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Patient billed about $230K for surgery after $1,300 estimate is protected by contract law, state supreme court says Read full story for latest details.
ABA Journal | 5 hours, 4 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Nonlawyer paraprofessionals couldnt jointly own law firms under revised licensing proposal in this state A revised proposal for licensing paraprofessionals in California eliminates a provision that would have allowed the nonlawyers to own law firms with lawyers. The California…
ABA Journal | 8 hours, 42 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
House reverses course on renaming federal courthouse to honor Black judge The U.S. House of Representatives reversed course last week and voted to rename a federal courthouse in Tallahassee, Florida, after the first Black judge on…
ABA Journal | 8 hours, 56 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Work for Canadian residential school survivors informs lawyers debut novel As a lawyer, Michelle Good spent years investigating the trauma that Canadas residential school system inflicted on Indigenous people. As an author, it took her…
ABA Journal | 9 hours, 21 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
BigLaw partners hourly billing rate of nearly $2,500 draws objection from bankruptcy trustee A U.S. bankruptcy trustee is objecting to the hiring of a Hogan Lovells partner who would charge nearly $2,500 per hour to handle appeals in…
ABA Journal | 9 hours, 23 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Exhibit A: Top trial presentation tools Ive watched clips of Johnny Depp's defamation trial with interest. The proceeding offers a fascinating view into the lives of the rich and famous…
ABA Journal | May 24, 2022 4:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
US law allowing hemp products legalized potlike intoxicant delta-8 THC, 9th Circuit says A federal appeals court ruled last week that the 2018 law removing most restrictions on hemp legalized the ingredient delta-8 THC, which has psychoactive and…
ABA Journal | May 24, 2022 2:48 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Florida law banning social media censorship is likely unconstitutional, 11th Circuit says A federal appeals court on Monday blocked parts of a Florida law that prevent social media companies from banning political candidates, deprioritizing political messages or…
ABA Journal | May 24, 2022 1:55 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
County judge in Texas is arrested for alleged cattle theft A county judge in West Texas was arrested Friday on charges of livestock theft and engaging in organized criminal activity.Loving County Judge Skeet Jones, 71,…
ABA Journal | May 24, 2022 1:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Supreme Court decision is an impediment for defendants who lost the lawyer lottery twice Read full story for latest details.
ABA Journal | May 23, 2022 5:16 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend