Daily News Corrections

Are ‘offensive tactics’ ever a good idea? Gorsuch comments on ABA model rule

Story revised at 11:50 a.m. to correctly report that Gorsuch said an ABA model rule comment worries him because it implies that offensive tactics could sometimes be a good idea. The original, incorrect version of this story misreported that Gorsuch said offensive tactics could sometimes be a good idea.

2017 Harper Lee Prize awarded to Boies Schiller lawyer’s novel ‘Gone Again’

Updated on August 2 to reflect that Harper Lee studied law at the University of Alabama, but did not earn a degree.

14th Amendment should be used to ensure equal protection for those with disabilities

Updated on June 30 to correct a typo in the total number of accessible New York City subway stations.

LSAC names Kellye Y. Testy new president and CEO

This story originally said that online LSAT practice materials will be funded by the LSAC, Google and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Only the LSAC is funding the online LSAT practice materials. 

The Journal regrets the error. 

Harvard Law to open deferral program to other colleges and universities nationwide

This story originally gave an incorrect figure for Harvard Law School applications over the last 5 years. Application totals have risen and fallen during the period.

The Journal regrets the error.

Client fires Morgan Lewis over Trump representation

Wallace Global Fund was misidentified as an investment fund. It is a private foundation funding social causes.

With Harvard Law taking the GRE as admissions test, what does that mean for other schools?

This story originally gave an incorrect figure for Harvard Law School applications over the last 5 years. Application totals have risen and fallen during the period.

The Journal regrets the error.

ABA mobilizes ‘Legal Aid Defenders’ to fight for LSC survival

Updated on March 20 to correct the proportion that the LSC requires of the federal budget to 1/10,000th.

Arizona Summit law school to affiliate with historically black college

The initial version of “Arizona Summit law school to affiliate with historically black college,” incorrectly stated that Arizona Summit requires its students to pass a mock bar examination as a graduation requirement.

Former Cadwalader partner and self-described fanboy finds success with toy company

Updated on Dec. 23 to fix a spelling error in the headline.

Daily News Clarifications

Statutory rape victim is told to pay child support

Updated on Sept. 12 to explain the child-support requirement in Arizona’s public-assistance programs.

Law Profs Sign Letter Calling Obama’s Contraception Compromise Unacceptable

Updated Feb. 21 to clarify that Robert George is a jurisprudence professor for Princeton University undergraduates.

After NJ Justice Refuses to Rule in Some Divided Cases, Senate Urges His Resignation

Updated on Feb. 22 to clarify that Anne Patterson is Gov. Christie’s new nominee.

Wis. Disciplinary Group Reopens Probe of Embattled DA Now Accused by Multiple Women

Updated on Sept. 28 to remove implication that the Office of Lawyer Regulation is a part of the State Bar of Wisconsin.

Magazine Corrections

Advocates are fighting to outlaw adult marriages to minors

Marital Discord,” January, should have stated that the Tahirih Justice Center estimates more than 14 million girls under age 18 will marry each year during the next decade. Also, the story should have reported that teens who marry are 50 percent more likely to drop out of high school; they are also more likely to live in poverty later in life.

The Journal regrets the errors.

Attorneys with disabilities make success accessible

In "Making Success Accessible,” January, Deepinder “Deepa” Goraya should have been described as a former member of the board of the National Association of Attorneys with Disabilities. She is still a member of the association.

ABA Legal Fact Check sorts truth from fiction on legal issues

The print version of the magazine should have stated that ABA Legal Fact Check launched Aug. 17.

Its ratings system under fire, ABA stresses importance of federal judicial candidate evaluations

Due to editing errors, the print version of “A Thorough Vetting,” January, miscounts the ratings of the ABA’s Standing Committee on the Federal Judiciary for President Donald Trump’s 59 nominees. As of Dec. 4, the committee had rated 34 well qualified, 18 qualified and four not qualified, with three candidates not yet rated.

The Journal regrets the errors.

Legislators take aim at zero tolerance school policies

Due to an editing error, the print version of “Zeroing In,” December, misquoted Kavitha Mediratta’s description of her work. It should have been described as examining the “racially biased effects of zero tolerance school disciplinary policies” on children’s education.

The Journal regrets the errors.

Chicago special prosecutor’s career nearly came to a premature end

Because of a reporting error, "You Only Live Once,” December, misstated that Patricia Brown Holmes and Zaldwaynaka “Z” Scott worked together on the case of U.S. v. Mohammad. They instead worked together on U.S. v. Emenogha, a multidefendant drug and money-structuring case.

Campus sex assault investigations have become polarized and political

From "Campus to Courtroom,” December, should have identified Baylor University in Waco, Texas. The Journal regrets the error.

Opinion gives guidance for legal services lawyers on advising with nonlawyer professionals

Print and initial online versions of “Balancing Act,” November, should have stated that the opinion from the New York City Bar Association’s Professional Ethics Committee interprets New York state court rules that are based on elements of the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct. Due to an editing error, the article identified “the New York City bar’s rule.”

The Journal regrets the errors.

Software provides real-time predictions on how potential jurors might vote

Print and initial online versions of “E-Jury Consultant,” November, should have reported that Voltaire CEO Basit Mustafa previously worked in the office of IBM’s chief financial officer.

The Journal regrets the error.

Eye for Errors: Test your skills at editorial triage

In print and initial online versions of “An Eye for Errors,” October, answer No. 6 omits a word. The third line should read: Perhaps make it Although there is no California authority … .

The Journal regrets the error.

Magazine Clarifications

Resistance Redux: Civil rights lawyers from the 1960s have lessons for today’s social activists

Resistance Redux,” August, should have stated that J. Tony Serra typically charges $25,000 for a death penalty case, knowing he could get nearly 10 times that working as a court-appointed attorney.

Trading in IP addresses becomes a lucrative market

Print and initial online versions of “Address Advantage,” November, said Marc Lindsey “brokered a deal to sell Nortel’s remaining IP addresses.” Though Lindsey was an adviser on the sale, he was not the official broker of it.

This D.C. lawyer coordinated a massive pro bono effort on behalf of Holocaust victims

Regarding “10 Questions: Held Accountable,” April, page 11, about the pro bono effort on behalf of Holocaust victims, survivors and heirs that secured a $60 million fund from the French government: Stephen Rodd and Harriet Tamen first filed suit in the matter in 2000, and they are continuing litigation to hold the railway company accountable.

Unwanted Guests

Unwanted Guests,” November, should have described Mark Ryavec’s duplex as being built about 1905. The Los Angeles County assessor’s office lists that date and 1947. Ryavec says the house was built in 1907 and a two-bedroom structure in back was built in 1949.

Schools start to rethink zero tolerance policies

The print and the initial online version of “Less Than Zero,” August, should have said that Mariame Kaba’s group, Project Nia, stopped running the peace room at Chicago’s Stephen F. Gale Math & Science Academy in 2011.

Industry, not practice, makes perfect

Print and initial Web versions of the August Law Scribbler column (”Industry, Not Practice, Makes Perfect”) should have noted that Kansas City and St. Louis host the two largest offices in the Missouri-based law firm Husch Blackwell.

California’s ban on standard-caged birds poses a chicken-egg problem

In print and initial Web versions of “States Cry Fowl,” June, Jonathan Lovvorn should have been identified as chief counsel for the Humane Society of the United States’ animal protection litigation department.

For vacationers encountering trouble on cruise ships, U.S. laws may provide little help

Print and initial online versions of “Cruising Toward Calamity,” November, should have stated that attorney Charles A. Patrizia is co-chair of the Maritime Committee of the ABA Section of Public Utility, Communications and Transportation Law.

Key battles of WWII were fought in courtrooms and legislatures, shows new ABA book

After the issue had gone to the printer, George Clooney announced that his film, The Monuments Men, would be released next year, not in December, as reported in “Lawyers and the Good War.”

Know Your Dough: Division Lends Support to Financial Literacy Project for High School Kids

In print and early Web versions of “Know Your Dough,” January, should have identified Benes Z. Aldana as a captain in the U.S. Coast Guard, currently serving as the chief of legal engagements for the U.S. Africa Command in Stuttgart, Germany.