578 ABA Journal Legal Rebels articles.
Asked to reflect on his nine-year tenure as president of the Legal Services Corp., Jim Sandman says he is proud of many things that he and his team accomplished. In this new Legal Rebels Podcast episode, he speaks with the ABA Journal’s Victor Li.
Mar 18, 2020 9:32 AM CDT
Feb 12, 2020 9:15 AM CST
The group, which laid the groundwork for what could become the largest modern reform to the state’s professional rules potentially set a road map for others around the country.
Feb 1, 2020 3:00 AM CST
Conventional wisdom in the legal profession dictates that attorneys should have all the answers, mistakes can be detrimental, and people who call themselves “hackers” are known for identity theft and…
Feb 1, 2020 2:50 AM CST
The Technology Initiative Grant Program awards regional LSC offices money for creating technology plans that help low-income people with their legal needs.
Feb 1, 2020 2:40 AM CST
Staffers of travel the country unearthing, cleaning and publishing county-level criminal justice data in what they hope will be each of America’s 3,141 boroughs, counties, independent cities, parishes and the District of Columbia.
Feb 1, 2020 2:30 AM CST
Beginning with the 2020 class, we decided to move Legal Rebels to February-March. To mark this new beginning for Legal Rebels, we decided to try something new. Whereas prior classes have mostly featured individuals with the occasional team thrown in, we decided that 2020’s class would be made up entirely of teams.
Feb 1, 2020 1:40 AM CST
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard sues Hillary Clinton for ‘Russian asset’ comment about unnamed candidate
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, a 2020 Democratic presidential primary candidate, has filed a defamation suit against Hillary Clinton…
Jan 23, 2020 4:36 PM CST
Jan 15, 2020 6:00 AM CST
Tor Ekeland’s advice to others looking to hang their shingle? Stay hungry and don’t shy away from imperfect—or even unpaid—opportunities. “The opportunities and taking the risks in one area put you in contact with a whole host of people,” he says.
Dec 12, 2019 11:38 AM CST
In this new episode of the Legal Rebels Podcast, the ABA Journal’s Jason Tashea talks to Kristen Sonday of Paladin, a platform that helps organizations manage, staff and track pro bono efforts, about the slowly growing diversity in legal tech.
Nov 13, 2019 6:00 AM CST
In this new episode of the Legal Rebels Podcast, Legal Affairs Writer Jason Tashea talks to professors Colleen Chien and Sarah Lageson about their research into the modern trials and tribulations of expungement and sealing of criminal records.
Oct 16, 2019 6:00 AM CDT
Legal Rebels Rohan Pavuluri and Jonathan Petts never had reason to think much about Chapter 7 bankruptcy. Both came from well-off families and graduated from Ivy League universities. They strongly think that the law shouldn’t discriminate based on income.
Sep 1, 2019 1:30 AM CDT
“I realized that there’s a big problem with mass incarceration that we’re not seeing as much research on—that one in four women have a family member in prison,” says Legal Rebel Gina Clayton-Johnson, founder of the Essie Justice Group.
Sep 1, 2019 1:20 AM CDT
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