4021 ABA Journal Sentencing/Post Conviction articles.
In recent years, Hawaii, Nebraska and Nevada introduced laws to help trafficking survivors clear their records and overcome obstacles to employment, housing and education. Other states, including Connecticut, Kansas, New Jersey and New York, are moving forward with more proposed legislation.
Feb 1, 2020 1:05 AM CST
U.S. House and Senate Judiciary Committee leaders have assured advocates that additional reforms are on the way, but they have held off to first focus on oversight of FSA implementation.
Feb 1, 2020 12:20 AM CST
Ex-Trump aide sues Perkins Coie, DNC over Steele dossier
Carter Page, a former campaign adviser for President Donald Trump, has filed a defamation lawsuit against Perkins Coie and the Democratic…
Jan 30, 2020 3:39 PM CST
Florida legislation puts naming rights in universities’ hands
Thanks to pending legislation, Florida State University College of Law may soon rename B.K. Roberts Hall, which recognizes a former state supreme…
Jan 22, 2020 4:23 PM CSTwho contended he was entitled to a new trial because of his appointed lawyer’s racist views.
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Michael Avenatti is arrested for alleged bail violations
The lawyer who once represented adult film actress Stormy Daniels has been arrested for alleged bail violations. The federal government contends that,…
Jan 15, 2020 3:43 PM CST
The racial disparity between black and white people sent to state prisons is declining, and it has been for some time. But criminal justice researchers say people of all races still aren’t treated equally when it comes to one important measure: time serve
Jan 10, 2020 7:00 AM CST
Judge threatens to jail Harvey Weinstein after he uses cellphone in court
On Tuesday, a Manhattan judge threatened to jail former film producer Harvey Weinstein for using his cellphone in…
Jan 7, 2020 2:58 PM CST
Former Long Island DA is convicted of obstruction
Former Suffolk County, New York, District Attorney Thomas Spota was convicted of obstruction of justice Tuesday for conspiring to cover up…
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93-year-old retired lawyer is found liable for son’s shooting death
On Friday, jurors in San Diego found a 93-year-old retired lawyer liable for $9.5 million in damages for killing his…
Dec 16, 2019 4:42 PM CST
Dec 12, 2019 12:28 PM CSTblocking four federal executions during a review of the lethal injection procedure adopted by the U.S. Department of Justice.
Dec 9, 2019 11:00 AM CST