The purpose of the courts is to be triers of fact. When you start limiting the ability of a judge to do his or her job because you mandate provisions about what is or isn't good or moral, that is fundamentally dangerous.
George Floyd's killing and the response to it also stirred reaction from societal institutions that might normally shy from entanglement in any issue which may have even the whiff of controversy. And that includes law firms.
The bucket brigade is a theoretical recovery procedure—more accurately described as a "scheme"—by which a plaintiff attempts to circumvent the exclusivity of workers' compensation by indirectly recovering monies from the employer that he cannot recover directly.
Many firms in both states have long had their doors open to their lawyers while largely being able to avoid implementing vaccine mandates, but firm leaders say they are closely watching the surge of the Delta variant and slowing vaccination rates.
Bressler, Amery & Ross announced that firm managing principal Diana C. Manning was named president elect of the New Jersey Women Lawyers Association, and Post & Schell announced that four of its associates were elected as principals in the firm's Philadelphia office.
The Fifth Circuit saw an 11.7% decrease in appeals. Court Clerk Lyle Cayce said the deficit in appeals has slowly been shrinking over the past few months. The return of district trials around December, he said, is likely part of the reason.