Legal History

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Executive Director’s Report

Embracing Innovation: Adapting to change is essential for law practitioners

Opening Statements

Lawyer’s dogged search yields historic mug shots from John Lewis’ police file

Opening Statements

Former slave’s skirt tells lawyers’ family story in museum exhibit

Precedents

Feb. 23, 1923: Justices hear a challenge to ‘English-only’ laws

Question of the Week

What do you think were the most significant legal actions of the Obama administration?

The Modern Law Library

Alberto Gonzales reflects back on Bush administration and gives his advice for Trump staff (podcast)

Legal History

Lynching cold cases are re-examined as law students compile archive

Letters to the Editor

Letters: The Rules on Rules

Precedents

Jan. 19, 1988: Woman wins the right to be homeless

ABA JOURNAL

The top legal stories of 2016

The Modern Law Library

Was this lawyer-turned-WWII-spy the basis for James Bond? (podcast)

Criminal Justice

Sons of Ethel Rosenberg make last-ditch plea for presidential exoneration

Opening Statements

Litigator expands interrogations into book on presidential history

Precedents

Dec. 17, 1798: The Senate convenes the first impeachment

Legal History

Arrest records of civil rights leader are unearthed; persistent lawyer sought them for 15 years

Legal History

Why the president pardons turkeys and other Thanksgiving facts (gallery)

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer who got $1M sanction reversed will have to pay $45K for other ‘egregious tactics,’ court says

The Modern Law Library

What can past presidential history teach us about today? (podcast)

Cover Story

Appeals courts are dismantling stricter voter ID laws

Legal History

Did new black history museum snub Justice Thomas? Spokeswoman says it can’t include everyone
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