205 ABA Journal State Government articles.
Judge willing to accept $110K, cooperation to end Trump sanction
A trial-level judge in New York lifted a $10,000 daily civil contempt sanction against former President Donald Trump on…
May 13, 2022 2:37 PM CDT
A federal appeals court has allowed a Texas law to take effect that prohibits larger social media platforms from censoring users based on their political views.
May 13, 2022 9:06 AM CDT
A bill that cleared California’s Senate Judiciary Committee last month would discourage secrecy about safety hazards discovered in litigation.
May 12, 2022 8:31 AM CDT
A new law requires the State Bar of Arizona to pay legal fees of lawyers targeted for legal discipline who prevail in their ethics cases.
May 10, 2022 9:13 AM CDT
A federal appeals court on Friday reinstated provisions in Florida’s restrictive election law, saying a lower court judge had blocked the restrictions too close to the August primary.
May 10, 2022 8:57 AM CDT
An administrative law judge in Georgia ruled Friday that there is insufficient evidence to show that Republican U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia engaged in insurrection, dealing a defeat to challengers who claimed that the U.S. Constitution banned her reelection.
May 9, 2022 3:44 PM CDT
Texas disciplinary authorities on Friday filed a lawsuit against a Texas assistant attorney general for alleged “dishonest” assertions in a U.S. Supreme Court case claiming that voting machines had switched votes.
May 9, 2022 1:23 PM CDT
Republican Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has opened an investigation into the Texas Bar Foundation for “possibly aiding and abetting the mass influx of illegal aliens,” according to a May 6 press release
May 9, 2022 11:44 AM CDT
The top criminal court in Texas has stayed the execution of Melissa Elizabeth Lucio, who confessed to the murder of her 2-year-old daughter after repeated denials during an hourslong interrogation.
Apr 25, 2022 3:26 PM CDT
A state court judge in New York City has held former President Donald Trump in civil contempt and ordered him to pay $10,000 per day until he turns over subpoenaed documents or takes other steps to show that they don't exist.
Apr 25, 2022 1:11 PM CDT
A lawyer at the National Center for Lesbian Rights says despite several legislative obstacles, many LGBTQ clients are finding support from churches, neighbors and schools.
Apr 25, 2022 8:39 AM CDT
Seeking a more favorable climate in fights over election maps, Republicans are planning to spend record amounts on state supreme court races and introducing legislation to make judicial elections more political.
Apr 15, 2022 10:04 AM CDT
A measure to name a federal courthouse after the first Black judge on the Florida Supreme Court was recently blocked in the U.S. House of Representatives after one lawmaker found a news clip on a prayer ruling.
Apr 13, 2022 10:50 AM CDT
The South Dakota House of Representatives impeached the state attorney general by a 36-31 vote Tuesday in response to a September 2020 car crash in which he killed a pedestrian.
Apr 12, 2022 4:13 PM CDT
Georgia voters who want to ban a reelection bid by Republican U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene got a boost Friday, when a federal judge in Atlanta indicated that she will likely allow the election challenge.
Apr 12, 2022 11:17 AM CDT
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