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Chuck Grassley

Key senator urges any wavering Supreme Court justice to retire now

The Senate Judiciary Committee’s Republican chairman said … any Supreme Court justice considering retirement from the lifetime job should announce immediately so a successor can be confirmed before the November U.S. midterm election.

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Unauthorized Practice of Law claims threaten access to justice

Late last year, TIKD sued The Florida Bar (Bar) and The Ticket Clinic for colluding to put TIKD out of business.

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Meeting the challenge of the legal aid crisis

The opioid crisis and the recent spate of natural disasters present new challenges to already overburdened civil legal aid providers.

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New report reveals older attys put in more pro bono hours than younger ones

Older attorneys work more pro bono hours than younger ones and larger law firms make it easier to do, an American Bar Association report found.

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ABA data shows 15% increase in lawyer population over the past decade

The number of active attorneys in the U.S. has increased by 15.2 percent over the last decade, according to the ABA’s National Lawyer Population Survey.

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Pramila Jayapal

There is no excuse for keeping cameras out of the U.S. Supreme Court

The Supreme Court’s decisions affect all of us, often in the most important and intimate aspects of our lives, but the court still refuses to allow live broadcasts of its proceedings.

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