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Bill Cosby is sentenced to up to 10 years in prison, denied bail pending appeal A Pennsylvania judge declared Bill Cosby a sexually violent predator on Tuesday and sentenced him to three to 10 years in prison. Judge Steven ONeill…
ABA Journal | 8 hours, 23 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Physician calling himself the real Dr. Joshi sues indicted doctor with the same name A Chicago-area pain management physician, dubbed the real Dr. Joshi, has filed suit against a physician with the same name who pleaded guilty in July…
ABA Journal | 9 hours, 54 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Female lawyers exempt from tampon ban for Virginia prison visitors Most women who visit prisons in Virginia soon wont be allowed to wear tampons or menstrual cups. The policy, which goes into effect next month,…
ABA Journal | 10 hours, 37 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Trump appointee changes long-standing policies regarding racial disparities in youth incarceration For two decades, the number of children behind bars in the U.S. has been on the declinebut the racial disparity has been dramatically worsening,…
ABA Journal | 11 hours, 53 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Kavanaugh defends himself in TV interview; White House is open to testimony by 2nd accuser Appearing with his wife in a Fox News interview on Monday, U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh said he has never sexually assaulted anyone, in…
ABA Journal | 14 hours, 8 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Simplify a tedious deposition review with technology Handling a litigation case from start to finish is no easy task. This is because litigation matters are typically complex and document-intensive. Because of this,…
ABA Journal | 16 hours, 53 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Priest could face deportation from US after disclosing he mistakenly voted in 2006 election A retired Episcopal priest with permanent residence status who has been applying for U.S. citizenship may face deportation after disclosing that he voted in a…
ABA Journal | Sep 24, 2018 10:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Avvo will improve lawyer-rating transparency, pay $50K fine in agreement with New York AG Avvo has reached an agreement with the New York Attorney Generals Office to increase the transparency of the online legal directory’s lawyer-rating system. The changes…
ABA Journal | Sep 24, 2018 9:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Gender equity has come a long way, Justice Ginsburg tells Columbia Law students Speaking Friday at a Columbia Law School event honoring her 25th year on the U.S. Supreme Court, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg told the audience that…
ABA Journal | Sep 24, 2018 9:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Court must consider defendants ability to pay when setting bail, Dallas federal judge says Setting bail without considering a defendants ability to pay bond violates equal protection rights, a Dallas federal judge ruled last Thursday. Most Texas state courts…
ABA Journal | Sep 24, 2018 6:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend