27025 ABA Journal States articles.
Judge strikes down CDC eviction moratorium
U.S. District Judge J. Campbell Barker of Tyler, Texas, has struck down a moratorium on most residential evictions by the U.S. Centers for…
Feb 26, 2021 3:10 PM CST
California opens applications for retroactive bar admission
Provisional licensure applications, for people who recently did not pass the California bar exam but would have with the new cut score, are…
Feb 25, 2021 3:39 PM CST
A lawsuit filed against the operators of several New Jersey motels is part of a growing trend to hold the hospitality industry liable for human trafficking at its properties.
Feb 25, 2021 1:42 PM CST
Three federal judges told a House subcommittee
Wednesday about case delays and high workloads as lawmakers considered whether to expand the number of federal judgeships.
Feb 25, 2021 12:08 PM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday in a case that could bar a former college student’s constitutional claims against the government because of a ruling on his federal tort claims.
Feb 25, 2021 10:57 AM CST
South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg is refusing to resign as lawmakers begin impeachment proceedings against him for a fatal car crash that killed a pedestrian.
Feb 25, 2021 9:45 AM CST
A former Hunton & Williams partner who was convicted in a $1.9 million fraudulent real estate scheme will lose his law firm retirement account to the federal government as a result of a federal judge’s ruling last week.
Feb 25, 2021 9:24 AM CST
Lawyers charged in Molotov cocktail attack mull plea offers
Two lawyers charged in a Molotov cocktail attack on an unoccupied police car are reviewing plea offers, according to a…
Feb 24, 2021 3:26 PM CST
Lawsuits are already being filed against the operator of the power grid in Texas over lost lives, property damage and business interruption caused by power outages during the winter storm in February.
Feb 24, 2021 12:11 PM CST
A suspended Pennsylvania lawyer pleaded guilty Monday to identity theft and related offenses for opening credit cards using the identities of his ex-wife and former mother-in-law.
Feb 24, 2021 9:50 AM CST
A grandparent who saw her 2-year-old granddaughter get hit by falling debris, causing her death, can recover emotional distress damages as a bystander under the “zone of danger” rule, New York’s top court has ruled.
Feb 24, 2021 9:14 AM CST
Lawyer refers election lawyer for discipline
U.S. District Judge James Boasberg of the District of Columbia has referred a Minneapolis lawyer to a court grievance committee for possible discipline after…
Feb 23, 2021 4:39 PM CST
Democratic Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Monday signed into law an overhaul of the criminal justice system, saying the reforms are a substantial step toward dismantling systemic racism.
Feb 23, 2021 2:52 PM CST
As the pandemic began to rage across America last spring, U.S. District of Maryland Chief Judge James K. Bredar puzzled over how to mount in-person hearings. The judge quickly realized he needed the help of a public health expert. He turned to epidemiologist Dr. Jonathan M. Zenilman.
Feb 23, 2021 12:57 PM CST
West Virginia lawyer who fled the country has pleaded guilty to a felony charge after being accused of overbilling for criminal defense work.
Feb 23, 2021 11:28 AM CST
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