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Trump to inherit more than 100 court vacancies, plans to reshape judiciary

Donald Trump is set to inherit an uncommon number of vacancies in the federal courts in addition to the open Supreme Court seat… Read more in The Washington Post.

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In the UK, plans for pleading guilty online raise fears of secret justice

Hundreds of thousands of defendants will be able to plead guilty to minor offences online under plans that have raised fears about secret justice. Read more in The Times of London.

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BlackLawyersMatter

#BlackLawyersMatter inspires movement to increase representation in law

When third-year law student Micah Green came across the hashtag #BlackLawyersMatter … he quickly realized it was more than just a catchy phrase. Read more in the ABAJournal.

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Caltagirone & Horn

When finding the right lawyer seems daunting, crowdsource one

To resolve a legal dispute, the first thing many try to do is hire a lawyer. Read more in The New York Times.

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OK Bar

Comments by Oklahoma Bar president are reason for concern [Editorial]

For several years, lawmakers have considered overhauling Oklahoma's judicial nominating process.  Read more in NewsOK.

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LPs

The American Bar Association’s Greatest Hits (Lost Tracks)

Let’s face it: the legal profession is not feeling the love these days. Read more in Forbes.

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