ABA Journal articles.
COVID-19 claim doesn’t stop execution of drug trafficker
Drug trafficker Cory Johnson was executed Thursday for his role in the slayings of seven people after the U.S. Supreme Court refused…
Jan 15, 2021 4:31 PM CST
New York Attorney General Letitia James filed a lawsuit Thursday alleging that the New York City Police Department used "excessive force" against peaceful racial justice protesters last year.
Jan 15, 2021 12:44 PM CST
Norton Rose Fulbright has cut 132 jobs in a restructuring affecting offices in Europe, the Middle East and Asia.
Jan 15, 2021 11:21 AM CST
As President Donald Trump looks for lawyers to defend him in a second impeachment trial, some suggest that he might be struggling in the effort.
Jan 15, 2021 10:57 AM CST
The U.S. attorney general’s office was a “driving force” behind a prosecution policy that led to the separation of more than 3,000 immigrant children from their families, according to a report released Thursday by the U.S. Department of Justice’s inspector general.
Jan 15, 2021 9:50 AM CST
Law dean Erwin Chemerinsky opposes Trump Twitter ban
Twitter and Facebook had the right to remove posts by President Donald Trump that amounted to incitement, but a total ban on…
Jan 14, 2021 4:38 PM CST
The Illinois General Assembly on Wednesday passed sweeping criminal justice reforms that include the elimination of cash bail and a requirement that police officers in the state wear body cameras.
Jan 14, 2021 3:34 PM CST
A California lawyer who wore casual clothes when he stopped by the courthouse on his day off has said he could have acted differently when confronted by deputies, but he did not commit a crime.
Jan 14, 2021 1:34 PM CST
Could a 1969 case involving a Ku Klux Klan leader protect President Donald Trump from incitement charges in connection with the Jan. 6 riot
on the U.S. Capitol?
Jan 14, 2021 12:06 PM CST
The ABA Center for Innovation has launched an initiative focused on developing uniform metrics that states could use to measure the effectiveness of new approaches they are taking to regulating the legal industry.
Jan 14, 2021 11:36 AM CST
To my white progressive friends: To say that last spring’s killings of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor shook me would be an understatement. I also was shaken by the depth of my multiracial daughter’s anger—including at her entire white family—and I found myself thinking long and hard about my own racial culpability.
Jan 14, 2021 10:04 AM CST
Courts across the country are discussing security after a news report said pro-Trump groups were considering storming courthouses.
Jan 14, 2021 9:49 AM CST
Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has been charged with two misdemeanor counts of willful neglect in decisions that caused lead to contaminate the water supply for Flint, Michigan.
Jan 14, 2021 9:25 AM CST
Official with AG group resigns after ‘stop the steal’ robocall
Adam Piper, the executive director of the Republican Attorneys General Association, has resigned after the group’s fundraising arm urged supporters…
Jan 13, 2021 4:40 PM CST
The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday impeached President Donald Trump for a second time, saying his behavior before the U.S. Capitol riots
last week amounts to “incitement of insurrection.”
Jan 13, 2021 3:43 PM CST
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