1569 ABA Journal Public Interest articles.
Lawyers favor Biden campaign in individual donations
Presidential campaign donations by individual lawyers heavily favor Joe Biden, according to a Reuters analysis. Individual lawyers gave $29 million to Biden’s campaign…
Oct 23, 2020 4:15 PM CDT
A federal judge in New Jersey has mostly dismissed a lawsuit by a former legal assistant at Fox Rothschild, who claimed that a now-fired lawyer tried to sexually assault her.
Oct 23, 2020 12:24 PM CDT
Ari Kaplan recently spoke with Scott Mozarsky, a managing director with the Jordan, Edmiston Group Inc., a middle-market investment bank, where he leads its legal and compliance practice.
Oct 23, 2020 11:00 AM CDT
The Oregon Supreme Court has rejected claims that the public trust doctrine imposes broad duties on the state to protect the environment from greenhouse gas emissions.
Oct 23, 2020 10:39 AM CDT
A Rhode Island federal judge has ruled students in the state have no constitutional right to a civics education, even as he warned of a “deep flaw” in education priorities. Judge William Smith said they seem to recognize “American democracy is in peril.”
Oct 23, 2020 10:13 AM CDT
Judge tosses one murder charge against officer in George Floyd death
A Minnesota judge on Thursday tossed one of the charges against former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin in the…
Oct 22, 2020 4:59 PM CDT
Oct 22, 2020 12:13 PM CDT
Three U.S. Supreme Court justices dissented Wednesday when the high court allowed Alabama’s secretary of state to ban curbside voting.
Oct 22, 2020 11:35 AM CDT
Purdue Pharma agrees to plead guilty over opioid marketing
Purdue Pharma has agreed to plead guilty to felony charges for misleading doctors, patients and the government about OxyContin and for…
Oct 21, 2020 3:41 PM CDT
One of the most important ethical obligations a lawyer has is knowing when to tell their client no. But how do you know when that moment has come, and how do you deal with it?
Oct 21, 2020 10:47 AM CDT
A new ABA initiative is encouraging lawyers to invest in projects that “counter the impact of COVID-19 and champion racial justice across America.”
Oct 21, 2020 10:05 AM CDT
DOJ files antitrust suit against Google
The U.S. Department of Justice filed a civil antitrust lawsuit against Google on Tuesday that alleges that the tech company maintains a monopoly in…
Oct 20, 2020 4:23 PM CDT
Kirkland & Ellis had the most partner departures this year among larger law firms, followed by Boies Schiller Flexner, according to an analysis of lateral partner movement by legal consulting firm Decipher.
Oct 20, 2020 2:40 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether an officer can enter a garage without a warrant when in pursuit of a misdemeanor suspect.
Oct 20, 2020 12:01 PM CDT
U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. apparently joined with the high court's three liberal justices Monday in a Pennsylvania election dispute, creating a 4-4 split that allowed Pennsylvania to count absentee ballots received up to three days after Election Day.
Oct 20, 2020 9:55 AM CDT
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