811 ABA Journal District of Columbia articles.
Jan 27, 2020 10:40 AM CST
Judge denies 16-year-old aspiring lawyer’s request for murder evidence
A 16-year-old aspiring lawyer and true crime blogger lost a bid Thursday to access evidence in the Texas murder case that…
Jan 24, 2020 3:48 PM CSTruled Monday that former White House counsel Don McGahn must appear before the House Judiciary Committee to testify in an investigation into how Russia influenced the 2016 presidential election and whether President Donald Trump tried to obstruct justice.
Nov 26, 2019 10:47 AM CST
A federal judge in Washington, D.C., has halted the Department of Justice’s plans to resume executions after a 16-year hiatus. District Judge Tanya Chutkan issued a preliminary injunction Wednesday. She ruled on behalf of four federal death-row inmates.
Nov 21, 2019 12:15 PM CST
Nov 15, 2019 11:31 AM CST
Fan sues Madonna for pushing back start time of her concert
A Florida man who spent more than $1,000 on three tickets to see singer Madonna in concert at her…
Nov 12, 2019 3:20 PM CST
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Oct 1, 2019 10:13 AM CDT
Circuit Judge A. Raymond Randolph acknowledges he inadvertently hit “reply all” when he scolded a lower court colleague for forwarding information about a climate change seminar.
The event was co-sponsored…
Aug 19, 2019 4:30 PM CDT
Like many seeking public service student loan forgiveness, Jeffrey Morgan says he got bad information from student loan servicing centers. However, thanks to Twitter and Reddit—and perhaps his experience as a government lawyer dealing with bureaucracy and deciphering regulatory language—he’s now part of the estimated 5% who have had student loans discharged.
Aug 15, 2019 6:00 AM CDT
• A San Antonio man sentenced to life in prison for dealing crack cocaine has been freed under the First Step Act, the criminal justice reform measure that reduces…
Aug 5, 2019 4:00 PM CDT
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• Even though the Association of Trial Lawyers of America changed its name to the American Association for Justice in 2006, the Washington, D.C.-based bar association is suing the California-based…
Jul 3, 2019 4:27 PM CDT