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Major News from CCJ/COSCA on Model Code of Judicial Conduct and the Self-Represented

In a move that has the potential for major impact on self-represented litigants in the courtroom nationally, the Conference of Chief Justices and the Conference of State Court Administrators have passed a Resolution recommending that states consider passing versions of … Continue reading

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Court Leadership

New York’s Chief Justice Jonathan Lippman has gotten great coverage for his new pro bono requirement for new NY bar applicants.  Here is is speech, and here is the NYT coverage. Aside from the access value of the idea itself, … Continue reading

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Washington Post Editorial on Professor Tribe leaving DOJ

On Thursday Dec 9, the Washington Post ran an editorial on Professor Tribe leaving DOJ. Key Line: The Obama administration should build on this foundation by appointing another legal heavyweight to push ahead with the formidable challenges that remain. As … Continue reading

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