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1,550 Seats for D.C. Bar Exam Turn Out to Be Enough

Even though the D.C. Court of Appeals had limited seating to 1,550 and had given priority seating to students who attended D.C.-area law schools for the July Uniform Bar Exam, it appears everyone who registered for the test got a seat.

     
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What Netflix Can Teach Law Firms About Navigating Controversial Clients

Law firm leaders can learn something from a recent change made at Netflix as they seek to avoid dissent.

     
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Trump's Jan. 6 Crimes That Remain Hidden in Plain View

In Washington, D.C., a solicited crime must be a felony involving the use or threat of violence—solicitation is the device that can do the heavy lifting in holding ex-President Donald Trump and others responsible for their inflammatory remarks on Jan. 6.

     
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Wachtell, Gibson, Cleary, Simpson and O'Melveny Close Record $61B Deal, Year's Second Largest

Second in value only to Microsoft's $75B offer for Activision, it's another massive deal for more "traditional" tech.

     
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'Much Wider Problem.' Abbott's Formula Troubles Predate Shortfall, Lawsuits Say

Mounting lawsuits cite a "pattern of conduct" involving Abbott's plant in Sturgis, Michigan, which was shut down amid a Feb. 17 recall of its infant formula products.

     
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Senate Committee Deadlocks on 11th Circuit Nomination of SPLC's Nancy Abudu

The panel moved four other judicial nominations forward, including Michelle Childs for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.

     
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Appeals Court Rejects Trump's Bid to Quash NY AG's Subpoenas in Civil Probe

Trump defense attorney Alan Futerfas argued that the subpoenas should have been quashed because James' investigation is politically motivated, but in Thursday's four-page ruling, the appellate court rejected that assertion.

     
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The Unexposed Secret of Legal Assistant Jobs for Criminal Law

These targets are made so as to test if these felony laws will be effective or not. This is their method of measuring the outcomes of their actions concerning to those crimes. In step with this, each one should nonetheless keep in mind that even with out these objectives that will remind us about what […]

The post The Unexposed Secret of Legal Assistant Jobs for Criminal Law first appeared on Family in Law.

(Originally posted by Teel Marcus)
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USPS Didn't Have to Exempt Evangelical Christian Mail Carrier From Sunday Deliveries, 3rd Circuit Rules

Despite ruling in favor of USPS, the court said the alternative accommodation the agency offered the worker wasn't reasonable under Title VII.

     
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Solicitor General: It's Time for Supreme Court to Revisit Patent Eligibility

The solicitor general is recommending that the Supreme Court grant cert in "American Axle," a case that could clarify—or rewrite—the most controversial area of patent law.

     
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With Texas' Mass Shooting as Background, SCOTUS Justices Consider Gun-Rights Challenges

Three other gun rights challenges are pending in the high court two involving limits on large-capacity magazines, and one banning semi-automatic assault-style weapons. And the New York case, which should be decided by the end of June or early July, might affect the outcome in those cases as well.

     
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TYLA seeks judges for State Moot Court Competition

The Texas Young Lawyers Association is seeking volunteers to judge the State Moot Court Competition preliminary rounds in Houston. Eight law school teams from across the state will compete in the competition on June 7 and 8.

Judges are needed for the preliminary rounds as follows:

Round 1 – Tuesday, June 7 at 8:30 a.m. Round 2 – Tuesday, June 7 at 10:30 a.m. Round 3 – Tuesday, June 7 at 2 p.m. Round 4 – Tuesday, June 7 at 4 p.m. Round 5 – Wednesday, June 8 at 8:30 a.m. Round 6 – Wednesday, June 8 at 10:30 a.m. Round 7 – Wednesday, June 8 at 2 p.m.

The competition will take about an hour to judge and then about 15-20 minutes for comments after.

All materials necessary will be provided prior to the round. Additionally, each attorney may claim CLE self-study credit for being a judge.

If you are interested in judging, please click here to sign up.

Original author: Lowell Brown
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Texas School Shooting Dominates Questioning of Lawyer Picked to Lead ATF

Steven Dettelbach, a co-leader at Baker & Hostetler's white-collar, investigations and securities enforcement and litigation team, said getting rid of a loophole that can circumvent background checks could be key to suppressing gun crime.

     
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Courts Tech Evolution Forces Cybersecurity Reckoning—With Different Results

While courts with significant budgets and centralized systems might have an easier go at safeguarding digital proceedings, others may be looking to minimize their digital footprint to decrease their risk.

     
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Biden Taps Judge Florence Pan to Replace Ketanji Brown Jackson on DC Circuit

The White House also nominated Ohio attorney Rachel S. Bloomekatz to the Sixth Circuit and federal magistrate judge Doris L. Pryor to the Seventh Circuit.

     
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With Expected SEC Rule Vote on ESG, Lawyers Eye Public Comment Period to Weigh In

The SEC is in the rule proposal stage, so it will be critically important for each asset manager to understand the rules as proposed and how they would limit or constrain their current use of ESG in their investment process.

     
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Public Approval of SCOTUS Nose Dives After Leaked Draft Abortion Opinion

The latest Marquette Law School national survey showed the court's approval rating dropped to 44% with 55% of those surveyed disapproving of the way in which justices are handling their jobs.

     
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Journal of Criminal Law Lawyers – A Summary

A part of felony legislation deals in prison proceedings. This part of the law deals with numerous undertakings of trials within the regulation-court docket. The procedure to conduct trial periods are dealt with by the prison lawyers. This part of the legislation additionally defines the various ways during which the case could also be investigated. […]

The post Journal of Criminal Law Lawyers – A Summary first appeared on Family in Law.

(Originally posted by Teel Marcus)
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Jarkesy Wins Relief From ALJ Control After Years of Fighting for His Right to a Jury Trial

"Jarkesy v. SEC" will have significant implications for defendants in other SEC administrative proceedings in the Fifth Circuit and potentially beyond, and for other federal agencies that utilize ALJs.

     
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Legal Malpractice Payouts Reach 'All-Time High,' Firm Insurers Planning Premium Hikes

Most law firm insurers said they were planning rate increases this year to keep up with the increased severity of legal malpractice claim payouts, according to a new survey.

     
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