62 ABA Journal Fourteenth Amendment articles.
Kentucky lawyer says sexual acts were consensual
A Kentucky lawyer accused of “monstrous and inhuman” sexual misbehavior says two former employees who sued him for harassment consented to “touching…
Aug 10, 2020 4:29 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday lifted an injunction requiring the sheriff of Orange County, California, to implement COVID-19 safety measures at the jail.
Aug 6, 2020 9:27 AM CDT
US indictment accuses China of backing vaccine hackers
An indictment unsealed Tuesday accuses China of backing two hackers who stole trade secrets in a 10-year campaign waged partly for the…
Jul 21, 2020 4:56 PM CDT
Six public defender groups in New York City filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday seeking to halt resumption of in-person court appearances for nonemergency criminal matters in New York City.
Jul 15, 2020 11:55 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled 5-4 that Montana’s decision to ban religious schools from a scholarship program violates the free exercise clause. Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. wrote the June 30 majority opinion.
Jun 30, 2020 9:43 AM CDT
A federal appeals court has revived a lawsuit against police officers in the shooting death of a homeless black man who was stopped for failing to walk on the sidewalk.
Jun 10, 2020 12:00 PM CDT
A federal judge ruled Sunday that it is unconstitutional in some circumstances for Florida to require felons who have completed their sentences to pay legal financial obligations before being allowed to vote.
May 26, 2020 4:16 PM CDT
A law firm that continued limited operation during the COVID-19 pandemic sued New York’s governor and attorney general this week after receiving a cease-and-desist letter telling it to reduce on-site employees.
May 15, 2020 1:37 PM CDT
The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at Cincinnati ruled Saturday that the Maryville Baptist Church in Louisville, Kentucky, may host in-person church services while an appeal of its case is pending.
May 11, 2020 11:14 AM CDT
The Maryville Baptist Church in Louisville, Kentucky, may host drive-in services despite orders by Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear that ban mass gatherings and require the closure of all businesses that are not “life-sustaining,” a federal appeals court ruled Saturday.
May 4, 2020 10:44 AM CDT
10th Circuit strikes down Kansas voter ID law
The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at Denver has struck down a Kansas law that required a birth certificate or…
Apr 30, 2020 4:23 PM CDT
The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at Cincinnati ruled Thursday that Detroit students at five lower-performing schools have a fundamental right to a basic minimum education.
Apr 24, 2020 10:22 AM CDT
A unanimous verdict is needed to convict a defendant of a serious criminal offense, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday.
Apr 20, 2020 11:58 AM CDT
Some states and local communities are instituting checkpoints at their borders, either to warn drivers that they must quarantine or to keep out nonresidents. The checkpoints are raising constitutional questions.
Apr 16, 2020 11:47 AM CDT
Judicial immunity does not completely protect a Missouri judge in a lawsuit accusing him of jailing and drug testing three courtroom observers, a federal judge has ruled.
Apr 13, 2020 5:05 PM CDT
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