73 ABA Journal 10 Questions articles.
Comedian Elizardi Castro is going to make you laugh, in two languages. Castro is the creator of Made in Puerto Rico, a high-energy bilingual one man show about island life, culture and pride.
Mar 1, 2019 1:55 AM CST
This past October, with the help of her family, friends and church, Ieshia Champs became a statistic once again. She was among the 77.87 percent of first-time test takers who passed the July 2018 Texas bar exam. In December, she accepted a position as an assistant county attorney with the Harris County Attorney’s Office, where she’ll be working in the Children’s Protection division.
Jan 1, 2019 2:50 AM CST
Dec 26, 2018 4:45 PM CST
The new documentary Citizen Clark … A Life of Principle, currently on Amazon.com, provides an overview of Clark’s incredible decadeslong, multidimensional career and his intense, complex and often-controversial commitment to justice and the rule of law. As the American people search for meaning in the lives of mavericks and activists, it may be the perfect time for a new generation to discover Clark, a 65-year American Bar Association member.
Nov 1, 2018 2:00 AM CDT
Rochester, New York-based solo practitioner Danielle Ponder treats audiences to her signature soulful beat layered with lyrics inspired by the five years she spent as a public defender representing some of her city’s poorest citizens.
Oct 1, 2018 1:55 AM CDT
ABA Journal: In 2002, you decided to move from Los Angeles to Portland, Oregon. Did you have to change your practice to adapt to a smaller legal community?
Mitra Shahri: No, perverts are perverts everywhere you go.
Sep 1, 2018 2:45 AM CDT
A young corporate lawyer sits at his computer, putting the finishing touches on an email.
He hits send.
His first comic book manuscript is off to…
Aug 1, 2018 2:50 AM CDT
Kansas City litigator Tristen J. Woods and his law partner Lauren Sierra Kruskall founded the Jungle Law Group to advocate for animals in civil and criminal court.
Jul 1, 2018 2:00 AM CDT
Ben Schatz founded one of the country’s first legal nonprofits to combat AIDS-related discrimination, served as executive director of the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association and held a leadership position on the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS during the Clinton administration. In 1999, he left the world of law and became a full-time singing drag queen.
Jun 1, 2018 2:00 AM CDT
Isaac Shapiro detailed his unique experience during World War II. His parents, Jewish emigres from Russia, were living in Berlin when Adolf Hitler began his rise to power. Sensing danger, they fled, eventually settling where they thought their young family would be safe: Japan.
May 1, 2018 1:55 AM CDT
Yvonne Brathwaite Burke in 1973 became the first African-American woman from California to serve in the U.S. House of Representatives, and the first member of Congress to give birth while in office. She also was the first congresswoman to be granted maternity leave—a benefit that at the time had to be specifically authorized by the speaker of the House of Representatives.
Apr 1, 2018 2:40 AM CDT
Chief Judge Abby Abinanti presides over the Yurok Tribal Court in Klamath, California, and her community-based, restorative approach to justice, along with initiatives she helped launch and lead, are improving lives across this remote Northern California reservation. There’s a wellness program to help drug offenders, a community restitution program, and even a program for those accused of domestic violence that has a recidivism rate of zero.
Mar 1, 2018 2:35 AM CST
Adrian E. Miller wrote “The President’s Kitchen Cabinet: The Story of the African Americans Who Have Fed Our First Families, from the Washingtons to the Obamas.”
Feb 1, 2018 2:45 AM CST
Marcia Lynn Sells, dean of students at Harvard Law School, once performed with Dance Theatre of Harlem under the direction of co-founder Arthur Mitchell.
Jan 1, 2018 3:40 AM CST
Dec 22, 2017 8:30 AM CST