The U.S. Supreme Court does not take many military petitions, but 37 retired admirals and generals from all four service branches are strongly urging the justices to review the case of former Army Ra
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The start of the fall term in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit wasn't a particularly pleasant one for the U.S. Justice Department, which found itself last week taking a barrage of quest
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'Lafler' and 'Frye' provide important remedy to criminal defendants who receive ineffective counsel, but neither helps lawyers decide whether to go to trial
The chances of convincing the Supreme Court to grant review in a criminal case are astronomically low. So an increasing number of petitioners are making their pitch to the Court with high-powered ami
...need to function properly." Holder said the ABA and NACDL have formed a working group, with the support of a DOJ Bureau...
...S. Chamber of Commerce and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) — not-so-common bedfellows — filed an amicus brief supporting a...
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