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Feb 1, 2022 12:30 AM CST
Despite a tumultuous 2021, Congress passed another monumental coronavirus relief package and a historic bipartisan infrastructure bill that was years in the making. Other significant actions also advanced on issues advocated by the ABA.
Jan 27, 2022 2:30 PM CST
President Joe Biden renewed his pledge to nominate a Black woman to the U.S. Supreme Court in a press conference Thursday to announce Justice Stephen G. Breyer’s retirement from the high court.
Jan 27, 2022 1:05 PM CST
The U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Legal Counsel says its prior opinion on the Equal Rights Amendment doesn’t bar Congress from taking further action on ratification because the issue would ultimately be decided by the courts.
Jan 27, 2022 9:18 AM CST
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen G. Breyer will retire from the Supreme Court, according to media reports that rely on anonymous sources. The liberal Breyer, 83, is the oldest justice on the court.
Jan 26, 2022 11:33 AM CST
A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday
that an Iowa law banning mask mandates at public schools shouldn’t be read to prevent masks when needed to accommodate children’s disabilities.
Jan 26, 2022 8:40 AM CST
A judge in Benton County, Arkansas, has received a letter of censure for his angry reaction after finding that someone had parked in his reserved space in the court parking lot.
Jan 25, 2022 3:36 PM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear challenges to race-conscious admissions at Harvard University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Jan 24, 2022 11:09 AM CST
Trump testimony sought in business probe
New York Attorney General Letitia James has filed a motion to compel the testimony of former President Donald Trump, Donald Trump Jr. and Ivanka…
Jan 21, 2022 2:23 PM CST
A former chair of the ABA Commission on Immigration testified before Congress Thursday to advocate for the creation of an independent immigration court system. Immigration courts are currently located within the Department of Justice and under the control of the attorney general.
Jan 21, 2022 9:48 AM CST
The National Archives and Records Administration began turning over hundreds of pages of presidential records to the House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, U.S. Capitol riot after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to block their release Wednesday.
Jan 20, 2022 9:18 AM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear the coach of a high school football coach who lost his job after defying the school district’s orders to stop praying with students at the 50-yard line after games.
Jan 18, 2022 2:10 PM CST
From technology behemoths buying up dynamic startups to market-leading utility companies joining forces, there is a clear trend of market consolidation in the U.S. In the quest to curb the monopolization of industries, President Joe Biden signed an executive order
in July promoting competition in the economy—which signals an upcoming increase in antitrust investigations for the legal industry.
Jan 18, 2022 9:20 AM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday gave the Biden administration one loss and one win in its bid to impose vaccine requirements on health care workers and employees at larger companies.
Jan 13, 2022 2:02 PM CST
A Kentucky judge on Friday told a former jail guard convicted of sexually assaulting an inmate that he could rejoin the military or report to jail.
Jan 13, 2022 11:56 AM CST
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