576 ABA Journal Court Security articles.
Husch Blackwell will merge with boutique firm
Husch Blackwell has announced a merger with a health law boutique that represents hospitals and health care systems in the Boston area. The…
Jul 20, 2021 3:39 PM 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
In the wake of increased threats and attacks, the federal judiciary is supporting legislation that would protect judges’ personal information in federal databases and restrict data aggregators from reselling that information.
Jul 15, 2021 12:15 PM CDT
SCOTUS limits power of Patent Trial and Appeal Board
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that administrative judges on the Patent Trial and Appeal Board act as “principal officers” who…
Jun 21, 2021 4:01 PM CDT
A federal judge in South Dakota has said three supervisory U.S. marshals will face criminal charges after an underling refused to disclose her COVID-19 vaccination status and left the courthouse with three defendants scheduled for court hearings.
Jun 15, 2021 10:16 AM CDT
On April 20 and 21, thousands joined the American Bar Association online during its annual advocacy event, ABA Day, to discuss the need for robust legal aid funding and increased judicial security.
May 5, 2021 2:10 PM CDT
The Judicial Conference of the United States on Tuesday recommended that Congress create 79 new judgeships, including two on the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at San Francisco.
Mar 17, 2021 9:56 AM CDT
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
Gunman apparently targeted this SCOTUS justice, judge says
Lawyer Roy Den Hollander, the gunman who killed the son of U.S. District Judge Esther Salas of the District…
Feb 19, 2021 4:02 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
DC Circuit Court vacates ‘dirty power’ rule
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit effectively ended the Trump administration’s plan to weaken climate change policies Tuesday…
Jan 20, 2021 4:36 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
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
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