1520 ABA Journal Criminal Procedure articles.
The St. Louis circuit attorney’s office is struggling with high turnover and apparent issues with the case management, and that is having an impact on its ability to prosecute cases.
Jul 22, 2021 10:32 AM CDT
Webinar will consider caregiving bias in legal profession
The ABA Commission on Women in the Profession will examine how the legal profession can ensure the success of mothers and caregivers…
Jul 19, 2021 4:26 PM CDT
Illinois is now the only state in the country that prohibits police from lying to minors during interrogations.
Jul 16, 2021 3:15 PM CDT
A former elder law attorney from Lynchburg, Virginia, pleaded guilty on Friday to wire fraud and making false statements.
Jul 12, 2021 1:35 PM CDT
Over a year ago, I wrote a column for my “law and pop culture” series regarding the A&E show Live PD
. In that column, I spoke about the problems these types of series can cause for defendants and law enforcement.
Jul 8, 2021 2:15 PM CDT
A federal judge in Maryland has granted compassionate release to a 76-year-old grandmother on home confinement who was arrested for failing to answer calls from officials during a computer word-processing class.
Jul 7, 2021 11:44 AM CDT
A Yemeni citizen who allegedly maintained contact with several affiliates of Al Qaeda and two associated terrorist organizations until he was brought to Guantanamo Bay in 2004 is entitled to due process in the hearing challenging his detention, the ABA told the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Friday.
Jul 6, 2021 12:00 PM CDT
Actor and comedian Bill Cosby was freed from prison after the Pennsylvania Supreme Court overturned his sexual assault conviction Wednesday.
Jun 30, 2021 12:33 PM CDT
The Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled 4-3 Tuesday that a woman convicted in a plot to smuggle marijuana to the state from Oregon should be allowed to practice law.
Jun 30, 2021 12:23 PM CDT
My son is weeks away from turning 3. Age 2 has been somewhat challenging, so I’m starting to believe all the horror stories friends have told my wife and me about “threenagers” and the difficulty they present.
Jun 28, 2021 12:58 PM CDT
Two University of Chicago alums and technologists have developed a technology platform known as JusticeText, an AI-powered evidence management tool primarily geared toward public defenders.
Jun 16, 2021 9:07 AM CDT
I was an athlete when I was younger, playing baseball and football all through school. Even now, I still love the mental and emotional clarity physical activity brings. More than that, though, sports allow me to set aside time to share a common bond with the ones near my heart but distant in location. I cherish the group FaceTime calls with my pops and cousins (who live in Texas) as we complain about the Dallas Cowboys on a beautiful fall afternoon, for example.
Jun 10, 2021 12:20 PM CDT
In Vice Patrol: Cops, Courts, and the Struggle Over Urban Gay Life Before Stonewall, author Anna Lvovsky examines the way that queer communities were policed in the 1930s through the 1960s.
Jun 9, 2021 9:00 AM CDT
A Pennsylvania district attorney has reversed course after he directed his office to stop offering plea deals to clients of a Black attorney who claimed that the district attorney’s office was “systematically racist.”
Jun 7, 2021 2:49 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider the government’s ability to invoke the state secrets privilege to defeat a lawsuit accusing the FBI of illegally spying on the Muslim community.
Jun 7, 2021 12:06 PM CDT
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