“The whistleblower often comes to us in pretty bad shape,” attorney Stephen Kohn says. “He’s at risk to be killed [in his profession]. It’s our job to get those bandages on, get him back to health and have him walk out in good condition.”
Several states, including two of the top three states with the largest number of lawyers, have postponed attorney discipline case hearings amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The novel coronavirus is wreaking havoc on the criminal justice system, experts warn, and could delay the right to a fair trial and rob detainees of their day in court.…
Former State Bar of California trustee Joanna Mendoza and her family plan to remain in Barcelona until at least early April, which is when they hope to leave for Seville, Spain, to continue their European trip. However, she acknowledges their plans may change again because of the coronavirus.
Companies across the country have shuttered operations, required employees to work remotely and limited services and business hours. As these companies face an uncertain financial future, they also face the possibility that their workers will contract the coronavirus and hold them accountable for not putting proper protections in place.
Concerned about the lack of civics education in schools, Judge Douglas Ginsburg is the latest jurist looking to teach the public what he believes it’s been missing.
Ginsburg, a U.S.…
For lawyers across the country, the concept of working remotely from their law firms became an unsettling reality nearly overnight as many governors and mayors began requiring the closure of…
When the U.S. Supreme Court announced this week that its March sitting of oral arguments would be postponed “in keeping with public health precautions recommended in response to COVID-19,” the statement included some historical references for support—going back as far as 227 years ago.
Are you someone who rarely, if ever, calls friends just to catch up? If you prefer texting to spontaneous small talk, you might want to rethink things—especially now.
The ABA Journal spoke with elder law attorneys about how to identify some red flags or signs of elder abuse when they’re meeting with clients and how to respond to them.