Civil Rights

Legislation & Lobbying

Virginia bill would require court hearing before sex offenders can visit schools

First Amendment

Is law that prohibits women from going topless in public unconstitutional?

Labor & Employment

McDonald’s sued by former employees over ‘racist’ franchise in Virginia

Civil Rights

Baker who would not decorate a cake with anti-gay slurs faces civil rights complaint

Civil Rights

Gender identity disorder should be protected by ADA, transgender plaintiff argues

Constitutional Law

Lawyer seeks reversal of rare voting conviction he shares with suffragist Susan B. Anthony

Law Professors

Res judicata bars bias suit by convicted law prof, 8th Circuit rules

Trials & Litigation

Federal judge sanctions prosecutor’s office for bad faith in police misconduct case

Health Law

17-year-old cancer patient can’t refuse chemotherapy, Connecticut Supreme Court rules

Military Law

Former boot camp instructor sues in effort to rejoin Navy without shaving his beard

Constitutional Law

Jailed suspect in triple slaying at municipal meeting sues warden over prison food

Evidence

Should 40,000 cases be tossed over drug-lab issues? Top state court to decide

Trials & Litigation

Sued for defamation by lawyers he criticized in civil rights case, Dershowitz says they made his day

Obituaries

Hundreds turn out for funeral of former New York Gov. Mario Cuomo

Trials & Litigation

Man banned from school board meetings wins $147K settlement

Constitutional Law

Jailed 12 days, man proves his mistaken arrest by dropping pants in court; $88K settlement proposed

Civil Rights

Public was misled about Ferguson grand jury proceedings, according to federal complaint

Trials & Litigation

Dershowitz denies sexual involvement with minor, wants disbarment for her lawyers

Trials & Litigation

Judge commits lawyer who tried to back out of agreed mental evaluation

Your ABA

How can you advise clients about Ebola? ABA’s Health Law Section offers learning opportunities