Legislation & Lobbying

Constitutional Law

Nebraska lawmakers abolish death penalty with exact vote count required to override governor’s veto

Death Penalty

Nebraska governor vetoes bill abolishing death penalty; are there enough votes for an override?

Legislation & Lobbying

Nebraska lawmakers vote to repeal death penalty


Kansas bill would defund courts if law on selection of chief judges is overturned

Labor & Employment

Los Angeles gives preliminary OK to $15 minimum wage

Animal Law

Charges dropped against military veteran who smashed car window to rescue dog

Energy Law

Local fracking bans are banned under a new Texas law

U.S. Supreme Court

Felons who are barred from possessing guns can sell them with court approval, Supreme Court says

Criminal Justice

6th Circuit nixes nun’s sabotage conviction over nuclear plant protest

Privacy Law

House passes bill to end NSA’s bulk collection of data; critics say it doesn’t go far enough

Environmental Law

New Wyoming law turns environmental activists into criminals, law prof says

Constutional Law

Illinois state pension law declared unconstitutional

Constitutional Law

2nd Circuit rules NSA phone surveillance program is not authorized by Patriot Act

Law Firms

Cozen O’Connor forms state attorneys general practice with Dickstein Shapiro hires

Opening Statements

Law school offers a marijuana law class

National Pulse

South Dakota class action highlights violations of the Indian Child Welfare Act

Opening Statements

Texas craft brewers sue the state over a law restricting their distribution rights

President's Message

Law Day and other activities honor Magna Carta, the document that set forth basic legal rights

Cover Story

Meet the lawyers behind high-profile investigations

Your ABA

ABA’s 2015 advocacy priorities span 10 categories