257 ABA Journal Elder Law articles.
Jan 2, 2020 4:44 PM CST
New book seeks to explain conservatism of Justice Clarence Thomas
A new book called The Enigma of Clarence Thomas contends that the justice’s conservatism is shaped by his immersion in…
Sep 24, 2019 3:11 PM CDT
Aug 12, 2019 8:13 PM CDT
Mind Your Loved Ones, a mobile app sponsored by the American Bar Association, allows users to create customized profiles for each member of their family, including their pets. Each profile contains not only their advance care directives, but also other important medical information.
Jul 1, 2019 1:15 AM CDT
It stands to reason that elder law will provide new opportunities for lawyers. Yet elder law covers a wide range of practice specialties, which makes this emerging discipline hard to…
Mar 27, 2019 3:20 PM CDT
Updated: As the U.S. population continues to get older, more attorneys are entering the field of elder law or expanding their practice to provide elder law services.
Mar 27, 2019 6:30 AM CDT
More than 260 people have been targeted across the globe in the largest coordinated sweep of elder fraud cases in history, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Thursday.
Mar 7, 2019 2:33 PM CST
The Supreme Court granted full review of Alabama death row prisoner Vernon Madison’s case. The issue is whether the Eighth Amendment and relevant court precedents permit a state to execute someone who whose mental disability leaves him without memory of his commission of the capital offense, and whether evolving standards of decency bar the execution of a prisoner whose competency has been compromised by vascular dementia and multiple strokes.
Oct 1, 2018 1:35 AM CDT
A federal appeals court has reinstated a lawsuit claiming a senior living center violated the Fair Housing Act when it failed to protect a lesbian from violence and harassment by…
Aug 28, 2018 10:05 AM CDT
A prominent New Jersey lawyer who hosted a radio show and seminars on elder law has been charged with stealing about $1.9 million from six elderly clients.
Robert Novy, 66,…
May 2, 2018 2:49 PM CDT
A lawyer who was disbarred in Pennsylvania for using nonlawyers to market and explain living trusts to elderly people has received a two-year suspension in New Jersey for the…
Apr 17, 2018 7:00 AM CDT
A wrongful death suit claims JPMorgan Chase & Co. was liable for the suicide of a broker whose depression worsened after the bank forced him to retire.
Apr 5, 2018 1:24 PM CDT
Members of Congress came together in bipartisan agreement this fall to pass a law strongly supported by the ABA that would enhance the federal government’s response to elder abuse and financial exploitation of seniors.
Dec 1, 2017 12:30 AM CST
An Omaha, Nebraska, lawyer has received a one-year suspension for claiming in guardianship reports that he was checking on an incapacitated adult who, it turned out, had moved out of…
Nov 9, 2017 7:00 AM CST
Oct 10, 2017 7:45 AM CDT