356 ABA Journal Tennessee articles.
A federal judge in Memphis, Tennessee, has been kicked off a child pornography case after criticizing the computer sophistication of appellate judges and refusing to change the light sentence that she imposed.
Sep 15, 2020 3:02 PM CDT
Court blocks Trump’s census count order
A special three-judge panel of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York has blocked President Donald Trump’s order to exclude…
Sep 11, 2020 4:12 PM CDT
A new judge will hear a Tennessee defendant’s appeal of his murder conviction after the first judge described the state’s post-conviction process as a game and said he prefers Texas procedures.
Aug 28, 2020 1:28 PM CDT
New York has announced reciprocity agreements with some jurisdictions also offering the October online bar exam, which will use National Conference of Bar Examiners testing materials.
Aug 19, 2020 9:56 AM CDT
The Tennessee Supreme Court on Wednesday vacated a ruling that would have allowed all registered voters concerned over COVID-19 to vote absentee in the November 2020 presidential election.
Aug 7, 2020 12:42 PM CDT
The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at Cincinnati chastised a Tennessee lawyer for making disparaging statements against his opponents in its ruling in an antitrust lawsuit Thursday.
Jul 24, 2020 10:43 AM CDT
In light of public health concerns, Illinois and New York have joined the growing list of states that canceled in-person bar exams, with plans for an October remote test offered by the National Conference of Bar Examiners.
Jul 23, 2020 12:02 PM CDT
Following a recent order
that its July bar exam was rescheduled for Sept. 30 and Oct. 1, the Tennessee Supreme Court on Monday canceled that test as well over public health concerns. It is now offering the online exam prepared by the National Conference of Bar Examiners on Oct. 5-6.
Jul 14, 2020 11:25 AM CDT
The Oregon Supreme Court approved temporary diploma privilege Monday, for in-state graduates and people who graduated from ABA-approved law schools with first-time bar passage rates of at least 86%.
Jun 30, 2020 10:40 AM CDT
Judge admonishes Tennessee attorney general’s office for ignoring absentee voting order
Davidson County Chancellor Ellen Hobbs Lyle chastised attorneys from the Tennessee attorney general’s office Thursday for not following the…
Jun 12, 2020 4:14 PM CDT
Two Federal Protective Service officers were shot outside the federal courthouse in Oakland, California, on Friday night. Only one survived, and he is in critical condition.
Jun 1, 2020 1:00 PM CDT
Separation of powers stops Florida judge from ordering unemployment system fix
Leon County Circuit Judge John Cooper said Thursday that Florida law and the Constitution’s separation of powers doctrine is…
May 29, 2020 4:00 PM CDT
Seating is limited for would-be lawyers taking the Tennessee bar exam in July, so the Tennessee Board of Law Examiners has taken the unprecedented step of scheduling a fall exam to help accommodate those who didn’t get a seat.
May 22, 2020 12:19 PM CDT
Hackers demand $21M from showbiz lawyer
Hackers are threatening to reveal personal information about the celebrity clients of lawyer Allen Grubman unless he pays them a ransom of $21 million.…
May 14, 2020 4:15 PM CDT
EEOC: Employers can test for COVID-19 without violating ADA
Employers can require COVID-19 tests before allowing workers to enter the workplace, according to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. The tests…
Apr 27, 2020 4:10 PM CDT
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