1539 ABA Journal Criminal Procedure articles.
Federal prosecutors are seeking a 10-year sentence for two lawyers who pleaded guilty Wednesday to a single charge in a Molotov cocktail attack on an empty New York City police car during racial justice protests.
Oct 21, 2021 11:28 AM CDT
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor dissented Monday, when the high court declined to consider whether qualified immunity should protect a police officer who fatally shot a man holding a gun to his own temple.
Oct 5, 2021 1:22 PM CDT
environmental lawyer Steven Donziger was sentenced to six months in prison Friday for refusing to surrender his electronic devices and disobeying other court orders in a suit against him by the Chevron Corp.
Oct 4, 2021 11:16 AM CDT
Judge Neil Axel works with the ABA’s Judicial Outreach Liaison and Judicial Fellows Program. As one of its two judicial fellows, Axel helps educate judges nationwide on issues involving impaired driving offenses, including drug-impaired driving; evidence-based sentencing practices to reduce recidivism; and the impact of the legalization of marijuana on highway safety. He also works closely with the program’s nine regional JOLs and 22 state JOLs, all of whom provide training and support on impaired driving and other highway safety issues to courts in their areas.
Oct 1, 2021 1:30 AM CDT
Every Supreme Court term has important decisions that change the law and affect people’s lives, but some years are blockbusters in the number of high-profile, significant rulings. The October 2021 term, which begins on Monday, Oct. 4, promises to be such a year. It is the first full term with the court’s current composition.
Sep 30, 2021 9:07 AM CDT
A Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, juvenile court judge pleaded guilty Tuesday to two federal charges of distributing child pornography.
Sep 29, 2021 3:05 PM CDT
Jurors in Brooklyn, New York, have found singer R. Kelly guilty of all nine counts of racketeering and sex trafficking following a six-week trial in which witnesses testified about an abusive scheme to exploit women and underage girls for sex.
Sep 27, 2021 3:45 PM CDT
Texas abortion clinics seek SCOTUS review
Abortion providers in Texas asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday to consider whether their lawsuit challenging the state’s restrictive law can go forward.…
Sep 24, 2021 3:50 PM CDT
Two lawyers have reached a plea deal to resolve allegations in connection with a Molotov cocktail attack that damaged an unoccupied New York City police car, one of their lawyers told Law.com
Sep 22, 2021 4:16 PM CDT
A federal judge has allowed a man who brought weapons to the U.S. Capitol riot on Jan. 6 to leave Texas to help with Hurricane Ida relief in Louisiana.
Sep 2, 2021 10:28 AM CDT
A lawyer representing 17 defendants charged in connection with the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol has made no contact with federal prosecutors since Aug. 23, and there has been conflicting information about his health, according to recent court filings from the acting U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia.
Sep 2, 2021 9:51 AM CDT
Following the death of George Floyd, the nation focused attention on the enormous problems of police violence and racism in law enforcement, but there is a failure to put blame where much belongs: on the United States Supreme Court.
Sep 2, 2021 8:58 AM CDT
A dissatisfied client has been charged in the stabbing death of a lawyer found fatally stabbed in his New York City law office last week.
Aug 11, 2021 9:26 AM CDT
Police are investigating the killing of a New York divorce lawyer found dead in his New York City office Thursday.
Aug 9, 2021 12:13 PM CDT
Law school applicants jump, along with high LSAT scores
The number of law school applicants jumped by 13% this year, the biggest hike since 2002. The data from the Law…
Aug 6, 2021 11:27 AM CDT
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