Trials & Litigation
20257 ABA Journal Trials & Litigation articles.
A federal judge in Illinois who has a knack for criticizing lawyers with biting prose has turned his attention to a lawyer who battles food companies
over their labeling.
May 31, 2023 3:21 PM CDT
If the U.S. Supreme Court restricts the consideration of race
in college admissions, there is another looming issue: whether schools can use race-neutral tools that boost diversity.
May 31, 2023 11:59 AM CDT
A federal judge in New York City has ordered two lawyers and their law firm to show cause why they shouldn’t be sanctioned for submitting a brief with citations to fake cases, thanks to research by ChatGPT.
May 30, 2023 12:30 PM CDT
Impeached Republican Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton had a legitimate reason to fire whistleblowers, according to a tweet
by his office citing a law firm report backing up that claim.
May 30, 2023 10:22 AM CDT
Democratic New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill last week that that requires telemarketers to provide a callback number and to identify themselves and whom they represent within 30 seconds.
May 26, 2023 12:26 PM CDT
A disbarred lawyer who is serving a life sentence
for the murder of his wife and one of his sons has been indicted on federal charges for allegedly stealing money from clients and his housekeeper’s family.
May 26, 2023 12:08 PM CDT
Virginia proposes ban on agreements limiting ethics complaints
A proposed ethics rule in Virginia would ban lawyers from making agreements with clients or former clients that limit their right to…
May 26, 2023 10:48 AM CDT
My sister is a huge true-crime fan (shoutout, Ivy). She is professedly obsessed, even to the point that her favorite streaming platform is ID Go. She’s always been intelligent and curious. I think her brother being a career defense attorney might influence her intrigue. Maybe I shouldn’t flatter myself, though.
May 25, 2023 2:21 PM CDT
A Wisconsin lawyer chose jail over community service Tuesday for spitting on a Black teenager during a 2020 protest.
May 24, 2023 3:56 PM CDT
This year’s recipients of the Silver Gavel Awards for Media and the Arts delve into a multitude of pressing and prominent legal issues, including abortion rights, affirmative action and modern-day slavery.
May 24, 2023 12:30 PM CDT
A federal judge in Colorado has warned lawyers for litigants in a business dispute that he will not “sit idly by in the face of further mudslinging.”
May 24, 2023 10:30 AM CDT
A $642 million arbitration award against Walgreens was obtained by “undue means” because of Crowell & Moring's "unethical side-switching," according to a May 19 amended petition seeking to vacate the award.
May 23, 2023 1:53 PM CDT
A federal appeals court on Monday rejected a defendant’s claim that his Fifth Amendment equal protection rights were violated by a law making it a crime to reenter the United States after deportation.
May 23, 2023 11:38 AM CDT
A lawyer for the woman who accused former President Donald Trump of sexual assault told a federal judge Monday that Trump’s post-trial comments denying the incident are relevant in a separate pending lawsuit against Trump.
May 23, 2023 10:48 AM CDT
Chicago has rebuffed requests by the Satanic Temple to deliver city council invocations for more than three years, violating the First Amendment in two ways, according to a lawsuit filed earlier this month.
May 23, 2023 8:40 AM CDT
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