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Tax bill and your tuition: Here's what to expect GOP leaders have agreed to save the student loan interest deduction and keep tuition waivers for graduate students tax-free. | Dec 16, 2017 3:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Attention, teachers: You can keep your deduction for classroom supplies Currently, teachers can deduct up to $250 for classroom materials from their taxable income. That won't change. | Dec 16, 2017 12:49 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Lawyer who used analytics in immigration and asylum cases is named top legal innovator Financial Times has named a lawyer who uses technology and data analytics in immigrant and asylum representation as the top legal innovator in North America.…
ABA Journal | Dec 15, 2017 11:06 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Ethics case alleging disrespectful conduct by top Baltimore judge is dismissed after his resignation Marylands top court has dismissed a misconduct case alleging Baltimores former chief judge made undignified, condescending and unprofessional comments in trial interactions with a public…
ABA Journal | Dec 15, 2017 9:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Law school enrollment shows loss and gainboth slight Theres a 0.7 percent decrease in law students at ABA-accredited schools between 2017 and 2016, according to data released Friday. Enrollment for the…
ABA Journal | Dec 15, 2017 6:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Percentage of women and minorities at law firms increased slightly in 2017, NALP report says Nearly 35 percent of lawyers at major U.S. law firms are women, while about 15 percent are minorities, according to statistics released Friday by the…
ABA Journal | Dec 15, 2017 5:32 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
A top lawyer for the Texas attorney general resigns after criticizing pathetic #MeToo claims A top aide to Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton resigned Thursday after criticizing the #MeToo movement on Facebook. Associate Deputy Attorney General Andrew Leonie resigned…
ABA Journal | Dec 15, 2017 4:35 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Clip of judicial nominee who cant define motion in limine goes viral A clip of a federal judicial nominee struggling to define legal terms and concepts, such as motion in limine and the Daubert standard,…
ABA Journal | Dec 15, 2017 3:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Can news on social media be generally known? ABA opinion considers confidentiality exception A lawyer cant use information relating to the representation of a former client to the onetime clients disadvantage simply because the information has been discussed…
ABA Journal | Dec 15, 2017 3:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Another lawsuit makes racketeering claims against state-legal marijuana business Another lawsuit has been filed alleging Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act claims against a marijuana business, Bloomberg Businessweek reports. In
ABA Journal | Dec 15, 2017 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend