Trials & Litigation
19378 ABA Journal Trials & Litigation articles.
DOJ seeks to stop Purdue Pharma bankruptcy plan
The U.S. trustee for the Justice Department has filed a motion to halt a judge’s approval of a controversial bankruptcy plan for…
Sep 17, 2021 4:15 PM CDT
, a professor emeritus at Harvard Law School, is suggesting a political response to the Texas abortion law
that offers $10,000 to private citizens who sue those who help secure abortions after about six weeks of pregnancy.
Sep 16, 2021 10:20 AM CDT
The Delaware Supreme Court has ruled that marijuana and cocaine seized after police arrested a juvenile should be suppressed because the pot smell emanating from the vehicle in which she was a passenger didn’t provide probable cause for her arrest.
Sep 15, 2021 9:28 AM CDT
Monitors overseeing police departments as a result of federal consent decrees and lawsuit settlements will have their powers curbed as a result of changes implemented by U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland.
Sep 14, 2021 3:56 PM CDT
Lawsuits are being filed around the country on behalf of people who brewed tea with unwashed poppy seeds in search of a home remedy for anxiety, arthritis or diarrhea.
Sep 14, 2021 2:57 PM CDT
Three cert petitions ask the U.S. Supreme Court to rule that federal law enforcement officers and those who serve with them on joint task forces were not entitled to absolute immunity for violating constitutional rights of three people.
Sep 14, 2021 12:54 PM CDT
Are we windbags? Do we waste too much time on trivialities?
Sep 13, 2021 3:06 PM CDT
Day Pitney is raising eyebrows for subpoenas seeking academic, attendance and disciplinary records of five slain Sandy Hook schoolchildren as it defends a lawsuit against gunmaker Remington Arms Co.
Sep 13, 2021 2:07 PM CDT
A Maryland judge facing a federal charge of child exploitation apparently killed himself before FBI agents entered his home to arrest him Friday.
Sep 13, 2021 11:41 AM CDT
ABA president calls for spirit of cooperation in Sept. 11 statement
The ABA joins all of America in remembering the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, said…
Sep 10, 2021 3:51 PM CDT
Jenner & Block has settled a rent dispute with the landlord for its Chicago building that stemmed from unused office space during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sep 10, 2021 11:48 AM CDT
The U.S. Department of Justice sued the state of Texas on Thursday in a bid to block its law that bans abortions at about six weeks of pregnancy.
Sep 9, 2021 4:03 PM CDT
The litigator who led a National Football League investigation into sexual harassment at the Washington Football Team is denying a claim by the team’s general counsel that she used “trickery” to learn the details of a 2009 confidential settlement, according to redacted legal filings unsealed Wednesday.
Sep 9, 2021 12:32 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court announced Wednesday that it will resume in-person oral arguments when its term begins Oct. 4, but members of the public will not be allowed to be there.
Sep 9, 2021 10:35 AM CDT
After being described as missing in action by federal prosecutors, John Pierce, who represents many Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riots defendants, told the court in Wednesday filings that he expects to be “fully operational” sometime next week.
Sep 8, 2021 4:30 PM CDT
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