1825 ABA Journal Public Interest articles.
COVID-19 claim doesn’t stop execution of drug trafficker
Drug trafficker Cory Johnson was executed Thursday for his role in the slayings of seven people after the U.S. Supreme Court refused…
Jan 15, 2021 4:31 PM CST
New York Attorney General Letitia James filed a lawsuit Thursday alleging that the New York City Police Department used "excessive force" against peaceful racial justice protesters last year.
Jan 15, 2021 12:44 PM CST
As President Donald Trump looks for lawyers to defend him in a second impeachment trial, some suggest that he might be struggling in the effort.
Jan 15, 2021 10:57 AM CST
The U.S. attorney general’s office was a “driving force” behind a prosecution policy that led to the separation of more than 3,000 immigrant children from their families, according to a report released Thursday by the U.S. Department of Justice’s inspector general.
Jan 15, 2021 9:50 AM CST
Law dean Erwin Chemerinsky opposes Trump Twitter ban
Twitter and Facebook had the right to remove posts by President Donald Trump that amounted to incitement, but a total ban on…
Jan 14, 2021 4:38 PM CST
A California lawyer who wore casual clothes when he stopped by the courthouse on his day off has said he could have acted differently when confronted by deputies, but he did not commit a crime.
Jan 14, 2021 1:34 PM CST
Could a 1969 case involving a Ku Klux Klan leader protect President Donald Trump from incitement charges in connection with the Jan. 6 riot
on the U.S. Capitol?
Jan 14, 2021 12:06 PM CST
The ABA Center for Innovation has launched an initiative focused on developing uniform metrics that states could use to measure the effectiveness of new approaches they are taking to regulating the legal industry.
Jan 14, 2021 11:36 AM CST
To my white progressive friends: To say that last spring’s killings of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor shook me would be an understatement. I also was shaken by the depth of my multiracial daughter’s anger—including at her entire white family—and I found myself thinking long and hard about my own racial culpability.
Jan 14, 2021 10:04 AM CST
The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday impeached President Donald Trump for a second time, saying his behavior before the U.S. Capitol riots
last week amounts to “incitement of insurrection.”
Jan 13, 2021 3:43 PM CST
Law firms are responding to the Jan. 6 riot
on the U.S. Capitol with pledges to pause or review contributions by their political action committees and, in one case, a decision to dump Trump businesses as clients.
Jan 13, 2021 3:18 PM CST
Historian Jane Dailey discusses her new book, White Fright: The Sexual Panic at the Heart of America’s Racist History, and what America’s history with lynch mobs can teach us about the attack on the Capitol.
Jan 13, 2021 12:37 PM CST
Arizona’s court system will begin utilizing Thomson Reuters’ cloud-based court exhibit and evidence sharing platform to assist with the handling of digital evidence across the state, it was announced Wednesday.
Jan 13, 2021 10:53 AM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday reinstated a Trump administration requirement that women seeking an abortion drug must pick it up in person at a hospital, clinic or medical office.
Jan 13, 2021 9:44 AM CST
With the shift to virtual recruitment amid the COVID-19 crisis, the speed at which law firms vet and hire lateral partners has increased, according to Michael Ellenhorn, the founder and CEO of Decipher
. But Ellenhorn
, whose company helps legal industry clients evaluate potential hires, says law firms would be wise not to quicken the hiring process too much.
Jan 13, 2021 9:00 AM CST
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