104 ABA Journal Montana articles.
A federal magistrate judge has declined to impose a monetary sanction on a Montana lawyer who told opposing counsels that they are “not dicking around with a rookie” and suggested that he could get on a plane to personally punch one of them in the head.
Dec 17, 2020 10:57 AM CST
Voters in several states loosened drug laws Tuesday, going so far in Oregon as to legalize
psychedelic mushrooms and to decriminalize small amounts of heroin and other drugs.
Nov 4, 2020 11:39 AM CST
A visiting judge in Great Falls, Montana, held a juror in contempt and sent him to jail last week for refusing to wear a face shield or a mask for a trial.
Aug 31, 2020 10:54 AM CDT
Prosecutor who filed OSHA complaint dies from COVID-19
A prosecutor in Pennsylvania who filed a complaint with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration after becoming ill with COVID-19 has…
Aug 12, 2020 4:30 PM CDT
A lowered cut score on the California bar exam is permanent, but it will not be applied retroactively to earlier exams, the California Supreme Court announced Monday.
Aug 10, 2020 5:15 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled 5-4 that Montana’s decision to ban religious schools from a scholarship program violates the free exercise clause. Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. wrote the June 30 majority opinion.
Jun 30, 2020 9:43 AM CDT
A judge in Billings, Montana, has been accused of lying about her employment of a nanny and overstating her legal experience.
Feb 4, 2020 11:56 AM CST
The Montana Supreme Court has reversed a $35 million judgment against Jehovah’s Witnesses for failing to report that one of its members had been sexually abusing children for years.
Jan 13, 2020 1:40 PM CST
Lawyers make the lowest average salary in Montana and the highest average salary in California, according to data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Nov 20, 2019 10:55 AM CST
Some formerly incarcerated people say it’s often not enough to meet their basic needs
Sep 11, 2019 2:49 PM CDT
A Montana law that bans political robocalls is a content-based restriction that violates the First Amendment, a federal appeals court has ruled.
Sep 11, 2019 12:51 PM CDT
The American Civil Liberties Union is taking on the bail bond industry in a suit filed after bounty hunters stormed a Montana home at gunpoint to apprehend a man who…
Apr 22, 2019 7:00 AM CDT
In a letter to the Montana House Judiciary Committee, ABA President Bob Carlson expressed his support for a bill that would eliminate the suspension of a driver’s license or privilege…
Feb 8, 2019 11:57 AM CST
A federal judge in Montana on Thursday blocked construction of the Keystone XL pipeline connecting Canadian oil sands fields to Texas refineries, citing the need for additional review of the…
Nov 9, 2018 4:17 PM CST
The federal bankruptcy court in Montana has confirmed a Chapter 11 plan for the Diocese of Great Falls-Billings that pays $20 million to victims of clergy sexual abuse.
Aug 16, 2018 4:49 PM CDT
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