Civil Rights

Election Law

Political groups ready their legal teams in preparation for contentious midterm elections

Health Law

Does Ebola fight require giving up civil liberties?

Constitutional Law

Federal judges OK same-sex marriage in Arizona and Wyoming; SCOTUS declines Alaska stay

Criminal Justice

Bicyclist who didn’t outfit baby with helmet says cops choked him and forcibly took the boy away

Family Law

Facebook post informing dad of planned adoption wasn’t adequate notice, top state court says

Trials & Litigation

Jury awards record $4.65M in death of homeless street preacher restrained by sheriff’s deputies

Constitutional Law

New DOJ policy bans waiver of potential ineffective-assistance claims against defense counsel

Evidence

Police stop over unbuckled seat belts leads to chaotic arrest and federal civil rights suit

Government Law

Suburbs should plan how to encourage diversity to avoid Ferguson situation, say housing lawyers

Criminal Justice

NYPD commissioner vows to root out bad cops

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS to consider whether housing discrimination claims can be based on disparate impact

U.S. Supreme Court

Abercrombie’s refusal to hire teen with hijab to be reviewed by SCOTUS

Election Law

Divided appellate court strikes part of North Carolina’s controversial voting law

Civil Rights

ACLU challenges police ‘five-second rule’ for arresting protesters in Ferguson

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS releases new list of grants for 2014 term, with no same-sex marriage cases

U.S. Supreme Court

Chemerinsky: What to expect from the upcoming SCOTUS term

Immigration Law

Federal government announces $9M in funding for unaccompanied minors’ counsel

Features

Probationers’ Prison: Privatized supervision becomes a spiral of added fees, jail time

Your ABA

Need to Know: Americans don’t see their issues as legal matters, study says

Your ABA

They’re No Hacks: Technology takes center stage as a tool to improve access to justice