Legislation & Lobbying
3124 ABA Journal Legislation & Lobbying articles.
In a 5-4 vote Friday, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to block President Donald Trump from spending military funds on the border wall as litigation continues.
Aug 3, 2020 9:55 AM CDT
Lauren van Schilfgaarde and Heather Torres introduced the ABA to the missing and murdered indigenous women crisis in February by first sharing the stories of those who suffered. Those stories resonated with the ABA House of Delegates.
Aug 1, 2020 12:25 AM CDT
Aug 1, 2020 12:10 AM CDT
Most judges say systemic racism exists in criminal justice system
Sixty-five percent of 634 judges responding to a survey said they think systemic racism exists in the criminal justice system.…
Jul 23, 2020 4:40 PM CDT
As a law professor at the University of Colorado Law School, Aya Gruber has seen her Millennial students wrestle with a problem that she has long struggled with herself: How to fight both gender-based violence and overpolicing.
Jul 15, 2020 1:30 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld Trump administration rules that allow employers to nix contraceptive coverage for employees based on religious or conscience objections.
Jul 8, 2020 9:33 AM CDT
St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kimberly Gardner said Monday she is investigating after husband and wife lawyers brandished a handgun and a rifle at protesters passing their home on a private street.
Jun 30, 2020 10:05 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to hear a challenge to the federal government’s new lethal injection procedure.
Jun 29, 2020 11:20 AM CDT
The Manhattan U.S. attorney, who says he was surprised by an announcement of his resignation late Friday, has been replaced by his deputy on an acting basis after a tense standoff with U.S. Attorney General William Barr.
Jun 22, 2020 9:40 AM CDT
Lawmakers in several states are considering revisions to police lethal force laws following the deaths of George Floyd and others during encounters with officers
Jun 19, 2020 11:23 AM CDT
President Donald Trump said Monday he would use the military to stop violent protests in states where governors refuse to take actions needed to protect lives and property.
Jun 2, 2020 9:35 AM CDT
Jun 1, 2020 1:40 AM CDT
About 21% of Americans now live in a state that allows medical aid in dying. Although these states allow medical aid in dying, the state laws have specific restrictions about when and how a patient can take the prescription. Advocates are pushing to ease criteria, so that more patients have access and more providers can offer support.
May 21, 2020 8:00 AM CDT
Critics are calling for the repeal of citizens arrest laws that allow people to take the law into their own hands, causing dangerous situations and sometimes leading to assaults and killings.
May 15, 2020 3:59 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court could split in its decisions in President Donald Trump’s fight against subpoenas for his tax and financial records, remote oral arguments indicated Tuesday.
May 13, 2020 11:08 AM CDT
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