3404 ABA Journal Evidence articles.
The New Orleans Saints apparently had a hand in determining which local priests were on a pedophile list, according to lawyers for sex abuse plaintiffs suing the Archdiocese of New Orleans.
Jan 30, 2020 4:03 PM CST
Ex-Trump aide sues Perkins Coie, DNC over Steele dossier
Carter Page, a former campaign adviser for President Donald Trump, has filed a defamation lawsuit against Perkins Coie and the Democratic…
Jan 30, 2020 3:39 PM CST
A Connecticut judge ruled Monday that prosecutors can introduce evidence from a slain woman’s Fitbit that is inconsistent with her husband’s story about a masked intruder shooting her in the head.
Jan 28, 2020 2:21 PM CST
Judge denies 16-year-old aspiring lawyer’s request for murder evidence
A 16-year-old aspiring lawyer and true crime blogger lost a bid Thursday to access evidence in the Texas murder case that…
Jan 24, 2020 3:48 PM CST
An Indiana lawyer who used Walmart’s own photos to support his client’s slip-and-fall case against the retailer has been sanctioned $1,000 because he maintained the photos were taken on the date of the fall without a sufficient factual basis.
Jan 8, 2020 10:57 AM CST
A Nevada man who received a bone marrow transplant underwent a blood test and discovered that some of his DNA had been replaced by that of his German donor, a finding that could have implications in criminal investigations.
Dec 13, 2019 12:29 PM CST
The Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination protects a child pornography suspect from being forced to reveal his computer password, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled.
Nov 21, 2019 10:38 AM CST
South Africa prosecutor is killed in courtroom gun incident
A South Africa prosecutor was killed Monday when a gun being entered into evidence discharged and the bullet struck her in…
Nov 20, 2019 3:47 PM CST
A Memphis judge on Monday tossed a petition to obtain DNA testing in the case of a man executed 13 years ago.
Nov 20, 2019 11:53 AM CST
While law enforcement and the public largely welcome the new wave of forensic genealogy, others worry that privacy rights are being eroded by an investigative approach with little regulatory oversight.
Nov 1, 2019 4:20 AM CDT
A federal appeals court has stayed a judge’s order requiring the release of grand jury materials from the special counsel probe to Congress.
Oct 30, 2019 11:27 AM CDT
A longtime deputy prosecutor in Spokane County, Washington, has been fired after a judge held him in contempt for an alleged argumentative tone and disrespectful attitude in an evidence dispute.
Oct 25, 2019 3:25 PM CDT
A Florida appeals court has reversed a $90,000 jury award to a woman who slipped and fell on a sidewalk because a Google Maps photo used to bolster her case was not properly authenticated.
Oct 24, 2019 4:41 PM CDT
Oct 22, 2019 3:55 PM CDT
A federal judge in Indianapolis has cited ineffective assistance of counsel in vacating the 2006 murder conviction of a man accused of killing an Indiana University student.
Oct 9, 2019 11:12 AM CDT
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