4248 ABA Journal Sentencing/Post Conviction articles.
May 12, 2022 3:32 PM CDT
A federal appeals court ruled Monday that a Missouri man’s rights were not violated when a judge muted him twice during his remote sentencing.
May 4, 2022 8:53 AM CDT
Supreme Court will hear death row inmate’s DNA test bid
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear the case of a Texas death row inmate who said DNA…
Apr 29, 2022 12:31 PM CDT
A federal appeals court has issued a writ of mandamus that requires a Detroit federal judge to reconsider his rejection of a plea bargain after telling the parties that he disapproved of deals that require defendants to waive appeals.
Apr 27, 2022 12:33 PM CDT
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Prof who refused to use preferred pronouns gets $400K settlement
Shawnee State University in Ohio has agreed to pay philosophy professor Nicholas Meriwether $400,000 and to rescind a written warning…
Apr 22, 2022 2:23 PM CDT
Apr 20, 2022 2:52 PM CDT
Coca-Cola’s $12M deal with former GC is criticized
Proxy advisory firm Glass Lewis & Co. is advising shareholders to vote against Coca-Cola’s executive compensation plan because of the beverage company’s…
Apr 15, 2022 1:34 PM CDT
In an amicus brief filed Monday, the ABA urged the U.S. Supreme Court to reaffirm that counsel representing habeas petitioners should be able to investigate new evidence without first proving that the evidence will provide relief to their clients.
Apr 5, 2022 9:34 AM CDT
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Mar 24, 2022 8:50 AM CDT
The questioning by Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina on Wednesday of U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson is getting a lot of press attention, with one publication labeling his sparring a “tirade.”
Mar 23, 2022 2:53 PM CDT
U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson on Tuesday pushed back against accusations that she let child pornography offenders off the hook by giving them lenient sentences for their crimes.
Mar 22, 2022 12:15 PM CDT
Sen. Josh Hawley expressed concern about Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson’s sentences in seven child pornography cases during his statement on the first day of her nomination hearing.
Mar 21, 2022 2:00 PM CDT
Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee plan to address “a mishmash” of topics as they question U.S. Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson during her nomination hearing next week.
Mar 18, 2022 3:30 PM CDT