3413 ABA Journal Evidence articles.
The Wisconsin Court of Appeals on Wednesday rejected a request for a hearing in a new-trial bid by Steven Avery, whose case was portrayed in the Making a Murderer
Jul 29, 2021 1:42 PM CDT
Gunshot detection technology known as ShotSpotter
has been used as evidence in 190 court cases even as some critics raise questions about the technology.
Jul 27, 2021 11:24 AM CDT
A federal judge in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday granted a Department of Justice request to place an accused U.S. Capitol rioter in front of his laptop to unlock the device with facial recognition.
Jul 23, 2021 10:56 AM CDT
A St. Louis County lawyer has been sentenced to a week in jail for directing the F-word toward a judge during a hearing in a medical malpractice case.
Jul 19, 2021 10:57 AM 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
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that police officers who are pursuing a misdemeanor suspect aren’t necessarily entitled to enter a home without a warrant.
Jun 23, 2021 9:53 AM CDT
A federal judge overseeing 3M earplug litigation
in Pensacola, Florida, has sanctioned a Dechert lawyer $10,000 for showing jurors a slide on the devices’ effectiveness in closing arguments without making clear that the information could be considered for impeachment purposes but not for truthfulness.
Jun 22, 2021 2:31 PM CDT
The U.S. Department of Justice is backing reinstatement of the death sentence for the Boston Marathon bomber in a brief filed Monday with the U.S. Supreme Court.
Jun 16, 2021 9:29 AM 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
A specially appointed prosecutor won’t be pursuing a case against a North Carolina appeals judge who's accused of nearly hitting a Black Lives Matter protester with his SUV.
Jun 15, 2021 10:52 AM 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
Legal industry gains 1,700 jobs in May
The legal services industry gained 1,700 jobs in May, according to seasonally adjusted numbers released Friday by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The…
Jun 4, 2021 4:02 PM CDT
Steven Becker wasn’t sure what he’d see at his first exhumation. But here he was, on Sept. 5, 2012, at the Queen of Heaven Cemetery in Hillside, Illinois, on behalf of his client, who insisted that the body in the coffin was not—despite what police said—her son.
Jun 1, 2021 12:05 AM CDT
A federal judge in Kansas City, Kansas, has slashed a defendant’s sentence from 20 to nine years in prison, citing a federal prosecutor’s failure to “conduct herself as a prosecutor must.”
May 26, 2021 12:07 PM CDT
A plaintiff who alleges that he was injured by a defective hip implant must turn over data from his Fitbit to the defendant, a federal judge ruled Monday.
May 26, 2021 10:49 AM CDT
Read more ...