Legal History

Legislation & Lobbying

Five years after ‘Rosa’s Law’ eliminated ‘R-word’ from federal lexicon, movement continues to grow

White-Collar Crime

7th Circuit nixes 5 counts in conviction of ex-Illinois Gov. Blagojevich, calls for new sentence

Court Security

Ex-lawyer killed 2 at Texas courthouse in ‘92: Should lawyers now be able to bypass security there?

Legal History

Petition seeks removal of historical courthouse mural that included Klan

Sentencing / Post-Conviction

Ex-SS guard guilty as accessory to 300K murders in Auschwitz death camp during WWII, gets 4 years

Criminal Justice

Courthouse shooter’s relatives convicted of cyberstalking, face possible life prison terms

Precedents

July 28, 1932: U.S. Army disperses bonus marchers

Legislation & Lobbying

Should Confederate flag be displayed? ABA president, state officials, stores take a stand against it

Civil Rights

Fatal attack on black Bible-study group resonates on 150th anniversary of ‘Juneteenth’

Consumer Law

FCC seeks to impose record $100M fine on AT&T for slowdown on ‘unlimited’ data plans

ABA London Sessions

Magna Carta’s 800th birthday brings vows of rededication to its ideals

ABA London Sessions

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ABA London Sessions

After 800 years, what’s next for the Magna Carta?

ABA London Sessions

Where rule of law is present, corporations can invest and promote human rights, panelists say

ABA London Sessions

Human rights lawyer: Magna Carta’s inspiration has been subverted by powers that be

ABA London Sessions

What can US and UK lawyers learn from each other about best practices?

ABA London Sessions

‘I’d give anything to have the ABA work with the judiciary in Iraq,’ UK trade envoy says

ABA London Sessions

Laws and regulators need get up to speed with high-frequency trading technology, panelists say

ABA London Sessions

UK and US legal systems both sprung from the Magna Carta, but many jurisdictional differences exist

ABA London Sessions

The Magna Carta is one of Britain’s best exports, Cherie Blair says