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Employment dips for 2020 law school grads, ABA says

Apr 20 2021

Full-time legal employment dipped by 2.6% for the class of 2020 compared to the previous year’s law school graduates, likely because of the coronavirus pandemic, according to new data released Tuesday by the American Bar Association.

Trump campaign's post-election legal spending topped $7M, with Kasowitz in the lead

Feb 01 2021

The Trump campaign paid law firms and other legal providers more than $7 million from Nov. 4 through the end of last year, a Reuters analysis of Federal Election Commission records shows.

Lawyers, law students call for disbarment of Sens. Hawley, Cruz

Jan 12 2021

Thousands of law students and lawyers are calling for the disbarment of two Republican senators, outraged by their efforts last week to block Congress' certification of Democratic President Joe Biden's election victory.

Students of color are driving a spike in law school applications

Jan 07 2021

For many in the U.S., and especially students of color, one answer to the calamities of 2020 has been to apply to law school.

Millions in pandemic aid didn't stop these firms from cutting jobs or pay

Dec 21 2020

Law firms rushed to secure government aid early in the coronavirus pandemic, borrowing nearly $12 billion from the U.S. Small Business Administration's Paycheck Protection Program as their revenues were threatened by court closures and a freeze in corporate deals.

Millions in pandemic aid didn't stop these firms from cutting jobs or pay

Dec 18 2020

Law firms rushed to secure government aid early in the coronavirus pandemic, borrowing nearly $12 billion from the U.S. Small Business Administration's Paycheck Protection Program as their revenues were threatened by court closures and a freeze in corporate deals.

Parties tussle for control in state supreme court elections

Nov 12 2020

As the United States presidential and Senate contests hogged global news headlines last week, residents in 31 states cast their votes for who should lead their supreme courts, changing the political balance of power in one of them.

Lawyers favor Biden in campaign donations, including Trump's re-election firm

Oct 21 2020

Oct 21 Lawyers at Jones Day, a firm that has earned millions of dollars as outside counsel to U.S. President Donald Trump's re-election campaign, have donated nearly $90,000 to his Democratic rival Joe Biden's campaign since last year compared to $50 to Trump's campaign, according to Federal Election Commission data.

Trump ups spending on lawyers as U.S. election legal battles heat up

Sep 29 2020

President Donald Trump's campaign is spending hundreds of thousands of dollars on lawyers to litigate voting by mail, including in the battleground state of Pennsylvania, Federal Election Commission (FEC) data showed.

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