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What Does It Means to Divest in the Police?

Legislative proposals and policy reforms sparked by the death of George Floyd have taken on a new, unprecedented form—calls to “divest” in the police. Depending on who is making the pitch, or how they care to present it, sometimes that’s also described as “defunding” or “dismantling” the police, among other monikers. In other cases, it looks more like reallocation than elimination.


Diverse Jury Pool Among Challenges Courts Face Amid Reopening

As many facets of society begin to reopen from COVID-19 stay-at-home orders, courtrooms are poised to play a major role in a shaping the rest of the post-coronavirus world. However, some are concerned the transition might be a little bumpy, especially when it comes to hosting jury trials.


Gearing Up for Law School Looks a Little Different Than It Did Before

The Law School Admission Council (LSAC) has taken the unprecedented step to offer the LSAT exam remotely, as in-person exams have become increasingly difficult during the COVID-19 health crisis.


Senators, Advocates Look to Ensure 'EdTech' is Playing Fair with Student Privacy

Lawmakers and legal advocates are calling for guarantees that children will be protected from unwarranted invasions of their privacy as they have been forced online for their basic education needs.


Quarantines, Bicyclists Top April Verdicts

From quarantines to moral lectures in the courtroom, here are some notable verdicts from April.


Katy Perry, Flipping Off The Police Among Top March Verdicts

From #MeToo to girlfriends aiding in murder, here are some notable verdicts from March.


Pompeo: ICC War Crimes Investigation 'Breathtaking' Political Hit Job

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has authorized an investigation into purported war crimes and “crimes against humanity” regarding military action in Afghanistan, including actions by U.S. forces.


Weinstein, Peloton, and Trump Associates Top February Verdicts

From ex-movie moguls to blockbuster mergers, here are some of the most notable verdicts from last month.


Apple's Patent Infringement and Immigration Law Among Top January Verdicts

From U.S. immigration policy to stolen Wi-Fi technology, here are some of the most notable verdicts from January.


New ABA Prez Calls for 'Independent Judiciary'

Judy Perry Martinez said the American Bar Association (ABA) will continue to defend the "integrity of democratic institutions" and "stand up for an independent judiciary." Now that she has been named the trade group's 143rd president, she says she's in a prime position to ensure those goals.


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