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

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.

Afghan, Iraqi interpreters caught in immigration waiting game

Print and initial online versions of “Forgotten Allies, Broken Promises,” September, should have stated that Afghans may apply for special immigrant visas even after all available SIVs have been awarded, but the State Department will not schedule interviews until more become available. It also should have reported that President Donald Trump's executive order blocks Iraqi nationals from entering the United States as refugees.

The Journal regrets the errors.

Honoring Our Favorite Your Honors

Because of an editing error, “Honoring Our Favorite Your Honors,” August, page 56, misidentified William Frawley, the actor who played Charlie Halloran in Miracle on 34th Street. The Journal regrets the error.

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

Print and initial online versions of "Resistance Redux,” August, should have stated that six inmates at San Quentin State Prison allegedly tried to escape. It also should have stated that Paul Harris was Stephen Bingham’s defense attorney at his preliminary hearing but was no longer representing him at his acquittal.

The Journal regrets the errors.

Can legal service outsourcing get adopted beyond document review?

Print and initial online versions of “Breaking In,” July, misreported the comments of Novus Law CEO Ray Bayley. Bayley was speaking about law firms’ resistance to internal changes. He did not say legal service outsourcers were not offering better approaches to law firms.

The Journal regrets the error.

How to pull off a successful law firm merger

Print and initial online versions of “Make Me a Match,” June, should have stated that Mayer Brown has undergone three mergers in the last 15 years.

The Journal regrets the error.

General counsel say bold moves like HP’s diversity mandate are necessary to achieve lasting change

The print version of “HP Mandates Diversity,” May, should have stated that the ABA House of Delegates passed Resolution 113 last August.

The Journal regrets the error.

TBD Law conference goes beyond basics

The Law Scribbler article “1 Step Beyond: TBD Law’s 2nd conference again skips past the basics,” May, should have identified Stephen B. Keogh as a member of the team that created a tool to help detainees, not Steven Weigler. Keogh is a Norwalk, Connecticut, elder law and probate attorney.

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.