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Tech training helps lawyers meet client expectations
Tech training helps lawyers get up to speed to meet client expectations.
Take our workplace harassment survey
The ABA Journal has partnered with Working Mother Media to ask women and men in law firms how they are reacting to the current scrutiny of sexual harassment in the workplace.
Is litigation management software hitting a tipping point?
Ari Kaplan speaks with Alma Asay, the chief innovation officer for Integreon, an alternative legal services provider that recently acquired her company, Allegory, a cloud-based litigation management platform.
New charges unsealed against Manafort as his latest bail offer is rejected
Special counsel Robert Mueller unsealed new charges Thursday against Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, and Rick Gates, who served as the president’s campaign deputy.
SEC issues new guidance on cybersecurity disclosure

The Securities and Exchange Commission released new guidance calling for public companies to be more transparent regarding their cybersecurity risks—both before and after an attack.

“[T]he Commission believes that…

Federal judge dismisses copyright suit over lyrics to Taylor Swift’s ‘Shake It Off’
A California federal judge dismissed a copyright lawsuit last week over a phrase in the chorus of Taylor Swift's 2014 song “Shake It Off.”
Suit filed to block Trump’s proposed end of Temporary Protected Status for Salvadorans, Haitians

Citing racial motivations, advocates in Massachusetts are suing the Trump administration for ending Temporary Protected Status (TPS) from immigrants from El Salvador and Haiti.

The complaint, brought by…

Latham exceeds $3B mark to set a revenue record

Latham & Watkins is the first law firm to report annual revenues of more than $3 billion.

The law firm reported $3.064 billion in revenue in 2017, “setting a new…

Ex-judge sentenced for soliciting compromising photos was investigated by the FBI in the 1990s

An former judge in Arkansas has been sentenced to five years in prison for dismissing pending cases in exchange for “community service” that consisted of photos of defendants in compromising…

Winner-take-all electoral college system is unconstitutional, say suits led by Boies
A coalition of prominent law firms and professors has filed four federal lawsuits claiming the winner-take-all system of electoral college voting distorts presidential campaigns and violates the U.S. Constitution.
Only 23 percent of recent law grads strongly agree their education was worth the cost, study says

Recent law graduates are less likely than holders of other graduate degrees to believe their education was worth the cost and to feel prepared for life, according to a Gallup…

Ogletree Deakins faces another suit, this time alleging sex discrimination
A gay Latino lawyer who once worked for Ogletree Deakins has filed a lawsuit claiming sexual harassment by a male partner.
‘This Is Us’—A few thoughts on personal responsibility after Jack Pearson’s death
The death of Jack Pearson (the father on This Is Us) in a house fire caused by a faulty slow cooker has many people debating real-life legal issues about product liability claims, civil negligence, and criminal negligence in the context of the fictional character.
Juror tells judge he didn’t want to convict Martin Shkreli’s BigLaw lawyer

Jury deliberations in the trial of former BigLaw lawyer Evan Greebel were “a complete mess,” according to a juror affidavit.

The jury was unanimous when it convicted Greebel on…

The ‘Trump bump’ for law school applicants is real and significant, survey says
According to a Kaplan Test Prep survey of more than 500 pre-law students, 32 percent indicated that the 2016 presidential election influenced their desire to become lawyers.

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