565 ABA Journal Washington articles.
The Washington Supreme Court has ruled for a law firm contending that it was protected from lawsuit by a lawyer who claimed that its investigation into his bias claim was negligent.
Jan 29, 2021 2:04 PM CST
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
Paula Littlewood, a champion for legal industry innovation who led the Washington State Bar Association for more than a decade, died of cancer Monday.
Dec 17, 2020 8:59 AM CST
Cyberattacks affected the work of the Texas Commission on Judicial Conduct and a website of the the Washington State Bar Association, according to two recent news stories.
Dec 15, 2020 10:40 AM CST
A federal appeals court on Tuesday revived a Washington lawyer’s suit contending that her then-husband violated the Stored Communications Act by accessing her work emails.
Dec 9, 2020 10:17 AM CST
Ballot measures intended to reform policing gained approval in jurisdictions across the country last week, while several other criminal justice reforms also won approval.
Nov 9, 2020 2:55 PM CST
Tarra Simmons, an attorney who in 2017 faced bar admissions challenges due to a felony record, was elected on Tuesday to the Washington state legislature.
Nov 5, 2020 10:40 AM CST
Book by Mueller prosecutor says more could have been done
A book by Andrew Weissmann, a former prosecutor for special counsel Robert Mueller said the office failed to fully investigate…
Sep 22, 2020 4:45 PM CDT
Federal judge blocks US Postal Service changes
Ruling from the bench Thursday, U.S. District Judge Stanley Bastian of Yakima, Washington, blocked U.S. Postal Service changes that slowed mail delivery. Ruling…
Sep 17, 2020 4:34 PM CDT
Bookkeeper accused of embezzling $740K from godmother’s law firm
A former bookkeeper and office manager accused of embezzling $740,000 from a Rhode Island law firm has agreed to plead guilty…
Sep 14, 2020 4:45 PM CDT
A former Washington inmate claims in a lawsuit that he pleaded guilty to two felony charges after getting bad advice from an appointed lawyer who wasn’t licensed in the state.
Aug 31, 2020 12:42 PM CDT
A federal judge in Seattle has tossed a lawyer’s $1.5 million defamation lawsuit against Avvo for allegedly posting false information that made him look “terrible.”
Aug 28, 2020 2:17 PM CDT
Trump faces federal lawsuit over new policy of excluding immigrants from 2020 census
The city of Atlanta, several nonprofit organizations and naturalized citizens sued President Donald Trump on Thursday over…
Jul 24, 2020 4:27 PM CDT
A California Supreme Court advisory committee has warned the state’s judges about the ethical risks of attending public protests.
Jul 24, 2020 11:13 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
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