The Alameda County Bar Association joins with legal communities across the country in welcoming the verdict in the Derek Chauvin case. While the verdict cannot bring George Floyd back, it does offer accountability, a much-needed phenomenon in the intersection between the police and the Black community. We applaud the peaceful application of the Rule of …Read More
What You Need to Know About the New California State Bar Rule of Professional Conduct on Technology
Part of a series from the ACBA Technology and Practice Management Task Force
After thorough debate and commentary from the California legal community, the California State Bar has formally adopted a revised set of Rules of Professional Conduct as of …Read More
A Message from the California State Bar
The Impact of 2020 on Attorneys: We need to hear from you!
Dear State Bar Licensee,
With massive losses inflicted by a global pandemic and widespread protests over racial injustice, 2020 was a year like no other. The State Bar of California is interested in learning about the impact on attorneys …Read More
AAPI ANTI-HATE RESOURCE GUIDE
COMPILED BY AABA LGBTQ AND CIVIL RIGHTS COMMITTEES
Disclaimer: The views, thoughts, and opinions expressed by the organizations belong solely to them, and not necessarily to AABA.
Given the recent uptick in reported incidents of anti-AAPI violence, AABA has compiled a list of resources for members who would like to become involved with pro …Read More
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ADDRESSING JUDICIAL BIAS IN THE COURTS
Originally published in the March 2021 issue of the Advocate, republished with permission
Judicial bias manifests in countless manners:
denial of a pregnant attorney’s request for due date calendar accommodation,
advising counsel it would be best to permit a male peer to take first chair as having a baby can …Read More