3377 ABA Journal Evidence articles.
The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at New York has refused to consider reinstating a hiring-bias lawsuit claiming that a company’s ban on hiring convicted felons had a discriminatory impact on Black job applicants.
Feb 24, 2021 10:28 AM CST
The second impeachment defense of former President Donald Trump got off to a slow start Tuesday.
Feb 10, 2021 10:06 AM CST
A federal appeals court has revived a plaintiff’s bias claim and removed U.S. District Judge Lynn Hughes of the Southern District of Texas from her case, citing remarks and actions indicating that he had prejudged the case.
Feb 2, 2021 11:42 AM CST
A Texas judge has ordered a Houston-area lawyer and his client to be jointly sanctioned $150,000 for the client’s “outright lies” in litigation and “a mountain of evasiveness” in discovery.
Jan 27, 2021 2:14 PM CST
Over the years, many attorneys shelled out thousands of dollars to spend three weeks in a converted Wyoming cattle ranch described as “spartan,” with no cellphone service, so they could listen and learn from the self-proclaimed “greatest trial lawyer in history.” From all over the country, lawyers came to the Trial Lawyers College to learn from Gerry Spence, the famed litigator who claims to have never lost a criminal case.
Jan 21, 2021 3:02 PM CST
Arizona’s court system will begin utilizing Thomson Reuters’ cloud-based court exhibit and evidence sharing platform to assist with the handling of digital evidence across the state, it was announced Wednesday.
Jan 13, 2021 10:53 AM CST
Federal prisoner Brandon Bernard was executed in Indiana on Thursday after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to stay his execution. Bernard apologized for his role in the deaths of two youth ministers in Texas in 1999. He was 18 at the time of the crime.
Dec 11, 2020 9:41 AM CST
The use of reverse location warrants with Google and other companies tracking location data has exploded since that type of warrant first was used by federal authorities in 2016. As the use of geofence warrants has grown, so have controversies surrounding them.
Dec 1, 2020 1:50 AM CST
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
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
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
An Illinois lawyer, who reportedly lied and said he had cancer—when he did not—and instead was looking for discovery deadline extensions, is facing potential suspension from the practice of law. He also allegedly lied about having cancer on his University of Chicago Law School application.
Sep 9, 2020 4:37 PM CDT
A federal appeals court has ruled against a grand juror who wanted to correct the record after a prosecutor discussed evidence in the 2014 fatal shooting of Michael Brown, an 18-year-old Black man, by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri.
Aug 19, 2020 2:36 PM CDT
Cahill Gordon & Reindel and the chemical company BASF have agreed to pay $72.5 million to settle claims that the law firm and a company acquired by BASF had hidden evidence of asbestos in talc products during litigation.
Jul 27, 2020 12:04 PM CDT
The fight for financial information about President Donald Trump and his businesses won't be delayed after the U.S. Supreme Court agreed Friday to issue an immediate judgment in the case.
Jul 17, 2020 3:25 PM CDT
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