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Trump judicial nominee rules against 4th amendment


Trump judicial nominee John K. Bush, serving on the 6th US Circuit Court of Appeals, has issued a written ruling that effectively guts the Fourth Amendment’s protections against unreasonable searches and seizures, according to Slate. In his first ruling on … Continue reading

Dallas Co., Texas sued over bail practices

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Civil Rights Corps, the Texas Fair Defense Project, the American Civil Liberties Union, and the ACLU of Texas filed a federal class action lawsuit against Dallas County, Texas, the sheriff, and the county’s judges and magistrates, for violating the constitutional … Continue reading

The Busy Lawyer’s Guide to 2018

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Trump supporter says too many blacks on Mueller grand jury

Are there too many African-Americans on Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s grand jury investigating the Trump administration for alleged ties to Russia during the presidential campaign? At least one Trump associate believes so. According to HuffPost, the unidentified supporter who recently … Continue reading

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Free webinar on client acquisition Wednesday, December 13

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How the estate tax treats black-owned businesses unfairly

As House Republicans work to repeal the estate tax as part of the GOP’s tax reform package, an opinion piece at The Hill says that the estate tax treats black-owned businesses unfairly. According to contributor Harry Alford, many black-owned businesses … Continue reading

Win a new Tesla from Crisp Video at the Trial Lawyers Summit!

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NBL member Adrian D. Thompson named co-partner in charge

Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP is pleased to announce that Jill Friedman Helfman and National Black Lawyers member Adrian D. Thompson have been named co-partners-in-charge of Taft’s Cleveland office, effective Jan. 1, 2018. Helfman and Thompson will succeed Kevin D. … Continue reading

How a ‘routine’ stop almost ended a legal career before it began

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Being randomly stopped and questioned by police is nothing new for black men or women. But it almost ended one legal career before it even had a chance to start. At The Marshall Project, Johnathan S. Perkins writes about being … Continue reading