Federal Judge Stays Title 42 Ruling to Give Administration Time to Adjust
Immigration
Federal Judge Stays Title 42 Ruling to Give Administration Time to Adjust
2022-11-17 21:39:55
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — A federal judge on Wednesday granted the Biden administration’s request for a stay of his earlier order, striking down the controversial Title 42, a Trump-era immigration policy that has since allowed authorities to expel more than 2.4 million... Read More

Bar Association to Honor Justice Breyer
Law
Bar Association to Honor Justice Breyer
2022-06-28 15:27:43
by Dan McCue

CHICAGO — Justice Stephen Breyer, on the verge of retirement after 28 years on the Supreme Court, is being awarded the ABA Medal, the highest honor conferred by the American Bar Association. Breyer, who for many years has served as... Read More

Majority of Americans Support Creating Federal Holiday for Voting
Opinion Polls
Majority of Americans Support Creating Federal Holiday for Voting
2022-04-29 16:10:10
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — Roughly two-thirds of Americans support creating a federal holiday for voting, while even larger majorities would like to see more polling stations in their districts and expanded hours to use them, according to a survey released Friday by... Read More

Senate Witnesses Give Mixed Reviews of Jackson’s Potential on Supreme Court
In The News
Senate Witnesses Give Mixed Reviews of Jackson’s Potential on Supreme Court
2022-03-24 21:23:29
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON — American Bar Association attorneys commended Ketanji Brown Jackson Thursday during the fourth and final day of Senate hearings into her nomination to the Supreme Court. They disputed Republican accusations that she was too easy in her sentencing of... Read More

Lawyers’ Group Says Judge Jackson Has ‘Stellar’ Reputation
Supreme Court
Lawyers' Group Says Judge Jackson Has 'Stellar' Reputation

WASHINGTON (AP) — Legal experts and interest groups are weighing in on Ketanji Brown Jackson as the Senate Judiciary Committee began a fourth day of hearings on her historic nomination to become the first Black woman on the Supreme Court. Jackson faced down... Read More

ABA Guidance Aims to Aid Lawyers Confronted With Communications Challenges
Law
ABA Guidance Aims to Aid Lawyers Confronted With Communications Challenges
2021-10-06 16:06:14
by Dan McCue

CHICAGO -- The American Bar Association released a formal opinion Wednesday intended to aid lawyers in situations in which they and their clients do not share a common language or the client has a condition or disability that makes communication... Read More

American Bar Association Urges Congress to Provide Aid to Tenants at Risk of Eviction
Congress
American Bar Association Urges Congress to Provide Aid to Tenants at Risk of Eviction
2020-09-09 22:45:48
by Daniel Londono

WASHINGTON - The American Bar Association urged Congress last week to extend a moratorium on the eviction of renters who've lost their jobs or been otherwise adversely impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. A national moratorium on evictions was originally adopted... Read More

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