7778 ABA Journal Constitutional Law articles.
Federal judge blocks US Postal Service changes
Ruling from the bench Thursday, U.S. District Judge Stanley Bastian of Yakima, Washington, blocked U.S. Postal Service changes that slowed mail delivery. Ruling…
Sep 17, 2020 4:34 PM CDT
Bill Gates Sr., lawyer and ABA Medal winner, dies at 94
Lawyer and 2009 ABA Medal winner Bill Gates Sr. has died at age 94. Gates was a name…
Sep 16, 2020 4:55 PM CDT
Court blocks Trump’s census count order
A special three-judge panel of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York has blocked President Donald Trump’s order to exclude…
Sep 11, 2020 4:12 PM CDT
An en banc federal appeals court has ruled that Florida did not violate the Constitution by requiring felons to pay fines, fees, costs and restitution before they are able to vote.
Sep 11, 2020 3:40 PM CDT
After six murder trials that ended with overturned convictions or mistrials, prosecutors in Mississippi announced Friday that they were dropping the case against Curtis Flowers.
Sep 8, 2020 9:46 AM CDT
Kelley Drye trims some salary cuts
Kelley Drye & Warren is reducing 10% pay cuts to 5% cuts for associates, special counsels and staff earning more than $100,000. Reductions…
Sep 3, 2020 4:16 PM CDT
A federal appeals court said Wednesday the massive phone data collection program revealed by whistleblower Edward Snowden, who copied and leaked classified information from the National Security Agency in 2013 when he was a CIA employee and subcontractor, violated federal law and possibly the Fourth Amendment.
Sep 3, 2020 12:23 PM CDT
A federal judge has chastised the Kentucky “Bar Bureaucracy” for its treatment of a bar applicant diagnosed with bipolar disorder, even as he tossed her lawsuit alleging violations of disability law and the equal protection clause.
Sep 1, 2020 2:36 PM CDT
A federal appeals court has ruled that the House Judiciary Committee has no basis to sue for enforcement of a subpoena against former White House counsel Don McGahn.
Aug 31, 2020 3:33 PM CDT
A former Washington inmate claims in a lawsuit that he pleaded guilty to two felony charges after getting bad advice from an appointed lawyer who wasn’t licensed in the state.
Aug 31, 2020 12:42 PM CDT
A Texas district attorney did not violate the First Amendment when he fired the coordinator of his crime victims unit because of political disagreements, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at New Orleans has ruled.
Aug 31, 2020 9:47 AM CDT
A federal judge in Seattle has tossed a lawyer’s $1.5 million defamation lawsuit against Avvo for allegedly posting false information that made him look “terrible.”
Aug 28, 2020 2:17 PM CDT
4th Circuit rules for transgender youth on bathroom policy
The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at Richmond, Virginia, has ruled for former high school student Gavin Grimm, a…
Aug 27, 2020 4:30 PM CDT
A federal appeals court has ruled that a Pennsylvania judge does not have qualified immunity for allegedly coercing a probation officer into sexual relations and continuing to harass her when the relationship ended.
Aug 26, 2020 9:32 AM CDT
The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at Richmond, Virginia, has struck down parts of a federal anti-rioting law while allowing the use of the remainder of the law against two protesters who committed violent acts at a 2017 rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Aug 25, 2020 10:49 AM CDT
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