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Michael Flynn reportedly invokes Fifth Amendment in letter to Senate

Home Daily News Michael Flynn reportedly invokes Fifth Amendment… Criminal Justice Posted May 22, 2017 02:09 pm CDT By Debra Cassens Weiss Michael Flynn. Photo by JFK Jr. Forum, Photographer Kristyn Ulanday Tweet Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn has … Continue reading

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Supreme Court summarily upholds caps on contributions to political parties; Gorsuch would hear case

Home Daily News Supreme Court summarily upholds caps on contributions… U.S. Supreme Court Posted May 22, 2017 01:17 pm CDT By Debra Cassens Weiss Tweet The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday summarily affirmed a decision upholding limits on direct contributions … Continue reading

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Want to expand your audience? Sign up for ABA’s Diverse Speakers Directory

Home Daily News Want to expand your audience? Sign up for… Diversity Posted May 22, 2017 12:02 pm CDT By Lee Rawles Tweet Do you have expertise on a legal topic and belong to an underrepresented demographic? Then the American … Continue reading

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BigLaw partner meets the law student who intervened to stop his attackers

Home Daily News BigLaw partner meets the law student who… Personal Lives Posted May 22, 2017 11:05 am CDT By Debra Cassens Weiss John Rowley. Photo courtesy of Baker McKenzie. Tweet Baker McKenzie partner John Rowley says there was just … Continue reading

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SCOTUS limits venue in patent suits, making it more difficult to file in friendly jurisdictions

Home Daily News SCOTUS limits venue in patent suits, making… U.S. Supreme Court Posted May 22, 2017 09:55 am CDT By Debra Cassens Weiss Tweet The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday narrowed the locations where patent infringement suits can be … Continue reading

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Supreme Court strikes down redrawn North Carolina districts as unconstitutional racial gerrymanders

Home Daily News Supreme Court strikes down redrawn North… U.S. Supreme Court Posted May 22, 2017 09:33 am CDT By Debra Cassens Weiss Shutterstock Tweet The U.S. Supreme Court has struck down two majority-black congressional districts created in a 2010 … Continue reading

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Alabama bill intended to shorten capital appeals is sent to governor; ABA had opposed it

Home Daily News Alabama bill intended to shorten capital… Death Penalty Posted May 22, 2017 08:47 am CDT By Debra Cassens Weiss Shutterstock Tweet The Alabama Legislature has passed and sent to the governor a bill intended to shorten death … Continue reading

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Starbucks customer is awarded $100K for burns from hot coffee spill

Home Daily News Starbucks customer is awarded $100K for burns… Verdicts & Settlements Posted May 22, 2017 07:00 am CDT By Debra Cassens Weiss Tweet Jurors in Jacksonville, Florida, last week awarded $100,000 to a woman who said she was … Continue reading

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Immigrant rights group wins temporary restraining order against DOJ in dispute over ethics rule

Home Daily News Immigrant rights group wins temporary restraining… Legal Ethics Posted May 19, 2017 05:00 pm CDT By Lorelei Laird Photo from Northwest Immigrant Rights Project Facebook page. Tweet The Department of Justice has lost, at least temporarily, a … Continue reading

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Judge allows lawyer to sue Proskauer for alleged gender bias under pseudonym; law firm fires back

Home Daily News Judge allows lawyer to sue Proskauer for… Law Firms Posted May 19, 2017 03:55 pm CDT By Debra Cassens Weiss Tweet A federal judge in Washington, D.C., has allowed a partner suing Proskauer for alleged gender bias … Continue reading

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