573 ABA Journal Washington articles.
President Joe Biden and his administration on Monday nominated eight lawyers to lead U.S. attorney’s offices, most of whom would be the first Black or female prosecutors to lead their districts.
Jul 27, 2021 12:48 PM CDT
Even with the firm having announced an official reopening date of Sept. 9 for its five offices across California and Washington, Klinedinst’s leaders do not expect to see a flood of colleagues returning to the workplace.
Jul 8, 2021 12:02 PM CDT
Social Security claimants lawyer Chad Hatfield didn’t realize his goof until several minutes into an argument last Monday before the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at San Francisco.
Jun 14, 2021 12:33 PM CDT
Federal judge strikes down ban on assault weapons
Citing the Second Amendment, U.S. District Judge Roger Benitez of the Southern District of California struck down California’s ban on assault weapons…
Jun 7, 2021 4:03 PM CDT
Many companies require their employees and customers to resolve disputes through arbitration rather than in the courtroom. Now, Amazon is no longer one of them.
Jun 2, 2021 11:45 AM CDT
A lawyer who practices in Portland, Oregon, has received a five-year suspension for firing six bullets into the law office of a colleague, narrowly missing the law firm manager who was in the building.
Apr 27, 2021 12:08 PM CDT
Years of convictions could be at risk following a Washington Supreme Court decision that struck down the state’s felony drug possession law.
Mar 15, 2021 10:43 AM CDT
A judge in Washington has said he is “truly sorry if I offended anyone” after he made belittling livestreamed references to a man killed by officers on a drug task force.
Mar 15, 2021 9:35 AM CDT
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
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