143 ABA Journal Healthcare & Pharmaceutics articles.
While the American Bar Association has mobilized to help the public and profession during the COVID-19 pandemic, this is not the first time the association has addressed the challenge of a new and deadly virus. At the height of the United States’ AIDS epidemic, the ABA helped lead the charge to decrease discrimination against people who were infected with HIV.
Aug 1, 2021 12:20 AM CDT
DOJ withdraws death penalty requests
The U.S. Department of Justice has withdrawn requests for the death penalty in seven cases, reversing the stance taken by the department during the Trump…
Jul 23, 2021 2:32 PM CDT
Proposed $26B opioid settlement announced
A group of state attorneys general have announced a proposed $26 billion settlement between states and four companies that make and distribute opioids. Johnson &…
Jul 21, 2021 4:25 PM CDT
Jul 12, 2021 12:50 PM CDT
US lawyer in Hong Kong sentenced to prison
Samuel Bickett, a U.S. lawyer in Hong Kong, has been sentenced to four months and two weeks in jail for intervening…
Jul 9, 2021 4:24 PM CDT
Justice Thomas questions government’s ‘half-in, half-out’ pot stance
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas said Monday the federal government may no longer have the authority to intrude on the states’…
Jun 29, 2021 4:34 PM CDT
Advocates are concerned about the privacy of data collected by genetic testing companies; what control consumers have over their DNA data once it’s been submitted to 23andMe and other genetic testing firms; and what recourse consumers have if companies’ assurances of privacy prove unreliable.
Jun 1, 2021 1:30 AM CDT
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Mar 11, 2021 9:05 AM CST
Zoom court hearings continue to produce some unusual videos of participants who ignore decorum or carry on with activities they wouldn’t try in a courtroom.
In California, a traffic court…
Mar 1, 2021 10:19 AM CST
John Van Amsterdam, a shareholder at Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, says events hosted via video conferencing platforms because of COVID-19 have provided a surprisingly effective avenue for building personal connections at the firm.
Feb 10, 2021 12:22 PM CST
Feb 1, 2021 1:30 AM CST
Supreme Court justices receiving early coronavirus vaccines
U.S. Supreme Court justices are eligible for early coronavirus vaccines and could be receiving them this week. Other judges “are settling in for…
Dec 22, 2020 4:45 PM CST
Proposed $26B opioid settlement disclosed
Four companies involved in making and distributing opioids have disclosed a proposed $26 billion settlement that would end thousands of lawsuits by state and local…
Nov 6, 2020 3:48 PM CST
Aug 26, 2020 1:54 PM CDT