ABA Journal articles.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit lifted an injunction Tuesday that had prevented the federal government from carrying out executions of four inmates during a review of a new lethal injection procedure.
Apr 7, 2020 3:56 PM CDT
A New Jersey lawyer is facing charges for performing Pink Floyd songs on his front porch Saturday night while a group of about 30 people watched from his yard.
Apr 7, 2020 12:55 PM CDT
The family of a suburban Chicago Walmart employee who died from COVID-19 filed a wrongful death lawsuit Monday alleging that the store failed to take steps to protect its workers.
Apr 7, 2020 11:35 AM CDT
A Florida administrative law judge was suspended by his agency for five days because of footnotes.
Apr 7, 2020 10:35 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court blocked a deadline extension on Monday evening for absentee voting in Wisconsin elections, ruling after the state’s supreme court barred the governor from postponing the Tuesday election.
Apr 7, 2020 9:53 AM CDT
Chinese human rights lawyer is released from prison
Chinese human rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang has been released from prison after nearly five years in custody, according to his wife, Li…
Apr 6, 2020 4:24 PM CDT
While law students advocate for diploma privilege, and a growing number of deans are asking state supreme courts to consider supervised practice for 2020 graduates, the National Conference of Bar Examiners plans to proceed with administering the bar exam.
Apr 6, 2020 3:43 PM CDT
Across the nation, business owners, the National Rifle Association, would-be churchgoers and anti-abortion protesters are among the plaintiffs suing over state shutdown orders.
Apr 6, 2020 2:12 PM CDT
A New York judge who pleaded guilty in an attempted panty theft last year has resigned from the bench, as has another New York judge accused of failing to file tax returns for 10 years.
Apr 6, 2020 12:02 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that an officer had reasonable suspicion to make a traffic stop after a registration check showed the owner had a revoked driver’s license.
Apr 6, 2020 10:23 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court announced Friday that it is delaying April oral arguments because of COVID-19 concerns.
Apr 6, 2020 10:09 AM CDT
“Releasing a few people at a time, after litigating pretrial release conditions, is frankly too slow. It’s important work but not nearly enough. Once the coronavirus enters a detention center, it’s too late; it will spread like wildfire,” says Aaron Littman, a clinical teaching fellow at the University of California at Los Angeles School of Law.
Apr 6, 2020 9:48 AM CDT
ABA coronavirus task force launches website with resources
The ABA Task Force on Legal Needs Arising Out of the 2020 Pandemic is providing lawyers with resources on a new…
Apr 3, 2020 3:23 PM CDT
The legal industry lost 1,700 jobs in March, before law firms began to announce layoffs and furloughs in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Apr 3, 2020 12:10 PM CDT
President Donald Trump's new nominee to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit is U.S. District Judge Justin Walker, a short-time judge who received a "not qualified" rating for the trial court last year from the ABA Standing Committee on the Federal Judiciary.
Apr 3, 2020 11:54 AM CDT
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