116 ABA Journal Court Administration articles.
Aug 1, 2021 1:40 AM CDT
A criminal defense lawyer in Augusta, Maine, has to wear a mask in his client’s jury trial this week after the state’s top court refused to consider his claim that the face covering would prejudice jurors.
Jul 20, 2021 1:08 PM CDT
US lawyer in Hong Kong sentenced to prison
Samuel Bickett, a U.S. lawyer in Hong Kong, has been sentenced to four months and two weeks in jail for intervening…
Jul 9, 2021 4:24 PM CDT
The superior court of Los Angeles County has been fined more than $25,000 for COVID-19 workplace safety violations following the deaths of at least four courthouse workers.
Jul 8, 2021 11:38 AM CDT
U.S. District Judge Colleen McMahon of the Southern District of New York reluctantly sentenced a drug conspiracy defendant to the mandatory minimum of five years in prison last month, as she complained about the "inhuman" conditions that the woman had to endure at federal detention facilities in New York City.
May 10, 2021 2:07 PM CDT
President Joe Biden announced 11 judicial nominees Tuesday, including three Black women nominated for federal appeals courts.
Mar 30, 2021 9:56 AM CDT
New Jersey federal courts are “in the throes of a crisis” as judicial vacancies have gone unfilled, trials have been delayed and cases are piling up, according to the New York Times.
Mar 18, 2021 2:48 PM CDT
Only 1 plaintiff remains in Jones Day pay-bias suit
Five of six former associates suing Jones Day for gender bias have dropped their claims. The move follows a decision…
Mar 12, 2021 2:56 PM CST
Happy anniversary. It’s been about one year now since the world was introduced to the coronavirus pandemic. What else can we say? This is as good a time as any to reflect on the changes to the world, especially to the world of law.
Mar 10, 2021 12:33 PM CST
I like to start the new year by cleaning out my life, more or less. It’s kind of a ritual for me. I take time to send out file destruction letters to clients whose cases were closed out more than five years ago and permanently delete client communications from my email inbox that are just as old (five years is the rule in Oklahoma). Generally, I try to give myself a bit of a fresh start.
Feb 24, 2021 2:47 PM CST
As the pandemic began to rage across America last spring, U.S. District of Maryland Chief Judge James K. Bredar puzzled over how to mount in-person hearings. The judge quickly realized he needed the help of a public health expert. He turned to epidemiologist Dr. Jonathan M. Zenilman.
Feb 23, 2021 12:57 PM CST
A former administrative law judge in New York has been censured for punching a legal aid lawyer outside a Manhattan party in October 2016.
Feb 19, 2021 10:39 AM CST
The Colorado Supreme Court has planned an outside investigation after releasing an internal memo that highlights allegations of sex discrimination and harassment within the state judiciary.
Feb 10, 2021 11:06 AM CST
The ABA’s Standing Committee on the Federal Judiciary will continue to review nominees to the federal courts, and the process will continue to take place after the nominations are made.
Feb 3, 2021 3:27 PM CST
Court is less intimidating on screen, Chief Justice Bridget Mary McCormack says. “When you are in the comfort of your own home, where you feel safe and secure, it’s easier to feel confident in letting the court know what’s on your mind.”
Feb 1, 2021 1:00 AM CST
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