Civil Rights

Public Defenders

Louisiana governor signs law reallocating money from death penalty appeals to local public defenders

Public Defenders

Utah’s indigent defense system is underfunded and unconstitutional, ACLU suit alleges

Labor & Employment

Divorced and separated people are protected by marital discrimination law, top state court rules

Trials & Litigation

Suit targeting Council on American-Islamic Relations over fake lawyer is reinstated by DC Circuit

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court rules for cop who seized drugs after unlawful stop; Sotomayor decries ‘carceral state’

Trials and Litigation

Law grad sues Department of Education over its guidance on campus sexual-misconduct investigations

Trials & Litigation

Veteran can use ‘nonbinary’ to describe gender, Oregon judge rules

Immigration Law

Amidst claims ICE should do more to ID lawful residents, detained citizen wins $20K award

Civil Rights

Appeal filed after Georgia judge rejects name change for transgender man as ‘fraud’

Constitutional Law

En banc 9th Circuit upholds California law requiring ‘good cause’ for concealed carry

Criminal Justice

Woman fined $1,722 and put on probation over license plate decal left in glove box has case closed

Constitutional Law

Do veggies get equal protection? Couple cites Constitution, seeks to uproot front-garden ban

Criminal Justice

Man exits news conference about his lawsuit over police shooting, is arrested for murder

Civil Rights

With help of new laws, Aloha State says hello to tourists, goodbye to some among homeless population

Internet Law

San Francisco mulls fining, prosecuting home-share sites like Airbnb for listing unregistered units

Features

After Obergefell: How the Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage has affected other areas of law

President's Message

Equal Justice for All: The time is now; the rule of law also applies to the poor

National Pulse

Police routinely read juveniles their Miranda rights, but do kids really understand them?

National Pulse

Are private education programs for shoplifters a second chance or extortion?

Your ABA

Veterans Village of San Diego provides holistic services, including homeless court and legal aid