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Nominate your ABA Journal Legal Rebels

Tweet The ABA Journal is seeking names of innovators in legal practice to be considered for its annual Legal Rebel honors. For the last seven years, the Journal has highlighted the accomplishments of lawyers and other legal professionals for their … Continue reading

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Arizona Summit ordered to post $1.5M bond to repay students if the school closes

Home Daily News Arizona Summit ordered to post $1.5M bond… Law Schools Posted May 26, 2017 01:38 pm CDT By Stephanie Francis Ward Tweet Arizona Summit School of Law, part of the for-profit InfiLaw System, must post a $1.5 million … Continue reading

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Judge considers holding lawyers, anti-abortion leader in contempt for posted links to banned videos

Home Daily News Judge considers holding lawyers, anti-abortion… Legal Ethics Posted May 26, 2017 01:20 pm CDT By Debra Cassens Weiss Tweet A federal judge in California is considering a contempt sanction against the leader of an anti-abortion group and … Continue reading

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GOP Senate leaders consider changing ‘blue slip’ practice for appeals judges

Home Daily News GOP Senate leaders consider changing ‘blue… Judiciary Posted May 26, 2017 12:09 pm CDT By Debra Cassens Weiss A Senate blue slip from 1917. Wikimedia Commons. Tweet Republican leaders in the Senate are considering a change in … Continue reading

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Spectator is found in contempt of court after snapping fingers at officer’s murder hearing

Home Daily News Spectator is found in contempt of court after… Criminal Justice Posted May 26, 2017 11:28 am CDT By Debra Cassens Weiss Tweet A courtroom spectator was found in contempt of court Thursday after snapping his fingers to … Continue reading

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Columbia law prof’s age bias complaint is without basis, university contends in motion to dismiss

Home Daily News Columbia law prof’s age bias complaint is… Law Professors Posted May 26, 2017 10:34 am CDT By Debra Cassens Weiss Twitter Tweet Columbia University is seeking dismissal of an age bias suit filed by a 78-year-old law … Continue reading

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Alabama inmate is executed; Sotomayor dissent criticizes midazolam and lawyer phone ban

Home Daily News Alabama inmate is executed; Sotomayor dissent… Death Penalty Posted May 26, 2017 08:45 am CDT By Debra Cassens Weiss Tweet Alabama inmate Thomas “Tommy” Arthur was executed early Friday, the eighth time an execution had been scheduled … Continue reading

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What makes a legal tech company exciting to a venture capitalist?

Home Daily News What makes a legal tech company exciting… Legal Technology Posted May 26, 2017 08:00 am CDT By Ari Kaplan Ari Kaplan. Tweet Ari Kaplan spoke with Steven Sinofsky, a board partner at the venture capital firm Andreessen … Continue reading

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Lieberman withdraws from FBI director search, cites potential conflict with with Kasowitz hire

Home Daily News Lieberman withdraws from FBI director search,… Criminal Justice Posted May 25, 2017 04:02 pm CDT By Debra Cassens Weiss Former U.S. Sen. Joseph Lieberman Tweet Joseph Lieberman has withdrawn his name from consideration for FBI director because … Continue reading

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Former ABA President Alfred P. (A.P.) Carlton dies

Home Daily News Former ABA President Alfred P. (A.P.) Carlton… Obituaries Posted May 25, 2017 03:28 pm CDT By Debra Cassens Weiss Alfred P. (AP) Carlton Jr. Tweet Former ABA President Alfred P. (A.P.) Carlton of Raleigh, North Carolina, died … Continue reading

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