Legal History

Legal History

Father-and-son district attorney duo are first in state, newspaper says

Trials & Litigation

Claimed Nazi volunteer during World War II, now 93, charged in deaths of 300K at Auschwitz

Criminal Justice

Bernard Goetz, so-called ‘subway vigilante’ of 1980s, wins dismissal of minor marijuana case

White-Collar Crime

Onetime law student Mathew Martoma gets 9 years in ‘most lucrative’ $275M insider-trading case

Criminal Justice

NYC will pay $41M to five men who served time in Central Park jogger case, but admits no liability

Trials & Litigation

Ex-governor of Virginia and wife found guilty on most counts in federal corruption case

Features

Looking back on Zubulake, 10 years later

President's Message

As we honor the past, we need fresh thinking to ensure access to justice for all

Precedents

Sept. 3, 1838: Frederick Douglass escapes to freedom

Judiciary

Pacer deletes older case files for four appeals courts; compatibility issues cited

U.S. Supreme Court

Ginsburg: Ferguson turmoil illustrates ‘real racial problem’ in America

Criminal Justice

Convicted in 1950 spy case, 98-year-old woman asks court to ‘correct this historical wrong’

Judiciary

As workers mourn loss of ‘grandest courthouse in Georgia,’ cause of fire is undetermined

Annual Meeting

Take up today’s challenges as we have in the past, new ABA President William Hubbard urges

Annual Meeting

Magna Carta should inspire lawyers to rise above partisanship, solve problems, chief justice says

Judiciary

Fire destroys historic courthouse and county’s records

ABA Annual Meeting

Traveling Magna Carta exhibit debuts at ABA Annual Meeting

Opening Statements

New documentary looks back at the Pamela Smart murder trial

Precedents

Aug. 12, 1998: Swiss banks settle Holocaust claims

Legal History

Nazi war crimes records now accessible after 70 years