467 ABA Journal Obituaries articles.
Supreme Court asked to weigh in on student’s discipline over social media
At its first private conference after the holiday break, the U.S. Supreme Court will decide this week whether…
Jan 4, 2021 4:17 PM CST
New ACLU lawyer is accused of firing gun at ex-wife’s car
A newly hired lawyer with the American Civil Liberties Union of Utah was arrested for allegedly firing a gun…
Dec 21, 2020 4:03 PM CST
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Dec 15, 2020 12:08 PM CST
State and FTC lawsuits accuse Facebook of stifling competition
Facebook is accused of stifling competition in two lawsuits filed Wednesday. One suit was filed by the Federal Trade Commission, and…
Dec 9, 2020 3:50 PM CST
Dec 3, 2020 10:25 AM CST
Over the years, Ginsburg received various ABA honors, including the Margaret Brent Award in 1993. In June of that year, President Bill Clinton announced her nomination to the Supreme Court. The nomination hearings were in July, and the Brent Award ceremony, which she attended, was in August. The same month, she took her seat on the Supreme Court.
Dec 1, 2020 2:00 AM CST
Earl B. Dickerson’s name may not be well known to the public, but the civil rights lawyer lived a larger-than-life existence. Now, scholars, relatives and activists are marking the 100th anniversary of his 1920 graduation from the University of Chicago Law School in celebration of his becoming the first African American to receive a juris doctor.
Oct 28, 2020 10:13 AM CDT
Trump can be personally sued over rape denial
A federal judge in Manhattan on Tuesday refused to substitute the federal government as the defendant in a defamation suit filed against…
Oct 27, 2020 3:58 PM CDT
Purdue Pharma agrees to plead guilty over opioid marketing
Purdue Pharma has agreed to plead guilty to felony charges for misleading doctors, patients and the government about OxyContin and for…
Oct 21, 2020 3:41 PM CDT
Secretaries at this law firm get extra bonuses; associates left out
Goodwin Procter will pay an extra $1,000 to all secretaries to recognize “hard work during these challenging times,” according…
Oct 19, 2020 1:34 PM CDT
Before Ruth Bader Ginsburg was appointed to the federal bench, she argued and won several landmark gender discrimination cases before the U.S. Supreme Court—in spite of the justices all being men who sometimes made flippant remarks about gender during her oral arguments.
Oct 15, 2020 5:28 PM CDT
7 aides to Texas attorney general seek probe for potential crimes
Seven aides to Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton have asked law enforcement to investigate whether Paxton violated bans on…
Oct 5, 2020 4:21 PM CDT
Justice Ginsburg will be first woman to lie in state at Capitol
The late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will lie in repose at the top of the…
Sep 21, 2020 4:36 PM CDTNPR reports that she dictated to her granddaughter Clara Spera this message: "My most fervent wish is that I will not be replaced until a new president is installed."
Sep 18, 2020 6:44 PM CDT