49 ABA Journal Court Administration articles.
Miami lawyer Samuel J. Rabin Jr. decided not to take any chances when he went to the federal courthouse recently for his client’s sentencing hearing amid the novel coronavirus crisis.
Jul 7, 2020 10:38 AM CDT
PACER is redesigned to be easier to use
PACER, the federal judiciary’s website for electronic court filings, has gotten a redesign. The site has new navigational tools, simplified instructions…
Jun 29, 2020 3:51 PM CDT
2 California law schools announce plans for fall online classes
Because of COVID-19 concerns, fall 2020 classes will be online at the University of California at Irvine School of Law…
Jun 26, 2020 4:45 PM CDT
With the confirmation Wednesday of Cory Wilson to a federal appeals court, President Donald Trump has appointed 200 federal judges.
Jun 25, 2020 9:57 AM CDT
About 10 million Americans owe more than $50 billion in debt related to their involvement in the criminal justice system, according to a report released Wednesday by the ABA Working Group on Building Public Trust in the American Justice System.
Jun 24, 2020 3:20 PM CDT
“On June 12, I was in federal court cross-examining a witness about strawberry shortbread. Only, I wasn’t in the courthouse, and neither was the judge. The witness was my law partner, Michelle, and I wasn’t wearing pants,” writes lawyer David A. Lowe.
Jun 24, 2020 2:10 PM CDT
A black law clerk was the first to respond after a federal appeals judge shared an email with hundreds of colleagues in which he opined as “madness” a proposal by Democratic U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts.
Jun 18, 2020 4:00 PM CDT
The first black Connecticut Supreme Court chief justice sent a letter to employees of the state’s judicial system Tuesday, urging them to “double and even triple our efforts to provide equal justice for all those that we serve.”
Jun 11, 2020 10:48 AM CDT
ABA President Judy Perry Martinez is urging the U.S. Supreme Court to continue to provide the public with live audio streams of its oral arguments in the October 2020 term.
Jun 11, 2020 9:29 AM CDT
DC protesters sue over their ouster from Lafayette Square
Protesters and Black Lives Matter D.C. allege in a lawsuit that their ouster from Lafayette Square on June 1 violated their…
Jun 5, 2020 2:38 PM CDT
Websites for appellate-level courts in Texas were shut down Friday because of a ransomware attack that was discovered in the early-morning hours of May 8.
May 12, 2020 10:13 AM CDT
An Ohio judge tried to hold Tuesday what may be the nation’s first in-person jury trial since shutdown orders began. But it ended when the defendant was carried out of the courthouse on a stretcher.
May 1, 2020 9:53 AM CDT
In Vermilion Parish, Louisiana, the sheriff’s department has turned an old bank into a socially distanced payment location where residents can pay court fines and traffic tickets. “Drive-Thru ONLY,” the…
Apr 24, 2020 3:43 PM CDT
Atlanta lawyer Robert Ward acknowledges that he took off his pants at a security checkpoint at a federal courthouse in Tampa, Florida.
Apr 20, 2020 9:46 AM CDT
The COVID-19 pandemic has limited access to courts across the country, including in Massachusetts.
Apr 9, 2020 3:40 PM CDT
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