8677 ABA Journal Constitutional Law articles.
The U.S. government likely violated the First Amendment by pressuring social media companies to block COVID-19 misinformation and other content, a federal appeals court ruled Friday.
Sep 11, 2023 10:42 AM CDT
Many installments of this column have focused on true-crime
documentaries examining murder convictions and the legal process and “evidence” that led to them. While those series or stand-alone shows are undoubtedly intriguing, we always seem to be left with the same conclusion: Even if the defendant didn’t kill the person, the person is still dead. But what if we were presented with a situation in which someone was convicted for the murder of a person who was subsequently found alive and well?
Sep 6, 2023 9:42 AM CDT
A federal appeals court has refused to disturb a panel opinion upholding a ban on gun possession by felons, creating a circuit split.
Sep 5, 2023 2:16 PM CDT
A law grad with a campaign website
and a plan to launch a write-in presidential candidacy has filed several lawsuits contending that former President Donald Trump is barred from running under the 14th Amendment.
Sep 5, 2023 10:12 AM CDT
A former assistant attorney general who oversaw the investigation and prosecution of a drug-using chemist at a Massachusetts crime lab has been disbarred for failing to disclose the full extent of the worker’s potential misconduct to affected drug defendants.
Sep 5, 2023 9:07 AM CDT
Delaware’s constitutional right to bail does not mean that it must be affordable for dangerous defendants, the state’s top court has ruled.
Sep 1, 2023 11:29 AM CDT
A Pennsylvania lawyer does not have standing to challenge a state ethics rule banning discrimination and harassment in the practice of law, a federal appeals court has ruled.
Aug 31, 2023 8:55 AM CDT
A North Carolina justice who was once a U.S. Supreme Court contender is alleging that ethics regulators in her state are chilling her First Amendment right to free speech.
Aug 30, 2023 10:43 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court’s October 2022 term ended just a couple of months ago, but it’s already apparent that the decisions are leading to a great deal of litigation. What are the major issues left open by the cases that are likely to be litigated in state and federal courts?
Aug 30, 2023 8:17 AM CDT
A federal appeals court has ruled in favor of a Louisiana man who was arrested after posting on Facebook that a local sheriff’s department had ordered its deputies to shoot people who were infected with COVID-19.
Aug 28, 2023 11:43 AM CDT
Supreme Court could hear high school admissions case involving race
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday was asked to hear a Virginia high school admissions case over race. The Coalition…
Aug 25, 2023 2:09 PM CDT
Is Congress’ delegation to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to set workplace safety standards constitutional?
Aug 24, 2023 1:07 PM CDT
A conservative activist who led the campaign against affirmative action in college admissions is suing two major law firms for fellowships that they offer to increase diversity in the legal profession.
Aug 23, 2023 9:07 AM CDT
A federal appeals court on Monday ruled that Alabama can enforce a ban on puberty blockers and hormone treatments for transgender youths.
Aug 22, 2023 8:57 AM CDT
A federal judge in Eugene, Oregon, has ruled that defendants held without lawyers for 10 days in Washington County, Oregon’s jail must be released from custody.
Aug 18, 2023 11:40 AM CDT
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