607 ABA Journal Court Security articles.
No crimes by prosecutors found in Jussie Smollett case
Special prosecutor Dan Webb has found “substantial abuses of discretion” but no criminal wrongdoing by prosecutors who dropped charges against actor…
Aug 17, 2020 4:51 PM CDT
Lawsuit seeks sign language interpreters at Trump’s COVID-19 briefings
The National Association of the Deaf alleges in lawsuit that President Donald Trump is violating Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act…
Aug 4, 2020 12:21 PM CDT
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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
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Apr 20, 2020 9:46 AM CDTa trend that is still gaining ground in state courts.
Mar 18, 2020 9:45 AM CDT
Dina Afek often tells clients they’re not allowed to bring their cellphones into courthouses in New Mexico. “As attorneys, we can bring in phones, so it’s creating a weird class issue,” says Afek, the volunteer attorney program director for New Mexico Legal Aid. “It is disproportionately affecting poor people and self-represented litigants.”
Nov 1, 2019 1:00 AM CDT
Court stenographers, or “court reporters” as they are commonly referred to, are often left overshadowed and underappreciated. But proper and reliable conclusions to controversies would not be possible without their invaluable work, says lawyer Adam Banner.
Oct 16, 2019 6:30 AM CDT
Several courts in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina already have announced closings as Hurricane Dorian approached off the coast.
You can find state court closings here in Florida,…
Sep 3, 2019 10:31 AM CDT
At the recent 2019 ABA Annual Meeting, the House of Delegates approved a resolution that encouraged courts and bar associations to review their policies on cellphone use and admittance…
Aug 15, 2019 12:42 PM CDT
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