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Why we still need bar associations - perhaps more than ever

Bar associations are more than just buildings, committees and CLE seminars. They are the heartbeat of the legal profession.

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Texas Young Lawyers Association launch literacy program called "Bookshelves in Courthouses"

Bookshelves in Courtrooms is promoting literacy by stocking shelves in courthouses with books for kids.

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New service offers flat-fee limited scope legal services. Sound similar to Avvo but it's not

Basic Counsel bills itself as “legal help with no surprises.” Consumers know up front what it will cost…

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Northwestern law dean cites school's difficult time as reason for faculty cuts

Dean Kimberly Yuracko is reducing the number of staff, clinical and nontenure-track lecturers in order to cut operating expenses.

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Philadelphia Bar Assn. to auction off antique art collection portraits

Representing 200 years of Philadelphia’s legal history, an art collection is going up for auction this month.

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A new poll finds majority of Americans support term limits for Supreme Court justices

The majority of Americans support the idea of setting term limits or an age for retirement for Supreme Court justices.

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