1677 ABA Journal Criminal Procedure articles.
Fare more so than has been realized until now, Vice President Dick Cheney was a key architect of the Bush administration’s plan to evade the Geneva conventions and at least…
Jun 26, 2007 1:57 AM CDT
A former defense lawyer for music producer and murder defendant Phil Spector may soon be headed for the slam.
Sara Caplan had been held in contempt by the trial judge…
Jun 26, 2007 1:17 AM CDT
Public, legislative and judicial pressure to end the extraordinary detention of so-called enemy combatants and others suspected of links to al-Qaeda terrorists at a U.S. Navy prison in Guantanamo Bay,…
Jun 22, 2007 12:40 AM CDT
Oops. After winning a tax evasion case against a man described as the biggest tax evader in U.S. history, federal prosecutors made a mistake.
They cited the wrong statutory language…
Jun 19, 2007 1:07 AM CDT
The lawyer for a convicted murderer who lost his Supreme Court appeal over a mistaken filing deadline says the court “went for form over substance.”
An 88-year-old American lawyer who helped try war criminals at Nuremberg, Germany, after World War II says today’s Guantanamo Bay cases fly in the face of the prosecutorial precedent he…
Jun 12, 2007 12:27 AM CDT
For years, Mary Miller thought she knew who had murdered her son, Jesse: his father. Chicago police agreed. But there wasn’t enough evidence to charge Leroy Alexander with the 2002…
Jun 11, 2007 6:31 PM CDT
The extradition of a terror suspect from Britain to the United States is a first, prosecutors say.
Syed Hashmi arrived in New York over the weekend, the May 30, 2007 3:52 PM CDT
Decking an elderly juror in full view of 15 other members of the panel didn’t end a defendant’s ongoing criminal trial in Massachusetts.
That’s because it would be unfair to…
May 21, 2007 7:50 PM CDT
Court examines mental illness and an inmate’s understanding of execution
Apr 2, 2007 6:26 AM CDT
High Court Ponders Whether Statements Are ‘Testimonial,’ Requiring Confrontation
Apr 12, 2006 4:59 PM CDT
Massachusetts Case Renews Debate About Minority Representation on Federal Juries
Jan 10, 2006 3:50 PM CST
A Forensic Pathologist Successfully Fights Criminal Charges Stemming From His Testimony in a Shaken Baby Case
Dec 29, 2005 11:29 AM CST
Europe Is Showing More Interest in Legal Mechanisms That Have Come Under Fire in the United States
Sep 29, 2005 6:34 AM CDT
Court Doesn’t Buy Proposal to End Jury-Selection Bias by Barring No-Cause Strikes
Aug 29, 2005 6:31 AM CDT