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ABA sounds new alarm on substance abuse, law firms pledge action

The ABA issued a new call to arms for law firms to combat substance use and related mental health issues in the profession…

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How will legal education and training keep pace with change?

The pace of change is accelerating at warp-speed, buoyed by technological advances, communication, and globalism.

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Lawsuit challenges bail hearings held behind closed doors

In most places around the country, bail hearings are open to the public. Not so in Dallas County, Texas…

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Lawyers say they face persistent racial and gender bias at work

An ABA study revealed that women and people of color in the legal profession continue to face barriers in hiring, promotions, assignments and compensation.

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Why alternative legal provider market share may be limited

Many commentators argue that alternative legal provider market share is destined to grow.

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Tennis anyone?

Is outside ownership of law firms picking up steam?

The taboo subject of non-lawyer ownership of law firms is back in the conversation. Again.

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