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5th Circuit tosses challenge to Texas law banning the harboring of immigrants here illegally Citing a lack of standing by the plaintiffs, a federal appeals court on Thursday dismissed a challenge to a Texas law that makes it a…
ABA Journal | 12 hours, 47 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Judge allows one prior accuser to testify in Cosby sexual assault trial A judge in Norristown, Pennsylvania, ruled on Friday that just one prior accuser may testify in Bill Cosbys criminal trial for the alleged sexual assault…
ABA Journal | 13 hours, 33 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Lathams revenue in 2016 is the highest ever for a law firm; equity partner profits top $3M Latham & Watkins collected $2.823 billion in revenue in 2016, the highest revenue ever recorded by a law firm in a fiscal year. The amount—a…
ABA Journal | 14 hours, 22 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Law profs seek ethics probe of lawyer Kellyanne Conway; Bowling Green Massacre statement is cited Fifteen law professors who teach legal ethics courses are seeking an ethics investigation of lawyer Kellyanne Conway for promoting Ivanka Trumps merchandise and making alleged…
ABA Journal | 14 hours, 55 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Magistrate judge denies boilerplate warrant request for forced fingerprint unlocking of iPhones Federal agents who want to search a premises for electronic devices haven’t justified a request to force people there to provide fingerprints or thumbprints to…
ABA Journal | 16 hours, 45 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Lawyer says she was asked to resign over disability suit; is courthouse accessibility an issue? For some lawyers with disabilities, it can be difficult to get to court and to present arguments before judges, according to two lawyers who are…
ABA Journal | 17 hours, 45 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
California State Bar investigating former Los Angeles City Attorney The State Bar of California has filed discipline charges against former Los Angeles City Attorney Carmen Trutanich, the Los Angeles Times reported. The charges…
ABA Journal | Feb 23, 2017 11:55 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
LGBT protections in city ordinance struck down by Arkansas Supreme Court The Arkansas Supreme Court has struck down a city ordinance banning discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity, the Associated Press reports, but…
ABA Journal | Feb 23, 2017 11:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Justice Department reinstates policy allowing private prisons to house federal inmates Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Thursday withdrew a memo issued last year that had ordered the phase-out of privately operated federal prisons. …
ABA Journal | Feb 23, 2017 10:42 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
LeClairRyan opens office in Chicago LeClairRyan has arrived in the Windy City. The firm announced the move in a Tuesday press release. LeClairRyan partner Philip Fluhr will be in…
ABA Journal | Feb 23, 2017 9:47 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend