Criminal Justice

Annual Meeting

Protections against domestic and sexual violence must be extended to all, ABA leaders say

Annual Meeting

Gay ‘conversion therapy’ for minors opposed by ABA House leaders

Annual Meeting

Restore college-funding eligibility for prisoners, ABA leaders urge Congress

Criminal Justice

Long-term solitary confinement produces ‘social death,’ psychologist finds

Criminal Justice

Unlike other suspects, Texas AG appears in his booking photo in a business suit

Judiciary

Judge tells defendant he would do society a favor by killing himself

Criminal Justice

Jury in case over Batman movie-theater slayings quickly decides not to rule out death penalty

Court Security

Defendant is fatally shot outside courthouse while with his lawyer awaiting hearing

Criminal Justice

Bomb goes off at door of law firm

Court Security

Man facing charges over ‘storm the courthouse’ posts on Facebook had guns illegally, sheriff says

Family Law

Using hot sauce on boy for ‘Dr. Phil’ show was bid for attention, not discipline, court rules

Criminal Justice

Jailed woman charged with endangering fetus drops suit seeking an abortion

Criminal Justice

Texas attorney general is charged with securities fraud

Criminal Justice

7th Circuit questions the accuracy of Lex the drug-sniffing dog but upholds car search evidence

Annual Meeting

Community involvement is key in preventing the next Ferguson

Annual Meeting

Crime rate not main reason prison population exploded: It was sentencing policy

Features

An admitted murderer seeks justice in the death of his daughter

Opening Statements

Planned documentary will look at the shortcomings of the public defender system

National Pulse

Courts are giving reduced terms to many child-porn defendants

Special ABA London Sessions Report

Laws need to catch up to high-speed trading