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The Big Fail Part IV: Picking Up the Pieces After Flunking the Bar

In the latest report in a series on the high rate of bar exam failures, takes a close look at two law graduates who endured the shocking disappointment of flunking the test and how they embarked on a course to rebound.

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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton

Texas AG sides with lawyers challenging mandatory bar membership

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has filed an amicus brief that sides with three lawyers who contend that mandatory membership in the State Bar of Texas violates their First Amendment right against coerced speech.

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Getting Beyond The Tech in Legal Tech

The legal profession has been slow to embrace technology. Law firms are starting to pay for this.

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16% of Americans think Clarence Thomas is chief justice, ABA civics survey finds

The ABA highlighted these gaps in Americans’ knowledge of history and government as part of the ABA Survey of Civic Literacy 2019, the first comprehensive survey of its kind by the association.

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Law Grads

Law Grads Say Schools Don't Offer Enough Mental Health Support

Researchers for decades have flagged depression, anxiety and substance abuse as pressing problems for legal education, and a new survey finds that students think their schools should offer more help.

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Attorney's wife tells advice columnist she’s fed up with lawyer jokes

An attorney’s wife was “deeply shocked” when an emcee made some disparaging remarks.

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