Allegations added to suit on how Facebook targeting tools helped advertisers exclude older workers

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Home Daily News Allegations added to suit on how Facebook… Civil Rights By Peter Gosselin, ProPublica Posted May 31, 2018, 5:04 pm CDT Seasontime / Shutterstock.com Plaintiffs in a federal lawsuit have expanded the scope of their action, alleging that Facebook and other major employers violated federal and state anti-age bias laws by excluding older … Continue reading “Allegations added to suit on how Facebook targeting tools helped advertisers exclude older workers”

Was law prof part of a lawsuit-plotting ‘cabal’? State ridicules ‘imagined conspiracy’

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Home Daily News Was law prof part of a lawsuit-plotting ‘cabal’?… Internet Law By Debra Cassens Weiss Posted May 30, 2018, 4:12 pm CDT A cable provider sued by the state of New York for allegedly overpromising internet speeds has notified the judge that it intends to claim the state of New York conspired with … Continue reading “Was law prof part of a lawsuit-plotting ‘cabal’? State ridicules ‘imagined conspiracy’”

Forcibly separating families ‘violates basic standards of human decency,’ ABA president says

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Home Daily News Forcibly separating families ‘violates basic… Immigration Law By Lorelei Laird Posted May 30, 2018, 3:13 pm CDT Separating immigrant children from their parents at the southern border is “unnecessarily cruel” and the ABA “strongly opposes” the policy, ABA President Hilarie Bass said in a statement Wednesday. “Separating children from their parents not … Continue reading “Forcibly separating families ‘violates basic standards of human decency,’ ABA president says”

Has pro bono work helped you professionally?

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Home Daily News Has pro bono work helped you professionally? Question of the Week By Sarah Mui Posted May 30, 2018, 1:53 pm CDT hafakot / Shutterstock.com Can pro bono pay off? An article in the June ABA Journal magazine features three lawyers whose volunteer work—in aviation, employment and intellectual property law—has ended up sending … Continue reading “Has pro bono work helped you professionally?”

Arizona Summit sues ABA, 3rd for-profit InfiLaw school to do so

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Home Daily News Arizona Summit sues ABA, 3rd for-profit InfiLaw… Law Schools By Stephanie Francis Ward Posted May 24, 2018, 5:17 pm CDT On Thursday, Arizona Summit Law School was the third InfiLaw school to sue the American Bar Association in a month, arguing that due process rights were violated before and after the 2017 … Continue reading “Arizona Summit sues ABA, 3rd for-profit InfiLaw school to do so”

Trump questions need for immigration trials, says system is ‘corrupt’ and will be changed

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Home Daily News Trump questions need for immigration trials,… Immigration Law By Debra Cassens Weiss Posted May 24, 2018, 4:30 pm CDT President Donald Trump/Frederic Legrand – COMEO (Shutterstock.com). President Donald Trump said the immigration system is “corrupt” and questioned the need for trials. In an interview with Fox News that aired Thursday,” Trump said … Continue reading “Trump questions need for immigration trials, says system is ‘corrupt’ and will be changed”

Trump pardons late boxer Jack Johnson, convicted for transporting white woman across state lines

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Home Daily News Trump pardons late boxer Jack Johnson, convicted… Criminal Justice By Debra Cassens Weiss Posted May 24, 2018, 12:39 pm CDT Jack Johnson/Library of Congress via Wikimedia Commons. President Donald Trump granted a rare posthumous pardon to the first black heavyweight boxing champion, Jack Johnson, in a case in which he was convicted … Continue reading “Trump pardons late boxer Jack Johnson, convicted for transporting white woman across state lines”

Lawsuit claims Texas criminal appeals judge fired secretary for criticizing GOP on Facebook

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Home Daily News Lawsuit claims Texas criminal appeals judge… First Amendment By Debra Cassens Weiss Posted May 24, 2018, 12:00 pm CDT NIP Photography/Shutterstock.com. A former secretary for a judge on the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals claims she was fired because of Facebook posts that criticized President Donald Trump as well as other Republican … Continue reading “Lawsuit claims Texas criminal appeals judge fired secretary for criticizing GOP on Facebook”

First female justice of the peace gets obit after 116 years

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Home Daily News First female justice of the peace gets obit… Legal History By Debra Cassens Weiss Posted May 24, 2018, 11:10 am CDT Esther Morris/Library of Congress via Wikimedia Commons. The New York Times has published a belated obituary for a woman who became the country’s first female justice nearly 150 years ago. The … Continue reading “First female justice of the peace gets obit after 116 years”

US intends to call Akin Gump lawyer in Manafort trial; lawyers seek to block storage unit evidence

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Home Daily News US intends to call Akin Gump lawyer in Manafort… Trials & Litigation By Debra Cassens Weiss Posted May 24, 2018, 10:42 am CDT Paul Manafort/Mark Reinstein (Shutterstock.com.) Lawyers for Paul Manafort learned Wednesday that the government plans to call a partner at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld to testify in the … Continue reading “US intends to call Akin Gump lawyer in Manafort trial; lawyers seek to block storage unit evidence”

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