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A federal judge in Chicago has trimmed some claims from an Illinois law firm’s suit that alleges that a rival hijacked its website traffic and copied some of its website content.
Mar 26, 2020 3:01 PM CDT
A federal appeals court has revived a lawsuit by a jailed protester in Oregon who turned over nearly $31 to her jailers and was repaid upon release with a fee-laden debit card.
Mar 26, 2020 12:44 PM CDT
ABA: Exempt legal services from any US stay-home order
ABA President Judy Perry Martinez says legal services should be deemed essential and exempted from any national stay-home order. “The American…
Mar 25, 2020 4:05 PM CDT
ABA president says LSC needs extra money for COVID-19 issues
ABA President Judy Perry Martinez is asking Congress to provide a supplemental appropriation for the Legal Services Corp. The cash…
Mar 20, 2020 3:30 PM CDT
Harvey Weinstein gets 23-year prison sentence
Former film producer Harvey Weinstein, 67, was sentenced Wednesday to 23 years in prison for sexually assaulting two women. The minimum sentence was…
Mar 11, 2020 4:35 PM CDT
Apple has agreed to pay up to $500 million to settle a class action lawsuit that accuses the multinational technology company of slowing down older iPhones to induce owners to buy new models.
Mar 3, 2020 10:50 AM CST
William Adams, the deputy managing director of the ABA's Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar, will replace Barry Currier as the organization's managing director of accreditation and legal education, starting April 6. Currier announced in summer 2019
that he would be stepping down from the position.
Mar 3, 2020 10:45 AM CST
Trump campaign is suing the New York Times for libel
President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign says it is filing a libel suit against the New York Times for a Feb 26, 2020 3:09 PM CST
A federal judge in Washington, D.C., has ruled that a Chinese asylum-seeker can sue the Clark Hill law firm over a 2017 hack that allegedly exposed personal data online.
Feb 25, 2020 10:26 AM CST
The Louisiana-based 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has withdrawn a July opinion finding a Mississippi sheriffs' deputy could be liable for dropping a mentally disabled man at the county border, where he was later struck and killed by a car.
Feb 24, 2020 11:50 AM CST
George Zimmerman sues Buttigieg and Warren over tweets
The neighborhood watch volunteer acquitted in the murder of unarmed teen Trayvon Martin has filed a defamation suit against Democratic presidential candidates…
Feb 20, 2020 3:56 PM CST
A Kansas law firm that claimed that a competitor was inflating client recoveries in its advertising won’t be able to pursue its lawsuit.
Feb 18, 2020 10:37 AM CST
The ABA House of Delegates approved a resolution targeting air carriers’ discrimination against people with disabilities after lengthy debate Monday at the midyear meeting in Austin, Texas.
Feb 17, 2020 4:17 PM CST
The importance of providing police officers with comprehensive animal encounter training was addressed in a measure approved by the ABA House of Delegates at the 2020 ABA Midyear Meeting in Austin, Texas, on Monday.
Feb 17, 2020 2:44 PM CST
Two lawyers who handle malpractice cases are pointing to two possible reasons why BigLaw is facing increasing malpractice risks.
Feb 12, 2020 11:46 AM CST
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