3913 ABA Journal Civil Rights articles.
In Trump v. New York, the central question is whether President Donald Trump has the authority to exclude unauthorized immigrants from the base population number of the 2020 census that’s used for the apportionment of seats in the House of Representatives.
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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
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Nov 23, 2020 1:17 PM CSTagreed to decide whether a police search of a gun owner’s home while he was in the hospital for a suicide evaluation was justified under an exception to the Fourth Amendment.
Nov 23, 2020 12:44 PM CST
Judge delays execution after lawyers contract COVID-19
U.S. District Judge Randolph Moss has delayed the federal execution of Lisa Montgomery because her lawyers contracted COVID-19 after visiting her in prison.…
Nov 19, 2020 4:15 PM CST
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Bankruptcy judge approves opioid deal
U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Robert Drain in New York has approved a settlement between the government and Purdue Pharma, a maker of OxyContin, to resolve…
Nov 18, 2020 4:17 PM CST
Several states stop jury trials
A surge in COVID-19 cases has led several states to suspend jury trials. They include New York, Maryland, Texas, New Mexico and Wyoming. (The Nov 16, 2020 4:38 PM CST
Law students pledge not to work for Trump election firms
A group of law students and new lawyers is circulating a pledge not to work or interview with law firms…
Nov 13, 2020 3:55 PM CST
Nov 12, 2020 11:46 AM CSTABA Section of Civil Rights and Social Justice Rights of Immigrants Committee, in strategic partnership with the German Marshall Fund of the United States, is hosting a policy summit designed to advance racial equity and social justice principles.
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Judge orders postal sweep for undelivered ballots
U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan of Washington, D.C., has ordered the U.S. Postal Service to sweep 12 key postal districts for undelivered ballots…
Nov 3, 2020 3:45 PM CST