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Endorsing Early Treatment

Conditional bar admission aims to encourage timely help

A Lamm Shall Lead

D.C.-based lawyer nominated to be president-elect

Unexpected Truths

Courts confront culture issues, panel says

Bar Presidents Protest ‘Reckless’ Investigation of Mich. Judge

Twelve former presidents of the Grand Rapids Bar Association are protesting the “reckless” manner in which they say the Judicial Tenure Commission is investigating a Michigan judge.

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ABA Offers Gitmo Tribunal Help, UK Bar Groups Voice Fairness Concerns

The president of the American Bar Association has written the president of the United States, expressing concern that six terrorism suspects detained at the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay…

ABA Expresses Solidarity With Pakistani Lawyers

The ABA’s 555-member policy-making House of Delegates passed a measure late this afternoon expressing solidarity with Pakistani lawyers and judges who have been persecuted by their government after protesting suspension…

ABA Approves Bar Pass Standards for Accreditation

The ABA’s policy-making House of Delegates has concurred in a revision to the Standards for Approval of Law Schools relating to bar passage…

Likely ABA President Stands With Atticus

“I remember watching To Kill a Mockingbird for the first time,” Carolyn B. Lamm, a partner at White & Case in Washington, D.C. who became the ABA…

ABA OKs Conditional Admission to Bar for Would-Be Lawyers with Addiction, Mental Problems

The ABA has adopted a model rule that would grant conditional admission to the practice of law to applicants who have experienced chemical dependency or mental health conditions that otherwise…

ABA Calls For Tighter Prosecution Ethics Rules

The ABA’s 555-member policy-making House of Delegates has called on states to amend their legal ethics rules to require prosecutors to disclose evidence creating a reasonable…

Bar-Pass Rates, Pakistani Lawyer Solidarity on ABA’s Agenda Today

The ABA House of Delegates is not the place for someone who likes to talk about the same subject all day.

Instead, the 555 delegates who…

White & Case Partner Nominated to Serve as ABA President in ‘09

The first official act of the ABA’s new president-elect nominee today was to shake hands with one of the other two candidates in the race.

Why are TV Lawyers Ethically Challenged? That’s Hollywood, Writers Say

Three unrepentant lawyers who changed careers and now create popular culture’s view of the profession—they write for TV’s Law & Order, Boston Legal and Shark—talked freely Friday afternoon about how…

Seven Receive Spirit of Excellence Awards

Seven distinguished practitioners were honored Saturday with Spirit of Excellence Awards at the ABA Midyear Meeting in Los Angeles for their contributions to the legal profession and society.

The award,…

Law Prof Backtracks on Bar Pass Post

Corrected: This week, Paul Caron’s blog got more attention than he bargained for.

Caron – the Associate Dean of Faculty and a law professor at the University of Cincinnati College…

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