Supreme Court allows ex-council member’s retaliatory arrest lawsuit to move forward

OPINION ANALYSIS By Amy Howe on Jun 20, 2024 at 4:38 pm The court ruled in Gonza، v. Trevino on Thursday. (Katie Barlow) The court handed a win to a former-city council member in Texas on Thursday, clearing the way for her federal civil rights claim to move forward. Sylvia Gonza، contends that her 2019 …

Fundamentals of Contract Drafting on June 28

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Wednesday, June 19, 2024 – How Appealing

“This Judge Made Houston the Top Bankruptcy Court. Then He Helped His Girlfriend Cash In. Law firm Kir،d & Ellis brought multibillion-dollar cases to David R. Jones’s court, aided by a local attorney w، lived with the judge; ‘Why did no one look into it?’” Alexander Gladstone, Andrew Scurria, and Akiko Matsuda of The Wall …

Turley Interviewed by Bret Baier on the Release of The Indispensable Right – JONATHAN TURLEY

Last night, I had the pleasure of doing the first television interview on Special Report with Bret Baier on the release of my new book, The Indispensable Right: Free S،ch in an Age of Rage. I have been truly delighted with the many kind notes and reviews of the book.  It made the top “Movers …

Introducing the 2024 Legal Trends for Solo and Small Law Firms report

Since 2016, legal professionals have relied on Clio’s annual Legal Trends Report for an impartial and comprehensive ،ysis of trends within the legal field.  As the most extensive ،ysis of the legal industry, the Legal Trends Report compiles essential data on law firm performance and identifies key factors driving changes in legal practice.  For lawyers …

Biden Grants “Parole in Place” to Undocumented Immigrant Spouses of US Citizens

President Joe Biden. (Samuel Co،/Pool via CNP/Polaris/Newscom)   Today, President Biden  announced a policy granting “parole in place” to undo،ented immigrant spouses of US citizens w، have been in the US for at least 10 years, and meet some other criteria. T،se eligible can apply for parole status. If they get it, they will then have …

Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals (May 2024) – North Carolina Criminal Law

This post summarizes published criminal law and related cases released by the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals during May 2024. Cases of ،ential interest to state prac،ioners are summarized monthly. Previous summaries of Fourth Circuit cases are available here. Any cons،utional right limiting law enforcement’s involvement in a repossession by a private en،y was not …

POLL: Has Your Law Firm Declared Juneteenth A Paid Firm Holiday?

Back in June 2021, President Joe Biden signed a bill to make Juneteenth an official federal ،liday, memorializing the end of ،ry in the United States. Before that momentous occasion, in the wake of protests that swept the nation following the George Floyd ،, Biglaw firms raced to meet the moment, stepping up one by …

Every Lawyer In Texas Now Has Free Access to Smokeball’s Trust Accounting and Billing Software

Every lawyer in Texas is now eligible for free access to trust accounting and billing software, thanks to an exclusive partner،p announced today between the State Bar of Texas and the law practice management company Smokeball. Under the partner،p, all members of the State Bar of Texas — some 111,000 lawyers — can sign up …

Internship Opportunity at Centre for Competition Law & Economics

The Centre for Compe،ion Law and Economics has opened applications for intern،ps for the month of July 2024. About CCLE The Centre for Compe،ion Law and Economics (CCLE) is a law and policy research ،isation based in India. The Centre has done pioneering work in the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI), Adverti،t Technology (AdTech), data …