Bar Associations

Bar Exam

California bar exam to last two-thirds as long, but could be just as difficult

Legal Technology

Law firms can block hackers with ‘known good’ use of digital documents, expert says

Legal Education

Educators and young lawyer take opposing sides at hearing over academic credit for paid externships

Law in Popular Culture

ABA to honor Silver Gavel Award winners, including ‘Serial’ podcast and an HBO doc on Prop 8


ABA addresses ‘destabilizing loss of public confidence’ in criminal justice in joint statement

Women in the Law

Women underrepresented in lead trial lawyer positions, ABA study reports

Women in the Law

Fashion critique of female lawyers in bar newsletter brings sexism complaint

Criminal Justice

Divorce lawyer hurt by package bomb will return to work ASAP, bar president says

International Law

ABA commends court’s decision to release human rights lawyer and editor

Legal Ethics

Which papers do lawyers have to return to former clients? ABA ethics opinion addresses the issue

Your ABA

ABA is fine-tuning its new annual meeting format to make attendance a better experience for members

President's Message

Respect and Influence: The ABA’s voice is strengthened by members’ efforts


Techshow 2015 tackles ethics, the skills gap and the latest gadgets

Your ABA

Latest employment numbers for 2014 law school graduates don’t add up to a clear trend

Report from Governmental Affairs

ABA Day in Washington lobbying event focused on LSC funding, juvenile justice and sentencing reform

Your ABA

ABA Announcements

American Bar Association

ABA president seeks new US review of alleged CIA mistreatment of detainees

Legal Ethics

California bar’s effort to reduce discipline backlog may have placed the public at risk, audit says

Legal Education

ABA task force on law school financing calls for reforms

Legal Ethics

New Jersey considers harms of admission by motion; is ban protectionist?