American Bar Association
California could soon become the first state to ban the “gay panic” defense in violent crimes against LGBT individuals.
Hillary Clinton appeared Monday at an American Bar Association convention in San Francisco Monday with every indication that a 2016 run for the White House is on the agenda.
Attorney General Eric Holder called for scaling back the use of harsh prison sentences for certain drug-related crimes and diversion of low-level offenders to drug treatment and community service.
In San Francisco Saturday, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy said the legal community isn’t doing enough to attract the country’s finest into its ranks.
SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) _ A group of national experts on youth violence convened in San Francisco this weekend, the third in a series of gatherings sponsored by the American Bar Association.