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Arkansas governor dismisses calls for investigation of convulsions during execution On Thursday night, Arkansas carried out the fourth of eight executions it scheduled over 11 days, putting Kenneth Williams to death for the murder of…
ABA Journal | 4 hours, 58 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Famed defense lawyer Richard Racehorse Haynes dies The storied, colorful, extraordinarily successful Houston criminal defense lawyer Richard Racehorse Haynes died early Friday, not long after his 90th birthday, the Houston Chronicle…
ABA Journal | 5 hours, 43 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Employers can pay women less than men based on salary histories, 9th Circuit rules The San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Thursday that an employer can pay a woman less than a man for the same…
ABA Journal | 6 hours, 31 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Digital collection of Jeffersons books may reveal his ideals about legal education Digital versions of Thomas Jefferson’s collection of law books will soon be available online for free nearly 200 years after he founded the University of…
ABA Journal | 7 hours, 16 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Second person charged in shooting death of Chicago judge A man who served 12 years for attempted murder and home invasion has been charged in the shooting death of a Cook County associate judge…
ABA Journal | 8 hours, 8 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The 14th: A Civil War-era amendment has become a mini-Constitution for modern times Read full story for latest details.
ABA Journal | 9 hours, 25 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Judge pulled from Arkansas execution cases accuses states AG and Supreme Court of ethics violations When Arkansas planned to execute eight inmates in 11 days, state judge Wendell Griffen was one of several on the federal and state levels to…
ABA Journal | 12 hours, 46 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Hostile work environment can be created with one racial slur, 2nd Circuit rules A single racial epithet may be enough to support a claim for a hostile work environment under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of…
ABA Journal | 13 hours, 46 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
United Airlines settles with doctor dragged from flight Dr. David Dao, the man seen in a viral video being dragged off a United Airlines flight earlier this month, has reached a settlement with…
ABA Journal | Apr 27, 2017 7:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Justices appear skeptical of government stance in case about revocation of citizenship A formerly naturalized citizen may not have told immigration officials the whole truth, but her case got some support from several justices of the U.S.…
ABA Journal | Apr 27, 2017 7:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend