92 ABA Journal State Government articles.
The husband of Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey is facing misdemeanor charges for pointing his gun at protesters on their porch.
Aug 5, 2020 11:55 AM CDT
Despite legislative achievements, it wasn’t long until end runs were made around voter protection laws, and those efforts are alive and well, election law attorneys and voting rights advocates say.
Aug 1, 2020 2:00 AM CDT
A teachers union sued Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and the state education commissioner on Monday in a bid to block the reopening of schools.
Jul 21, 2020 1:39 PM CDT
Husband and wife lawyers Mark and Patricia McCloskey were each charged with unlawful use of a weapon Monday for waving guns at protesters outside their St. Louis home last month. The Missouri governor and attorney general opposed the charges.
Jul 21, 2020 11:48 AM CDT
Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum alleged in a lawsuit Friday that federal agencies dispatched to Portland, Oregon, demonstrations are violating protesters’ constitutional rights.
Jul 20, 2020 11:00 AM CDT
Georgia governor sues Atlanta to block mask mandate
Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp has filed a lawsuit seeking to block a mask mandate by the city of Atlanta. The July 16…
Jul 17, 2020 4:10 PM CDT
87 protesters charged with trying to intimidate prosecutor
Eighty-seven protesters arrested at the home of Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron have been charged with felony intimidation for trying to influence…
Jul 16, 2020 6:25 PM CDT
Trump’s former personal lawyer returns to jail after refusing home confinement terms
Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer, was returned to jail Thursday after refusing to sign a…
Jul 10, 2020 4:56 PM CDT
Several courthouses across Georgia shut down this week as judges and staff tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
Jul 10, 2020 2:12 PM CDT
PACER is redesigned to be easier to use
PACER, the federal judiciary’s website for electronic court filings, has gotten a redesign. The site has new navigational tools, simplified instructions…
Jun 29, 2020 3:51 PM CDT
The union that represents New Jersey state troopers is suing New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal to stop his plan to publicly release the names of troopers who have been disciplined.
Jun 26, 2020 12:50 PM CDT
Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill has been suspended from law practice for 30 days for the inappropriate touching of four women during a 2018 party at a bar.
May 11, 2020 12:37 PM CDT
The co-chairman of President Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign in Illinois has filed a lawsuit that challenges the state’s COVID-19 stay-at-home order, calling it “as broad as an ocean.”
Apr 30, 2020 10:10 AM CDT
A Kentucky lawyer was arrested Tuesday on a charge of terroristic threatening for comments that he made about the Democratic Kentucky governor on Facebook.
Apr 24, 2020 4:17 PM CDT
The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at New Orleans reinstated a ban Monday on medication abortions in Texas under the governor’s order banning nonessential surgeries during the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Apr 21, 2020 10:18 AM CDT
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