DUI firm will accept payments via Apple Pay
A DUI defense firm in Michigan has announced it will accept Apple Pay from its clients with the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus.
The Barone… More
Women lawyers group asks NBC to cancel ‘Bad Judge,’ a show about an ‘unethical, lazy’ female jurist
The Miami-Dade chapter of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers has asked NBC to cancel a new comedy series about a hard-drinking, hard-partying female judge—appropriately… More
Chinese Communist Party announces reform measures to increase judicial independence
China’s ruling Communist Party has announced measures to increase judicial independence, particularly by shining more sunlight on party officials getting involved in legal matters, the… More
Political groups ready their legal teams in preparation for contentious midterm elections
Armies of lawyers monitoring and working the upcoming midterm elections are gearing up for potential legal battles, Bloomberg reports.
The reason: unusually tight races… More
DOJ denounces ‘irresponsible’ leaks in Ferguson police-shooting case
The Department of Justice has denied any involvement in multiple significant leaks concerning a state grand jury investigation of a Ferguson, Missouri, police officer who… More
Additional federal resources are needed to provide representation for unaccompanied minors, ABA says
Pro bono efforts, alone, are not a complete solution to the need for counsel for unaccompanied immigrant children, ABA President William C. Hubbard says in… More
‘Vaudeville’ closing argument with pill-a-day song doesn’t warrant sanction, 2nd Circuit says
A $2,500 sanction was imposed on a New York plaintiffs lawyer because he “insidiously sought to inject” the issue of punitive damages into his closing… More