1411 ABA Journal Criminal Procedure articles.
A Michigan lawyer who ran the Legal Genius law firm has pleaded guilty in an alleged scheme to steal nonpublic traffic crash reports from the Detroit Police Department.
Oct 23, 2020 3:21 PM CDT
Secretaries at this law firm get extra bonuses; associates left out
Goodwin Procter will pay an extra $1,000 to all secretaries to recognize “hard work during these challenging times,” according…
Oct 19, 2020 1:34 PM CDT
A Louisiana man sentenced to life in prison for trying to steal hedge clippers was granted parole Thursday after spending more than 20 years in prison for the crime.
Oct 16, 2020 1:56 PM CDT
Speaking on what would have been George Floyd’s 47th birthday, civil rights lawyer Ben Crump urged attendees of the annual Clio Cloud Conference on Wednesday to use the widespread outrage generated by Floyd’s death at the hands of law enforcement to demand policing reforms.
Oct 14, 2020 3:25 PM CDT
A collaboration between the American Bar Association and 52 law schools will focus on developing model police practices around issues including officer conduct, public safety and policies that cause race-based disparate impact.
Oct 13, 2020 10:38 AM CDT
As April Frazier Camara celebrates the 100th anniversary of the ABA’s Criminal Justice Section, she also looks forward to facing the many challenges she sees in the criminal legal system. “Racial injustice is something that is on the minds and hearts of American people,” says Camara, the chair of the section.
Oct 12, 2020 2:09 PM CDT
Two Florida lawyers have been charged in an alleged foreclosure fraud scheme that cost victims nearly $750,000.
Oct 9, 2020 12:52 PM CDT
The Maine agency responsible for hiring lawyers for poor defendants has repeatedly hired lawyers and staff members with criminal backgrounds and disciplinary issues, according to an investigative report.
Oct 8, 2020 12:15 PM CDT
A federal appeals court has ruled against President Donald Trump’s claim that a subpoena for his tax records was overbroad and was issued in bad faith.
Oct 7, 2020 10:54 AM CDT
However, Donald Shelton is quick to make clear that the perception of a “CSI effect,” plus ever-evolving technology and social media, are altering the manner in which juries hear and decide cases.
Oct 6, 2020 9:02 AM CDT
After a gunman opened fire at Judge Esther Salas’ suburban New Jersey home in July, killing her 20-year-old son, she made an emotional plea. But she isn’t the only one sounding the alarm and asking for greater protections and privacy for jurists. Others in the federal judiciary are taking another look at privacy protections and security at judges’ homes.
Oct 1, 2020 11:25 AM CDT
A Pennsylvania judge has rejected a defendant’s claim that his confession should be tossed because he didn’t understand the meaning of “attorney” in the Miranda
Sep 30, 2020 2:58 PM CDT
Kentucky AG will release Breonna Taylor grand jury recordings
Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron has said he will comply with a judge’s order to release a recording of grand jury…
Sep 29, 2020 4:31 PM CDT
Juvenile lifers, victims of police misconduct and immigrants convicted of minor crimes are among those with a lot at stake before the changing court
Sep 25, 2020 10:11 AM CDT
For this installment in my column, I initially set out to write one of my “look back” pieces on a legal-centric television show focused on a prosecutor. Initially, my pick was Jake and the Fatman
. If nothing else, I love the show’s title. The series was in syndication from 1987 until 1992, but I couldn’t find a full episode anywhere. It’s not streaming, and it’s not on YouTube, Dailymotion, or any of my other usual go-to video aggregators. I’ll keep looking, but until then, I had to change course a bit.
Sep 23, 2020 3:48 PM CDT
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