4th Circuit Court
364 ABA Journal 4th Circuit Court articles.
Mar 25, 2021 10:28 AM CDT
9th Circuit upholds part of federal anti-riot law in case against white supremacists
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at San Francisco on Thursday revived the prosecution of four white supremacists under a federal anti-riot law, even as it struck down some parts of the law for infringing protected speech.
Mar 5, 2021 10:44 AM CST
4th Circuit rules for school that nixed child’s essay on acceptance of transgender people
A federal appeals court has ruled for an elementary school that removed a 10-year-old girl's essay on acceptance of transgender people from an essay collection placed in the classroom and distributed to parents.
Mar 4, 2021 2:50 PM CST
Mar 4, 2021 10:01 AM CST
Feb 22, 2021 11:50 AM CST
Police demand for ID required valid investigative stop, 4th Circuit rules in partial win for Black motorist
Police officers who arrested a Black man after he refused to identify himself violated his Fourth Amendment rights. But they have qualified immunity because they relied on a county ordinance that made it a crime to refuse to provide an ID to officers, a federal appeals court has ruled.
Feb 5, 2021 12:30 PM CST
Supreme Court orders dismissal of emoluments cases against Trump as moot
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ordered the dismissal of two cases that contended that President Donald Trump was violating the emoluments clauses by accepting payments to his businesses by foreign governments and states.
Jan 25, 2021 9:52 AM CST
Trump campaign distances from lawyer Sidney Powell
The Trump campaign has distanced itself from lawyer Sidney Powell after she made unsupported claims that voting machines had been rigged and Republican…
Nov 23, 2020 4:30 PM CST
Nov 19, 2020 11:10 AM CST
Justice Barrett’s husband says he will remain at his law firm
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett’s husband, Jesse Barrett, will remain at his South Bend, Indiana, law firm where he has practiced law for the last two years.
Nov 18, 2020 12:09 PM CST
Trump plans to nominate a woman to replace Ginsburg; who are the top contenders?
President Donald Trump told Fox & Friends on Monday that he hopes to name a successor to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg this upcoming Friday or Saturday. Ginsburg died this past Friday at age 87 from complications from metastatic cancer of the pancreas.
Sep 21, 2020 10:46 AM CDT
COVID-19 cases reportedly lead to federal court shutdown
The federal courthouse in Brooklyn, New York, was temporarily closed Friday after several security officers from the building reportedly tested positive for…
Sep 4, 2020 3:07 PM CDT
9th Circuit says surveillance program exposed by Snowden was illegal but upholds convictions
A federal appeals court said Wednesday the massive phone data collection program revealed by whistleblower Edward Snowden, who copied and leaked classified information from the National Security Agency in 2013 when he was a CIA employee and subcontractor, violated federal law and possibly the Fourth Amendment.
Sep 3, 2020 12:23 PM CDT
4th Circuit rules for transgender youth on bathroom policy
The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at Richmond, Virginia, has ruled for former high school student Gavin Grimm, a…
Aug 27, 2020 4:30 PM CDT
4th Circuit strikes down part of federal anti-rioting law but upholds its use in Charlottesville case
The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at Richmond, Virginia, has struck down parts of a federal anti-rioting law while allowing the use of the remainder of the law against two protesters who committed violent acts at a 2017 rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Aug 25, 2020 10:49 AM CDT
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