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President's Letter

ABA joins with dozens of law schools to address issues in police practices

ABA Annual Meeting

Calls for police reform and racial justice spur a flurry of resolutions before the ABA House

Criminal Justice

How losing RBG could shape criminal justice for years to come

Supreme Court Nominations

Meet Joan Larsen, a former Democratic volunteer, who is another potential SCOTUS nominee

Supreme Court Nominations

Additions to Trump’s SCOTUS short list include 3 GOP senators, 2 judges rated ‘not qualified’

Criminal Justice

Which appeals court is most likely to grant qualified immunity to police?

Your Voice

Law prof talks quarantine, war powers and second grade constitutional law

News Roundup

Afternoon Briefs: State justice contracts COVID-19; $50M verdict upheld for man kept in police storage room

Annual Meeting

Calls for police reform and racial justice spur a flurry of resolutions before the ABA House

Civil Rights

Lawsuit allowed against officer accused of holding woman down with his knees

Intersection

Could this be America’s tipping point?

National Pulse

High-profile killings of unarmed Black people spark calls for reform

Criminal Justice

Excessive force case tests fleeing felon defense for cops

Criminal Justice

BigLaw firms and legal clinics join ACLU in initiative to stop racism in policing

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court rejects cases on qualified immunity used to shield police officers

Civil Rights

4th Circuit revives suit against police in shooting death and says, ‘This has to stop’

Criminal Justice

ABA president says ‘our hearts are aching,’ calls for action in wake of George Floyd’s death

Criminal Justice

Amid cries of ‘defund the police,’ Minneapolis city council majority pledges dismantling

Criminal Justice

Death of George Floyd brings debate on qualified immunity for police misconduct

News Roundup

Afternoon Briefs: 10th Circuit strikes down voter ID law; social distancing could mean long elevator lines

Fourth Amendment

Cop who left incoherent man at county border isn’t liable for death, 5th Circuit says in substitute opinion

Judiciary

Trump judicial appointee’s footnote gets noticed for his stand against homophobic arguments

Trials & Litigation

Judge’s clerk performs behind-the-back cellphone dial to test plaintiff’s claim

News Roundup

Afternoon Briefs: Trump must provide tax returns, court says; DA accepts gift cards in exchange for community service

Judiciary

5th Circuit judge’s dissent says to prevent mass shootings ‘we should stop punishing police officers’

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Grand Juries: A Legal Research Guide

Municipal Minute

Illinois General Assembly Sends Criminal Justice Reform Bill to Governor

Municipal Minute

Officer Not Entitled to On-Duty Disability Pension for Injury in Entering Vehicle

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No Qualified Immunity For Cops Who Made Stuff Up To Justify Seizing A Man's Phone For Twelve Days

The Crime Report

Illinois Police Reform Bill Labeled ‘Wrong, Disastrous, Dangerous’ 

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Dear Section 230 Critics: When Senators Hawley And Cruz Are Your Biggest Allies, It's Time To Rethink

Mass Private I

Weekly Privacy/Civil Rights News Stories (1/11)

Estate Dispatch

Case Review: Judges consider the impact of a change in government policy on cases seeking symbolic damages – SCOTUSblog

Estate Dispatch

In his final two weeks, Ajit Bae finally finds the backbone and refuses to go ahead with Trump’s ridiculous attack 230

Techdirt.

Eighth Circuit Strips Qualified Immunity From Cop Who Pulled Over A Driver For Flipping Her Off

Techdirt.

In His Last Two Weeks, Ajit Pai Finally Finds A Backbone And Refuses To Move Forward With Trump's Ridiculous 230 Attack

Discourse.net

Florida Finds Lawsuits It Likes

Blog of Rights

Black Life Deserves More Than Meaningless Commissions

Mass Private I

Weekly Privacy/Civil Rights News Stories (1/4)

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

2H 2020 Quick Links, Part 4 (FOSTA)

Mass Private I

2020: The Year Of Unprecedented Police Brutality Part 2 (July-Dec.)

The Crime Report

Massachusetts Police Reformers Warned Donations Will Dry Up

Techdirt.

No Surprises Here: Presidential Commission On Law Enforcement Repeats Calls For Anti-Encryption Legislation

Mass Private I

2020: The Year Of Unprecedented Police Brutality Part 1 (Jan-June)

Verdict

Another Strike Against § 230 of the Communications Decency Act: Courts Allowing § 230 to Trump Federal and State Public Accommodations Protections

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Presidential Commission On Law Enforcement Says Pretty Much Everyone But Cops Are To Blame For The Shitty State Of American Policing

The Crime Report

Ex-Prosecutors on Federal Bench Reinforce Police Impunity: Report

Mass Private I

Weekly Privacy/Civil Rights News Stories (12/28)

UK Human Rights Blog

The Weekly Round-Up: Brexit, Brexit, Brexit: done and dusted?

Deeplinks Blog

COVID-19 and Surveillance Tech: Year in Review 2020