45 ABA Journal Central America articles.
Andrew Yang lasted only five months in BigLaw
Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang left Davis Polk & Wardwell in 2000 after spending only five months as an associate. He had…
Oct 29, 2019 5:23 PM CDT
Former judge pleads guilty to murder of his ex-wife
Former Ohio judge Lance Mason pleaded guilty Tuesday to fatally stabbing his ex-wife, Aisha Fraser, in November. Mason had resigned his…
Aug 20, 2019 4:06 PM CDT
Metering has created further barriers of all kinds in the legal process, including barriers to finding a pro bono lawyer, to those lawyers’ ability to provide effective representation and even to notifying the immigrants of their hearings. Most concerning to immigrant rights advocates, it leaves immigrants so unsafe that they may be deterred from claiming asylum in the first place.
Jul 24, 2019 6:00 AM CDT
On Thursday, a federal judge in Boston granted a preliminary injunction that blocks U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement from making civil arrests at state courthouses in Massachusetts.
U.S. District Judge…
Jun 21, 2019 4:01 PM CDT
Mar 22, 2019 12:51 PM CDT
While spoken words are protected by the First Amendment, offensive expressions can fall into the category of true threats, a type of unprotected speech.
Aug 1, 2018 12:05 AM CDT
The demand letter has joined the extreme style of public discourse. The speed of communication and cost of trial prompts the strong letter to follow a more dramatic and colorful model.
Jul 1, 2018 12:25 AM CDT
Citing racial motivations, advocates in Massachusetts are suing the Trump administration for ending Temporary Protected Status (TPS) from immigrants from El Salvador and Haiti.
The complaint, brought by…
Feb 22, 2018 1:17 PM CST
Our inaugural year of the Web 100 list honors 50 blogs (and adds five more to our Blawg 100 Hall of Fame.)
Dec 1, 2017 12:02 AM CST
As courtrooms specializing in girls’ cases crop up around the country, the U.S. Department of Justice is examining whether they actually work.
Nov 1, 2017 12:05 AM CDT
In pockets around the country, the movement to keep kids out of detention homes and prisons is beginning to give more focus to girls, whose experiences and vulnerabilities are markedly different from those of boys.
Nov 1, 2017 12:01 AM CDT
A special preview from the October issue: The attorney general sees his role as pushing present-day law enforcement toward a rose-colored past.
Oct 1, 2017 12:15 AM CDT
The President’s Court: The Supreme Court’s new term will address the travel ban and other hot-button issues with President Trump’s first appointee on the bench.
Oct 1, 2017 12:10 AM CDT
This summer, a Kansas City man named Edwin got a call from immigration officials. They had picked up his nephew at the southern border and wanted to release the teen…
Sep 12, 2017 3:45 PM CDT
In 2011, then 19-year-old Luis Vicente Pedrote-Salinas was leaving a relative’s house and getting into his car when he was stopped by Chicago police. Officers found an unopened can of…
Aug 29, 2017 3:48 PM CDT