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Legal Profession
Tuesday, April 17, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Law is a profession and an industry, it should be regulated that way »
Law is a profession and an industry, it should be regulated that way Law is a profession and an industry... Regulatio...
Wednesday, April 11, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legal technician profession gains interest as first licensed graduates begin opening practices »
Legal technician profession gains interest as first licensed graduates begin opening practices ...the five-year effor...
Wednesday, April 4, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Maybe lawyers are what's missing from government »
Maybe lawyers are what's missing from government It’s hardly controversial to suggest that, at the moment, the federal...
Tuesday, April 3, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
First thing we do is nudge the lawyers »
First thing we do is nudge the lawyers. In early 1969, Ralph Nader placed an ad in the Harvard Crimson calling on l...
Thursday, March 15, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
This new bill would make pro bono mandatory – or else pay up »
This new bill would make pro bono mandatory – or else pay up In Calif. legislation has been introduced requiring most...

Legal Education
Wednesday, March 21, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Law schools get creative with their pitches »
Law schools get creative with their pitches The competition for top undergrads among U.S. law schools is so intense th...
Wednesday, March 7, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
ABA set to loosen restrictions on online law classes »
ABA set to loosen restrictions on online law classes A proposal under consideration by the American Bar Association's...
Tuesday, March 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Why law degrees matter »
Why law degrees matter There is significant public good in having people with legal training working across all sector...
Wednesday, February 21, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
ABA's law school oversight needs younger perspectives, report finds »
ABA's law school oversight needs younger perspectives, report finds A report by Law School Transparency and the Iowa S...
Wednesday, February 14, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Law school applications increased by more than 10% this year over last year »
Law school applications increased by more than 10% this year over last year Experts say the recent spike in interest i...

Courts
Thursday, April 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pa. Supreme Court Justice sees impeachment as an attack on the independence of the judiciary »
Pa. Supreme Court Justice sees impeachment as an attack on the independence of the judiciary "Threats of impeachment...
Thursday, March 29, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
SCOTUS Justice Ginsburg fends off talk of retirement »
SCOTUS Justice Ginsburg fends off talk of retirement In Utah, she received a “hero's welcome.” In Rhode Island, she wa...
Thursday, March 22, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Justice Kagan recalls her days clerking for Justice Thurgood Marshall »
Justice Kagan recalls her days clerking for Justice Thurgood Marshall On good days, the late Supreme Court Justice Thu...
Tuesday, March 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
What makes Chief Justice Roberts lose his cool? »
What makes Chief Justice Roberts lose his cool? “Impassioned rhetoric doesn’t work with the Supreme Court. If it did,...
Thursday, March 8, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Justice Sandra Day O'Connor on why judges wear black robes »
Justice Sandra Day O'Connor on why judges wear black robes There are no rules that dictate what judges or justices mus...

Legal Issues
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How court costs trap people in poverty and how lawmakers are trying to fix it »
How court costs trap people in poverty and how lawmakers are trying to fix it “One of the major issues with our crimi...
Friday, April 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
When bail feels less like freedom, more like extortion »
When bail feels less like freedom, more like extortion As bail has grown into a $2 billion industry, bond agents have...
Monday, April 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Harper Lee's estate sues over Broadway version of 'Mockingbird' »
Harper Lee's estate sues over Broadway version of 'Mockingbird' One of the year’s most anticipated Broadway plays - th...
Wednesday, March 28, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
He 'liked' something on Facebook. Then he went to jail. »
He 'liked' something on Facebook. Then he went to jail. The judge warned Timothy Weiner to stop harassing his ex-wife...
Friday, March 23, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Yale, Cornell law libraries help launch global Rule of Law initiative »
Yale, Cornell law libraries help launch global Rule of Law initiative In partnership with the United Nations, law libr...

Bar News
Monday, February 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
ABA should trumpet the essential values of our democracy »
ABA should trumpet the essential values of our democracy The ABA remains the voice of the legal profession, says ABA p...
Friday, January 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lawyers’ group fuels Republicans’ ire over its negative reviews of Trump judicial picks »
In their quest to fill the federal courts with conservative judges, President Trump and Senate Republicans have found an u...
Thursday, January 11, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mandatory bar association fees face new challenge in the U.S. Supreme Court »
Last year in the U.S. Supreme Court fight over public-sector union fees, the conservative Goldwater Institute urged the ju...
Friday, December 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
ABA deploys war veterans to thwart legal aid cuts »
The American Bar Association has adopted unusual tactics to fight Congress over legal aid funding... Read more at The Law...
Tuesday, November 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
In praise of ABA’s women’s initiative »
We applaud the recently announced initiative of the president of the American Bar Association, Hilarie Bass. Read more at...

Technology
Monday, April 9, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The future of legal services: putting a law firm in the palm of your hand »
The future of legal services: putting a law firm in the palm of your hand Roughly 77% of U.S. adults say they own a s...
Friday, April 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legal transformation requires more than tech »
Legal transformation requires more than tech Legal tech is attracting plenty of interest, money, press, and hype.
Tuesday, March 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Justice Dept. weighs in on Florida Bar's battle with traffic ticket startup TIKD »
Justice Dept. weighs in on Florida Bar's battle with traffic ticket startup TIKD The U.S. Department of Justice is sup...
Friday, March 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Technology: law's collaborative catalyst »
Technology: law's collaborative catalyst With all the legal tech frenzy, there is rarely mention of technology’s role...
Tuesday, February 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
BYU law students create online tool to help Utahns fight debt collectors in court without a lawyer »
BYU law students create online tool to help Utahns fight debt collectors in court without a lawyer BYU law students cr...

Miscellaneous
Monday, March 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
LSAT-maker held in contempt over disability accommodations »
LSAT-maker held in contempt over disability accommodations The Law School Admission Council violated court-ordered rul...
Monday, March 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Help decipher justice's handwritten notes through this crowdsourcing project »
Help decipher justice's handwritten notes through this crowdsourcing project The crowdsourcing project SCOTUS Notes ho...
Friday, March 9, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lincoln's time as a lawyer made his presidency possible »
Lincoln's time as a lawyer made his presidency possible Abraham Lincoln's ability to save the Union may have cemented...
Monday, December 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Students from elite law schools vow to combat mental health suffering on campuses »
The student leaders from 13 of the nation’s top law schools have pledged to broaden mental health initiatives on their cam...
Thursday, November 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
LexBlog will now license its digital publishing platform to bar assns., law firms & others »
Licensees of the platform could use it to design and launch blogs, websites, microsites or magazines, using various pre-co...

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