7627 ABA Journal Judiciary articles.
We have seen that courts can be an instrument for social and political change; they can be the sword and the shield. But they best serve justice when they are inclusive—a perennial challenge for the federal judiciary.
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Judge tosses case for lawyer’s refusal to wear mask
Judge Lawrence Knipel of New York City has tossed a car-crash lawsuit because of a lawyer’s refusal to wear a face…
Mar 29, 2021 4:39 PM CDT
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Law gives Congress more authority in vote count than Constitution allows, op-ed says
Rioters who stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 were acting on the mistaken belief that Congress had the power to determine the winner of the presidential election, a belief that was rooted in a law passed in 1887, according to a March 18 op-ed.
Mar 24, 2021 12:51 PM CDT
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Judge allows DNA collected in fake police survey
A judge in Wisconsin has ruled that prosecutors can use DNA collected from a licked envelope in the prosecution of Raymand Vannieuwenhoven…
Mar 22, 2021 4:00 PM CDT
Federal appeals judge blasts landmark libel ruling, says it enhances power of overwhelmingly liberal media
A federal appeals judge on Friday called on the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn the landmark libel ruling New York Times Co. v. Sullivan while chastising his colleagues for trying to stretch the decision’s actual malice standard “like a rubber band.”
Mar 22, 2021 10:42 AM CDT
Go-to law schools are named
Columbia Law School is once again in the top spot on Law.com’s list of go-to law schools. The list ranks law schools that send the…
Mar 19, 2021 3:20 PM CDT
Mar 19, 2021 12:22 PM CDT
Short-handed New Jersey federal courts have 6 vacancies and a huge case backlog
New Jersey federal courts are “in the throes of a crisis” as judicial vacancies have gone unfilled, trials have been delayed and cases are piling up, according to the New York Times.
Mar 18, 2021 2:48 PM CDT
Children’s court judge is charged with possession of child pornography
A Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, children’s court judge was charged Wednesday with possession of videos and images depicting the sexual abuse of toddlers and boys.
Mar 18, 2021 12:51 PM CDT
ACLU seeks dismissal of lawyer’s libel suit
The Georgia Supreme Court has agreed to consider whether a lawyer’s libel lawsuit against the American Civil Liberties Union may go to trial.…
Mar 17, 2021 4:03 PM CDT
Federal judiciary seeks 79 new judgeships, money to improve courthouse security
The Judicial Conference of the United States on Tuesday recommended that Congress create 79 new judgeships, including two on the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at San Francisco.
Mar 17, 2021 9:56 AM CDT
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