2204 ABA Journal Texas articles.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear two challenges to the Texas abortion law on an expedited basis and set oral arguments for Nov. 1.
Oct 22, 2021 2:26 PM CDT
The median starting salary for public defenders is $63,638, according to information supplied by public defender offices in larger cities throughout the United States.
Oct 21, 2021 12:16 PM CDT
The February 2022 bar exam for California will be administered in person, the California Supreme Court announced in a Wednesday order
. Various jurisdictions have made similar announcements, including New York
Oct 21, 2021 9:46 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court signaled Monday that it could resolve challenges to the Texas abortion law on a speedy schedule.
Oct 19, 2021 9:39 AM CDT
The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at New Orleans has once again kept Texas’ restrictive abortion law in effect—this time with a preliminary injunction pending an appeal.
Oct 15, 2021 9:49 AM CDT
A Dallas judge is recommending a new trial for a Jewish death row inmate after finding the judge who presided over his trial used offensive terms to describe Jewish people and the inmate in particular.
Oct 14, 2021 9:16 AM CDT
“A lot of people frequent the hotline, so you build a relationship with these callers who are really trying their best to understand the process,” says Emma Yznaga, who was an intern with the ABA Commission on Immigration’s Detention and Legal Orientation Program Information Line for four months.
Oct 13, 2021 4:08 PM CDT
A district clerk in Brazoria County, Texas, divided up potential jurors by region and race to assemble jury venires, an “idiosyncratic system” that could potentially lead to thousands of over overturned verdicts.
Oct 12, 2021 1:21 PM CDT
The federal government has standing to sue over Texas’ restriction abortion law, a federal judge ruled Wednesday, when he blocked the law as “flagrantly unconstitutional.”
Oct 7, 2021 10:15 AM CDT
Infowars host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones is liable by default in three defamation lawsuits filed over his claims that the December 2012 mass shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, was a “giant hoax.”
Oct 4, 2021 1:02 PM CDT
Britney Spears’ father is suspended as conservator
Judge Brenda Penny of Los Angeles on Wednesday suspended Britney Spears’ father, Jamie Spears, from his position as conservator for the pop…
Oct 1, 2021 12:09 PM CDT
Is the U.S. Supreme Court’s “shadow docket
” of emergency orders and summary decisions being misused in a way that undermines the court’s legitimacy? Or are Democrats who are criticizing the docket trying to intimidate the justices?
Sep 30, 2021 12:59 PM CDT
Texas abortion clinics seek SCOTUS review
Abortion providers in Texas asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday to consider whether their lawsuit challenging the state’s restrictive law can go forward.…
Sep 24, 2021 3:50 PM CDT
The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has granted a new trial to a death row inmate because one of the prosecutors was also clerking for the judge who oversaw the trial and considered the convicted man’s habeas application.
Sep 23, 2021 2:25 PM CDT
A former lawyer who was convicted of tax fraud filed a bizarre lawsuit on Monday against the Texas doctor who admitted in a Washington Post op-ed that he had performed an illegal abortion.
Sep 20, 2021 6:30 PM CDT
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