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The petition of the day is: Garza v. Idaho 17-1026 Issue: Whether the “presumption of prejudice” recognized in Roe v. Flores-Ortega applies where a criminal defendant instructs his trial counsel to file a notice of appeal but trial counsel decides not to do so because the defendant’s plea...

More than half—57 percent—of law firms offered telecommuting options for their attorneys in 2016, up nearly 4 percent from the previous year, according to results of a survey of firms that represented more than 18,000 lawyers. This growing trend is perhaps not surprising considering that...