Military & Veterans
20 ABA Journal Military & Veterans articles.
The ABA Commission on Homelessness and Poverty was honored Monday by the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness for its role in providing guidance, training and technical assistance to homeless courts across the country.
Dec 7, 2020 2:06 PM CST
Lawyer gets prison time for stealing from veterans charity
Former Connecticut lawyer Kevin Creed was sentenced Monday to 3½ years in prison for stealing about $1.4 million from a veterans…
Nov 11, 2020 4:46 PM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether the Trump administration can divert $2.5 billion in military funds to pay for the border wall.
Oct 19, 2020 10:16 AM CDT
Judge G. David Guinn knows from his nearly 20 years of experience as a prosecutor that coming to court can be a traumatic experience for many people.
Oct 12, 2020 3:38 PM CDT
“The Army-McCarthy hearings would rightfully be compared to a soap opera, even though there was no infidelity or seduction, the plot meandered, and the only real star was a hired-gun solicitor,” writes author Larry Tye.
Aug 11, 2020 9:55 AM CDT
An administrative law judge and government lawyer have been suspended from law practice for participating in an email chain with a group of lawyers calling themselves the “Forum of Hate.”
Jul 1, 2020 1:21 PM CDT
A federal appeals court in a pair of rulings held Friday that the Trump administration’s diversion of military money to build a wall between the United States and Mexico was illegal.
Jun 26, 2020 3:26 PM CDT
A black law clerk was the first to respond after a federal appeals judge shared an email with hundreds of colleagues in which he opined as “madness” a proposal by Democratic U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts.
Jun 18, 2020 4:00 PM CDT
When asked about the importance of homeless courts, Jeff Yungman’s thoughts go to a sick man who was living in the woods and panhandling on the streets. He received several citations for blocking the sidewalk, which came with fines and fees he would never be able to pay. “Having people like him, we can see why the homeless court is needed and why he probably still would be in the woods if there hadn’t been some intervention for him,” Yungman says.
Jun 16, 2020 8:30 AM CDT
Former Kirkland & Ellis bankruptcy partner Jeffrey Gettleman returned to the firm in late March, about a year and a half after retiring from the firm to pursue his musical interests.
May 18, 2020 2:59 PM CDT
President Donald Trump pardoned Friday two military service members and reversed the demotion of a third who was acquitted of murder after dramatic testimony.
Nov 19, 2019 10:28 AM CST
A federal judge in San Antonio stormed out of his own courtroom and sanctioned Department of Justice lawyers Wednesday after they refused to disclose the names of Air Force personnel who failed to alert the FBI that an airman—who was later responsible for the deadliest church shooting in U.S. history—had a domestic violence conviction.
Sep 27, 2019 1:08 PM CDT
It’s been widely predicted that the Roberts Court will impose significant new limits on the administrative state. There were three important administrative law decisions last term, and each could have important future implications.
Sep 4, 2019 6:00 AM CDT
Recent legislative developments in the nation’s campaign to end veteran homelessness is attributable in part to the persistent efforts of ABA members working in conjunction with the ABA’s Governmental Affairs Office.
Sep 1, 2019 12:30 AM CDT
Jul 3, 2019 10:36 AM CDT
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