Sequester Strips Federal Public Defenders

Sequester Strips Federal Public Defenders

by France François

Ebise Bayisa, an assistant federal public defender in Greenbelt, Maryland can’t appear in hearings for her clients every other Friday. She can’t schedule trial... Read More

Has the National Bar Association Turned Its Back on Black LGBT Lawyers?

Has the National Bar Association Turned Its Back on Black LGBT Lawyers?

by Kimberley McLeod

Founded in 1925, the National Bar Association (NBA) is the nation's oldest and largest association of African-American lawyers and judges. The organization’s constitution states... Read More

MJ’s Siblings Think Will Was Forged

MJ’s Siblings Think Will Was Forged

by #teamEBONY

It’s been a little over three years since the death of Michael Jackson, and his siblings are now contesting the King of Pop’s will.... Read More

Zimmerman’s Lawyers Quit

Zimmerman’s Lawyers Quit

by #teamEBONY

In front of cameras and eager reporters looking to get the latest update in the Trayvon Martin case, lawyers Craig Sonner and Hal Uhrig... Read More

Famed Civil Rights Lawyer John Payton Dies

Famed Civil Rights Lawyer John Payton Dies

by Alleea Hill

John Payton, president and director-counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund, passed away last week following a brief illness. He was 65... Read More