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Pandemic lawyers: 2 Louisiana bar exams open book, by email

Aug. 12, 2020 5:18 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Because of problems caused by the continuing coronavirus pandemic, the state’s next two bar exams will be open book and administered by email, the Louisiana Supreme Court said in an order Wednesday. The step is necessary because the court’s Committee on Bar Admissions says...

Wisconsin contact tracers fight COVID-19 amid conspiracies

Jul. 19, 2020 1:01 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Having posed a series of increasingly paranoid-sounding questions about the local response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Appleton City Council member William Siebers cleared his throat, preparing for the most outlandish yet. “I’ve got to be serious,” he said....

Bill to require police certification; MIT chaplain resigns

Jun. 17, 2020 3:00 PM EDT

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Police officers in Massachusetts would have to be certified by the state under a bill filed Wednesday by Gov. Charlie Baker. The bill would also allow for the decertification of officers who engage in excessive force and encourage additional training including for advanced...