3411 ABA Journal Evidence articles.
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
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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.
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Jurors convicted Amber Guyger, a former Dallas police officer, of murder Tuesday for shooting and killing a black man after she mistook his apartment for hers.
Oct 1, 2019 12:09 PM CDT
Judge allows eyewitness IDs based on altered mug shot
A federal judge in Portland, Oregon, has refused to toss tellers’ identification of a suspected bank robber based on a…
Sep 26, 2019 4:30 PM CDT
The New Mexico Supreme Court has abolished the spousal communication privilege in a murder case based on testimony by the defendant’s ex-wife and estranged current spouse.
The court said the…
Sep 4, 2019 10:55 AM CDT
Looking to capture a slice of the emerging blockchain market, states have enacted new laws and procedures for recognition of signatures, documents and contracts stored on the technology as legal instruments for verification.
Sep 1, 2019 1:40 AM CDT
Public defender accused of working without a license failed ethics part of bar exam
A public defender in New Orleans accused of working without a law license twice failed…
Aug 28, 2019 4:25 PM CDT
Aug 20, 2019 10:21 AM CDT
A paralegal in the U.S. attorney’s office in New Jersey has been indicted for allegedly using government information to identify informants and help her gang member son.
Tawanna Hilliard of…
Aug 16, 2019 2:29 PM CDT