4276 ABA Journal Sentencing/Post Conviction articles.
Oct 1, 2022 3:00 AM CDT
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People who are Black comprise 13.6% of the population in the United States but 53% of exonerations from the past 33 years, according to a new report released Tuesday by the National Registry of Exonerations. The report shows Black people are overrepresented among exonerations for all serious crimes except white-collar crimes.
Sep 26, 2022 11:01 PM CDT
Sep 26, 2022 10:19 AM CDT
A federal appeals court ruled Friday for a Muslim inmate in Wisconsin who claimed that his religious rights were violated by strip searches conducted by a transgender prison guard.
Sep 21, 2022 3:42 PM CDT
Sep 20, 2022 8:46 AM CDT
Baltimore prosecutors are asking a judge to vacate the murder conviction of Adnan Syed, whose case was featured on the Serial podcast.
Sep 15, 2022 2:36 PM CDT
A woman who was asleep at the wheel of her parked, running car can’t be charged with driving while under a suspension, the Ohio Supreme Court has ruled.
Sep 15, 2022 12:26 PM CDT
A federal judge has ordered Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner to write apology letters to the families of the victims of a double murder after concluding that supervisors in his office made misleading statements to the court.
Sep 14, 2022 12:06 PM CDT
Aug 30, 2022 8:46 AM CDT
Ex-officer pleads guilty in Breonna Taylor case
Former Louisville, Kentucky, detective Kelly Goodlett pleaded guilty to a federal conspiracy charge Tuesday for helping falsify an application for a…
Aug 26, 2022 12:12 PM CDT
A federal judge on Tuesday ordered two former Pennsylvania judges who orchestrated the “kids for cash” corruption scandal to pay more than $200 million to hundreds of their victims.
Aug 18, 2022 10:41 AM CDT
Legal sector adds 3,000 jobs or more, 3 months in a row
The legal services sector added 3,100 jobs in July following a June gain of 3,300 jobs and a…
Aug 12, 2022 2:19 PM CDT
The ABA is urging the U.S. Supreme Court to hear the case of a Texas death row inmate who was convicted based on DNA evidence deemed to be “false, misleading and unreliable” by a state habeas court.
Aug 1, 2022 8:38 AM CDT
Convicted go-between gets life sentence in law prof’s murder
Katherine Magbanua was sentenced Friday to life in prison without parole for acting as the go-between in the murder of…
Jul 29, 2022 2:35 PM CDT