63 ABA Journal South Dakota articles.
Nov 4, 2020 11:39 AM CST
Federal judge blocks US Postal Service changes
Ruling from the bench Thursday, U.S. District Judge Stanley Bastian of Yakima, Washington, blocked U.S. Postal Service changes that slowed mail delivery. Ruling…
Sep 17, 2020 4:34 PM CDT
Sep 14, 2020 3:25 PM CDT
10th Circuit strikes down Kansas voter ID law
The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at Denver has struck down a Kansas law that required a birth certificate or…
Apr 30, 2020 4:23 PM CDT
Solving the rural attorney shortage won’t be easy, given that few law graduates appear willing to set up shop in rural America. The situation is only expected to worsen in the near future, given that many lawyers in less-populated counties are approaching retirement age and no younger attorneys have moved in to replace them.
Feb 1, 2020 12:00 AM CST
Jan 10, 2020 4:03 PM CST
A South Dakota judge said Tuesday that 15 years of inaction on an inmate’s habeas petition was breaking his heart.
Judge Doug Hoffman of the Second Judicial Circuit spoke at…
Mar 27, 2019 2:13 PM CDT
The Death Penalty Information Center is calling for the release of more information on the drug used to execute a South Dakota inmate whose last words were, “Is it supposed…
Nov 15, 2018 12:58 PM CST
The Democratic Attorneys General Association has launched an initiative to elect more women to an underestimated position: state attorney general. DAGA’s 1881 Initiative is named for the first year two women ran for—and lost—state AG seats. The goal is to ensure that by 2022 at least half the Democratic attorneys general will be women.
Jul 1, 2018 2:10 AM CDT
Early last year, two suicidal patients showed up at a hospital emergency room in Pierre, South Dakota, seeking help. Although the incidents happened weeks apart, both patients ended up in…
Sep 25, 2017 7:00 AM CDT
A periodic survey of corporations by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s legal-reform arm found that Delaware has lost its No. 1 ranking for being business-friendly in legal matters, dropping to…
Sep 12, 2017 1:45 PM CDT
The private prisoner transport company whose van was stolen by two inmates last week in Oklahoma — precipitating a national manhunt that remains underway — may be feeling a sense…
Sep 1, 2017 7:00 AM CDT
Updated: A former police officer in South Carolina pleaded guilty Tuesday to a federal civil rights charge for fatally shooting an unarmed man who ran away during a traffic stop…
May 2, 2017 12:22 PM CDT
A South Dakota judge has refused to dismiss a suit against ABC News brought under a state food-libel law that provides for triple the damages.
The suit by Beef Products…
Mar 14, 2017 4:05 PM CDT
May 1, 2016 12:30 AM CDT