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Arkansas Law Dean Wants to be Known as Lawyer of Faith

The woman who became the first African-American dean of the University of Arkansas law school is an expert in labor and employment law. But Cynthia Nance draws on her Lutheran…

It’s a Small World

How the ABA is relevant in Anytown, USA

Printing a New Chapter

ABA Publishing finds that legal best-sellers no longer need ‘how to’ in their titles

Charlie Rhyne’s Big Idea

After 50 years, Law Day is still vital to building support for justice principles

In Need of a Fix

ABA urges elimination of disparity in federal sentences for cocaine violations

Strengthening Our Foundation

50th Law Day will be a multidisciplinary celebration of the rule of law in our society

Judging the Judges

New procedural rules for judicial misconduct cases will apply in all federal circuits

Rule of Law ‘Crucial’ to Economic Success

Because the rule of law cannot be solely the province of lawyers, it was only fitting Wednesday afternoon that an economist on a panel made mostly of lawyers offered the…

Fla. Bar Reverses Course, Allows Lawyers to Tout Avvo Rankings

The controversial lawyer-ranking website Avvo is fighting battles on several fronts in its effort to list lawyers in every state.

In the most recent skirmish, the Florida Bar’s Standing Committee…

Trial Lawyers Decry Chamber’s Annual Legal Climate Survey

Even before the U.S. Chamber of Commerce formally released its annual survey assessing state liability systems, trial lawyers were crying foul.

The survey, “Apr 23, 2008 2:41 PM CDT

350 Lawyers Trek to San Angelo, Charging ‘Billables for the Soul’

Gearing up for what surely will be among the largest child custody cases in U.S. history, scores of attorneys are converging upon San Angelo, Texas, to represent pro bono the…

Meet Gerry Goldstein, Lawyer for Polygamy Sect in Texas Ranch Raid

Known for taking challenging constitutional cases, Gerry Goldstein apparently didn’t hesitate when he got a chance to defend a fringe Mormon group that advocates polygamy, concerning a controversial raid of…

Texas Scrambles to Prep for Sect Hearing

The state of Texas has dispatched about 300 welfare workers to interview 416 children removed from a polygamous sect in preparation for a hearing Thursday before a Texas judge who…

Lawyer Protests Spark Pakistan Violence; At Least 7 Killed

Lawyer protests in a major Pakistan city yesterday sparked widespread rioting there in which at least seven people were reportedly killed, offices were set ablaze and a bar association office…

N.Y. Bar Report: Balanced Life is Rare, But We Are the Enemy

Despite flex-time, part-time and other commonplace law firm policies that promote work-life balance, the reality is quite different from what the employee manual might suggest. Attorneys in an ever-more-stressful profession…

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