478 ABA Journal Asia articles.
Jan 28, 2019 9:35 AM CST
Lawyers are 3.6 times more likely to suffer from depression than nonlawyers, according to the American Psychological Association. Substance abuse rates within the legal profession are also much higher than for the general population. Clinical depression and substance abuse are highly correlated with suicide rates. The legal industry has the 11th-highest incidence of suicide among professions.
Jan 1, 2019 2:05 AM CST
Chinese copycats have long bedeviled popular brands in fashion and consumer products, but cybersquatters in China now target major global law firms–registering names, especially well-known brand or company names, as internet domains, with the hope of reselling them for a profit.
Nov 1, 2018 12:30 AM CDT
A minor told forensic investigators in Texas that she was paid to have sex with Cody Wilson, the former law student who in June reached a settlement with the U.S.…
Sep 20, 2018 12:35 PM CDT
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Jul 31, 2018 3:30 PM CDT
Jun 15, 2018 7:00 AM CDT
Some states require no disclosure on the part of attorney ghostwriters assisting pro se litigants. Some states mandate disclosure, while other states sometimes require such disclosure.
Jun 1, 2018 1:30 AM CDT
The parents of University of Virginia student Otto Warmbier have sued North Korea for the death of their son, who was detained for the alleged theft of a poster.
Apr 27, 2018 9:13 AM CDT
The wife of a detained Chinese human rights lawyer is planning a 12-day walk from Beijing to the city where she believes her husband may be imprisoned.
Li Wenzu says…
Apr 6, 2018 2:48 PM CDT
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
A Holocaust survivor who investigated North Korean prisons for the International Bar Association says conditions rival those of Nazi concentration camps.
Thomas Buergenthal, who was in the Auschwitz and Sachsenhausen…
Dec 12, 2017 12:38 PM CST
Don D. Bush left his position as a magistrate judge with the U.S. District Court for work as a medical technician for a nonprofit urgent care clinic and an ambulance service.
Dec 1, 2017 1:40 AM CST
A prominent human rights lawyer in China, whose guilty plea came in what had been criticized as a sham trial, was sentenced Tuesday to two years in prison for inciting…
Nov 27, 2017 7:00 AM CST
The terms emoji and emoticon—the keyboard-created forerunner of emojis—have cropped up in about 80 U.S. court opinions to date, with about half the case references within the last two years.
Oct 1, 2017 3:50 AM CDT