1079 ABA Journal Legal History articles.
“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
The national pastime, played in empty stadiums, at long last gets underway on Thursday. The cheer of the crowd will be sorely missed. But the absence of fans will also spare Major League Baseball teams from legal headaches that can arise when the seats are filled.
Jul 22, 2020 1:47 PM CDT
As a law professor at the University of Colorado Law School, Aya Gruber has seen her Millennial students wrestle with a problem that she has long struggled with herself: How to fight both gender-based violence and overpolicing.
Jul 15, 2020 1:30 PM CDT
2 California law schools announce plans for fall online classes
Because of COVID-19 concerns, fall 2020 classes will be online at the University of California at Irvine School of Law…
Jun 26, 2020 4:45 PM CDT
Alex S. Vitale explains the troubling origins of modern policing, why commonly suggested reforms like training and increased diversity have not been successful, and much more.
Jun 24, 2020 10:32 AM CDT
“For the most part, states and employers are doing the right thing,” says Mary Bonauto, who argued Obergefell v. Hodges before the U.S. Supreme Court. But she says there are still some attempts to “shrink marriage.”
Jun 24, 2020 8:00 AM CDT
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“I lined up the qualities I wanted in a job, measured them against my strengths and weaknesses, and discovered that I was best fit to practice law with my partners who have the same passion for justice, hard work and great legal skills. I never had to look back.”
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.
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