2233 ABA Journal Family Law articles.
9th Circuit revives lawyer’s suit against ex-husband for alleged email snooping
A federal appeals court on Tuesday revived a Washington lawyer’s suit contending that her then-husband violated the Stored Communications Act by accessing her work emails.
Dec 9, 2020 10:17 AM CST
Dec 4, 2020 2:08 PM CST
Aside from doing everything in their power to keep kids out of the courtroom, we can hear teenage voices and work toward giving them some of what they want without giving them everything they want.
Dec 3, 2020 1:24 PM CST
A Cook County, Illinois, judge shown on video forcing a child into a holding cell is only the second judge in the county to lose a retention bid since 1990. Judge Jackie Portman-Brown fell short of the 60% “yes” vote needed to retain her seat.
Nov 25, 2020 9:44 AM CST
Nov 23, 2020 1:17 PM CST
Barrett asks about precedent in case involving LGBTQ discrimination and religious rights
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett asked questions that appeared to favor both sides during oral arguments Wednesday in a case involving LGBTQ discrimination and religious liberty.
Nov 5, 2020 12:32 PM CST
The justices are reviewing Philadelphia’s decision to exclude Catholic Social Services, an agency of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, from its foster care system over the church agency’s refusal to abide by the city’s nondiscrimination policy.
Oct 29, 2020 3:14 PM CDT
First-ever ABA Giving Day addresses COVID-19 and racial justice
A new ABA initiative is encouraging lawyers to invest in projects that “counter the impact of COVID-19 and champion racial justice across America.”
Oct 21, 2020 10:05 AM CDT
Judge is removed for alleged sexist and belittling comments, undisclosed income
A family court judge in Broome County, New York, has been removed from the bench for “a pattern of injudicious behavior” that allegedly included sexist and belittling comments to court employees.
Oct 16, 2020 11:51 AM CDT
Thomas and Alito blast same-sex marriage decision as SCOTUS declines Kentucky clerk’s case
U.S. Supreme Court Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel A. Alito Jr. on Monday blasted the high court’s 2015 decision finding a constitutional right to same-sex marriage for its “cavalier treatment" of religious objections to such unions.
Oct 5, 2020 1:45 PM CDT
Couple can sue sperm bank for misrepresentations; donor allegedly hid mental illness, inflated education
The Georgia Supreme Court has revived a lawsuit alleging that a sperm bank misrepresented its screening process for donors, leading a couple to purchase sperm from a donor with mental illness and a burglary conviction.
Oct 2, 2020 10:19 AM CDT
A growing number of negligence suits are being filed across the country against nursing homes and other long-term care facilities by families whose relatives died from the coronavirus while living in such facilities.
Oct 1, 2020 4:00 AM CDT
Sep 24, 2020 9:31 AM CDT
Lawsuit over parental leave policy will continue against Jones Day
Jones Day must face a lawsuit brought by former associates who accuse the firm’s parental leave policy of discriminating against fathers, a federal judge in Washington, D.C., ruled last week.
Sep 9, 2020 10:18 AM CDT
Lawyer is accused of sexually assaulting associate and abusing another, offering custody for sex
A prominent Chicago lawyer who once chaired a screening committee for guardians ad litem is facing felony charges that accuse of him of sexually assaulting an associate at his firm, sexually abusing another and fondling a woman while telling her that she had to “do a little extra” to get custody of her children.
Sep 1, 2020 11:35 AM CDT
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