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654 ABA Journal Annual Meeting articles.

For Lawyers in Zimbabwe, a Day at the Office Can Carry Risks to Life and Limb #ABAChicago

Lawyers in the African nation of Zimbabwe don’t worry much about such things as recessions, competing for business or the future of the billable hour. Their focus is more likely…

BigLaw Associate ‘Googles’ Everyone Before Presenting Job Candidates to Firm #ABAChicago

Lawyers, even the infamous ones, are quasi public figures, and they should make online posts accordingly, said a panel of lawyers Saturday.

Indeed, Michele On-Ja Choe, a Sidley Austin associate…

‘7 Secrets’ to Help Lawyers Thrive in a Recession #ABAChicago

The year is barely half over and it’s already shaping up to be one of the worst years ever for the legal profession. Through the end of July, nearly 4,300…

Starr Giddy Over Sotomayor; Panel Recalls Alito Reciting ‘Imagine’ #ABAChicago

When former special prosecutor Kenneth Starr depicted Sonia Sotamayor injecting the U.S. Supreme Court with flair and excitement, he sounded a wee bit like a teenager with a crush.

“We’ve…

Facebooking Judge Catches Lawyer in Lie, Sees Ethical Breaches #ABAChicago

Galveston, Texas-area lawyers on Facebook may want to double-check their friends list, especially if they’re about to appear before Judge Susan Criss.

That’s because Criss, a state court judge who…

Ex-AGs Weigh in on Possible Interrogation Tactics Probe, US Atty Firings #ABAChicago

When you put six former U.S. attorneys general together on a panel at a convention of lawyers, it’s pretty safe to assume the meeting room won’t be big enough.

That…

Finding Accurate Law Text Online Nearly Impossible, Panelists Say #ABAChicago

It sounded easy.

Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s counsel, Denley Chew, slapped down some $2 bills and challenged a room of lawyers and legal researchers with laptops and iPhones…

Is FTC Hedging on Plans to Apply ID Theft Rule to Law Firms? #ABAChicago

The Federal Trade Commission’s announcement that it would suspend implementation of a controversial regulation that would require many businesses to take steps to prevent identity theft gives the ABA more…

Women Partners Say They’re Still Forced into Support Roles at Firms #ABAChicago

While some law firms are leading the charge to promote women and minority partners to management positions, others remain dominated by the “white man’s voice,” and gender bias that keep…

Abner Mikva Chastises Prosecutors for Publicity in High-Profile Cases #ABAChicago

Retired federal judge Abner J. Mikva, who heads up a panel investigating clout in the admissions process at the University of Illinois, decried the growing practice by prosecutors of holding…

Two Twittering Lawyers: The ABA President and an IT Buff #ABAChicago

Should lawyers use Twitter? ABA President H. Thomas Wells apparently thinks so. He’s Twittering from the ABA Annual Meeting in Chicago.

Wells’ followers can learn that he takes…

ABA Task Force Hears Alternatives to Law School Accreditation Role #ABAChicago

The ABA should either get out of the federal law school accreditation process altogether or seek a waiver from a Department of Education rule requiring the association to steer clear…

No Shortage of Politicians and Legal Legends at ABA Annual Meeting #ABAChicago

Politicians and judges will be in abundant supply at the ABA Annual Meeting that kicks off in Chicago on Thursday.

The headliner is newly retired Justice David H. Souter, who…

Souter and ABA House to Discuss Civics Education #ABAChicago

The ABA Annual Meeting that begins Thursday in Chicago will have something of a civics theme.

Newly retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice David H. Souter will talk about the need…

ABA Annual Meeting 2009 on Twitter #ABAChicago

If you’re writing about the ABA Annual Meeting—taking place July 30 through Aug. 4 in Chicago—on Twitter, we encourage you to include the hash tag #abachicago in your tweets to…

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