658 ABA Journal Annual Meeting articles.
In 1907, the U.S. Supreme Court held in Kessler v. Eldred that after Eldred unsuccessfully sued Kessler for infringing his patent for an electrical cigar lighter, he couldn’t sue Kessler’s customers or Kessler, who intervened on their behalf, for infringing his patent on the same product.
Aug 8, 2022 6:42 PM CDT
The ABA House of Delegates passed a resolution Monday urging legislators and law enforcement to do more to fight cyberstalking and harassment.
Aug 8, 2022 6:19 PM CDT
Aug 8, 2022 3:31 PM CDT
Reginald Turner, president of the American Bar Association, is not giving up hope, he told its House of Delegates Monday at the 2022 ABA Annual Meeting in Chicago.
Aug 8, 2022 12:38 PM CDT
A resolution involving changes to law school standards focused on diversity and academic freedom has been withdrawn by the council of the ABA’s Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar.
Aug 8, 2022 11:49 AM CDT
The House of Delegates overwhelmingly approved a measure combating election misinformation and disinformation and protecting the personal security of election administrators and voters at the ABA Annual Meeting on Monday.
Aug 8, 2022 11:46 AM CDT
“The rule of law will not save the world from the evil portions of human nature, but it can help,” says former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer about his new position as chair of the ABA Rule of Law Initiative Board.
Aug 6, 2022 8:30 PM CDT
For the first time in more than two years, the ABA is bringing lawyers and other legal professionals together for an entirely in-person annual meeting.
Aug 3, 2022 8:42 AM CDT
The Margaret Brent awards ceremony begins at 3 p.m. Sunday as part of the 2022 ABA Annual Meeting in Chicago. The event was last in-person during the 2019 ABA Annual Meeting in San Francisco; the ceremonies were virtual in 2020 and 2021.
Aug 2, 2022 8:40 AM CDT
Former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer will become the next chair of the Rule of Law Initiative Board, the ABA announced Friday. ROLI’s current portfolio includes work in more than 50 countries.
Jul 15, 2022 10:25 AM CDT
“We could not find a more deserving recipient of our association’s highest honor, the ABA Medal,” ABA President Reginald Turner said. “Justice Breyer is a giant in the legal world who has dedicated nearly 50 years of his career to public service.”
Jun 28, 2022 11:43 AM CDT
Nina Kohn, a professor at the Syracuse University College of Law, has long focused on the intersection of the law and the experiences of older adults, including those who need long-term care. In recent months, she has helped draw attention to three policies that closely align with nursing home reforms the Biden administration announced in February.
Jun 21, 2022 10:04 AM CDT
Mary Smith asks herself the same two questions any time she considers a new opportunity: “Am I the right person for this role?” and “Can I make a difference?” She didn’t join or become active in the ABA thinking she would one day be the association’s president. But she began to contemplate the possibility while serving as its secretary, a position she held from 2017-2020. “I believe the ABA really helps lawyers with their practice, and it helps with rule of law issues and promoting democracy and promoting diversity, equity and inclusion, and I care about all of those things,” Smith says.
Jun 1, 2022 12:40 AM CDT
Ahead of the 2022 ABA Annual Meeting in August, we asked incoming leadership candidates the same four questions: What positive experiences have you had with the ABA? What would you like to accomplish during your term? What is something not a lot of other ABA members know about you? And why would you encourage other lawyers and judges to join the association?
Jun 1, 2022 12:30 AM CDT
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