit gains in 2020 revenue and profits per equity partner had a strategic plan and a commitment to a high-performance culture, according to an analysis by two law firm consultants.
Mar 2, 2021 10:53 AM CST
Throughout Laurence Kahn’s career as a lawyer who prosecuted consumer fraud and resolved countless disputes, he always believed a big part of his job was helping people with their problems. In 2004, that attitude sparked a thought one night as Kahn lay in bed.
Mar 2, 2021 10:18 AM CST
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