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Tuesday, September 3, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Georgia's Attempt to Copyright Summaries of its Laws Could Change Public Access to Information »
Georgia's Attempt to Copyright Summaries of its Laws Could Change Public Access to Information Increasingly, people ac...
Monday, August 26, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
How judicial conflicts of interest are denying poor Texans their right to an effective lawyer »
How judicial conflicts of interest are denying poor Texans their right to an effective lawyer For decades, Texans who...
Thursday, August 22, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
‘It’s Like an Automatic Deportation if You Don’t Have a Lawyer’ »
‘It’s Like an Automatic Deportation if You Don’t Have a Lawyer’ New York has had success with a project that provides...
Wednesday, August 21, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
How Unauthorized Immigrants Are Fighting To Practice Law »
How Unauthorized Immigrants Are Fighting To Practice Law It wasn’t until her second year of law school that Diana Troc...
Tuesday, August 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
For Inmates Released Under New Criminal Justice Reforms, ‘Every Day Counts’ »
For Inmates Released Under New Criminal Justice Reforms, ‘Every Day Counts’ Thousands of people were released from fed...
Monday, August 5, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Students of color with disabilities are being pushed into the school-to-prison pipeline, study finds »
Students of color with disabilities are being pushed into the school-to-prison pipeline, study finds Exclusionary disc...
Wednesday, July 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Predicting courts’ decisions is lawful in France and will remain so »
Predicting courts’ decisions is lawful in France and will remain so Over the past few days, several media articles hav...
Friday, June 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legal Attacks On 'Unified' Bar Model Heating Up »
Legal Attacks On 'Unified' Bar Model Heating Up Legal challenges to mandatory state bars overseeing attorneys in most...
Thursday, May 23, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Accused of ‘Terrorism’ for Putting Legal Materials Online »
Accused of ‘Terrorism’ for Putting Legal Materials Online When Mr. Malamud’s group posted the Official Code of Georgia...
Friday, May 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Texas AG sides with lawyers challenging mandatory bar membership »
Texas AG sides with lawyers challenging mandatory bar membership Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has filed an amicus...
Thursday, May 9, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lawyers Have an Image Problem, And Michael Cohen Didn't Help »
Lawyers Have an Image Problem, And Michael Cohen Didn't Help February’s Michael Cohen hearings represented a troubling...
Tuesday, March 26, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
In Justice Crisis, Access Commissions' Spread Sparks Change »
In Justice Crisis, Access Commissions' Spread Sparks Change In Illinois, homeowners who are facing foreclosure but wit...
Monday, March 4, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
US Supreme Court Ruling Fuels Suits Challenging Mandatory Bar Fees »
US Supreme Court Ruling Fuels Suits Challenging Mandatory Bar Fees Mandatory bar dues are under attack in at least thr...
Wednesday, February 20, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
One Lawyer, 194 Felony Cases, and No Time »
One Lawyer, 194 Felony Cases, and No Time On April 27, 2017, Jack Talaska, a lawyer for the poor in Lafayette, La., ha...
Wednesday, February 13, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
INSIGHT: Turns Out We Actually Need More Lawyers, Sorta »
INSIGHT: Turns Out We Actually Need More Lawyers, Sorta What do you call a million lawyers at the bottom of the ocean?...
Friday, February 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
God Bless America, and Her Lawyers »
God Bless America, and Her Lawyers Images of immigration lawyers huddled together over laptops on airport floors acros...
Friday, November 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
A conservative group's closed door 'training' of judicial clerks raises concerns »
A conservative group's closed door 'training' of judicial clerks raises concerns   The closed-door “tr...
Wednesday, October 17, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ruth Bader Ginsburg's unlikely path to the Supreme Court »
Ruth Bader Ginsburg's unlikely path to the Supreme Court The celebrity of Justice Ginsburg obscures the controversy...
Wednesday, October 10, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Finding clients, open courts a challenge after Hurricane Florence »
Finding clients, open courts a challenge after Hurricane Florence “It’s going to take awhile for things to get bac...
Monday, October 1, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
How Golf Digest helped free a golf course artist imprisoned for a murder he didn't commit »
How Golf Digest helped free a golf course artist imprisoned for 27 years for a murder he didn't commit Valentino Dix...
Wednesday, September 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lawsuit challenges bail hearings held behind closed doors »
Lawsuit challenges bail hearings held behind closed doors In most places around the country, bail hearings are open...
Tuesday, August 28, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pensacola veterans struggle to pay for legal help in civil court cases »
Pensacola veterans struggle to pay for legal help in civil court cases From child support hearings to eviction notic...
Thursday, June 28, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
California's prison education system is yielding impressive results »
California's prison education system is yielding impressive results A plan that allows incarcerated people to take cl...
Monday, June 25, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lawsuit: the poor shouldn't lose their licenses over traffic fines »
Lawsuit: the poor shouldn't lose their licenses over traffic fines Because he can't pay $228 in traffic fines, Seti J...
Thursday, May 17, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Meeting the challenge of the legal aid crisis »
Meeting the challenge of the legal aid crisis The opioid crisis and the recent spate of natural disasters present new...
Friday, April 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
How court costs trap people in poverty and how lawmakers are trying to fix it »
How court costs trap people in poverty and how lawmakers are trying to fix it “One of the major issues with our crimi...
Wednesday, April 25, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
When bail feels less like freedom, more like extortion »
When bail feels less like freedom, more like extortion As bail has grown into a $2 billion industry, bond agents have...
Wednesday, April 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Maybe lawyers are what's missing from government »
Maybe lawyers are what's missing from government It’s hardly controversial to suggest that, at the moment, the federa...
Tuesday, April 3, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
When you cannot afford to go bankrupt because you can't afford a lawyer »
When you cannot afford to go bankrupt because you can't afford a lawyer There’s ample evidence many people don’t file...
Friday, March 9, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
ICE says it won't make immigration sweeps at courthouses »
ICE says it won't make immigration sweeps at courthouses Federal immigration officials …say their agents will enter...
Thursday, March 8, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
DOJ quietly closes office to make legal aid more accessible »
DOJ quietly closes office to make legal aid more accessible The Justice Department has effectively shuttered an Obam...
Thursday, February 22, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The dangerous, misguided campaign to recall the judge who sentenced Brock Turner »
The dangerous, misguided campaign to recall the judge who sentenced Brock Turner The campaign to recall the judge wh...
Tuesday, February 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bail was $500, money he didn't have. Atlanta faces calls for change. »
Bail was $500, money he didn't have. Atlanta faces calls for change. In 2016, at least 890 people were transferred fro...
Monday, February 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
How lawyers can help homeless youth »
How lawyers can help homeless youth Millions of children in the United States experience some form of homelessness e...
Thursday, February 1, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
This judge has a mission: keep defendants alive »
There are two kinds of defendants who enter Judge Craig D. Hannah’s courtroom: Those who stand on the far side of the benc...

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