From advising employers how to respond when an employee tests positive for coronavirus to counseling employees afraid of catching it at the office, lawyers are working around the clock to help clients navigate the uncharted legal waters sparked by the rapidly spreading COVID-19.
The universe unfolds as it is intended. That’s the mantra Robert Saunooke has called on for motivation through much of his life. It guided the citizen and enrolled member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians through challenges he encountered during his childhood and opportunities he embraced as he built a practice focused on representing Native American tribes and their members.
As an Amazon Prime member, Miami-based intellectual property lawyer Michael Chesal gets groceries and other goods from the world’s largest online marketplace. And thanks to Amazon’s new IP Accelerator program, Chesal also gets clients.
As more schools move JD instruction out of the traditional classroom setting, many are moving into uncharted territory.
Participants also must be a member of a racial or socioeconomic group that is underrepresented in the legal profession. The latter will be determined based on whether someone qualified for Pell Grants as an undergraduate or is a first-generation college graduate.
Under the old version of Standard 316, which sets bar passage requirements for ABA-accredited law schools, the Council of the ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar entertained all sorts of exceptions—including having a 75% pass rate for all graduates over the five most recent calendar years, or at least three of those five years. It’s been said no law school has ever been out of compliance with it.
Legal marketing is a relatively new concept.
The ABA’s flagship technology conference is back with new hands-on tracks and wellness events to give attorneys experience and ideas to take home and implement.
Every abortion case that reaches the U.S. Supreme Court has high stakes. The case that the justices will hear on March 4 is all the more momentous because of recent changes on the court.
Wrongful Conviction: False Confessions is a new podcast hosted by two of the nation’s foremost experts in the field, Steve Drizin and Laura Nirider, law professors and co-directors of Northwestern University’s Center on Wrongful Convictions. The new series was born from their experience on the Netflix documentary Making a Murderer.