2 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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3 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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4 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.

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4 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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4 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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4 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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4 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.

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5 months ago

HOW DO YOU BENEFIT FROM A FAIR TORT SYSTEM?
American civil courts hold parties and their insurers responsible for the torts, wrongful or negligent acts, which they commit. How do you benefit from a ... See more

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5 months ago

The U.S. Supreme Court has overturned a “provocation rule” developed by the San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that gave victims of police shootings an additional route to sue ... See more

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A federal judge in California has tossed pictures collected in a search of a physician’s home that was conducted after Best Buy’s Geek Squad discovered an image of a nude child on the doctor’s ... See more

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