"I applaud the working group for coming up with this proposal," Steven C. Bahls, president emeritus, said during the meeting. "It's something that other professional creditors have done some time ago. And I believe that the American Bar Association is an outlier here, and I am particularly attracted by your argument that this creates an opportunity for some to reduce the cost of legal education and may enable some rural areas without access for law schools to enter the profession to serve our underserved areas."
"Even if this were an accurate characterization of the Government's position, the argument belies our precedents. In determining whether the discretionary-function exception applies, we ask whether the challenged conduct is 'susceptible to policy analysis,' not whether it was in fact subjected to that analysis by the decisionmaker," Judge Bobby Ed Shepherd wrote on behalf the Eighth Circuit panel. "Furthermore, safety concerns are a typical policy consideration we identify when applying the discretionary-function exception."
"It is immaterial that Muldrow identified as straight. A juror could reasonably hear the evidence at trial and assume that Muldrow was homosexual or identified with a sexual orientation other than heterosexual. It is the jury's perception of the defendant as homosexual that is the relevant consideration," Judge Joseph M. Getty wrote.
"Based on our preliminary review, it appears the stolen information includes Office of Judicial Administration files, district court case records on appeal, and other data, some of which may be confidential under law. A full review of what may have been stolen is a high priority to us but it will take time. Once this review is complete, we will notify those affected," the Kansas Supreme Court recently said in a statement.
"I was already at my first firm when I started gaining a following, as opposed to just getting some followers or having something go viral," said Reb Masel, an associate at a mid-size law firm and viral TikTok content creator. "As an associate seeing that happen, where is it in our legal handbook that says, 'When you go viral this is probably the point where you need to call a meeting.'"
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