Real Estate & Property Law
1864 ABA Journal Real Estate & Property Law articles.
Throughout the year, the ABA Journal publishes in-depth features on the business of the legal profession, developments in the law, lives that have been impacted by the justice system and the ways society influences—and is influenced by—the law. What follows are some of our favorite features from 2020.
Dec 23, 2020 10:10 AM CST
For attorneys who want to do more pro bono in 2021, here are five ways to get involved.
Dec 21, 2020 1:52 PM CST
One more month of student loan forbearance announced by Education Department
Student loan forbearance has been extended through Jan. 31, the U.S. Department of Education announced Friday. The offering started…
Dec 7, 2020 4:37 PM CST
ABA President Patricia Lee Refo is calling on Congress to immediately pass a renewed moratorium on housing evictions and provide essential economic relief to rental property owners.
Dec 2, 2020 12:00 PM CST
Building for Good was launched in October 2019 by members of the ABA Forum on Construction Law. Their mission is to offer construction lawyers more pro bono opportunities and relieve the financial burden on organizations that need construction law services.
Nov 23, 2020 8:50 AM CST
Juror shortages lead to curbs on peremptory challenges
Judges in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, are allowed to ban or reduce peremptory challenges in civil cases to avoid running out of potential…
Nov 20, 2020 4:06 PM CST
A lawyer who was formerly a financial analyst to the Federal Reserve System’s board of governors is accused of collecting disability benefits while working for two law firms, three companies and a university.
Nov 3, 2020 9:02 AM CST
Schulte Roth & Zabel has filed a $10 million lawsuit claiming that its Manhattan landlord failed to abide by lease provisions requiring rent abatement in an emergency.
Oct 29, 2020 12:14 PM CDT
In recent years, a growing number of law firms reduced their brick-and-mortar office space as a way to cut costs and also better meet the changing workplace needs of their attorneys.
Oct 14, 2020 9:30 AM CDT
Two Florida lawyers have been charged in an alleged foreclosure fraud scheme that cost victims nearly $750,000.
Oct 9, 2020 12:52 PM CDT
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner has cut 4% of its global workforce and reorganized practice groups since undertaking a strategic review last year.
Oct 8, 2020 10:41 AM CDT
Law prof who studied Black land ownership wins ‘genius grant’
Thomas Wilson Mitchell, a law professor at the Texas A&M University, is the only lawyer among 21 winners of the…
Oct 6, 2020 3:15 PM CDT
The receiver for investment funds accused of operating as a Ponzi scheme has sued DLA Piper and Fox Rothschild for allegedly facilitating the wrongdoing.
Sep 29, 2020 12:15 PM CDT
A Cuban American judge who fought to keep a Cuban boy in the United States is said to be a top contender for the U.S. Supreme Court following the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Sep 21, 2020 3:26 PM CDT
Nearly six months into a pandemic that’s upended American society, a San Diego property owner cut a deal with a tenant: Take $10,000 and get out.
Sep 10, 2020 4:45 PM CDT
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