ABA Journal articles.
The ABA House of Delegates adopted two resolutions Monday urging federal legislation to shield lawyers and banks from criminal liability for providing services to state-legalized marijuana businesses.
Feb 17, 2020 2:48 PM CST
The importance of providing police officers with comprehensive animal encounter training was addressed in a measure approved by the ABA House of Delegates at the 2020 ABA Midyear Meeting in Austin, Texas, on Monday.
Feb 17, 2020 2:44 PM CST
ABA President Judy Perry Martinez reminded the House of Delegates at the 2020 ABA Midyear Meeting in Austin, Texas, on Monday that Americans of all different backgrounds are paying more attention to issues of justice.
Feb 17, 2020 1:28 PM CST
The ABA House of Delegates approved a resolution Monday awarding the voluntary state bars in California and North Carolina delegate seats relinquished by the mandatory state bars in those states.
Feb 17, 2020 11:29 AM CST
Stormy Daniels’ ex-lawyer Michael Avenatti is convicted
Michael Avenatti, the former lawyer for adult film actress Stormy Daniels, was convicted Friday for trying to extort millions of dollars from Nike.…
Feb 14, 2020 4:17 PM CST
Nine U.S. senators signed a letter Friday demanding that U.S. Attorney General William Barr resign because of his intervention in the criminal case against Roger Stone, a former adviser for President Donald Trump.
Feb 14, 2020 3:37 PM CST
Virginia lawmakers have passed a bill that would allow parole for hundreds of inmates, the first in a series of parole-expansion bills expected to win approval since the state largely banned parole.
Feb 14, 2020 3:08 PM CST
On Friday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit struck down work requirements for Medicaid recipients approved for use in Arkansas.
Feb 14, 2020 1:40 PM CST
Oklahoma plans to resume lethal injections following a five-year moratorium spurred by botched executions.
Feb 14, 2020 11:46 AM CST
U.S. Attorney General William Barr said Thursday that President Donald Trump’s tweets about the Department of Justice, pending cases and judges make it impossible for him to do his job.
Feb 14, 2020 10:19 AM CST
TrialWatch is a global initiative established by the Clooney Foundation for Justice that monitors trials in which there appears to be a risk of fair trial violations.
Feb 13, 2020 4:57 PM CST
Some of Justice Scalia’s papers are now publicly available
The legal and academic papers of the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia are now available for public viewing, at…
Feb 13, 2020 3:27 PM CST
A sanctions motion seeks the disqualification of a BakerHostetler partner defending Chevron in a discrimination suit because of alleged “abusive language and gestures” during a mediation in August 2019.
Feb 13, 2020 1:45 PM CST
Lawyer Randy Maniloff talks to Kent Alexander, a former U.S. attorney, who says the Richard Jewell case offers an opportunity for law enforcement and the media to step back and consider: “How fast do we need the news, when does the suspect’s name need to be outed, and what kind of effect does a rush to judgment have on an individual?”
Feb 13, 2020 12:49 PM CST
A former law clerk for the late Judge Stephen Reinhardt alleged Thursday that the liberal federal appeals judge had created a "profane atmosphere" and sexually harassed her on a weekly and even daily basis.
Feb 13, 2020 11:56 AM CST
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