Criminal Justice

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

Legislation & Lobbying

Former governor may lose pension under measure he signed into law

Criminal Procedure

Church-slayings suspect Dylann Roof wants to plead guilty in federal hate-crime case, lawyer says

Criminal Justice

Defendant says he’s proud to be a cop-killer in murder trial, threatens to spit on prosecutor

Criminal Justice

Man is acquitted in felony murder case, but supporter faces charges over Facebook posts

Annual Meeting

How can tensions between minorities and police be addressed? Reforms proposed

Banking Law

New credit union seeking to serve pot businesses sues after an adverse decision

Business of Law

Lawyer in Petrobras cases quits practice, cites concern for ‘security of my family’

Aviation & Space Law

Chicago ponders possible drone rules, could require registration and insurance

Judiciary

No evidence supports claim US magistrate was aware of husband’s affair with probe target, judge says

Human Rights

China cracks down on lawyers said to have ‘sabotaged the legal order’

White Collar Crime

Employee is accused of stealing $50K from law firm during her first weeks on the job

Annual Meeting

Commissioners speak on the future of justice on American Indian land

Securities Law

Ex-Wilson Sonsini worker who ignored ‘wake-up call’ insider-trade case gets 2 years

Constitutional Law

Man charged for claimed Facebook threat to storm courthouse over felony-murder trial