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Appeals court says pregnant immigrant teen may be released to sponsor, enabling her to get abortion A federal appeals court has found a way to allow an abortion for a pregnant teen immigrant who is in the country illegally without ordering…
ABA Journal | Oct 20, 2017 10:47 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Federal judge releases DNA software source code that was used by New York Citys crime lab A federal judge unsealed the source code for a software program that was used to compare DNA samples in New York City’s crime lab. In…
ABA Journal | Oct 20, 2017 9:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Federal law doesnt prevent release of dead mans email to estate representatives, court rules Federal law doesnt prevent Yahoo from releasing a dead mans emails to the personal representatives of his estate, according to the top court in Massachusetts.…
ABA Journal | Oct 20, 2017 8:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Estonia considering new legal status for artificial intelligence Estonia is considering a legal status for artificial intelligence beyond property. The Baltic nations Economy Ministry, according to a report from Bloomberg, is considering…
ABA Journal | Oct 20, 2017 6:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New York judge demoted after angry spat with fellow justice An acting judge who had presided over felony criminal trials in Manhattan has been demoted to chambers work following an angry spat with a colleague.…
ABA Journal | Oct 20, 2017 5:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Is prolific tweeting Texas justices social media farewell a thank you for 5th Circuit nomination? Texas Supreme Court Justice Don Willett has more than 100,000 Twitter followers on Twitter, but they havent seen anything new on the social media…
ABA Journal | Oct 20, 2017 4:19 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Former partner says firms suit alleging stolen client has recklessly false allegations A former Grant & Eisenhofer partner is seeking to toss a lawsuit that claims he stole a whistleblower client when he left the firm. Reuben…
ABA Journal | Oct 20, 2017 3:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Paul Weiss partner expected to be chosen by Trump to lead the Federal Trade Commission A BigLaw lawyer who formerly worked at the Federal Trade Commission will be tapped to become its chairman. President Donald Trump plans to nominate Joseph…
ABA Journal | Oct 20, 2017 3:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Former Sheriff Joe Arpaios pardon doesnt require vacating his conviction, judge rules A federal judge in Arizona has ruled that former Sheriff Joe Arpaios pardon has spared him from any punishment, but it doesnt justify vacating his…
ABA Journal | Oct 20, 2017 1:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Professional services software needs to be something lawyers enjoy and want to use Ari Kaplan speaks with Barrie Hadfield, the co-founder and chief technology officer for Workshare, a software company focused on professional services. This Q&A has been…
ABA Journal | Oct 20, 2017 1:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend