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ABA president calls for spirit of cooperation in Sept. 11 statement
The ABA joins all of America in remembering the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, said…
Sep 10, 2021 3:51 PM CDT
The ABA filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday arguing that denying disability benefits to residents of Puerto Rico violates the equal protection clause.
Sep 8, 2021 12:40 PM CDT
A lawyer generally may invest passively in a law firm that includes nonlawyer owners in jurisdictions that permit such alternative business structures, according to a new ABA ethics opinion. The lawyer may passively invest, even though the lawyer practices law in a jurisdiction that does not permit such nonlawyer ownership.
Sep 8, 2021 10:15 AM CDT
Cleveland State University's Cleveland-Marshall College of Law has been found to be out of compliance with an ABA accreditation standard focused on program resources.
Sep 7, 2021 11:02 AM CDT
New York has become the first state to extend its eviction moratorium since the U.S. Supreme Court blocked the federal ban on evictions during the COVID-19 pandemic late last month.
Sep 3, 2021 3:14 PM CDT
Millions of households are behind on their rent and think they will be evicted in the next few months, wrote U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland in an Aug. 30 letter to the legal community
calling for volunteer services.
Aug 31, 2021 9:36 AM CDT
ABA President Reginald Turner said Monday the association is “deeply saddened and concerned about the demise of the rule of law in Afghanistan” after the Taliban seized control of the country’s government and society.
Aug 17, 2021 10:00 AM CDT
A federal judge has denied the Florida Coastal School of Law's motion for preliminary injunctive relief against the U.S. Department of Education seeking to reinstate student federal aid.
Aug 11, 2021 11:45 AM CDT
The House of Delegates overwhelmingly approved a measure addressing the pressing need to protect pregnant workers at the ABA Hybrid Annual Meeting on Tuesday.
Aug 10, 2021 1:55 PM CDT
The House of Delegates passed a resolution at the ABA Hybrid Annual Meeting on Tuesday urging Congress to amend the U.S. Bankruptcy Code to allow borrowers to discharge student loans without proving that repayment of the debt imposes an “undue hardship” on them or their dependents.
Aug 10, 2021 1:44 PM CDT
Much has changed since the ABA's February 2021 midyear meeting, but Deborah Enix-Ross, the new president-elect, says the call to action
she made then—seeking civics, civility and collaboration in the profession—is more important than ever.
Aug 10, 2021 12:44 PM CDT
The ABA House of Delegates addressed the treatment of children and youths in two resolutions at the ABA Hybrid Annual Meeting on Tuesday.
Aug 10, 2021 12:22 PM CDT
Private prisons, jails and juvenile detention centers “have a tendency to cut staff, they have a tendency to cut programs, and that probably shouldn’t surprise anybody because that’s how you make a profit,” Stephen A. Saltzburg said.
Aug 10, 2021 11:55 AM CDT
The ABA Criminal Justice Section proposed a resolution to the House of Delegates during the ABA Hybrid Annual Meeting on Tuesday that focuses on improving prosecutors' collection of case data.
Aug 10, 2021 10:59 AM CDT
The ABA House of Delegates said Monday it supports federal reparations legislation and wants Congress to study the far-reaching effects of slavery in the criminal justice system.
Aug 10, 2021 10:21 AM CDT
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