ABA Journal articles.
A municipal court judge in Maumee, Ohio, is apologizing for two anti-gay letters to the editor he wrote as a student at Ohio State University in the 1990s.
Jan 24, 2020 4:09 PM CST
Judge denies 16-year-old aspiring lawyer’s request for murder evidence
A 16-year-old aspiring lawyer and true crime blogger lost a bid Thursday to access evidence in the Texas murder case that…
Jan 24, 2020 3:48 PM CST
The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday overturned a 2016 decision and ruled that judges may impose the death penalty even when jurors do not unanimously recommend it.
Jan 24, 2020 2:47 PM CST
A bank robbery defendant who was arrested based on Google location data is seeking to suppress the evidence under a challenge to the broad warrant that authorized the disclosure.
Jan 24, 2020 10:23 AM CST
Ari Kaplan recently spoke with Varun Mehta, the new CEO of Factor
, formerly Axiom Managed Solutions, an organization focused on performing complex legal work at scale.
Jan 24, 2020 8:30 AM CST
The following short story by Yvette Butler, a lawyer who promotes economic security for survivors of domestic violence, was the winner of the ABA Journal’s seventh annual Ross Writing Contest for Legal Short Fiction.
Jan 24, 2020 8:00 AM CST
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard sues Hillary Clinton for ‘Russian asset’ comment about unnamed candidate
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, a 2020 Democratic presidential primary candidate, has filed a defamation suit against Hillary Clinton…
Jan 23, 2020 4:36 PM CST
A plaintiff who settled a race discrimination lawsuit against his employer alleges TCF Bank called the police when he tried to deposit his settlement checks and withdraw some of the money.
Jan 23, 2020 3:25 PM CST
Climate change, which has surfaced as a major issue in the 2020 presidential election, is a growing practice area in environmental litigation. Everyone involved (even the U.S. government, which has…
Jan 23, 2020 2:49 PM CST
Lawyer Jose Baez has filed a defamation suit against a former client—actress and Harvey Weinstein accuser Rose McGowan—over her claims that Baez pressured her into a plea deal in a cocaine case and was involved in Weinstein “shadiness.”
Jan 23, 2020 2:20 PM CST
Federal prosecutors allege that a former Morrison & Foerster office operations manager spent more than $400,000 on the firm’s credit card to make personal purchases and transfer money to his PayPal account.
Jan 23, 2020 2:09 PM CST
The ABA filed an amicus brief
to the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday in support of a Sri Lankan who faced political persecution and is challenging a policy that says asylum-seekers are not entitled to federal court review of expedited removal orders.
Jan 23, 2020 12:40 PM CST
An impeachment defense lawyer for President Donald Trump appeared incensed at the suggestion that Democrats didn't want to delay impeachment by pursuing “lawyer lawsuits” to obtain information.
Jan 23, 2020 12:29 PM CST
How women are perceived matters. As partners like to remind associates, when it comes to making it, perception is reality, writes author and lawyer Suzie Scanlon Rabinowitz.
Jan 23, 2020 11:08 AM CST
A South Carolina magistrate whose home was burglarized over the weekend had previously granted bail to the suspect in a different case.
Jan 23, 2020 6:30 AM CST
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