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Restore college-funding eligibility for prisoners, ABA leaders urge Congress

Aug 4, 2015, 11:48 am CDT

The ABA’s House of Delegates easily passed a resolution Tuesday urging Congress to restore Federal Pell Grant eligibility for prisoners with qualifying needs.

Resolution 108B, sponsored by the Criminal Justice Section, would expand on a current Department of Education pilot program unveiled last week. The Second Chance Pell… full story

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Gay ‘conversion therapy’ for minors unanimously opposed by ABA House leaders

Aug 4, 2015, 12:53 pm CDT

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Families of Sandy Hook victims agree to settle suits for $1.5M

Aug 4, 2015, 12:33 pm CDT

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Rejected $79M AmEx settlement was ‘fatally tainted’ by lawyer’s conduct, judge rules

Aug 4, 2015, 12:30 pm CDT