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A committee of the U.S. Judicial Conference has tabled a proposed ethics opinion
that told federal judges that they should not be members of the conservative Federalist Society and the liberal American Constitution Society.
Jul 31, 2020 10:04 AM CDT
As a member of the ABA Center for Human Rights team, Waris Husain has the privilege of helping those on the front line of justice across Asia. One recent case highlights CHR’s ability to take immediate action to assist a justice defender in danger.
Jul 30, 2020 1:20 PM CDT
The ABA promised its annual meeting would combine tradition with the unexpected—and it didn't disappoint.
Jul 29, 2020 8:10 PM CDT
Some states with the highest amount of lawyers per capita also have rural areas with few, if any, attorneys, according to the 2020 ABA Profile of the Legal Profession
Jul 28, 2020 9:08 AM CDT
In a year of uncertainty, one thing is certain: The 2020 ABA Annual Meeting will once again offer attendees a memorable roster of special events, CLE programs and networking opportunities.
Jul 28, 2020 9:02 AM CDT
The Inaugural ABA False Claims Act Virtual Trial Program highlighted how jurors respond to evidence and arguments presented during a False Claims Act trial and how litigators can adapt their strategies when these trials are conducted remotely.
Jul 23, 2020 12:32 PM CDT
On Monday, Georgia canceled its in-person September bar exam because of public health concerns stemming from the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Jul 21, 2020 10:15 AM CDT
ABA President Judy Perry Martinez asked U.S. Senate leadership Monday to include S. 4182, the Emergency Support for Nursing Homes and Elder Justice Reform Act of 2020, in the next COVID-19 economic relief bill.
Jul 20, 2020 2:46 PM CDT
When COVID-19 closed ABA offices in March, staff sprang into work figuring out how the association could convert its meetings and events to virtual environments. In this bonus episode of…
Jul 16, 2020 3:45 PM CDT
Nearly 40% of lawyers who identify as having disabilities and/or as LGBTQ+ report experiencing discrimination, harassment and bias in the workplace, according to a new national study by the ABA and Burton Blatt Institute at Syracuse University.
Jul 15, 2020 3:20 PM CDT
ABA President Judy Perry Martinez on Monday criticized President Donald Trump's decision to commute the sentence of his friend and former campaign adviser Roger Stone.
Jul 13, 2020 8:51 AM CDT
In light of COVID-19 concerns, Kentucky canceled on Thursday its July and September bar exams, which would have been in-person tests. The state now plans to use the National Conference of Bar Examiners remote test, which is scheduled for early October.
Jul 9, 2020 2:04 PM CDT
“While lawyers do indispensable work throughout the human rights community, as I hoped to do, it is something else again for the entire legal profession, as represented by the ABA, to advocate human rights. That was power.”
Jul 7, 2020 9:04 AM CDT
ABA President Judy Perry Martinez said Wednesday the ABA is “deeply concerned” by China’s new national security legislation, which is designed to curb anti-government demonstrations in Hong Kong.
Jul 1, 2020 3:54 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court struck down a restrictive Louisiana abortion law in a closely watched case on Monday. A concurrence by Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. provided the fifth vote to strike down the Louisiana law, which requires doctors at abortion clinics to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals.
Jun 29, 2020 9:30 AM CDT
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