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NCBP News Fall Issue Vol. 5 »
In this Issue: NCBP President ; 2016 Midyear Meeting ; Renew Your Dues ; 21st Century Lawyer ; Tips to Maximize Energ...
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In this Issue: 2015 Annual Meeting ; Committees ; Fellows Award Recipient ; Managing Your Message ; Clemency Project...

Legal Profession
Thursday, February 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lee Co. Bar Assn proposes novel idea: dollar-a-minute-legal-help-desk at courthouse »
The Lee County Bar Association has been working to find a way to provide basic legal advice to unrepresented people… Read...
Thursday, January 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
SCOTUS Chief Justice salutes trial judges for tackling 'daunting workload' »
Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr., … used his year-end report on the state of the federal judiciary to praise federal tria...
Thursday, January 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
When finding the right lawyer seems daunting, crowdsource one »
To resolve a legal dispute, the first thing many try to do is hire a lawyer. Read more in The New York Times .
Thursday, December 29, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Number of students enrolling in law school basically flat »
The number of first-year law students nationwide increased this fall—albeit slightly—for the first time since 2010.  ...
Monday, December 19, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Law has many mouthpieces but lacks a voice »
Victor Borge likened lawyers to clarinets—both have cases, mouthpieces, and need a constant supply of hot air to function....

Legal Education
Friday, February 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Syrian refugees to receive law school scholarships »
Roger Williams University School of Law will provide two Syrian refugees full-ride scholarships… Read more in The Nationa...
Thursday, February 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Not only elite law schools offer great returns on investment »
More law school graduates, laden with six-figure debt, have been questioning whether their investment in a degree that com...
Monday, January 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Affordable legal services depend on affordable legal education »
One would think that with 165,000 members of the California State Bar — including 54,000 here in Los Angeles County — find...
Monday, January 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Michigan man’s case against ABA and LSAT could go to SCOTUS »
A Michigan man wants blind people to be able to opt out of taking the LSAT. Read more at Michigan Radio.
Friday, December 9, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Seton Hall gives ‘Weekend Warrior’ new meaning »
Are weekend J.D. programs the next big thing in legal education? Read more at law.com...

Courts
Thursday, January 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
From delay to action, the Supreme Court to take a conservative turn in 2017 »
On Jan. 20, 2016… Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia announced the court's 8-to-1 decision reinstating the death penalty...
Wednesday, January 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Trump to inherit more than 100 court vacancies, plans to reshape judiciary »
Donald Trump is set to inherit an uncommon number of vacancies in the federal courts in addition to the open Supreme Court...
Tuesday, January 3, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
'Loser pays' rule in Idaho court system could make justice available to only those with deep pockets »
The Idaho Supreme Court has launched the state’s entire court system on a new track that might be called “loser pay.” Rea...
Tuesday, December 27, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
The lethal gaps in how the Supreme Court handles death penalty cases »
Seven of the 12 jurors who convicted Ronald B. Smith in the murder of a convenience store clerk voted to spare his life....
Wednesday, December 21, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
President-elect Trump could bring a different kind of diversity to SCOTUS »
President-elect Donald Trump is making one thing clear about the Supreme Court: He wants to do more than just solidify the...

Legal Issues
Monday, February 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
With U.S. democracy in crisis, suddenly it’s “Thank God for the Lawyers” »
Our democracy is in crisis. For the first time, the Economist magazine has downgraded the U.S. in its ‘Democracy Index’…...
Wednesday, February 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Can states make people pay even when their convictions are overturned? »
...lawyers continually recognize, and often exploit, the ways in which the legal system works against the poor and the out...
Tuesday, January 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New York’s unequal justice for the poor [Editorial] »
New York lawmakers often can’t agree on the time of day… Read more in The New York Times .
Friday, January 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Prepare to dig in to preserve legal aid [Op-ed] »
We don’t quite know what to expect from the federal government in the weeks and months ahead in terms of support for civil...
Tuesday, January 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
When defendants cannot afford a lawyer, and neither can New Mexico »
When Bennett J. Bauer, New Mexico’s chief public defender took office in April he set out to review the workload of every...

Bar News
Wednesday, January 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Comments by Oklahoma Bar president are reason for concern [Editorial] »
For several years, lawmakers have considered overhauling Oklahoma's judicial nominating process. Read more in NewsOK .
Tuesday, January 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The American Bar Association’s Greatest Hits (Lost Tracks) »
Let’s face it: the legal profession is not feeling the love these days. Read more in Forbes .
Friday, January 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
ABA accuses government of reneging on student loan forgiveness »
The American Bar Association and a group of individual public interest lawyers sued the U.S. Department of Education on Tu...
Friday, November 11, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Before the Trump ‘Libel Bully’ article, five times the ABA entered the political arena »
The recent kerfuffle at the American Bar Association over an article critical of Donald Trump calls attention to the organ...
Wednesday, October 26, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fearing Trump, ABA stifles report calling him a “libel bully” »
Alarmed by Donald J. Trump’s record of filing lawsuits to punish and silence his critics, a committee of media lawyers at...

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