The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether the “innocent owners” of cars seized because of the arrests of their relatives are entitled to a probable cause hearing before forfeiture proceedings begin.
Former President Donald Trump may argue that any forthcoming indictment in connection with hush-money payments to an adult film actress is a selective prosecution entitling him to dismissal of the charges.
A judge’s decision last month allowing a divorced woman to pursue use of frozen embryos is raising eyebrows because of its reliance on an 1849 law that regarded enslaved people as goods that can be bought and sold.
A federal judge in Washington, D.C., has asked for briefing on whether the 13th Amendment’s ban on slavery and involuntary servitude—or some other constitutional provision—protects a right to abortion.
All government entities should enact laws and regulations that protect the right of any individual to travel across state lines to access medical care, the House of Delegates said at the 2023 ABA Midyear Meeting in New Orleans on Monday.
There is reasonable cause to think that Louisiana is violating the constitutional rights of imprisoned people by keeping them in custody past their release dates, the U.S. Department of Justice has concluded.
Updated: In a decision that creates a circuit split, a federal appeals court has upheld a Florida school district’s policy that bans transgender students from using bathrooms that correspond with their gender identity.
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson is the de facto leader of a group embracing “a third wave of progressive originalism,” according to Lawrence Solum, a professor at the University of Virginia School of Law.
A public defender who can’t serve on a New York jury because of a 2009 felony drug conviction is a plaintiff in a lawsuit challenging the state’s ban on jurors with felony convictions as applied in Manhattan, New York City.