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Afternoon Briefs: Texas no longer accepting refugees; new San Francisco DA announces round of layoffs New refugees no longer welcome in Texas, governor says Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced in a letter released Friday that the state will not take…
ABA Journal | Jan 13, 2020 8:42 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Judge censured after representing daughter in family law court Judges arent supposed to represent clients, but that didnt seem to stop William Edwards, who sits in Westchester County, New York. According to a State…
ABA Journal | Jan 13, 2020 7:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Jehovahs Witnesses not negligent in $35M child abuse case, court rules The Montana Supreme Court has reversed a $35 million judgment against Jehovahs Witnesses for failing to report that one of its members had been sexually…
ABA Journal | Jan 13, 2020 7:40 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Appeals court directs all California cities to follow sanctuary state law All California cities must follow the sanctuary state law, which restricts local law enforcement cooperation with federal immigration agents, an appeals court ruled Friday. Californias…
ABA Journal | Jan 13, 2020 7:13 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Airmen who have HIV can continue to serve, appeals court rules An appeals court has upheld an injunction blocking the U.S. Air Force from discharging two airmen because of their HIV-positive status. The governments justifications for…
ABA Journal | Jan 13, 2020 7:08 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Under teach-out plan, Thomas Jefferson law school has ABA accreditation for 3 more years A teach-out plan for Thomas Jefferson School of Law, allowing limited accreditation until the end of the spring 2023 term, has been approved by the…
ABA Journal | Jan 13, 2020 5:43 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Google parent companys top lawyer leaving amid claims of misconduct The chief legal officer of Googles parent company, Alphabet, who recently came under fire for his relationships with women who worked at the company, announced…
ABA Journal | Jan 13, 2020 3:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Afternoon Briefs: Pelosi prepares impeachment articles for Senate; lawyer faces charges over deceased fathers pension Pelosi plans to send impeachment articles to Senate next week House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said in a letter to House Democrats on Friday that she…
ABA Journal | Jan 10, 2020 10:42 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Judge blocks extensive and burdensome state law on ballot initiatives A federal judge in South Dakota ruled Thursday that a new law requiring people who circulate ballot petitions to provide the state with their personal…
ABA Journal | Jan 10, 2020 10:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Appeals court rejects comptrollers attempt to label bikini-latex clubs as sexually oriented businesses Bikini-latex clubs in Texas were handed a win Thursday, after a Houston court rejected an appeal arguing that latex-clad entertainers are considered nude under the…
ABA Journal | Jan 10, 2020 9:22 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend