3290 ABA Journal Evidence articles.
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Sep 1, 2018 1:00 AM CDT
A federal magistrate judge, who is fed up with a flurry of motions over discovery disputes, is ordering the parties to “work in a cooperative, civil manner” to present their…
Jul 25, 2018 6:10 AM CDT
An influential state commission said the blood-spatter analysis used to convict a former Texas high school principal of murdering his wife in 1985 was “not accurate or scientifically supported” and the expert who testified was “entirely wrong.”
Jul 24, 2018 4:00 PM CDT
Twelve audio tapes recorded by Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer, have been turned over to federal prosecutors.
The special master overseeing the privilege review of items seized…
Jul 24, 2018 8:03 AM CDT
Donald Trump discussed payments to an ex-Playboy model in a conversation secretly recorded by his former personal lawyer Michael Cohen two months before the election, Rudy Giuliani acknowledged in a conversation with the New York Times.
Jul 20, 2018 11:23 AM CDT
A trial on the constitutionality of a Texas fetal remains burial law began Monday with a federal judge proclaiming that he has “no predisposition” in the case.
Jul 17, 2018 1:20 PM CDT
A federal judge in Washington, D.C., has temporarily barred blanket detentions of people seeking asylum based on a credible fear of persecution in their home countries.
Jul 3, 2018 12:55 PM CDT
The Indiana Supreme Court has reinstated a voluntary manslaughter charge against a man whose attorney-client conversation was recorded during a break in police questioning, then transcribed and distributed to prosecutors.
Jul 3, 2018 7:05 AM CDT
Of the 29 wrongful conviction rulings involving false confessions in the United States in 2017, 13 were in Cook County. Of the more than 260 false confession cases since 1989, about 25 percent have come from Cook County.
Jul 1, 2018 12:15 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear the appeal of Brendan Dassey, the teen convicted of helping his uncle kill a woman in a case featured in the Making a Murderer
Jun 25, 2018 9:57 AM CDT
A federal judge in Washington, D.C., has refused to dismiss a money laundering charge against Paul Manafort and refused to exclude evidence seized from his storage unit.
Jun 22, 2018 1:32 PM CDT
Every defense attorney has heard it more than once: “I was coerced!”
Jun 20, 2018 7:00 AM CDT
Lawyers for Paul Manafort learned Wednesday that the government plans to call a partner at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld to testify in the trial of President Donald Trump’s…
May 24, 2018 10:42 AM CDT
For litigators accustomed to conducting discovery inside large warehouses surrounded by hundreds, if not thousands, of cardboard file boxes, combing through several forests' worth of paper to find the few relevant documents was like trying to find the needle in the haystack.
May 16, 2018 8:00 AM CDT
Two Texas death row inmates are contending forensic hypnosis was wrongly used to put them behind bars.
May 15, 2018 2:28 PM CDT
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