1056 ABA Journal Legal History articles.
Jun 1, 2020 1:35 AM CDT
George Washington, having retired after two terms in office, set a precedent: that serving beyond two terms might suggest the office was intended for a ruler, not a democratically elected leader.
Jun 1, 2020 12:15 AM CDT
Judge winnows claims in sex bias suit against Jones Day
U.S. District Judge Randolph Moss has tossed some claims and allowed others in a sex discrimination lawsuit filed by former…
May 20, 2020 4:21 PM CDT
May 20, 2020 2:31 PM CDT
As the COVID-19 pandemic quickly spread across the country, the ABA pivoted its second annual survey of civic literacy to gauge Americans’ support for online voting, as well as their thoughts on how the government should respond to a national emergency.
May 1, 2020 3:56 PM CDT
Former federal prosecutor and author James D. Zirin illuminates more than 45 years of Trump’s legal disputes in his new book, Plaintiff in Chief: A Portrait of Donald Trump in 3,500 Lawsuits. Zirin recently answered some questions from Robin Lindley, a Seattle-based writer and lawyer.
Apr 20, 2020 8:49 AM CDT
Apr 13, 2020 10:22 AM CDT
Chinese human rights lawyer is released from prison
Chinese human rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang has been released from prison after nearly five years in custody, according to his wife, Li…
Apr 6, 2020 4:24 PM CDT
Apr 1, 2020 12:05 AM CDT
Mar 19, 2020 10:47 AM CDT
When the U.S. Supreme Court announced this week that its March sitting of oral arguments would be postponed “in keeping with public health precautions recommended in response to COVID-19,” the statement included some historical references for support—going back as far as 227 years ago.
Mar 19, 2020 9:10 AM CDT
Mar 11, 2020 9:32 AM CDT
Televangelist told to stop peddling COVID-19 elixir
Two state attorneys general and two federal agencies are trying to stop televangelist Jim Bakker from peddling a supplement called Silver Solution as…
Mar 10, 2020 4:35 PM CDT
Some of Justice Scalia’s papers are now publicly available
The legal and academic papers of the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia are now available for public viewing, at…
Feb 13, 2020 3:27 PM CST
Feb 7, 2020 9:30 AM CST