A California appellate judge should be removed for “clear and convincing evidence” of 18 acts of misconduct that include allegations of sexual harassment and intentional dishonesty during an investigation, a state panel said.
Questioning potential jurors at county fairgrounds or concert venues, fewer lawyers, and more hand sanitizer for security staff are among suggestions California courts may consider as the state reopens 58 trial courts closed for months due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Baylor University must turn over a trove of documents and recordings prepared by Pepper Hamilton LLP in the course of the firm’s independent investigation into the school’s handling of sexual assault allegations, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas ruled.
Universities are hiring Big Law attorneys to defend them against class actions filed by students seeking tuition and fee refunds after their 2020 spring semester classes went remote because of the Covid-19 pandemic shutdown.
Summer associate programs typically serve as law students’ first introductions to life in Big Law, providing work experience coupled with lavish cocktail parties, trips to baseball games, and dinners at expensive restaurants. But this summer will be different.
Squire Patton Boggs partner Steven M. Auvil in March asked an Ohio federal judge to take a rather unusual step in a case he was working on, compel a remote deposition.
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