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State Bar News
Tuesday, July 9, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
10 to interview for 4th Judicial District judge opening »
The Judicial Nomination Commission on July 15 will interview 10 applicants for the position of district court judge for th...
Thursday, June 27, 2019
DeSoto named US magistrate judge for Missoula »
Kathleen DeSoto has been selected as U.S. magistrate judge in the Missoula Division, the U.S. District Court for the Distr...
Thursday, June 20, 2019
Supreme Court to hear oral argument in $35M sex abuse verdict »
The Montana Supreme Court on Thursday announced that it will hear oral argument on an appeal of a Sanders County jury’s $3...
Tuesday, May 28, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Recht appointed 21st Judicial District judge »
Howard F. Recht of Hamilton was appointed 21st Judicial District judge by Gov. Steve Bullock on May 21. Recht will rep...
Thursday, May 16, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senate confirms Lee as Ninth Circuit judge »
The U.S. Senate has confirmed Los Angeles attorney Kenneth Kiyul Lee as a judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth...

Montana News
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
MLSA receives Disaster Preparedness Grant »
Montana Legal Services Association will receive $250,000 in grant funding to help low-income communities in Montana prepar...
Monday, June 3, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
9th Circuit panel finds Montana ethics complaint disclosure law unconstitutional »
A Ninth Circuit panel last week ruled unconstitutional a Montana election law prohibiting public disclosure of ethics comp...
Wednesday, May 15, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Film focusing on dark money in Montana politics wins ABA award »
A documentary on the influence of dark money in Montana politics won the American Bar Association’s 2019 Silver Gavel Awar...

Montana Supreme Court
Thursday, June 13, 2019
Court orders comment period on proposed Uniform District Court Rules changes »
The Montana Supreme Court has ordered a 60-day comment period on proposed changes to the Uniform District Court rules....
Wednesday, July 3, 2019
Court denies author Krakauer access to university system rape investigation of football player »
A divided Montana Supreme Court has denied author Jon Krakauer access to Montana University System records about a rape in...
Thursday, June 27, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Court OKs change to justice court representation rule »
The Montana Supreme Court this week revised the Uniform Rules for the Justice and City Courts to allow a member with a maj...
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Stevensville attorney disbarred for defrauding clients of $1M »
A Montana attorney was disbarred in June after he defrauded numerous clients of a total of more than $1 million. The Co...
Tuesday, June 4, 2019
McKinnon not running for re-election to Supreme Court »
Montana Supreme Court Justice Laurie McKinnon has announced that she will not run for re-election when her term expires in...

US Supreme Court
Monday, July 1, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
SCOTUS to hear appeal of Montana scholarship tax credit ruling »
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear an appeal of a Montana Supreme Court ruling that said religious schools cannot participat...

Montana Lawyer
Tuesday, June 25, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Interconnected world offers international practice opportunities. Here’s what some are doing »
  By Joe Menden Angela Marshall Hofmann knew even before she started law school that she wanted to work inter...
Tuesday, June 25, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Edwards is first Montanan to lead prestigious organization devoted to spreading the rule of law »
By Joe Menden Billings attorney Clifford Edwards became a member of a very exclusive group more than 20 years ago when...
Tuesday, June 25, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
An epic prehistoric battle going to Montana Supreme Court »
By Joe Menden A battle between a pair of Tyrannosaurus rexes appears to have ended in both dinosaurs’ death in what is...
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Some notable – er, make that remarkable – inspiration for snapping out of a vocabulary rut »
By Abbie Nordhagen Cziok Ugh. The word "notably." I started using it about a year ago, and since then, it's become the...
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
For lawyers, there can never be a ‘post-truth era’ »
By Eric Nord The Oxford Dictionaries declared the word “post-truth” to be the word of the year in 2016. The word is ge...