ABA Journal articles.
The federal government should maintain an asylum system that provides those fleeing persecution or torture with access to counsel, due process and full and fair adjudication rights that are consistent with U.S. and international law, according to a resolution the ABA House of Delegates passed overwhelmingly Monday at the midyear meeting in Austin, Texas.
Feb 17, 2020 6:54 PM CST
Reginald Turner's desire to serve the bar began when he was a “wide-eyed law student” at the University of Michigan Law School, the ABA president-elect nominee told the House of Delegates at the midyear meeting in Austin, Texas, on Monday.
Feb 17, 2020 6:45 PM CST
The ABA will address the growing presence of drones in American airspace by lobbying for regulations that would help prevent operators of the unmanned aircraft from trespassing on private property.
Feb 17, 2020 6:45 PM CST
Youths between ages 16 and 18 should be permitted to preregister to vote so they can cast ballots once they reach the legal voting age in their jurisdiction, the ABA House of Delegates said at the midyear meeting Monday in Austin, Texas.
Feb 17, 2020 6:03 PM CST
The ABA House of Delegates passed a controversial resolution Monday to address the crisis of access to civil justice, encouraging states to adopt regulatory innovations to expand legal services to more Americans.
Feb 17, 2020 5:40 PM CST
The ABA will call for tighter controls to curb gun violence after adopting three resolutions Monday addressing gun permits, so-called ghost guns and safe storage.
Feb 17, 2020 5:23 PM CST
The ABA House of Delegates approved a resolution targeting air carriers’ discrimination against people with disabilities after lengthy debate Monday at the midyear meeting in Austin, Texas.
Feb 17, 2020 4:17 PM CST
The ABA House of Delegates adopted two resolutions Monday urging federal legislation to shield lawyers and banks from criminal liability for providing services to state-legalized marijuana businesses.
Feb 17, 2020 2:48 PM CST
The importance of providing police officers with comprehensive animal encounter training was addressed in a measure approved by the ABA House of Delegates at the 2020 ABA Midyear Meeting in Austin, Texas, on Monday.
Feb 17, 2020 2:44 PM CST
ABA President Judy Perry Martinez reminded the House of Delegates at the 2020 ABA Midyear Meeting in Austin, Texas, on Monday that Americans of all different backgrounds are paying more attention to issues of justice.
Feb 17, 2020 1:28 PM CST
The ABA House of Delegates approved a resolution Monday awarding the voluntary state bars in California and North Carolina delegate seats relinquished by the mandatory state bars in those states.
Feb 17, 2020 11:29 AM CST
Stormy Daniels’ ex-lawyer Michael Avenatti is convicted
Michael Avenatti, the former lawyer for adult film actress Stormy Daniels, was convicted Friday for trying to extort millions of dollars from Nike.…
Feb 14, 2020 4:17 PM CST
Nine U.S. senators signed a letter Friday demanding that U.S. Attorney General William Barr resign because of his intervention in the criminal case against Roger Stone, a former adviser for President Donald Trump.
Feb 14, 2020 3:37 PM CST
Virginia lawmakers have passed a bill that would allow parole for hundreds of inmates, the first in a series of parole-expansion bills expected to win approval since the state largely banned parole.
Feb 14, 2020 3:08 PM CST
On Friday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit struck down work requirements for Medicaid recipients approved for use in Arkansas.
Feb 14, 2020 1:40 PM CST
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