45 ABA Journal Fifth Amendment articles.
New York City real estate lawyer Mitchell Kossoff is expected to plead guilty as soon as this week to allegations that he stole millions of dollars in clients’ escrow money.
Dec 7, 2021 3:00 PM CST
California’s ban on high-capacity gun magazines that hold more than 10 rounds of ammunition does not violate the Second Amendment, a federal appeals court has ruled.
Dec 1, 2021 9:10 AM CST
A lawyer whose firm was forced into bankruptcy after clients complained about more than $8 million missing in escrow funds was held in civil contempt Tuesday for failing to turn over documents.
Nov 18, 2021 3:43 PM CST
A federal appeals court has ruled that the National Rifle Association can’t obtain an injunction or damages for its members in a lawsuit over the closing of New York gun stores during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nov 17, 2021 11:16 AM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Friday to decide whether the owner of a bed and breakfast establishment called the Smugglers Inn can sue a border patrol agent for damages under the First and Fourth Amendments.
Nov 8, 2021 11:06 AM CST
A Michigan township’s ordinance requiring property owners to replace trees that they remove from their property or pay into a tree fund was an unconstitutional condition on their rights under the takings clause, a federal appeals court has ruled.
Oct 14, 2021 11:02 AM CDT
A Vermont lawyer accused of trying to knock down a social distancing sign and pulling out a gun should be suspended from law practice for nine months, according to the Vermont Professional Responsibility Board.
Sep 9, 2021 12:10 PM 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
A federal judge in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday granted a Department of Justice request to place an accused U.S. Capitol rioter in front of his laptop to unlock the device with facial recognition.
Jul 23, 2021 10:56 AM CDT
Actor and comedian Bill Cosby was freed from prison after the Pennsylvania Supreme Court overturned his sexual assault conviction Wednesday.
Jun 30, 2021 12:33 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court has let stand a ruling that a Virginia school board violated the constitutional rights of Gavin Grimm, a transgender man and a former high school student, when it barred him from using the bathroom that matched his gender identity.
Jun 28, 2021 10:46 AM CDT
A California regulation allowing union organizers to access private property of employers is a physical taking requiring just compensation, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in a 6-3 decision Wednesday.
Jun 23, 2021 10:26 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday turned down a constitutional challenge to the male-only draft that was argued before a federal appeals court by a men’s rights lawyer
who was shot and killed outside his home in July 2020
Jun 7, 2021 10:31 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide whether allowing union organizers to access private property for part of the year amounts to a physical taking of property that violates the Fifth Amendment.
Nov 16, 2020 12:10 PM CST
The ABA has asked President Donald Trump to delay three federal executions amid “a startling surge” in cases of COVID-19, including a case in which the lawyers are sickened by the virus.
Nov 13, 2020 2:10 PM CST
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