2884 ABA Journal Federal Government articles.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday in a case that could bar a former college student’s constitutional claims against the government because of a ruling on his federal tort claims.
Feb 25, 2021 10:57 AM CST
The ABA House of Delegates approved two resolutions Monday that address immigration policies and practices implemented by previous administrations.
Feb 22, 2021 7:42 PM CST
A resolution calling on Congress and the White House to authorize the suspension or forgiveness of student loans and to make it easier to qualify for repayment plans was adopted…
Feb 22, 2021 4:37 PM CST
Since taking office, ABA President Patricia Lee Refo has maintained a schedule of events that would've once been unimaginable.
Feb 22, 2021 3:46 PM CST
Judge Merrick Garland of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit pledged Monday to remain independent and restore integrity to the U.S. Department of Justice if he is confirmed as the next U.S. attorney general.
Feb 22, 2021 3:35 PM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to review a Trump administration rule that barred abortion referrals by programs that receive federal funds.
Feb 22, 2021 11:50 AM CST
Gunman apparently targeted this SCOTUS justice, judge says
Lawyer Roy Den Hollander, the gunman who killed the son of U.S. District Judge Esther Salas of the District…
Feb 19, 2021 4:02 PM CST
11 former death-row inmates are added to group’s innocence list
The Death Penalty Information Center has added 11 former inmates to its list of people who were exonerated after an…
Feb 18, 2021 4:36 PM CST
BigLaw firm partners with Legal Innovators in pipeline program
Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe is partnering on a pipeline program with Legal Innovators, a startup alternative legal services provider that…
Feb 16, 2021 4:50 PM CST
A Mississippi congressman has filed a civil suit against former President Donald Trump and lawyer Rudy Giuliani that says they violated the Ku Klux Klan Act by seeking to interfere with the counting of Electoral College votes.
Feb 16, 2021 12:50 PM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court late Thursday refused to allow Alabama to execute an Alabama inmate if he is not allowed to have a pastor with him in the execution chamber.
Feb 12, 2021 11:22 AM CST
DOJ withdraws opposition to health care law
The U.S. Department of Justice has notified the U.S. Supreme Court that it no longer supports overturning the Affordable Care Act. The Trump…
Feb 10, 2021 4:36 PM CST
The second impeachment defense of former President Donald Trump got off to a slow start Tuesday.
Feb 10, 2021 10:06 AM CST
Ex-lawyer sentenced for failure to disclose ponies
A former Virginia lawyer has been sentenced to six months in prison for failing to disclose in a bankruptcy proceeding her family’s ownership…
Feb 9, 2021 4:43 PM CST
Alan Dershowitz, a professor emeritus at Harvard Law School, helped at least 12 people obtain grants of clemency from former President Donald Trump, including two people who received pardons.
Feb 9, 2021 11:54 AM CST
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