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Monday, December 17, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
We should all defend judges »
We should all defend judges The media bears some share of responsibility for attaching political tags to judges. &nb...
Wednesday, December 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Why Big Law is taking on the Administration over immigration »
Why Big Law is taking on the Administration over immigration While pro bono work is nothing new, over the past two ye...
Monday, December 3, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
ABA chides the president over 9th circuit complaints »
ABA chides the president over 9th circuit complaints ABA President Bob Carlson said Mr. Trump’s complaints went beyon...
Wednesday, November 21, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Veterans Courts mix success with big challenges »
Veterans Courts mix success with big challenges One veterans court judge says "criminal thinking," "a warrior mentali...
Friday, November 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
A conservative group's closed door 'training' of judicial clerks raises concerns »
A conservative group's closed door 'training' of judicial clerks raises concerns   The closed-door “tr...
Thursday, October 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Convicts seeking to clear their records find more prosecutors willing to help »
Convicts seeking to clear their records find more prosecutors willing to help At least 20 states have created or bro...
Wednesday, October 10, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Finding clients, open courts a challenge after Hurricane Florence »
Finding clients, open courts a challenge after Hurricane Florence "It's going to take awhile for things to get back...
Monday, October 1, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
How Golf Digest helped free a golf course artist for a murder he didn't commit »
How Golf Digest helped free a golf course artist imprisoned for 27 years for a murder he didn't commit Valentino Dix...
Wednesday, September 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lawsuit challenges bail hearings held behind closed doors »
Lawsuit challenges bail hearings held behind closed doors In most places around the country, bail hearings are open...
Tuesday, August 28, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pensacola veterans struggle to pay for legal help in civil court cases »
Pensacola veterans struggle to pay for legal help in civil court cases From child support hearings to eviction notic...
Thursday, July 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
In rural America, jail populations are skyrocketing »
In rural America, jail populations are skyrocketing ... the Supreme Court held in 1987 that while it is sometimes nec...
Friday, June 22, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lawsuit: the poor shouldn't lose their licenses over traffic fines »
Lawsuit: the poor shouldn't lose their licenses over traffic fines Because he can't pay $228 in traffic fines, Seti J...
Monday, May 21, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
They served their time. Now they’re fighting for ex-felons to have the right to vote »
They served their time. Now they’re fighting for ex-felons to have the right to vote ... In Florida, where 10 percent...
Thursday, May 17, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Unauthorized Practice of Law claims threaten access to justice »
Unauthorized Practice of Law claims threaten access to justice Late last year, TIKD sued The Florida Bar (Bar) and Th...
Wednesday, May 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Meeting the challenge of the legal aid crisis »
Meeting the challenge of the legal aid crisis The opioid crisis and the recent spate of natural disasters present new...
Thursday, April 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
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...
Tuesday, March 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
When you cannot afford to go bankrupt because you can't afford a lawyer »
When you cannot afford to go bankrupt because you can't afford a lawyer There’s ample evidence many people don’t file...
Friday, February 23, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
ICE says it won't make immigration sweeps at courthouses »
ICE says it won't make immigration sweeps at courthouses Federal immigration officials ...say their agents will enter...
Thursday, February 22, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
DOJ quietly closes office to make legal aid more accessible »
DOJ quietly closes office to make legal aid more accessible The Justice Department has effectively shuttered an Obama...
Friday, February 9, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Are felons fit to be lawyers? increasingly, the answer is yes »
Are felons fit to be lawyers? increasingly, the answer is yes Tarra Simmons, a former drug addict who had been incarce...
Wednesday, February 7, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The dangerous, misguided campaign to recall the judge who sentenced Brock Turner »
The dangerous, misguided campaign to recall the judge who sentenced Brock Turner The campaign to recall the judge who...
Monday, February 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bail was $500, money he didn't have. Atlanta faces calls for change. »
Bail was $500, money he didn't have. Atlanta faces calls for change. In 2016, at least 890 people were transferred fro...
Monday, January 29, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
How lawyers can help homeless youth »
How lawyers can help homeless youth Millions of children in the United States experience some form of homelessness ea...
Thursday, January 4, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
BYU law students want to give Utah debtors a fighting chance »
Thousands of Utahns are dragged to court every year for relatively small debts that can easily spiral out of control. A gr...
Friday, December 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Trump Administration asks SCOTUS to overrule precedent helping unions »
SCOTUS has been asked to overrule a 40-year-old precedent that allows compelling public employees to pay some fees to unio...
Thursday, December 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lawyers walk fine line to navigate state, federal pot laws »
Just as entrepreneurs getting into the retail pot industry need a good lawyer, some of those lawyers might be wise to cons...
Tuesday, December 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
After the inferno, many Sonoma lawyers dig deep, work for free »
Not all lawyers scan our charred landscape and see green. Amid the lawsuit frenzy, a good many lawyers are stepping up to...
Tuesday, December 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Backlog in NY immigration court leaves most undocumented children without lawyers »
...immigration courts have become increasingly chaotic, according to attorneys representing undocumented immigrants... Re...
Tuesday, December 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The new answer to Georgia’s rural lawyer shortage: teach people to do more without a lawyer »
The long-running and worsening shortage of lawyers in rural areas has challenged the profession’s most prominent minds. R...
Monday, December 4, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
A growing ‘Army’ of lawyers is banding together to protect immigrants »
Immigrants with attorneys are four times as likely to be released from detention. Read more in The Nation...
Thursday, November 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
State attorneys general have taken off as a partisan force in national politics »
Partisan coalitions of state attorneys general are a new wrinkle in national politics. Read more in The Washington Post .

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