Texas Judge: Court Must Consider Defendant’s Ability to Pay Bail
In Texas, a federal judge ruled that setting bail without considering a defendant’s ability to pay violates equal protection. It was a good ruling […]Read more
Best Opinion Opening Ever?
Recently, thanks to the wonder that is legal Twitter, a whopper of an opening to a federal district court’s opinion was brought to our […]Read more
Does Your Law Firm Need an ‘Infant on Board’ Program?
A Baby on Board sign outside a law firm does not mean rookie lawyers are inside. Read more on FindLaw Legal Blogs.Read more
Utah Retainers Can Require Client Indemnification
You know that anxious feeling you get when you tell your client exactly what they shouldn’t do, knowing full well that they aren’t going […]Read more
ABA Has New Ethics Opinion on Disasters
Clients may not think about their lawyers in a natural disaster, but their lawyers should think about them. That’s the upshot of new guidelines […]Read more
New Limits for Immigration Judges to Dismiss Cases
It’s no secret for immigration practitioners that the current administration isn’t simply exerting pressure on the immigration courts and system. It’s tying hands and […]Read more
Has the Internet Changed the Reasonable Person Standard?
In these modern times of wearable tech and 3D printed doodads, a reasonable person usually doesn’t act before Googling, and a reasonably prudent person […]Read more
What to Do When Your Client Says You Are Not His Lawyer, but You Are
Wait, what? Your client just said you are not his attorney, but actually you are. You are not dreaming; this is as real as […]Read more
The End of PACER Fees?
A new bill proposes to eliminate PACER fees, making electronic documents downloaded from federal courts free. The Electronic Court Records Reform Act would prohibit […]Read more
Best Background Music for a Law Office
You know that feeling of comfort that envelopes you when you walk into a spa? The smells, the music, the receptionist’s relaxing tone of […]Read more