Bar Associations

Law Schools

Elon Law to cut total tuition by nearly $14K and offer law degree in 2.5 years for all

Sentencing / Post-Conviction

ABA, other legal organizations call for more volunteers for Clemency Project 2014


American Judicature Society is dissolving; problems with ‘membership model’ cited

Cover Story

Too Many Lawyers? Not Here. In rural America, lawyers are few and far between

President's Message

Embracing Innovation: New commission will help the ABA establish justice for the 21st century

Opening Statements

In the Swim: Divers’ bar association helps preserve marine environment

Your ABA

Changes for Law Schools Breeze In: Accreditation standards get update after 6 years of effort

Your ABA

Need to Know: Americans don’t see their issues as legal matters, study says

Your ABA

Star of the Show: The Magna Carta reaches celebrity status as its 800th anniversary nears

Your ABA

‘You Need to Do Something’: Outgoing President Silkenat delivers impassioned plea

Your ABA

They’re No Hacks: Technology takes center stage as a tool to improve access to justice

Your ABA

Shaky Ground: Report links stand-your-ground laws to higher homicide rates

Your ABA

ABA Announcements

Constitutional Law

9th Circuit OKs one late habeas filing, nixes another, says both inmates abandoned by same lawyer

Bar Exam

Iowa won’t end bar exam for state law grads but considers scheduling test during 3L year

Legal Ethics

Prosecutors in supervisory roles need to create a ‘culture of compliance,’ ABA ethics opinion says

Bar Associations

Dick Cheney’s unedited bio stirs controversy among Wyoming lawyers

Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction

Harper Lee, ABA Journal fiction prizes announced

President's Message

As we honor the past, we need fresh thinking to ensure access to justice for all


NSA surveillance policies raise questions about the viability of the attorney-client privilege