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Ethics

In ‘Bart Simpson-esque’ punishment, lawyer is ordered to pledge compliance with ethics rules in legible handwriting

Education Law

6-year-old is held without mother’s consent under involuntary commitment law

Criminal Justice

Grand jury declines to indict defense lawyer for digging up shell casings

Law Firms

Dissolved law firm has no right to profits in hourly fee matters taken to new firm, appeals court says

Law Firms

Judge tosses law firm’s suit alleging rival’s ads inflated recoveries

Law in Popular Culture

Netflix docuseries on former NFL player Aaron Hernandez misses opportunity to separate from the pack

ABA Midyear Meeting

Pass laws making it easier for Native Americans and those without addresses to vote, ABA House urges

ABA Midyear Meeting

Asylum-seekers deserve greater legal protections and better treatment, declares ABA House

ABA Midyear Meeting

Detroit lawyer calls on attorneys to fulfill their oath in first speech as ABA president-elect nominee

ABA Midyear Meeting

ABA House of Delegates passes resolution on drones; delegate calls it ‘a hot topic’

ABA Midyear Meeting

Youths 16 to 18 should be allowed to preregister to vote ahead of elections, House of Delegates says

ABA Midyear Meeting

To increase access to justice, regulatory innovation should be considered, ABA House says

ABA Midyear Meeting

ABA House votes in favor of ‘ghost guns’ restrictions, firearm permits and safe storage

ABA Midyear Meeting

Air travelers should have a private right of action if discriminated against, ABA House says

ABA Midyear Meeting

ABA House of Delegates urges legislation protecting marijuana lawyers and banks

ABA Midyear Meeting

Resolution on animal training for police passes; some say such measures aren’t ABA’s ‘core mission’

ABA Midyear Meeting

‘The personal attacks on our judges and prosecutors must cease,’ says ABA president

ABA Midyear Meeting

ABA House adopts resolution shifting delegate seats in California and North Carolina

News Roundup

Afternoon Briefs: Michael Avenatti is convicted for trying to extort Nike; Alabama bill would mandate vasectomies

Attorney General

9 senators call for attorney general’s resignation after DOJ intervenes in Roger Stone’s sentencing

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