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'Restless and Newly Constituted Court': Sotomayor Scorches Conservative Majority for Narrowing Claims Against Law Enforcement

Wed, 2022-06-08 16:55

Justice Sonia Sotomayor, writing for the court's liberal wing, may have previewed on Wednesday the "gloves are off" tone of the next several weeks as the justices work to wrap up their 2021 term.


'We're Humans, Not Machines': Reddit Users Commiserate Over Bar Prep Burnout

Wed, 2022-06-08 16:46

"Do what you can, when you can, and be graceful with yourself," advised one Reddit user who recently passed the bar.


California Man Charged With Attempted Murder of Justice Brett Kavanaugh

Wed, 2022-06-08 15:20

According to authorities, Nicholas Roske told detectives he was upset about the leak of a recent Supreme Court draft decision regarding the right to abortion as well as the recent school shooting in Uvalde, Texas.


'There's Nothing Like In-Person': Law Firms Return to Hosting Face-to-Face Retreats

Wed, 2022-06-08 14:00

With lawyers back in offices at many firms, the legal industry is returning to in-person partner and lawyer retreats, largely because of how personal interactions promote teamwork and the firm's culture.


New Rule: This Georgia Court Just Made Remote Appearances a Permanent Option

Wed, 2022-06-08 11:38

"We collectively felt like having this option to request virtual appearance moving forward would provide attorneys and citizens with flexibility that takes into account some of the life realities we all face," said Georgia Court of Appeals Chief Judge Brian Rickman. "We will maintain the hybrid option so that one attorney's request to appear virtually will not impact the choice of opposing counsel, who may prefer to appear in person."


Armed Man, Threatening to Kill Justice Brett Kavanaugh, Detained Near Justice's Home

Wed, 2022-06-08 11:00

The man was reportedly upset over recent mass shootings and the leaked draft opinion from the court on abortion rights.


Ilya Shapiro Accepts Job at Manhattan Institute After Resigning From Georgetown Law Over 'Hostile Work Environment'

Wed, 2022-06-08 10:24

It's been a whirlwind five days for Ilya Shapiro, from his reinstatement as head of the Georgetown University Law Center to his resignation from the school Monday to his announcement on Twitter late Tuesday that he has accepted a position at the Manhattan Institute.


How I Made Practice Group Co-Chair: 'A Great Attorney Goes Beyond the Law, Sharing Market Intelligence and Making Connections,' Says Ilya Leyvi of Duval & Stachenfeld

Wed, 2022-06-08 10:00

"You have to treat people the right way, and it will ripple into amazing results."