In 1950, Isaac Asimov’s book I, Robot provoked readers with speculative tales from the future—including how humans might put thinking machines to work. And now that artificial intelligence has gone from fantasy to fact, law firms are discovering how they can benefit.
The DePaul University College of Law’s dean will become the managing director for accreditation and legal education at the ABA, replacing Bill Adams, effective June 1.
A new group comprised of nine state supreme court chief justices and three state court administrators will make recommendations to state supreme courts regarding legal education, the bar admissions process and the declining numbers of attorneys dedicated to public-interest law.
As conflicts related to the Hamas-Israeli war flare up on law school campuses, more than half of prelaw students—58%—want to attend a law school where their politics will align with those of others on campus, according to a survey by Kaplan conducted just before the war started and released Tuesday.
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas on Monday expressed his “serious doubts” about using bellwether trials in multidistrict litigation to prevent defendants from relitigating issues decided in lawsuits by different plaintiffs.
Mike Mandell, a lawyer with 7.5 million TikTok followers, often doles out law-related advice. But in the lead-up to Thanksgiving, he offered some tongue-in-cheek tips for winning any Turkey Day argument.
Updated: A federal judge in California has certified a class action lawsuit alleging that online pornography companies were willfully blind to child sexual-abuse material that appeared on their websites.
Also at the Friday meeting in Dallas, the council voted to move a proposal regarding online library standards to the House, and it approved for public notice and comment proposed revisions to loosen accreditation standards for new online-only law schools.
The Indiana Supreme Court is now seeking comment on a proposed amendment allowing graduates of non-American Bar Association-accredited law schools to sit for the Indiana bar exam.
A Massachusetts lawyer who said he whispered deposition answers to a client out of concern for her well-being has received a public reprimand.