371 ABA Journal Human Rights articles.
Oct 14, 2020 3:25 PM CDT2015 decision finding a constitutional right to same-sex marriage for its “cavalier treatment" of religious objections to such unions.
Oct 5, 2020 1:45 PM CDT
Juvenile lifers, victims of police misconduct and immigrants convicted of minor crimes are among those with a lot at stake before the changing court
Sep 25, 2020 10:11 AM CDT
The ABA launched the Poll Worker, Esq. initiative to mobilize lawyers to assist as poll workers in the upcoming 2020 election.
Sep 23, 2020 2:00 PM CDTNPR reports that she dictated to her granddaughter Clara Spera this message: "My most fervent wish is that I will not be replaced until a new president is installed."
Sep 18, 2020 6:44 PM CDT
Backup driver for self-driving car is charged after crash death
A backup driver for an Uber self-driving test vehicle has been charged with negligent homicide for a March 2018 crash…
Sep 18, 2020 3:01 PM CDT
Sep 16, 2020 9:39 AM CDT
Sep 4, 2020 12:27 PM CDT
Law students, like Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr, are facing questions of whether to stay silent or speak up about societal issues such as social justice in this country, their interests and safety amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sep 3, 2020 12:25 PM CDT
Kentucky lawyer says sexual acts were consensual
A Kentucky lawyer accused of “monstrous and inhuman” sexual misbehavior says two former employees who sued him for harassment consented to “touching…
Aug 10, 2020 4:29 PM CDT
The seeds that inflamed America’s intense national debate over race and criminal justice were planted months before George Floyd was killed by police on a Minneapolis street in late May. The buildup to the country’s summer of civil unrest began in a quiet subdivision just outside of Brunswick, Georgia, where an unarmed Black man out jogging was shot and killed on Feb. 23 by two armed white men.
Aug 1, 2020 1:10 AM CDT
As a member of the ABA Center for Human Rights team, Waris Husain has the privilege of helping those on the front line of justice across Asia. One recent case highlights CHR’s ability to take immediate action to assist a justice defender in danger.
Jul 30, 2020 1:20 PM 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 10, 2020 3:31 PM CDT
“While lawyers do indispensable work throughout the human rights community, as I hoped to do, it is something else again for the entire legal profession, as represented by the ABA, to advocate human rights. That was power.”
Jul 7, 2020 9:04 AM CDT