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Lawyer Kept License After Civil Judgment in Child Sex Assault Case

Updated: A Houston lawyer recently arrested on child pornography charges had kept his law license despite a civil judgment against him for an alleged sexual assault of a child, the…

Leaders in Vienna Seek Consensus; Rate Country Effectiveness on Rule of Law

Even Vienna, a major European capital that counts plenty of diplomatic meetings, treaty conferences and academic gatherings in its history, probably has never seen something quite like the

Is There a Specialist in the House?

As the number of lawyers being certified as personal injury specialists in Texas dwindled to 17 last year, administrators at the state bar certifying board knew exactly what the problem…

Community Cohesiveness

Bar associations and other organizations working locally to strengthen justice

Okla. Bar GC Accused of Groping and Biting Woman

A crime report detailing accusations against the general counsel of the Oklahoma Bar Association alleges he groped a woman in a Remington Park suite and bit her breast, the

Response Team

New agreement gives YLD more flexibility to marshal legal responses to disasters

The Good, the Bad, and the Tiny

ABA projects focus on legal issues relating to the increasing use of nanotechnology

Safety Net

Congress considers authorizing ABA attorney network for domestic violence victims

ABA Notices

ABA President Calls for Mugabe to Restore Rule of Law

Against a backdrop of increasingly violent contention that has led Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II to rescind the knighthood of Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe, the president of the ABA today sent…

Oklahoma Bar GC Arrested on Sexual Battery Charge

The general counsel of the Oklahoma Bar Association was arrested Saturday on a charge of sexual battery, the Oklahoman reports.

The story did not have details of the…

Legal Assistance Lawyer Calls for ‘Civil Gideon’ in N.H.

In a newspaper editorial today, a legal assistance lawyer calls for New Hampshire to follow recommendations of a state commission and the ABA and provide counsel to litigants who can’t…

The Rule of Man: A Film Recommendation Leads to a Father’s Enduring Lesson

This year’s Ross Essay Contest—asking ABA members to address the topic “Why do you believe the legal profession is the greatest profession in the world?”—brought in so many good entries…

Some Bungee Jump; Mark Bennett Practices Law

Some folks gamble. Others bungee jump, or climb mountains.

Mark Bennett practices law, along with his attorney wife, as a criminal defense lawyer working out of their…

Okla. Attorney Disbarred; Court Cites ‘Unbelievable’ Testimony

An Oklahoma attorney has been disbarred by the state supreme court after allegations that he forged a letter under another lawyer’s letterhead, purporting to sign it with that lawyer’s name,…

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