Legal History

Legal History

Ethel Rosenberg wasn’t a spy, and recently released testimony helps prove it, her sons say

Features

How the ‘Golden Decade’ of legal films still influences us today

Features

100 years of law at the movies

Special ABA London Sessions Report

Royalty joins the ABA in marking the 800th birthday of the Magna Carta

Special ABA London Sessions Report

Political powers blunt good law, human rights lawyer says

Special ABA London Sessions Report

Speakers consider the grand sweep of the Great Charter

Special ABA London Sessions Report

UK trade envoy: ‘I’d give anything’ for the ABA to work with the Iraqi judiciary

Special ABA London Sessions Report

What can US, UK lawyers learn from each other?

Special ABA London Sessions Report

Laws need to catch up to high-speed trading

Special ABA London Sessions Report

Corporations have a role in (and gain benefits from) promoting the rule of law

Precedents

August 5, 1981: Reagan fires air traffic controllers

Legislation & Lobbying

Five years after ‘Rosa’s Law’ eliminated ‘R-word’ from federal lexicon, movement continues to grow

White-Collar Crime

7th Circuit nixes 5 counts in conviction of ex-Illinois Gov. Blagojevich, calls for new sentence

Court Security

Ex-lawyer killed 2 at Texas courthouse in ‘92: Should lawyers now be able to bypass security there?

Legal History

Petition seeks removal of historical courthouse mural that included Klan

Sentencing / Post-Conviction

Ex-SS guard guilty as accessory to 300K murders in Auschwitz death camp during WWII, gets 4 years

Criminal Justice

Courthouse shooter’s relatives convicted of cyberstalking, face possible life prison terms

Precedents

July 28, 1932: U.S. Army disperses bonus marchers

Legislation & Lobbying

Should Confederate flag be displayed? ABA president, state officials, stores take a stand against it

Civil Rights

Fatal attack on black Bible-study group resonates on 150th anniversary of ‘Juneteenth’