1st Circuit Court
211 ABA Journal 1st Circuit Court articles.
Federal prosecutors have dropped charges against a Newton, Massachusetts, judge accused of helping an immigrant evade a courthouse arrest by immigration officials.
Sep 23, 2022 9:46 AM CDT
Don’t accept citizenship case, DOJ tells SCOTUS
The U.S. Department of Justice filed a brief Monday urging the U.S. Supreme Court to deny review in a case on citizenship rights…
Sep 2, 2022 1:40 PM CDT
President Joe Biden on Friday nominated the litigation director for the Center for Reproductive Rights to the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at Boston.
Aug 1, 2022 12:57 PM CDT
“We could not find a more deserving recipient of our association’s highest honor, the ABA Medal,” ABA President Reginald Turner said. “Justice Breyer is a giant in the legal world who has dedicated nearly 50 years of his career to public service.”
Jun 28, 2022 11:43 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday reinstated the death penalty for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, convicted in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing that killed three people, wounded 260 others and led to the fatal shooting of a police officer.
Mar 4, 2022 10:39 AM CST
A federal appeals court has refused to block the prosecution of a Massachusetts judge and her courtroom deputy, who were accused of helping an immigrant evade arrest by immigration officials.
Mar 1, 2022 12:57 PM CST
A federal appeals court has affirmed a federal judge’s nonmonetary sanction against Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, imposed for its incomplete description of a fee study.
Feb 11, 2022 10:57 AM CST
A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that Rhode Island students can’t proceed with their lawsuit contending that the state failed to provide an adequate civics education in violation of their constitutional rights.
Jan 13, 2022 10:50 AM CST
Several federal appeals courts are starting the new year with changes in their operations amid the ongoing surge in COVID-19 infections.
Jan 4, 2022 12:08 PM CST
DOJ closes Emmett Till investigation
The U.S. Department of Justice has closed its reopened investigation into the 1955 murder of Emmett Till, the 14-year-old Black youth tortured and shot…
Dec 10, 2021 3:17 PM CST
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen G. Breyer on Tuesday refused to block a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for Maine health care workers that did not include an exemption for religious exemptions.
Oct 20, 2021 11:18 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to decide the case of a Christian group claiming that the city of Boston violated the First Amendment when it refused a request to fly a Christian flag temporarily at the Boston City Hall.
Oct 1, 2021 11:51 AM CDT
The ABA filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday arguing that denying disability benefits to residents of Puerto Rico violates the equal protection clause.
Sep 8, 2021 12:40 PM CDT
Possible jurors in high-profile cases should be individually questioned to determine what they have read and heard about a case and how it affected their attitudes, the ABA says in an amicus brief filed Monday.
Jun 22, 2021 9:45 AM CDT
The U.S. Department of Justice is backing reinstatement of the death sentence for the Boston Marathon bomber in a brief filed Monday with the U.S. Supreme Court.
Jun 16, 2021 9:29 AM CDT
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