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Friday, February 8, 2019


Top Stories of the Week


From the ABA Journal



California Split: What's changed 1 year after the nation's largest bar became 2 entities?



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Chemerinsky: Supreme Court hints at big changes ahead




Bedbugs spotted on lawyer’s jacket lead to courthouse closure




Lawyer is suspended after conviction for chest bumping a prosecutor





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Guardians of the Sixth Amendment


Read the short story named the winner of the sixth annual ABA Journal/Ross Writing Contest for Legal Short Fiction.




BigLaw partner files $20M suit claiming rape by bartender




Should Pacer be free? Advocates include Posner, ABA




Children paid for sex acts were aggressors, judge says while sentencing 67-year-old man




With $1M donation, this law school plans to build pipeline of lawyers who have disabilities




The case for bar associations: Why they matter




Ex-attorney on the run after failure to report to jail; his mother was found dead




Remaining InfiLaw school seeks nonprofit status




Despite stigma, online law school courses can pass the test, experts say




Prominent 1970s musicians sue music companies for copyright infringement




Wrongly released documents on student's drowning must not be published, judge rules




SCOTUS allows execution of Muslim prisoner to go forward without his imam present in 5-4 decision




County judge spots moving courtroom camera, finds sheriff zooming in on defense papers







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