4th Circuit Court
360 ABA Journal 4th Circuit Court articles.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to review a Trump administration rule that barred abortion referrals by programs that receive federal funds.
Feb 22, 2021 11:50 AM CST
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
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
An immigration lawyer who refused to stop texting in the courtroom lost her appeal Wednesday before the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at Richmond, Virginia.
Nov 19, 2020 11:10 AM CST
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
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
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
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
Katten Muchin partly restores pay
Katten Muchin Rosenman has trimmed pay cuts announced in April. The firm had cut pay by up to 20% for lawyers and business professionals…
Aug 6, 2020 4:56 PM CDT
Iowa governor restores voting rights for many ex-felons
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds on Wednesday signed an executive order restoring voting rights for many felons who have completed detention, probation and…
Aug 5, 2020 4:38 PM CDT
An appellate judge's dissent extolling predictive policing in high-crime areas led to pushback from several judges, including one who complained the policing method "is little more than racial profiling writ large."
Jul 16, 2020 2:45 PM CDT
The Iowa Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that a no-pets building in Iowa City, Iowa, should not have allowed a new tenant to have an emotional support dog after an objection by another tenant with severe allergies.
Jul 2, 2020 11:03 AM CDT
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