1124 ABA Journal Civil Procedure articles.
Since his early days as a lawyer, Wisconsin criminal defense attorney Chad Lanning has been troubled that the state’s jury instructions were not freely available to the legal community or the general public. As Lanning rose to leadership in the Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, he turned to Public.Resource.Org’s Carl Malamud for assistance in raising concerns about the issue.
Mar 1, 2021 9:00 AM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday in a case that could bar a former college student’s constitutional claims against the government because of a ruling on his federal tort claims.
Feb 25, 2021 10:57 AM CST
Three conservative dissenting justices have called on the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to hear a challenge to the 2020 presidential election in Pennsylvania. But two of former President Donald Trump’s appointees were not among them.
Feb 23, 2021 10:54 AM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to review a Trump administration rule that made it easier to deny green cards and visas to immigrants who receive or are likely to receive public assistance.
Feb 22, 2021 1:36 PM CST
A federal appeals court has upheld sanctions imposed on a lawyer who filed “lengthy and superfluous filings” in a dispute with his brother, including a brief that was “littered with exclamation points and rants.”
Dec 16, 2020 11:39 AM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday evening refused to allow Texas to file a lawsuit directly with the court that challenged the election results in four other states.
Dec 14, 2020 9:59 AM CST
Trump seeks to intervene in Supreme Court election case
President Donald Trump on Wednesday sought to intervene as a plaintiff in Texas’ bid to get the U.S. Supreme Court…
Dec 10, 2020 4:03 PM CST
A Delaware lawyer didn’t have standing to challenge a state requirement for political balance and major-party judges on the state’s top courts, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled.
Dec 10, 2020 12:26 PM CST
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to accept a lawsuit that seeks to overturn the election results in the battleground states of Georgia, Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania.
Dec 8, 2020 11:35 AM CST
Wisconsin turns down direct appeal in election lawsuit
The Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the Trump campaign could not challenge election results in that court without first taking the…
Dec 4, 2020 4:23 PM CST
Medicaid patients don’t have a right to sue over a state’s decision to end Medicaid funding for Planned Parenthood, the en banc 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at New Orleans ruled Monday.
Nov 25, 2020 11:13 AM CST
The Trump campaign on Sunday filed a notice of appeal
after a federal judge tossed its lawsuit challenging Pennsylvania’s differing approaches to errors on mail-in ballots.
Nov 23, 2020 11:24 AM CST
Juror shortages lead to curbs on peremptory challenges
Judges in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, are allowed to ban or reduce peremptory challenges in civil cases to avoid running out of potential…
Nov 20, 2020 4:06 PM CST
Lawyer Rudy Giuliani appeared before a judge to argue a Pennsylvania election case Tuesday, marking the first time since 1992 that he has appeared in federal court, according to PACER records examined by Law.com
Nov 18, 2020 10:57 AM CST
A lawsuit challenging late-arriving ballots in Pennsylvania suffered a defeat in a federal appeals court Friday, while a different Pennsylvania lawsuit was trimmed so much that it might no longer have the potential of affecting election results.
Nov 16, 2020 11:03 AM CST
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