71 ABA Journal Hawaii articles.
While law students advocate for diploma privilege, and a growing number of deans are asking state supreme courts to consider supervised practice for 2020 graduates, the National Conference of Bar Examiners plans to proceed with administering the bar exam.
Apr 6, 2020 3:43 PM CDT
New York is poised to join the increasing number of states that are banning gay and trans “panic defenses” in murder cases. As the ABA Journal reported in January, legislatures have increasingly considered this type of ban.
Jun 26, 2019 6:00 AM CDT
Jun 14, 2019 7:30 AM CDT
“Aloha” means hello and goodbye and signifies love, compassion and kindness. Since last year, the Hawaiian word also has been legally connected to poke, a bowl of diced raw fish.…
Apr 26, 2019 10:44 AM CDT
On April 23, the U.S. Supreme Court will take up a case that should resolve the issue. The justices will hear an appeal brought by the Trump administration of a federal district judge’s ruling that invalidated U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross’ 2018 decision to add a citizenship question to the next census.
Apr 1, 2019 1:35 AM CDT
A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday in a 2-1 decision that the Second Amendment protects the right to openly carry a gun for self-defense outside of the home.
Jul 24, 2018 3:10 PM CDT
May 15, 2018 12:18 PM CDT
Updated: Nine more nominees for federal judgeships were announced Tuesday by the White House.
The newest wave of nominees are:
• Mark Bennett, former attorney general of Hawaii, to…
Feb 13, 2018 4:00 PM CST
On Nov. 25, 1933, U.S. v. One Book Called Ulysses went before Judge John Woolsey, who had spent his summer reading Ulysses. He was perplexed and intrigued by its narrative style When civil liberties lawyer Morris Ernst argued that author James Joyce’s intent was to replicate the meandering consciousness of everyday life—however mundane or obscene—Woolsey took his point.
Nov 1, 2017 12:30 AM CDT
Native Hawaiians have been considered Americans for more than 100 years. But they haven’t forgotten the original sin that created their state. That sin—the forcible ouster of the Hawaiian monarchy—has some Native Hawaiians waging a legal battle to this day to regain some measure of independence.
Nov 1, 2017 12:10 AM CDT
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Jul 14, 2017 2:14 PM CDT
A federal judge on Thursday refused Hawaii’s request to decide whether immigrants with grandparents and grandchildren in the United States are temporarily exempt from President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban.…
Jul 7, 2017 9:50 AM CDT
Apr 21, 2017 3:24 PM CDT
Officials in Hawaii are firing back after Attorney General Jeff Sessions criticized a judge “sitting on an island in the Pacific” for an injunction blocking President Donald Trump’s executive order…
Apr 21, 2017 10:22 AM CDT