169 ABA Journal China articles.
Aug 1, 2020 1:05 AM CDT
Jul 23, 2020 9:47 AM CDT
US indictment accuses China of backing vaccine hackers
An indictment unsealed Tuesday accuses China of backing two hackers who stole trade secrets in a 10-year campaign waged partly for the…
Jul 21, 2020 4:56 PM CDT
Jul 1, 2020 3:54 PM CDT
Apr 24, 2020 8:00 AM CDT
Chinese human rights lawyer is released from prison
Chinese human rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang has been released from prison after nearly five years in custody, according to his wife, Li…
Apr 6, 2020 4:24 PM CDT
Built to more efficiently resolve the increasing number of online disputes finding their way into the Chinese court system, internet courts also act as an incubator for a judiciary going through rapid change.
Nov 1, 2019 2:00 AM CDT
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
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 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
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
Judge Dwayne D. Woodruff, a former professional football player—and Super Bowl champion—Woodruff went to law school full-time while he played defensive back for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Now, after more than a decade on the court bench, Woodruff is running for a seat on the state supreme court.
Jun 1, 2017 4:00 AM CDT
In the wake of a new law threatening criminal prosecution of foreigners engaging in human and legal rights work in China, the ABA Rule of Law Initiative closed its Beijing…
Mar 1, 2017 1:10 AM CST