1482 ABA Journal Criminal Procedure articles.
An appeal is “a virtual certainty” following the conviction Tuesday of fired Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin for killing George Floyd with a knee to his neck, according to USA Today
Apr 21, 2021 10:25 AM CDT
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor dissented Monday when the high court refused to hear a case in which a shackled defendant reenacted a murder during his sentencing, with no objection from his defense lawyer.
Apr 20, 2021 10:20 AM CDT
Threats of baseless litigation can amount to extortion under the Hobbs Act, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at San Francisco ruled Tuesday.
Apr 16, 2021 11:56 AM CDT
The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has overturned the sentence of the state’s longest-serving death row inmate.
Apr 16, 2021 10:28 AM CDT
DOJ civil rights nominee defends satirical letter
Kristen Clarke, the president of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, defended her past statements and writings Wednesday during a hearing…
Apr 15, 2021 4:42 PM CDT
ABA President Patricia Lee Refo is urging leaders of the Senate Judiciary Committee to consider the association’s proposals to curb “the scourge of gun violence in America.”
Mar 30, 2021 12:26 PM CDT
President Joe Biden promised criminal justice reforms but has had to balance competing interests between progressives and moderates as he finalizes his Cabinet.
Mar 29, 2021 10:18 AM CDT
California judges must consider defendant’s ability to pay when setting bail, ruling says
The California Supreme Court ruled Thursday that it is unconstitutional to keep criminal defendants behind bars simply…
Mar 26, 2021 3:14 PM CDT
Victims who willingly consume alcohol or drugs before they are sexually assaulted aren’t “mentally incapacitated,” the Minnesota Supreme Court ruled Wednesday.
Mar 26, 2021 12:27 PM CDT
A divided Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled Thursday that secretly recorded audio can be used against a nanny accused of assaulting three young children.
Mar 26, 2021 9:50 AM CDT
Real people suffered as a result of web detectives’ resolve in their “investigation” in the Elisa Lam case.
Mar 25, 2021 11:04 AM CDT
Judge allows DNA collected in fake police survey
A judge in Wisconsin has ruled that prosecutors can use DNA collected from a licked envelope in the prosecution of Raymand Vannieuwenhoven…
Mar 22, 2021 4:00 PM CDT
The Wisconsin Supreme Court has ruled that a dead woman’s earlier warnings that her husband may kill her can’t be used as evidence in his retrial for murder.
Mar 19, 2021 11:51 AM CDT
A Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, children’s court judge was charged Wednesday with possession of videos and images depicting the sexual abuse of toddlers and boys.
Mar 18, 2021 12:51 PM CDT
Should former prisoners pursue prestigious careers and home ownership? A survey suggests that people think the American dream should be more limited for this group of people.
Mar 17, 2021 2:52 PM CDT
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