1078 ABA Journal Legal History articles.
Secretaries at this law firm get extra bonuses; associates left out
Goodwin Procter will pay an extra $1,000 to all secretaries to recognize “hard work during these challenging times,” according…
Oct 19, 2020 1:34 PM CDT
Capt. Heinrich Hartmann Wirz wasn’t the only Confederate soldier prosecuted for war crimes after the Civil War—there were thousands of them—but Wirz was easily the most reviled.
Oct 1, 2020 12:05 AM CDT
Lawyers have a long tradition of supporting efforts to bring racial and social justice to this country. Recent killings of unarmed Black people by police have sparked a new wave of protests and demonstrations on a scale not seen in decades. Once again, the nation has been forced to pay attention.
Oct 1, 2020 12:00 AM CDT
Sep 23, 2020 9:30 AM CDT
There are parallels between President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s recess appointment of William J. Brennan Jr. and the vacancy created by the Sept. 18 death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg just weeks before the presidential election, 1956 “was a very different time from what is happening now,” says Ilya Shapiro of the Cato Institute.
Sep 22, 2020 2:45 PM CDT
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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
Trump pardons Susan B. Anthony
President Donald Trump said Tuesday he is granting a posthumous pardon to Susan B. Anthony, the women’s suffragist who was convicted for casting a…
Aug 18, 2020 4:52 PM CDT
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“The Army-McCarthy hearings would rightfully be compared to a soap opera, even though there was no infidelity or seduction, the plot meandered, and the only real star was a hired-gun solicitor,” writes author Larry Tye.
Aug 11, 2020 9:55 AM CDT
Aug 4, 2020 10:07 AM CDT
Despite legislative achievements, it wasn’t long until end runs were made around voter protection laws, and those efforts are alive and well, election law attorneys and voting rights advocates say.
Aug 1, 2020 2:00 AM CDT
“The fog of war—the uncertainty and confusion of battle—makes prosecution of war crimes difficult, at best. Dead civilians become collateral damage—the lamentable result of bad aim, poor training and faulty intelligence. But when the chain of command is complicit, it becomes all but impossible.”
Aug 1, 2020 12:05 AM CDT