272 ABA Journal Mississippi articles.
ABA President Reginald Turner emphasized Friday that the American Bar Association “remains committed to doing all it can to support reproductive choice.”
Jun 24, 2022 11:02 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Friday that there is no constitutional right to abortion in an opinion by Justice Samuel Alito—the same justice who wrote the opinion when it was leaked in draft form.
Jun 24, 2022 9:25 AM CDT
A federal appeals court has ruled that a local NAACP chapter and four Black plaintiffs have no standing to pursue a lawsuit alleging that a Mississippi prosecutor showed a pattern of racial bias during jury selection.
Jun 22, 2022 2:10 PM CDT
May 26, 2022 11:48 AM CDT
In the two days since Politico published a draft U.S. Supreme Court opinion that seems to strike down Roe v. Wade, several legal experts have expressed concerns that the same reasoning that eliminates the right to abortion could also put other constitutional rights at risk.
May 4, 2022 4:06 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court appears poised to strike down Roe v. Wade, a landmark decision from 1973 that established a woman’s constitutional right to abortion. Norma McCorvey, a single, pregnant woman in Texas, brought a federal lawsuit in 1970 against district attorney Henry Wade, alleging that Texas criminal abortion statutes that originated in 1854 were unconstitutional.
May 3, 2022 2:23 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court intends to overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade decision, according to a draft majority opinion obtained and published by Politico on Monday night. The Supreme Court verified on Tuesday that it is a genuine draft, and Chief Justice John Roberts has ordered the marshal of the court to investigate the leak.
May 3, 2022 10:45 AM CDT
Mar 15, 2022 11:11 AM CDT
Ex-BigLaw partner must pay $537M in tax fraud scheme
Paul M. Daugerdas, a former Jenkens & Gilchrist partner, lost an appeal in his tax fraud case before the 2nd U.S.…
Feb 4, 2022 3:15 PM CST
Dec 22, 2021 3:32 PM CST
DOJ closes Emmett Till investigation
The U.S. Department of Justice has closed its reopened investigation into the 1955 murder of Emmett Till, the 14-year-old Black youth tortured and shot…
Dec 10, 2021 3:17 PM CST
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Dec 1, 2021 2:52 PM CST
On Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, which involves a Mississippi law prohibiting abortions after the 15th week of pregnancy.
Nov 30, 2021 9:06 AM CST
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