2447 ABA Journal Public Interest articles.
Oct 1, 2021 4:10 AM CDT
The virtual law office—once a niche curiosity reserved for sole practitioners and a fraction of traditional firms—suddenly flowered, forced by necessity out of high-rise towers and into personal homes in the dark, uncertain pre-vaccine days.
Oct 1, 2021 2:30 AM CDT
Some attorneys are choosing to continue making room for their new hobbies, their altered schedules or their amended ways of living their lives post-COVID.
Oct 1, 2021 2:20 AM CDT
Texas abortion clinics seek SCOTUS review
Abortion providers in Texas asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday to consider whether their lawsuit challenging the state’s restrictive law can go forward.…
Sep 24, 2021 3:50 PM CDT
A shutdown order that barred in-person dining was not a direct physical loss or damage to property covered by a "business interruption" insurance policy, a federal appeals court has ruled.
Sep 24, 2021 11:45 AM CDT
Few federal courts have reported that they are requiring COVID-19 vaccines for court workers, although an order this week requires the employees to report their vaccination status.
Sep 24, 2021 11:05 AM CDT
A continuing resolution passed by the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday would give $40 million in disaster aid to the Legal Services Corp. to support legal aid groups helping low-income Americans affected by extreme weather events.
Sep 23, 2021 12:51 PM CDT
A federal appeals court has vacated its July decision
finding that youths ages 18, 19 and 20 have a Second Amendment right to own handguns.
Sep 23, 2021 11:10 AM CDT
State and local governments have long had the right to tailor firearm regulations to their own judgments about how best to protect public health and safety, the ABA told the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday.
Sep 23, 2021 9:29 AM CDT
A conservative law professor wrote a memo telling then-Vice President Mike Pence how he could give then-President Donald Trump an election win when Congress counted Electoral College votes Jan. 6.
Sep 22, 2021 2:36 PM CDT
Throughout the summit’s four days of programming, registrants can attend five CLE programs; four TED-style talks; three workshops on critical diversity equity and inclusion issues; and a fireside discussion Sept. 29 with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor.
Sep 22, 2021 11:51 AM CDT
Ohio lawyer Thomas Renz quickly gained prominence in conservative circles by challenging COVID-19 mandates in a series of lawsuits filed after he passed the bar exam in November 2019 on his fifth try.
Sep 20, 2021 6:10 PM CDT
The ABA filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday that asks justices to uphold Roe v. Wade
and adhere to its precedent recognizing the right to an abortion prior to the viability of the fetus when it hears a case scheduled for the October term.
Sep 20, 2021 4:40 PM CDT
A committee of lawmakers and lay people are cutting racist language and outdated provisions from the Alabama Constitution after voters gave the go-ahead to begin the effort last fall.
Sep 20, 2021 4:30 PM CDT
“This was a show trial rather than a fair judicial inquiry,” Geoffrey Robertson of the the Clooney Foundation for Justice’s TrialWatch said in a press release. Robinson wrote a report on the trial with the ABA Center for Human Rights staff in June.
Sep 20, 2021 2:30 PM CDT
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