36 law firms join ‘hackathon alliance’ to test gender parity applications



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Women in Law Hackathon

Thirty-six law firms have agreed to test 1 or much more pilot applications created as a result of a Females in Law Hackathon last summer …

Obama declares vast regions of Alaskan coast off-limits to drilling

President Obama utilised his executive authority Friday to close more than 40,000 square miles of Alaska’s coast from oil and gas leases.

The president’s order covering the waters offshore of Nome and surrounding St. Lawrence Island also generate a 112,300-square-mile …

Legal groups urge Trump to consider diversity in appointments, assistance inclusion



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Donald Trump

President-elect Donald Trump.

The leaders of 5 legal groups have written an open letter to President-elect Donald Trump that urges his administration and Congress to “lead the …

Paul Ryan reports &#039very thrilling meeting&#039 at Trump Tower

Home Speaker Paul D. Ryan stated he had a “very thrilling meeting” with President-elect Donald Trump on Friday at Trump Tower in New York.

“We’re quite excited about acquiring to operate and hitting the ground running in 2017 [to] place …

Obama says U.S. intelligence missed the rise of the Islamic State

President Obama is blaming U.S. intelligence agencies for failing to detect the rise of the Islamic State, one of the largest foreign-policy calamities of his second term.

In an interview with CNN’s Fareed Zakaria that aired Wednesday night, the president …

Gun-manage groups join BigLaw coalition seven firms are on board so far



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Seven well-identified law firms have agreed to supply tens of millions of dollars in free legal services to gun control groups, and numerous more firms are expected …

Michelle Obama on election night: &#039I went to bed&#039

First lady Michelle Obama says she was rapidly asleep when the rest of the world learned Donald Trump won the U.S. presidential election.

In a joint interview with President Obama for Individuals magazine, the first lady said she’s in no …

Best state court will not overview overturned $1M sanction against med-mal lawyer



Trials &amp Litigation


The Pennsylvania Supreme Court won’t contemplate a case in search of to reinstate a nearly $ 1 million sanction against a lawyer accused of eliciting banned …

Trump&#039s Bold Transition Moves Flout Tradition

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With tiny far more than a month to go just before he takes the oath of office, Donald Trump has begun to wade into the presidency, shaping American policy and speaking publicly about it — …

Do you have concerns about beginning up your own law firm?



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Daliah Saper

Daliah Saper.

The ABA Journal will launch a yearlong series in 2017: Beginning a 21st Century Law Firm. And we want to provide answers for lawyers who are taking …