80 ABA Journal State Government articles.
Ahead of this year’s presidential election, the ABA House of Delegates overwhelmingly passed a pair of resolutions that aim to increase voter participation and minimize voter suppression at the ABA Midyear Meeting in Austin, Texas, on Monday.
Feb 17, 2020 7:49 PM CST
The importance of providing police officers with comprehensive animal encounter training was addressed in a measure approved by the ABA House of Delegates at the 2020 ABA Midyear Meeting in Austin, Texas, on Monday.
Feb 17, 2020 2:44 PM CST
Thanks to social media and the internet, it’s never been easier—or more affordable—for lawyers to advertise. On the other hand, having so many avenues available to lawyers makes it more difficult for anyone to stand out from the crowd.
Feb 12, 2020 9:15 AM CST
Which Supreme Court justices attended the State of the Union?
Only four justices attended the State of the Union on Tuesday. Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. was there, even…
Feb 5, 2020 3:55 PM CST
The ABA is urging the U.S. Supreme Court to hear a case that “presents one of the increasing number of instances in which a prosecutor’s office has conditioned the release of an unlawfully convicted defendant on his agreement to a new plea—rather than vacating the prior conviction before bringing any new charges.”
Jan 14, 2020 10:46 AM CST
All California cities must follow the “sanctuary state” law, which restricts local law enforcement cooperation with federal immigration agents, an appeals court ruled Friday.
Jan 13, 2020 1:13 PM CST
Suspended law student is expelled after posting ‘okay to be white’ flyers
A suspended law student at Oklahoma City University was expelled after he posted flyers reading “It’s okay to…
Dec 11, 2019 3:21 PM CST
ABA President Judy Perry Martinez is urging Texas not to execute a man whose guilt has been called into question by new evidence that hasn't been reviewed by the courts.
Nov 12, 2019 4:56 PM CST
The term ombudsman has been around for nearly 300 years in Scandinavia and since the 1960s in the United States, so why do many of us still not know what it means? The ABA Dispute Resolution Section Ombuds Committee is working to change that with the second celebration of Ombuds Day on Thursday, Oct. 10.
Oct 9, 2019 6:30 AM CDT
For much of the past 13 years, attorney Timothy Hollister has battled local elected officials here on behalf of a developer who wants to build more affordable housing in one of America’s wealthiest towns.
Sep 27, 2019 11:21 AM CDT
Sep 25, 2019 12:40 PM CDT
Lawyers for 11 Chicago police officers have subpoenaed former Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn to testify about his reasons for commuting the sentence of a man who has sued them for allegedly railroading the case against him.
Sep 24, 2019 10:31 AM CDT
Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge on Tuesday asked the state supreme court to remove a Pulaski County judge from all cases involving her office.
Rutledge claimed that Judge Wendell Griffen…
Sep 20, 2019 10:15 AM CDT
Mississippi violated ADA in its treatment of people with mental illness, judge says
U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves ruled this week that Mississippi’s failure to provide community-based mental health care…
Sep 5, 2019 4:49 PM CDT
The Pennsylvania House of Representatives didn’t violate the Constitution when it barred nonbelievers from delivering prayers before legislative sessions, a federal appeals court has ruled.
The Philadelphia-based 3rd U.S. Circuit…
Aug 28, 2019 11:01 AM CDT
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