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Top Military Official: More Troops Needed in Afghanistan

The economy may be priority No. 1 in the new presidential administration, but national security isn’t far behind.

It’s certainly job No. 1 for Navy Adm. Michael…

ABA President Decries Expensive Judicial Races

The home state of ABA President H. Thomas Wells Jr. was the site of this year’s most expensive judicial race, and Wells isn’t happy about it.

Wells said in a…

Ex-ABA Prez Robert Grey Loses Race for Richmond Mayor

Robert J. Grey Jr., an attorney with Hunton & Williams who formerly served as the president of the American Bar Association, was defeated yesterday in his…

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Memorandum to the Next President

To: The Next President of the United States

From: H. Thomas Wells Jr., ABA President, and Thomas M. Susman, Director, ABA Governmental Affairs Office

Re: Your First 30 Days in…

ABA President Joins the Blogosphere

ABA President H. Thomas Wells, Jr. has launched a blog that goes behind the scenes in the peripatetic life of the leader of the world’s largest voluntary…

Calif. State Bar Reveals Embezzlement of More than $100K

Missing rent money has prompted an embezzlement investigation into a former employee of the California State Bar Association.

Robert Hawley, the bar’s deputy executive director, told the Oct 22, 2008 12:01 PM CDT

55% of Potential Voters Support Judicial Elections for State Judges

Most potential voters support judicial elections for state court judges, despite qualms about influence by special interest groups making campaign donations, according to a Harris Poll conducted with input from…

A Conversation With Gitmo Lawyer Margulies

Joseph Margulies will talk about his role in coordinating the litigation challenging the Bush administration’s post-9/11 detention policy at 5 p.m. CT on Tuesday, Oct. 21, at the ABA’s headquarters…

Transient Convicted in Death of Ex-President of California Bar

A transient has been convicted of second-degree murder for strangling a former president of the California State Bar during a sexual encounter.

Garvin Shallenberger was killed in 2006 at his…

Ky. Bar President Faces Ethics Probe Linked to Fee Dispute in Priest Case

The president of the Kentucky Bar Association is facing an ethics probe for her conduct in a priest sex-abuse case, the Louisville Courier-Journal reports.

The newspaper…

GC of Oklahoma Bar Gets Probation in Groping Case

The general counsel of the Oklahoma Bar Association has entered a reduced plea in connection with allegations he groped and bit a woman in a suite at a racetrack and…

Ex-Lawyer Convicted for Misleading Clients at ‘Divorce With Dignity’ Clinic

A disbarred Vermont lawyer who moved to Arizona and opened an office called “Divorce with Dignity” has been convicted of theft and fraud for leading clients to believe he had…

Franklin Pierce, Only N.H. Law School, Mulls State U Merger

The only law school in New Hampshire has announced that it is considering a merger with a state university.

Franklin Pierce Law Center, a private…

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