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The case for the International Criminal Court: Why it deserves our support

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Home Daily News The case for the International Criminal Court:… ABA Abroad By Kristin J. Smith November 27, 2019, 2:55 pm CST The International Criminal Court building. Photos from Shutterstock Like many post-World War II global institutions in today’s political climate, the International Criminal Court can feel disconnected from the ideals and optimism that created … Continue reading “The case for the International Criminal Court: Why it deserves our support”

SCOTUS stays order requiring Trump’s accounting firm to give his financial records to House

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Home Daily News SCOTUS stays order requiring Trump’s accounting… U.S. Supreme Court By Debra Cassens Weiss November 26, 2019, 11:49 am CST Image from Shutterstock.com. The U.S. Supreme Court issued Monday a stay of a federal appeals court mandate requiring President Donald Trump’s accounting firm to give Congress financial records relating to Trump and his … Continue reading “SCOTUS stays order requiring Trump’s accounting firm to give his financial records to House”

39 prosecutors sign pledge to visit prisons to help understand impact of their decisions

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Home Daily News 39 prosecutors sign pledge to visit prisons… Criminal Justice By Debra Cassens Weiss November 26, 2019, 1:43 pm CST Image from Shutterstock.com. Thirty-nine prosecutors have signed a pledge to visit jails, prisons and juvenile facilities in their jurisdictions. The idea is to help prosecutors understand the true impact of their decisions, according … Continue reading “39 prosecutors sign pledge to visit prisons to help understand impact of their decisions”

Random investigative questions by cops during traffic stops are unconstitutional, state supreme court rules

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Home Daily News Random investigative questions by cops during… Criminal Justice By Debra Cassens Weiss November 26, 2019, 3:12 pm CST Image from Shutterstock.com. Police officers who pull over drivers in Oregon can’t ask investigative questions that are unrelated to the purpose of the stop unless they have independent justification for doing so, the Oregon … Continue reading “Random investigative questions by cops during traffic stops are unconstitutional, state supreme court rules”

Afternoon Briefs: Subpoenas reportedly seek Giuliani-related information; 3 exonerated after 36 years in prison

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Home Daily News Afternoon Briefs: Subpoenas reportedly seek… News Roundup By Debra Cassens Weiss November 26, 2019, 4:45 pm CST Image from Shutterstock.com. Subpoenas reportedly seek information related to Giuliani and his consulting firm Federal prosecutors who are investigating two associates of lawyer Rudy Giuliani have issued subpoenas seeking documents relating to the lawyer and … Continue reading “Afternoon Briefs: Subpoenas reportedly seek Giuliani-related information; 3 exonerated after 36 years in prison”

Supreme Court to consider whether FBI agents can be sued for money damages for religious freedom violation

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Home Daily News Supreme Court to consider whether FBI agents… U.S. Supreme Court By Debra Cassens Weiss November 25, 2019, 11:41 am CST Image from Shutterstock.com. On Friday, the U.S. Supreme Court accepted a no-fly list case to decide whether federal officials can be sued for money damages in their individual capacities for violations of … Continue reading “Supreme Court to consider whether FBI agents can be sued for money damages for religious freedom violation”

Lawyers who investigated Clinton and Nixon see important differences with Trump’s impeachment inquiry

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Home Web First Lawyers who investigated Clinton and Nixon… Constitutional Law By Victor Li November 25, 2019, 11:59 am CST Presidents Richard Nixon, Bill Clinton and Donald Trump. Photos from Wikimedia Commons and the Library of Congress. Michael Conway remembers when he got the call. A member of Yale Law School’s class of 1973, alongside … Continue reading “Lawyers who investigated Clinton and Nixon see important differences with Trump’s impeachment inquiry”

Suit says Ben & Jerry’s claims of ‘happy cows’ from ‘caring dairy’ program are deceiving consumers

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Home Daily News Suit says Ben & Jerry’s claims of ‘happy… Consumer Law By Debra Cassens Weiss November 25, 2019, 1:16 pm CST A would-be class action lawsuit says the Ben & Jerry’s ice cream company is misleading consumers when it touts its milk and cream come from “happy cows” on “caring dairy” farms. The … Continue reading “Suit says Ben & Jerry’s claims of ‘happy cows’ from ‘caring dairy’ program are deceiving consumers”

1 Missouri judge has literally been ordering overworked public defenders to violate ethics rule

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Home Daily News 1 Missouri judge has literally been ordering… Judiciary By Debra Cassens Weiss November 22, 2019, 10:39 am CST Image from Shutterstock.com. Judges across Missouri have turned a blind eye to problems faced by overburdened public defenders by ignoring their pleas for help, forcing assembly-line justice and even requiring violation of ethics rules, … Continue reading “1 Missouri judge has literally been ordering overworked public defenders to violate ethics rule”

Lawyers have a bevy of advanced and AI-enhanced legal research tools at their fingertips

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Home Web First Lawyers have a bevy of advanced and AI-enhanced… Practice Management By Nicole Black November 22, 2019, 8:30 am CST Nicole Black. For many lawyers, legal research is an inescapable—and sometimes tedious part—of practicing law. Fortunately, legal research has changed significantly over the years and is now more intuitive and affordable than ever … Continue reading “Lawyers have a bevy of advanced and AI-enhanced legal research tools at their fingertips”

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