358 ABA Journal Human Rights 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.
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Despite their historic victory at Little Bighorn in June 1876, the Sioux found little relief from the white onslaught. Accepting defeat, they returned to their reservations—unarmed and newly dependent on government rations. And on Aug. 15, 1876, Congress passed legislation that became known as the “Sell or Starve” Act, halting any aid to the Sioux until they relinquished both their hunting rights and their claim to the Black Hills.
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Husch Blackwell will merge with boutique firm
Husch Blackwell has announced a merger with a health law boutique that represents hospitals and health care systems in the Boston area. The…
Jul 20, 2021 3:39 PM CDT
Boy Scouts of America strikes $850M deal
The Boy Scouts of America has agreed to pay $850 million to settle sex abuse claims by about 60,000 people. The group says…
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SCOTUS tosses suit over child slavery in Ivory Coast
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday that Nestlé USA and Cargill can’t be sued here under the Alien Tort Statute for…
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ABA president: Hate speech legitimizes intolerance
ABA President Patricia Lee Refo said Tuesday the association is “deeply troubled” by recent hate speech directed at Jewish, LGBTQ, Asian American and Muslim…
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Federal judge strikes down ban on assault weapons
Citing the Second Amendment, U.S. District Judge Roger Benitez of the Southern District of California struck down California’s ban on assault weapons…
Jun 7, 2021 4:03 PM CDT
Transgender employee failed to show discrimination in case against T-Mobile, appeals court says
The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at New Orleans has dismissed claims brought by Elijah Anthony…
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