168 ABA Journal Legal Rebels Profiles articles.
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
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.
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Legal Rebel Colin Starger, a 2002 Columbia Law School graduate, introduced the SCOTUS Mapping Project, an online tool that allows users to chart competing lines of Supreme Court majority and dissenting opinions.
Sep 1, 2019 12:40 AM CDT
Sep 1, 2019 12:30 AM CDT
As a staff attorney at the special litigation unit at the New York Legal Aid Society, a reminder of Cynthia Conti-Cook’s father’s indictment is the cornerstone of a career that seeks justice by speaking truth to power through litigation and data.
Sep 1, 2019 12:20 AM CDT
In 2015, Jonathan Pyle built Docassemble, a free, open-source platform for expert systems and document assembly. People use it to assemble filings for a variety of legal issues, including divorce, eviction and Chapter 7 bankruptcy.
Sep 1, 2019 12:10 AM CDT
When the ABA Journal named the first class of Legal Rebels 10 years ago, the legal industry was undergoing rapid transformation. Ten years later, it’s clear that many of the same issues that drove the original class of Legal Rebels to look for solutions outside the mainstream are still prevalent.
Sep 1, 2019 12:05 AM CDT