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Commentary: Overrule of Roe v. Wade prefigured by Supreme Court land use decision

U.S. Supreme Court building

Whatever you think of the result in the recent Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, the breathtaking changes wrought by the current United States Supreme Court in that case could have been anticipated by the decision in a land use case three years ago.

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Commentary: Making friends with other attorneys

Gavel, legal image

BALTIMORE, MD — When I first started practicing, an older lawyer once told me that I could never be friends with lawyers. He said that I could be friendly and I should be courteous, but I would never make a true friend who was another family law attorney.

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Initiative builds diversity in law firms with data

The legal departments at Wal-Mart, Verizon and a growing number of other companies have launched an initiative to promote diversity by seeking out diverse lawyers to retain when they outsource projects.

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LegalZoom zooming in to take away business?

Online legal services provider LegalZoom has teamed with Sam’s Club, the Wal-Mart-owned, membership warehouse store, to offer families and small businesses deals on legal services, including estate planning and attorney consultations.

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For law firms, rogue attorneys present risk

A recent decision from a federal District Court judge in the 1st Circuit should prompt all law firms to take a second look at how they supervise the lawyers who work for them.

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