7059 ABA Journal Constitutional Law articles.
The late Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist was Brett Kavanaugh’s “first judicial hero,” the Supreme Court nominee said in a Constitution Day speech last September.
Kavanaugh praised Rehnquist for taking…
Jul 12, 2018 12:33 PM CDT
President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed an executive order eliminating the exam and competitive hiring process for administrative law judges.
Jul 11, 2018 10:58 AM CDT
Judge Brett Kavanaugh explained his judicial philosophy when he accepted President Donald Trump’s nomination Monday evening to replace Justice Anthony M. Kennedy to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Jul 10, 2018 9:10 AM CDT
A conservative Christian nonprofit called Alliance Defending Freedom is gaining influence with nine successful Supreme Court cases in the last seven years.
Now, with the retirement of Justice Anthony M.…
Jul 9, 2018 5:45 PM CDT
A federal appeals court on Monday upheld the constitutionality of a New Jersey law that mostly ended the use of monetary bail.
Jul 9, 2018 1:05 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
A Detroit federal judge dismissed a lawsuit last week that accused the city's schools of denying children their fundamental right of access to literacy.
Jul 3, 2018 10:21 AM CDT
A judge in Charlottesville, Virginia, awarded $5 on Friday to the organizer of last summer’s “Unite the Right” rally of white supremacists in a suit against a woman who cursed at him.
Jul 2, 2018 12:22 PM CDT
A Virginia judge dismissed a wrongful termination claim on Friday by a woman who said her employer, a government contractor, violated public policy by forcing her resignation after she gave the finger to the motorcade of President Donald Trump.
Jul 2, 2018 9:10 AM CDT
A recent Supreme Court decision addresses a dilemma that would challenge any lawyer—how to respond if a client refuses to confess to a capital crime when the lawyer believes such a strategy may be the only way to avoid a death sentence.
Jul 1, 2018 1:40 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to consider whether to overturn a long-standing rule that allows federal and state prosecutions for the same offense.
Jun 29, 2018 1:52 PM CDT
A federal judge in San Diego issued a preliminary injunction on Tuesday that bars the separation of immigrant families and requires reunification of separated families.
Jun 27, 2018 11:04 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 on Wednesday that requiring public employees to pay union dues for collective bargaining violates their free speech rights under the First Amendment.
Jun 27, 2018 9:09 AM CDT
A three-judge panel from the Cincinnati-based 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld Ohio’s fundraising and partisan limitations placed on judicial candidates.
Jun 27, 2018 7:05 AM CDT
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