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Uber’s $100M Settlement Offer Denied by …

U.S. District Judge Edward Chen of the Northern District of California denied Uber’s offer to settle a class-action suit brought against. The $100 million offer from the ride-hailing company is related to...

Trial by Jury Declining: Judges, Legal C…

Judges, prosecutors and even court stenographers have expressed disappointment that jury trials are becoming increasingly rare. So reports The New York Times.

ABA Speech Code Would've Appalled ‘Frame…

The American Bar Association has amended Rule 8.4 of its Model Rules for Professional Conduct to prohibit “harmful verbal or physical conduct that manifests bias or prejudice toward others.” Louisville...

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U.S. District Judge Edward Chen of the Northern District of California denied Uber’s offer to settle a class-action suit brought against. The $100 million offer from the ride-hailing company is related to its drivers’ employment status. So reports The Los Angeles Times.

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Judges, prosecutors and even court stenographers have expressed disappointment that jury trials are becoming increasingly rare. So reports The New York Times.

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The American Bar Association has amended Rule 8.4 of its Model Rules for Professional Conduct to prohibit “harmful verbal or physical conduct that manifests bias or prejudice toward others.” Louisville attorney and columnist Bridget Bush is calling foul, expressing concerns that the new rule is a violation of the U.S. Constitution’s First Amendment. So reads a column in the Courier-Journal.

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Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane’ resigned after being convicted on charges related to abusing the powers of her position. So reports The New York Post.

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Cleveland County, Okla., District Judge Lori Walkley has refused the guilty plea of Alton Nolen, accused of beheading a coworker in 2014.

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Practice Management

Why Can’t Johnny Jr. Associate Conduct e…

Brian J. Donnelly, the Director of Educational Technology and a Lecturer in Law at Columbia Law School, isn’t happy about the job most American law schools are doing when it...

News Roundup

Uber’s $100M Settlement Offer Denied by …

U.S. District Judge Edward Chen of the Northern District of California denied Uber’s offer to settle a class-action suit brought against. The $100 million offer from the ride-hailing company is related to...

Corporate Counsel

GE’s GC Tops List of Highest Paid

General Electric's general counsel's 2012 compensation package afforded him almost $11 million in cash, making him the highest paid general counsel on Corporate Counsel magazine's latest list of the nation's...

Big Law

Supreme Court: Election Districts Must B…

The U.S Supreme Court has held that the number of people, not the number of eligible voters, should help determine election districts. So reports The New York Times.

Small Law

What to Do When Clients Don’t Pay

There's nothing more annoying than a deadbeat client. But, there are steps you can take to make this situation less onerous or to even avoid such situations altogether.

Below the Bar

Lawyer Sentenced to More Than 2 Life Sen…

Andrew Schmuhl was handed two life sentences, plus 98 years in prison, after committing a brutal home invasion. So reports The Washington Post.

People

ABA Speech Code Would've Appalled ‘Frame…

The American Bar Association has amended Rule 8.4 of its Model Rules for Professional Conduct to prohibit “harmful verbal or physical conduct that manifests bias or prejudice toward others.” Louisville...

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