26179 ABA Journal States articles.
In the 1960s and '70s, as a detective sergeant in the Houston Police Department, I had to augment my income by working extra jobs off duty.
Apr 2, 2020 1:55 PM CDT
Doctors and nurses across the country are asking about legal remedies they may have because of exposure to COVID-19 and a lack of personal protective equipment, or PPE. Invariably, their main concern is the dangers to which they’re being exposed.
Apr 2, 2020 11:35 AM CDT
Pro basketball players shoot for law school
Imani McGee-Stafford, a center with the Dallas Wings, is leaving the basketball court and headed to the Southwestern Law School in Los Angeles.…
Apr 1, 2020 4:55 PM CDT
A federal appeals court is allowing Texas to enforce its pandemic-related abortion ban until the state’s arguments can be considered.
Apr 1, 2020 10:04 AM CDT
The New York Court of Appeals announced Tuesday that the bar exam will take place shortly before or after the Labor Day holiday. Also, Chief Judge Janet DiFiore is looking into supervised practice for law school graduates.
Apr 1, 2020 9:38 AM CDT
Too many lawyers have forgotten their humanity. We have become so consumed with billing hours and rainmaking that we have forgotten the simple joy we felt when we used to shake cans on the quads of our universities for local charities.
Apr 1, 2020 2:40 AM CDT
Advocates for legal regulatory reform say they are dismayed by the State Bar of California’s recent decision to postpone action on a proposed regulatory sandbox, but they have not given up the fight to convince the bar’s board of trustees to support further exploring the concept.
Mar 31, 2020 10:55 AM CDT
A megachurch pastor in Florida has been arrested for defying Hillsborough County’s limit on gatherings of 10 or more people.
Mar 31, 2020 10:32 AM CDT
Federal judges in Texas and Ohio have temporarily blocked abortion bans that were adopted in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mar 31, 2020 9:55 AM CDT
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.…
Mar 30, 2020 4:29 PM CDT
A Colorado lawyer should receive a stayed suspension for referring to a judge as a "gay, fat, f--" in an email to two clients, according to an opinion by the judge appointed to preside in discipline matters.
Mar 30, 2020 3:36 PM CDT
A Louisiana lawyer who interrupted a deposition 145 times and made 106 objections will have to pay for the conduct.
Mar 30, 2020 12:39 PM CDT
A federal judge in Los Angeles has found that the federal government failed to promptly release immigrant children from detention facilities that are “hotbeds for contagion.”
Mar 30, 2020 11:22 AM CDT
As people across the country are coping with countless changes in light of the novel coronavirus pandemic, the ABA Journal’s Asked and Answered
podcast is taking a break from its regularly scheduled programing to share information with lawyers about how they can adjust to the world’s current situation—such as having to work from home, whether they want to or not.
Mar 30, 2020 9:27 AM CDT
The New York Commission on Judicial Conduct has recommended the removal of a Sullivan County judge accused of ordering the jailing and handcuffing of litigants for contempt without following procedural safeguards.
Mar 27, 2020 3:33 PM CDT
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