Bar Associations

President's Message

Expanding Our Reach: New initiatives will promote and advance the four ABA goals

Opening Statements

California state bar launches a new effort to fight notario fraud

Ethics

Which materials do lawyers have to turn over to ex-clients? ABA committee cites 1977 opinion

Your ABA

Paulette Brown brings passion for inclusion as the first woman of color to lead the ABA

Your ABA

ABA task force urges law schools to give more info to help students assess costs of legal education

Your ABA

ABA’s first female president receives its highest award

Report from Governmental Affairs

Reauthorization bill seeks to update a key juvenile justice law after more than 10 years

Constitutional Law

ABA urges 11th Circuit to reconsider ban on gun-safety counseling by physicians

Solos/Small Firms

Georgia state bar to launch lawyer incubator program

Legislation & Lobbying

ABA launches its first social media lobbying campaign to protect loan-forgiveness program

U.S. Supreme Court

ABA asks Supreme Court to curtail expansion of forfeiture laws

ABA

ABA offers law student members free 6 months of study aid

Immigration Law

ABA Commission on Immigration report excoriates federal detention policy for immigrant families

Legal Ethics

Disbarment sought for 3 lawyers who ‘maliciously’ set up opposing counsel for midtrial DUI arrest

Annual Meeting

After some ado over class attendance, ABA House backs changes in law school accreditation standards

Annual Meeting

Protections against domestic and sexual violence must be extended to all, ABA leaders say

Annual Meeting

Law schools should refine debt counseling and cut education costs, says report adopted by ABA House

Annual Meeting

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

Annual Meeting

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

Annual Meeting

ABA must ‘change rapidly to be relevant,’ President-elect Linda Klein says