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Arizona Summit sues ABA, 3rd for-profit InfiLaw school to do so
On Thursday, Arizona Summit Law School was the third InfiLaw school to sue the American Bar Association in a month, arguing that due process rights were violated before and after the 2017 decision to put the for-profit school on probation.
Trump questions need for immigration trials, says system is ‘corrupt’ and will be changed

President Donald Trump said the immigration system is “corrupt” and questioned the need for trials.

In an interview with Fox News that aired Thursday,” Trump said the United States has…

Defunct former firm of Stormy Daniels’ lawyer is ordered to pay $10M to ex-partner

The defunct former law firm of Stormy Daniels’ lawyer, Michael Avenatti, has been ordered to pay $10 million to a onetime partner who claimed the it failed to pay him…

Trump pardons late boxer Jack Johnson, convicted for transporting white woman across state lines

President Donald Trump granted a rare posthumous pardon to the first black heavyweight boxing champion, Jack Johnson, in a case in which he was convicted of transporting a white woman…

Lawsuit claims Texas criminal appeals judge fired secretary for criticizing GOP on Facebook

A former secretary for a judge on the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals claims she was fired because of Facebook posts that criticized President Donald Trump as well as other…

First female justice of the peace gets obit after 116 years

The New York Times has published a belated obituary for a woman who became the country’s first female justice nearly 150 years ago.

The trailblazing woman, Esther Morris, died in…

US intends to call Akin Gump lawyer in Manafort trial; lawyers seek to block storage unit evidence

Lawyers for Paul Manafort learned Wednesday that the government plans to call a partner at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld to testify in the trial of President Donald Trump’s…

9th Circuit cites judge’s anti-government views in reassigning case
A federal appeals court has overturned two water rights cases and reassigned one of them because of concerns about the trial judge’s expressed views about the federal government and its lawyers.
Here are tips to uncomplicate litigation fact management software
Complex litigation is just that: complex. Cases involve in-depth fact patterns, ever-growing lists of parties and witnesses, multiple attorneys and firms, convoluted legal issues, and reams of documents. Lengthy depositions result in stacks of transcripts that need to be reviewed, annotated and analyzed.
Abbe Lowell among 15 lawyers leaving Norton Rose Fulbright

Abbe Lowell, the lawyer representing Jared Kushner in the Russia probe, is leaving Norton Rose Fulbright for Winston & Strawn.

Lowell is among 15 lawyers leaving the firm; the others…

Prosecutors say use of condoms manufactured outside state made sex crime a federal offense

A former Chicago police officer who pleaded guilty last week to the sex trafficking of a minor was charged with a federal crime partly because the condoms he used were…

FBI overestimated the number of encrypted phones while arguing for workarounds
The FBI has admitted that it overestimated—by potentially 550 percent, sources say—the number of cellphones investigators cannot access due to encryption.
ABA submits testimony urging LSC funding be restored to at least 2010 levels
The Legal Services Corp.'s funding should be restored "at least" to inflation-adjusted 2010 levels, ABA President Hilarie Bass said in testimony submitted to a U.S. Senate subcommittee Wednesday.

“The federal government has a definite role in promoting equal justice and justice for all,” her written testimony says. “The federal role in promoting equal civil justice is funding the Legal Services Corporation.”
Federal judge finds King & Spalding’s reasons for firing associate ‘incredibly hard’ to believe

A federal judge told King & Spalding on Tuesday that she finds its stated reasons for firing an associate “incredibly hard” to believe and she was planning to deny its…

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