1285 ABA Journal 9th Circuit Court articles.
• A San Antonio man sentenced to life in prison for dealing crack cocaine has been freed under the First Step Act, the criminal justice reform measure that reduces…
Aug 5, 2019 4:00 PM CDT
An inmate convicted in 2016 for seeking hit men to kill those who sent him to prison for scamming an elderly couple has won a new trial.
Jul 30, 2019 12:19 PM CDT
U.S. Supreme Court
Jul 29, 2019 9:54 AM CDT
Metering has created further barriers of all kinds in the legal process, including barriers to finding a pro bono lawyer, to those lawyers’ ability to provide effective representation and even to notifying the immigrants of their hearings. Most concerning to immigrant rights advocates, it leaves immigrants so unsafe that they may be deterred from claiming asylum in the first place.
Jul 24, 2019 6:00 AM CDT
Judge John Owens has looked to Game of Thrones to illustrate points in at least two opinions that he has written for the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at…
Jul 10, 2019 1:37 PM CDT
Jul 8, 2019 11:32 AM CDT
There was much that was unusual about the U.S. Supreme Court’s October 2018 term, writes Erwin Chemerinsky, law dean at the University of California at Berkeley. What should be gleaned?
Jul 2, 2019 2:18 PM CDT
Disability rights advocates say web accessibility, the practice of designing and coding websites so that people with disabilities can use them, can be accomplished through simple changes, such as changing color contrast and adding video captions. However, the legal landscape surrounding web accessibility has become more complex.
Jul 1, 2019 2:15 AM CDT
Some songs or albums move the law. A band or artist will be involved in a lawsuit so groundbreaking and important that it will set a precedent, either enshrined in law or otherwise binding future generations.
Jul 1, 2019 12:05 AM CDT
Jun 28, 2019 11:51 AM CDT
Jun 28, 2019 10:02 AM CDT
Updated: A Department of Justice lawyer is taking a drubbing on Twitter after telling a federal appeals court last week that the government is not always required to supply immigrant…
Jun 25, 2019 9:21 AM CDT
A federal appeals court on Thursday allowed the Trump administration to withhold federal funds from clinics that provide abortions or referrals for the procedure.
The San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit…
Jun 21, 2019 10:30 AM CDT
Jun 11, 2019 6:30 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Monday to decide whether a black-owned media company has to show but-for causation in its Section 1981 discrimination suit against Comcast for failing to carry…
Jun 10, 2019 1:53 PM CDT