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US Unrest: Security forces surround Minnesota State Capitol National Guard troops and the Minnesota State Patrol surrounded Minnesota State Capitol on Saturday (May 30th) night as a wave of unrest over the death of George Floyd swept the cities across the USA. Credit: Newsflare STUDIO Duration: 00:44 Published 14 minutes ago
Cat Becomes Mother for Baby Meerkats Occurred in May 2018 / Pskov, Pskov Oblast, Russia Info from Licensor: "Two adult meerkats were brought to us for overexposure, and they gave birth to two cubs. Due to inexperience, the meerkats did.. Credit: Viral Hog Content Duration: 03:05 Published 25 minutes ago
Tug of War Turns Into Ride Occurred on May 17, 2020 / Yekaterinburg, Sverdlovsk Oblast, Russia Info from Licensor: "German shepherds playing tug of war made for a fun ride for this boy." Credit: Viral Hog Content Duration: 01:03 Published 28 minutes ago
Puppy Pokes Man for His Peanut Butter Sandwich Occurred on May 1, 2020 / Elkton, Maryland, USA Info from Licensor: "The video is our Collie, Wyatt poking my husband David as he is eating a peanut butter sandwich. Wyatt taught himself this handy.. Credit: Viral Hog Content Duration: 00:37 Published 28 minutes ago
Storm Brings Triple Waterspout Touchdown Occurred on May 30, 2020 / Alabang, Muntinlupa, Metro Manila, Philippines Info from Licensor: "Three waterspouts in Laguna de Bay were seen at 6:10 pm. It lasted for about 30 minutes and they were gone.. Credit: Viral Hog Content Duration: 00:39 Published 28 minutes ago
COVID: Delhi requests grant of Rs 5000 crore from Centre Deputy Chief Minister and Finance Minister of Delhi, Manish Sisodia has requested Central Government to grant Rs 5000 crore over dip in state's revenue due to ongoing coronavirus pandemic. "We reviewed.. Credit: ANI Duration: 01:41 Published 47 minutes ago
Donald Trump: death of George Floyd a "grave tragedy" US President Donald Trump on Saturday (May 30th) night called the death of George Floyd a "grave tragedy" which had filled Americans with "horror."
Speaking from Cape Canaveral in Florida where he.. Credit: Newsflare Duration: 08:50 Published 1 hour ago
Amazon’s Alexa can now track billable hours *Corrected:* As noted in its near-ubiquitous ad campaign, Amazon’s artificially intelligent virtual assistant, Alexa, can interact with users, give them important information like weather and… ABA Journal - Published 8 hours ago
Bryan Stevenson calls on lawyers to get uncomfortable and deepen commitment to justice Bryan Stevenson, founder and executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative, urged his fellow attorneys to deepen their commitment to justice, be willing to get… ABA Journal - Published 8 hours ago
Erwin Chemerinsky named to lead Berkeley Law Erwin Chemerinsky has been selected as dean for the University of California Berkeley School of Law.
Chemerinsky, the founding dean of University of California Irvine… ABA Journal - Published 8 hours ago
Chief justice considering possibility of ethics code for Supreme Court, Kagan reveals U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. is considering whether to create an ethics code for Supreme Court justices, Justice Elena Kagan told… ABA Journal - Published 8 hours ago Immigrant children begin appearing in court without lawyers or parents Most immigrants facing deportation wouldn’t climb onto a table during their court hearings. But then again, most 3-year-olds don’t go to court without parents or… ABA Journal - Published 8 hours ago
Congress should exempt Puerto Rico from shipping law, ABA House says A nearly century-old shipping regulation is hampering Puerto Rico's economic and physical recovery in the wake of Hurricane Maria last year, and Congress should enact… ABA Journal - Published 8 hours ago
FBI overestimated the number of encrypted phones while arguing for workarounds The FBI has admitted that it overestimated—by potentially 550 percent, sources say—the number of cellphones investigators cannot access due to encryption.The miscount was… ABA Journal - Published 8 hours ago
Gorsuch, like Alito, will not join cert pool The law clerks for Justice Neil M. Gorsuch have their work cut out for them.
Gorsuch will not be joining the so-called cert pool, in… ABA Journal - Published 8 hours ago Trump’s tax plan largesse extends to law firms President Donald Trump’s tax blueprint unveiled Wednesday contains a provision that would benefit law firms.
Under the plan, corporations that currently pay a tax rate… ABA Journal - Published 8 hours ago
Wrongly convicted man passes New York bar exam Martin Tankleff, who was arrested at age 17 and would spend 17 years in prison for a wrongful conviction in the murders of his parents,… ABA Journal - Published 8 hours ago
New membership model will mean lower dues, free CLE and customized content for ABA members A new dues structure that starts in September 2019 was overwhelmingly approved by the ABA House of Delegates on Monday during the ABA Annual Meeting… ABA Journal - Published 8 hours ago
Plan to drop law school entry exam requirement withdrawn before ABA House vote The ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar withdrew a resolution before the ABA House of Delegates on Monday that… ABA Journal - Published 8 hours ago
Why do experienced female lawyers leave? Disrespect, social constraints, ABA survey says Women in law already face unique challenges, but for those practicing more than 20 years, the likelihood of continued longevity becomes even more stark.
… ABA Journal - Published 8 hours ago Would Scalia have shifted on death penalty if he’d heard pope’s decree? Maybe, Chicago cardinal says Just hours after Pope Francis declared the death penalty “inadmissible” in all cases, Cardinal Blase Cupich of Chicago urged elected officials and leaders to… ABA Journal - Published 8 hours ago
ABA president responds to George Floyd’s death in police custody and subsequent protests As protests over George Floyd’s death continue to erupt in Minneapolis and other parts of the country, ABA President Judy Perry Martinez implored Americans that… ABA Journal - Published 2 days ago Afternoon Briefs: Judge prevented from fixing jobless system; state will stop sharing COVID-19 data *Separation of powers stops Florida judge from ordering unemployment system fix*
Leon County Circuit Judge John Cooper said Thursday that Florida law and the Constitution’s… ABA Journal - Published 2 days ago
Appeals court tosses convictions in wake of Supreme Court ruling on jury verdicts The Louisiana 4th Circuit Court of Appeal has overturned two manslaughter and molestation convictions in response to a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling that nonunanimous… ABA Journal - Published 2 days ago Legal experts question legitimacy of Trump’s order limiting social media platforms Legal experts are weighing in on President Donald Trump’s move to curtail protections for social media, expressing skepticism that it would actually be enforced or… ABA Journal - Published 2 days ago
New York bar reports minor increases in women’s court participation since 2017 Not much has changed in the three years since the New York State Bar Association released a landmark report highlighting the scarcity of female attorneys… ABA Journal - Published 2 days ago Criminal justice system should consider public health during COVID-19 pandemic, groups say Several national organizations issued joint recommendations earlier this week for how the criminal justice system can incorporate public health approaches when responding to the novel… ABA Journal - Published 2 days ago
Nearly 300 federal suits stem from pandemic; 101 ‘business interruption’ cases filed; what’s next? Nearly 300 federal lawsuits filed in the months of March and April stem from the COVID-19 pandemic, a number that is likely to continue to… ABA Journal - Published 3 days ago Afternoon Briefs: Trump order limits social media protections; Texas court curbs mail-in ballots *Trump order seeks to curtail legal protections for social media*
President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday that seeks to reinterpret the Communications Decency… ABA Journal - Published 3 days ago
Just 1 BigLaw firm makes the news for pay cuts in past week Days after announcing a voluntary leave program, Troutman Sanders revealed it is going a step further with pay cuts for lawyers and staff members.… ABA Journal - Published 3 days ago 10 law schools were found out of compliance with bar passage standard, ABA legal ed section says Ten law schools are out of compliance with an ABA accreditation standard that requires a bar passage rate of at least 75% within two years.
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How are the ABA’s international ROLI programs adjusting to a global pandemic? Communities around the world are reeling from the repercussions of the novel coronavirus pandemic and measures taken to contain it. Democratic backsliding threatens to derail… ABA Journal - Published 3 days ago Judge is removed from bench after asking woman whether she closed her legs to prevent rape The New Jersey Supreme Court on Tuesday removed a judge from the bench who asked a woman whether she had tried to close her… ABA Journal - Published 3 days ago
Lawyer convicted for chest bumping a prosecutor wins reinstatement to law practice The Louisiana Supreme Court reinstated a lawyer Tuesday who had been suspended for a year and a day for chest bumping a prosecutor in a… ABA Journal - Published 3 days ago Chemerinsky: SCOTUS should embrace technology reforms prompted by pandemic Unless there is an emergency case to be heard, oral arguments are completed in the U.S. Supreme Court for the October 2019 term. The court… ABA Journal - Published 3 days ago
Lawyer who represents man dragged from flight now represents mom in airline stroller incident Chicago lawyer Thomas Demetrio now represents a second unhappy airline passenger.
Demetrio announced Monday that he represents a mother shown in an online video crying… ABA Journal - Published 3 days ago Proposal would require New Jersey lawyers to reveal client information showing wrongful conviction An ethics proposal in New Jersey would create an exception to the duty of client confidentiality when a lawyer has information that an innocent person… ABA Journal - Published 3 days ago
Afternoon Briefs: Jenner & Block in COVID-19 rent dispute; more malpractice claims likely *Jenner & Block is sued in dispute over rent during pandemic*
The Chicago landlord for Jenner & Block has filed a lawsuit alleging that the… ABA Journal - Published 4 days ago At least 3 BigLaw firms charge more than $1K per hour for top associates At least three large law firms are charging more than $1,000 per hour for bankruptcy work by senior associates, court filings indicate.
The firms are… ABA Journal - Published 4 days ago
Biden accuser’s expert testimony is reviewed after questions are raised about her degree claim The woman who accused former Vice President Joe Biden of sexual assault has been dropped by her law firm and is facing accusations that she… ABA Journal - Published 4 days ago Revenue sharing poses potential roadblock to MLB restarting, sports lawyers say ABA Journal - Published 4 days ago
Studios that made ‘Criminal Minds’ are sued for alleged longtime sexual harassment on set A California agency has filed a sexual harassment lawsuit alleging that the production companies that made the TV show Criminal Minds failed to prevent an… ABA Journal - Published 4 days ago 2 lawyers are arrested in alleged plot to kill another attorney Two lawyers in Waco, Texas, have been arrested on charges of conspiracy to commit capital murder in an alleged plot to kill another attorney.
The… ABA Journal - Published 4 days ago
Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and America’s cruel justice equation ABA Journal - Published 4 days ago Afternoon Briefs: Chief justice says pandemic teaches humility; bioweapons charge for alleged spitting *Pandemic teaches humility, chief justice tells grads in video remarks*
U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. told graduates at his son’s high… ABA Journal - Published 5 days ago
Federal judge rules Florida can’t require payment of fees before ex-felons can vote A federal judge ruled Sunday that it is unconstitutional in some circumstances for Florida to require felons who have completed their sentences to pay legal… ABA Journal - Published 5 days ago SCOTUS refuses to block order to move at-risk inmates at prison with high COVID-19 rate The U.S. Supreme Court refused Tuesday to stay a judge’s order requiring the Federal Bureau of Prisons to release or transfer inmates at an Ohio… ABA Journal - Published 5 days ago
Can cyborg lawyers convince their clients to listen? Do you really need a human for the so-called human touch in lawyering, particularly when a big part of the job is convincing the client… ABA Journal - Published 5 days ago Since remote MBE won’t be available for July bar, Nevada plans for essay-based test Considering social distancing requirements related to the COVID-19 pandemic, Nevada is going forward with a remote, open-book bar exam, which will be administered in July.… ABA Journal - Published 5 days ago
Lawyer accused of pulling gun on store clerk in social distancing tiff gets interim suspension A Vermont lawyer has had her license suspended on an interim basis after she was accused of pulling a gun on a store clerk.
The… ABA Journal - Published 5 days ago Law prof wins defamation award of nearly $1.2M in suit against rape accuser A University of Minnesota law professor has obtained a defamation judgment of nearly $1.2 million against a former girlfriend for an alleged false accusation of… ABA Journal - Published 5 days ago Coronavirus pandemic prompts wave of ‘business interruption’ lawsuits by restaurants ABA Journal - Published 5 days ago