2 months ago

The U.S. Supreme Court’s December oral argument calendar has several potential blockbuster cases, but none is likely to be more important than Masterpiece Cakeshop Ltd. v. Colorado Civil Rights ... See more

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2 months ago

The statistics appear to confirm conservatives’ complaint: Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. is drifting to the left.

That’s the conclusion of the FiveThirtyEight blog, which looked at voting ... See more

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2 months ago

Justice Neil M. Gorsuch appeared to side with liberals on Wednesday as the U.S. Supreme Court considered whether police need a warrant supported by probable cause to obtain cellphone location ... See more

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5 months ago

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced Thursday that Obama administration guidance on campus sexual assault will be replaced.

The system established by the prior administration “has failed too ... See more

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6 months ago

In a case challenging the use of money bail—systems that require large cash payments in exchange for a defendant’s freedom—the American Bar Association has filed an amicus brief calling the ... See more

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7 months ago

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday struck down a North Carolina law that makes it a felony for a registered sex offender to access social networking websites that can be used by children.

The law, ... See more

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7 months ago

Veterans who need help identifying legal needs in their lives can take advantage of a new online tool.

Legal Checkup for Veterans, a free website, is part of a signature initiative by ABA President ... See more

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7 months ago

In this special mega-episode of the Modern Law Library, the ABA Journal's Lee Rawles speaks with all three finalists for this year's Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction about their novels, ... See more

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7 months ago

Amid the flurry of end-of-term decisions, two are very troubling. Although the cases arose in different contexts, they both have the same effect: closing the courthouse doors to those who have ... See more

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7 months ago

Success rates for plaintiffs in adjudicated federal cases declined from about 70 percent in 1985 to 33 percent in 2009, according to a draft study by two law professors.

University of Connecticut ... See more

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