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A federal judge has denied Florida Coastal School of Law”s motion seeking to prohibit an American Bar Association accreditation requirement that the school post public notice on its website about being out of compliance with various standards.
Jul 11, 2018 12:28 PM CDT
President Donald Trump praised
Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s "impeccable credentials" and "unsurpassed qualifications" when he nominated Kavanaugh
on Monday to replace Justice Anthony M. Kennedy on the U.S. Supreme Court.
Jul 10, 2018 3:08 PM CDT
A federal judge in Florida has allowed a suit by a law student to go forward against the Florida Board of Bar Examiners, alleging that the board violates the Americans with Disabilities Act by requiring candidates with mental health conditions to undergo and pay for invasive procedures.
Jul 9, 2018 2:49 PM CDT
Bryan Stevenson has made a career out of representing “the broken people,” as he put it in his autobiography, Just Mercy
. His Equal Justice Initiative, founded in 1994, focuses on representing people who may have been denied a fair trial because of their youth, race or other circumstances.
Jul 6, 2018 1:55 PM CDT
Since 2010, Robert Fickman has been helping to organize
Fourth of July readings of the Declaration of Independence around the state of Texas.
Jul 6, 2018 7:05 AM CDT
James Ledford got his first smartphone in June. It has a bit of a learning curve.
Jul 3, 2018 7:10 AM CDT
The American Bar Association has filed a motion for summary judgment to dismiss the lawsuit brought by Florida Coastal School of Law, arguing that the accreditation dispute is not appropriate for federal court litigation.
Jul 2, 2018 2:54 PM CDT
Martin Gauto, a senior attorney for Clinic (the Catholic Legal Immigration Network Inc.) in Los Angeles, has represented hundreds of immigrant children who were apprehended at the U.S. border after fleeing abusive situations in countries such as Mexico, Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala.
Jul 1, 2018 1:00 AM CDT
ABA President Hilarie Bass and President-elect Robert M. Carlson will be visiting the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico on Monday and Tuesday to observe hurricane relief efforts and discuss future plans.
Jun 29, 2018 4:48 PM CDT
Former Attorney General Eric Holder will receive the Thurgood Marshall Award from the ABA Section of Civil Rights and Social Justice on Aug. 4 during the ABA Annual Meeting in Chicago.
Jun 29, 2018 1:35 PM CDT
Most immigrants facing deportation wouldn’t climb onto a table during their court hearings. But then again, most 3-year-olds don’t go to court without parents or lawyers.
Jun 29, 2018 7:10 AM CDT
It’s not just the crying that concerned ABA President Hilarie Bass when she met with mothers detained at South Texas’ Port Isabel Detention Center. But there was crying.
Jun 27, 2018 7:15 AM CDT
Since the outpouring of public interest in the separation of families at the border, the ABA’s Working Group on Unaccompanied Minors has seen a marked increase in requests to do pro bono work for minor immigrants.
Jun 27, 2018 7:15 AM CDT
Banning the death penalty for defendants with severe mental illness would save the state of Tennessee an estimated $1.4 to $1.9 million a year, a new ABA study says.
Jun 22, 2018 7:00 AM CDT
ABA President Hilarie Bass will visit the Rio Grande Valley of Texas on June 25-26 in response to widespread concern about the federal policy of separating families at the U.S.-Mexican border.
Jun 21, 2018 2:15 PM CDT
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