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Women in law already face unique challenges, but for those practicing more than 20 years, the likelihood of continued longevity becomes even more stark.
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Bryan Stevenson, founder and executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative, urged his fellow attorneys to deepen their commitment to justice, be willing to..
18 hours ago • ABA Journal

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..
2 days ago • ABA Journal

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…
4 days ago • ABA Journal

Bar Council says majority of chambers will collapse if they do not receive more financial support during the pandemic.
6 days ago • Law Society Gazette

Everybody should accept that there is a public health emergency, but whether the Coronavirus Act is the best medicine is in doubt.
6 days ago • Law Society Gazette

Prominent human rights firm says measure makes life difficult for families managing needs of children with autism.
6 days ago • Law Society Gazette

Majority of justices rule that, if arrangement has reasonable prospect of success, costs can be awarded.
1 week ago • Law Society Gazette

Bosses will spend bonuses on shares but litigation funder will not pay a 2019 dividend.
6 days ago • Law Society Gazette

Organisations respond to coronavirus lockdown with deal to allow extensions and email service.
1 week ago • Law Society Gazette

The ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar withdrew a resolution before the ABA House of Delegates on Monday that…
1 week ago • ABA Journal

A teach-out plan for Thomas Jefferson School of Law, allowing limited accreditation until the end of the spring 2023 term, has been approved by the…
1 week ago • ABA Journal

An appeals court has upheld an injunction blocking the U.S. Air Force from discharging two airmen because of their HIV-positive status.

The..
1 week ago • ABA Journal

All California cities must follow the “sanctuary state” law, which restricts local law enforcement cooperation with federal immigration agents, an appeals..
1 week ago • ABA Journal

The Montana Supreme Court has reversed a $35 million judgment against Jehovah’s Witnesses for failing to report that one of its members had been sexually…
1 week ago • ABA Journal

Judges aren’t supposed to represent clients, but that didn’t seem to stop William Edwards, who sits in Westchester County, New York.

According to..
1 week ago • ABA Journal

*New refugees no longer welcome in Texas, governor says*

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced in a letter released Friday that the state will not take…
1 week ago • ABA Journal

The chief legal officer of Google’s parent company, Alphabet, who recently came under fire for his relationships with women who worked at the company,..
1 week ago • ABA Journal

Manchester lawyer says systems were put in place early on to ensure proceedings ran smoothly.
1 week ago • Law Society Gazette

Five Supreme Court justices unanimously overturn Court of Appeal decision on data leak.
1 week ago • Law Society Gazette

Cases split into work that must be done and work that could be done.
1 week ago • Law Society Gazette

Applicant had wanted lawyers committed over brief witness statement concerning a contested attendance note.
1 week ago • Law Society Gazette

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…
1 week ago • ABA Journal

Figures suggest that in some areas it is virtually impossible for a couple to book a two-plus-two ceremony within a few months of deciding to marry.
1 week ago • Law Society Gazette

Practitioner group gathering evidence to inform government discussions and best practice recommendations.
1 week ago • Law Society Gazette

Law firms steered to Business Interruption Loan Scheme, which could also help finance professional indemnity insurance.
1 week ago • Law Society Gazette

Magic circle firm reports overall gender pay gap of 57.2% and ethnicity pay gap of 66.4%.
1 week ago • Law Society Gazette

'Frank and open conversation' as ombudsman told it had not presented a strong enough case.
1 week ago • Law Society Gazette

Former Supreme Court justice raises concern about legal over-reach.
1 week ago • Law Society Gazette

Salaries temporarily reduced by 10% in cost-saving measures prompted by coronavirus.
1 week ago • Law Society Gazette

National protocol expected soon as Northumbria tells lawyers safety in its custody suites is top priority.
1 week ago • Law Society Gazette

Court of Protection hearing was first trial to be conducted entirely by video.
1 week ago • Law Society Gazette

Solicitors call for urgent overhaul of probate legislation.
1 week ago • Law Society Gazette

Demography of solicitors changes markedly in senior roles and larger firms, survey of 9,000 practitioners finds.
1 week ago • Law Society Gazette

Homemade tool allows clients to send in contracts for automatic review.
1 week ago • Law Society Gazette

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,…
1 week ago • ABA Journal

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…
1 week ago • ABA Journal

*Corrected:* As noted in its near-ubiquitous ad campaign, Amazon’s artificially intelligent virtual assistant, Alexa, can interact with users, give them..
1 week ago • ABA Journal

Erwin Chemerinsky has been selected as dean for the University of California Berkeley School of Law.

Chemerinsky, the founding dean of University of..
1 week ago • ABA Journal

The FBI has admitted that it overestimated—by potentially 550 percent, sources say—the number of cellphones investigators cannot access due to encryption.The..
1 week ago • ABA Journal

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..
1 week ago • ABA Journal

Just hours after Pope Francis declared the death penalty “inadmissible” in all cases, Cardinal Blase Cupich of Chicago urged elected officials and leaders..
1 week ago • ABA Journal

Law Society seeking clarification on eligibility for multi-billion-pound loan scheme.
1 week ago • Law Society Gazette

A German ruling to void membership of the Unified Patent Court highlights the fragility of supranational institutions. But is the UK ready to take advantage of..
1 week ago • Law Society Gazette

Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner says government-funded programme has been successful as HM Courts & Tribunals Service takes the reins.
1 week ago • Law Society Gazette

‘Integrity of the assessments is paramount’ says director general of the Bar Standards Board.
1 week ago • Law Society Gazette

An upfront Covid-19 fee of £500 is to be introduced in May for prosecuting counsel.
1 week ago • Law Society Gazette

Judge says firm made mistake but that claimants could not prove they would have gone ahead with deal.
1 week ago • Law Society Gazette

'We must seize the moment', says online justice guru Susskind.
1 week ago • Law Society Gazette

Reliance on 2018/19 tax returns is ‘an unnecessary barrier to the equitable application of the scheme’, newly-qualified barristers claim. 
1 week ago • Law Society Gazette

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