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Afternoon Briefs: 9-year-old is charged with murder; court nominee wont answer Ukraine questions 9-year-old boy is charged with murder A 9-year-old boy in central Illinois has been charged with arson and five counts of murder for allegedly causing…
ABA Journal | Oct 11, 2019 8:13 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
DC Circuit upholds Democratic subpoena for Trumps financial records The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit upheld Friday a congressional subpoena for financial records relating to President Donald Trump and…
ABA Journal | Oct 11, 2019 5:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New California law allows felons who served their time to serve on juries A new California law allows many former inmates with felony records to serve on juries. California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed the measure Tuesday, the
ABA Journal | Oct 11, 2019 5:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Lawyer disbarred after shes accused of having romantic involvement with client and hiring detective to spy on him A Georgia lawyer who cited the Fifth Amendment in an ethics case accusing her of inappropriate conduct with a client has been disbarred after the…
ABA Journal | Oct 11, 2019 4:20 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Settlement provides for right to counsel in 2 municipal courts; ACLU hopes other cities take note A federal judge in Charleston, South Carolina, has approved a $250,000 settlement that also ensures the right to a lawyer for some municipal court defendants.…
ABA Journal | Oct 11, 2019 3:48 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
In op-ed, 17 former Watergate special prosecutors see three grounds for Trumps impeachment Seventeen former Watergate special prosecutors have made a case for three articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump in an op-ed for the Washington…
ABA Journal | Oct 11, 2019 3:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Afternoon Briefs: Arrests for low-level crimes plummet; inmate complains about commissary-money restitution Arrests for low-level crimes plummet in some cities and states In some cities and states, arrests are plummeting for minor crimes such as disorderly conduct,…
ABA Journal | Oct 10, 2019 9:07 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Lawyer accused of flying pregnant Marshallese women to US to place children for adoption A lawyer who is also the assessor for Maricopa County, Arizona, is facing charges in three states for allegedly operating an illegal adoption scheme involving…
ABA Journal | Oct 10, 2019 7:17 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Alleged go-between denies involvement in murder-for-hire plot against law professor The woman accused of acting as a go-between in a plot to murder Florida State University law professor Dan Markel denied any involvement in the…
ABA Journal | Oct 10, 2019 4:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
European Union high court sends new signals on reach of internet regulation Read full story for latest details.
ABA Journal | Oct 10, 2019 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend