Legislation & Lobbying

First Amendment

Judge overturns Idaho ‘ag gag’ law barring undercover videos at agricultural facilities

Annual Meeting

Paulette Brown announces ambitious plans as she assumes the ABA presidency

President's Message

A Year of Progress: ABA advances work on innovation in legal services and other areas

National Pulse

Courts are giving reduced terms to many child-porn defendants

Report from Governmental Affairs

ABA cites health and well-being of asylum-seeking mothers and children

Legislation & Lobbying

Former governor may lose pension under measure he signed into law

Aviation & Space Law

Chicago ponders possible drone rules, could require registration and insurance

Law Firms

Gingrich and Dean are now on the same team

Annual Meeting

How should we regulate the ‘sharing economy’?

Annual Meeting

Commissioners speak on the future of justice on American Indian land

Legislation & Lobbying

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

Civil Rights

Federal bill would ban LGBT discrimination; Boies and Olson support it

Trials & Litigation

Leading NY lawmaker lied to FBI about son’s law firm job; felony conviction puts his own job at risk

Consumer Law

Feds face tough laws requiring specific intent in possible criminal case over GM ignition issues

Internet Law

Federal bill backed by Yelp would increase protections for online commenters

Labor & Employment

EEOC opinion interprets gay bias as a form of sex discrimination

Evidence

After firestorm over claim in sex-abuse trial that 14-year-old consented, lawmakers ban the defense

Judiciary

Judicial Conference declares ‘judicial emergency’ in Idaho, which has only 1 federal judge on bench

Terrorism

After critical Sidley report, leaders leave psychologists group that backed harsh interrogations

Celebrities

Whoopi Goldberg learns of statute of limitations in Cosby cases, asks TV viewers to lobby lawmakers