ABA Journal

Ideas from the Front

75 ABA Journal Ideas from the Front articles.

When the Stars Align

Enlisting Celebrity Support for Legal Causes Can Influence the Court of Public Opinion

Same-Sex Benefit Bind

Federal Laws Can Complicate Corporate Efforts to Equalize Coverage

Women Mean Business

Firms Marketing to Female Clients Offer Book Readings, Spa Retreats

A Trap for Employers

Retaliation Actions Are on the Rise in Employment Discrimination Cases

Everyday Heroes

Nonprofessional Experts Rank High on Jury Credibility at a Lower Cost to Lawyers


From Day Care to Playrooms, Catering to Kids Makes for Happier Lawyers, Clients

Face Time

Expressions May Reveal Important Clues About an Interviewee’s True Intentions

Serving Them Right

When Taking on International Defendants, Expect Challenges, Even Complications

Like E-Mail, Only Faster

Don’t Forget to Address Instant Messaging in Electronic Communications Policies

Exposing Injustice

Lawyer Turns Documentary Filmmaker to Champion Rights of the Wrongly Accused

Banking On Faith

Islamic Financial Transactions Are Becoming Big Business for Shari’ah-Savvy Lawyers

Prohibited Provisions

No-Further-Representation Clauses May Be Advantageous, But They’re Also Unethical

Reporting Errors

Lawyers Need to Consult Federal Law Before Ordering Credit Reports for Litigation

Access Denied

Security Clearance Backlog Can Result in More Work, More Challenges for Lawyers

Courtroom Card Sharks

Reading Reactions, Controlling Emotion Are Among Skills Lawyers Learn From Poker

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