ABA Journal articles.
Accusations of sexual harassment against the late Judge Stephen Reinhardt, a federal appeals judge, have led to a call for action by dozens of his former law clerks. Seventy-two former Reinhardt clerks signed an open letter
seeking new procedures for reporting workplace misconduct by judges and supervisors, as well as improved training on sexual harassment.
Feb 21, 2020 12:04 PM CST
For the second time in a little more than two months’ time, a federal appeals court has blocked a Mississippi law restricting abortion.
Feb 21, 2020 11:18 AM CST
The Indiana Supreme Court ruled Thursday for an Indiana man who was charged with theft
for allegedly removing a GPS tracking device from his vehicle that had been planted there by officers.
Feb 21, 2020 10:40 AM CST
On Wednesday, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court suspended a prosecutor in the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse case and reprimanded the former general counsel of Pennsylvania State University, where Sandusky had worked as an assistant football coach.
Feb 21, 2020 10:30 AM CST
Ari Kaplan recently spoke with Jerry Ting, the CEO and co-founder of Evisort
, an artificial-intelligence-powered contract-analysis system based in San Mateo, California.
Feb 21, 2020 9:38 AM CST
The new chair of the ABA Center for Innovation’s governing council says the center can play a key role in providing information and support to the various states examining changes to how they regulate the practice of law and utilize legal technology.
Feb 20, 2020 4:00 PM CST
George Zimmerman sues Buttigieg and Warren over tweets
The neighborhood watch volunteer acquitted in the murder of unarmed teen Trayvon Martin has filed a defamation suit against Democratic presidential candidates…
Feb 20, 2020 3:56 PM CST
Every abortion case that reaches the U.S. Supreme Court has high stakes. The case that the justices will hear on March 4 is all the more momentous because of recent changes on the court.
Feb 20, 2020 1:05 PM CST
A federal judge sentenced Roger Stone to 40 months in prison Thursday, less than the seven-to-nine-year sentence initially recommended by prosecutors.
Feb 20, 2020 12:46 PM CST
A Tennessee inmate scheduled for execution Thursday evening has chosen the electric chair over lethal injection.
Feb 20, 2020 12:29 PM CST
A lawyer who made personal cash withdrawals from his lawyer trust account with an ATM card has been suspended for three years.
Feb 20, 2020 11:51 AM CST
The legal industry is principally focused on technology, new models, competition, reregulation and the sustainability of the traditional partnership model—issues that impact stakeholder livelihoods and career trajectories. Defending the rule of law is a less concrete but seminal challenge the industry must focus on in 2020 and beyond.
Feb 20, 2020 9:57 AM CST
An appeals court has withdrawn an opinion in which a Trump judicial appointee added a footnote criticizing a Mississippi lawyer for appearing to appeal to gay prejudice.
Feb 20, 2020 9:56 AM CST
Trump agrees he makes Barr’s job difficult but keeps tweeting
President Donald Trump acknowledged Tuesday that his tweets make U.S. Attorney General William Barr’s job more difficult, even as he…
Feb 19, 2020 4:28 PM CST
Less than three weeks after the online legal marketplace UpCounsel announced plans to shut down
, the company has announced that it will continue operations after all.
Feb 19, 2020 3:19 PM CST
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