377 ABA Journal Legal Writing articles.
Jun 7, 2023 8:55 AM CDT
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May 30, 2023 12:30 PM CDT
According to case files in the 741 manuscript boxes full of Justice John Paul Stevens’ papers newly opened to the public this month by the Library of Congress, Stevens had to take some extra strokes to preserve his tentative 7-2 majority in PGA Tour v. Martin and to keep it from being saddled with concurrences.
May 18, 2023 11:04 AM CDT
May 16, 2023 10:56 AM CDT
When the Berlin Wall fell Nov. 9, 1989, James Silkenat was serving his term as chair of the ABA International Law Section. But he is the first to admit that he did not immediately anticipate what changes that it would spark.
May 10, 2023 8:37 AM CDT
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Apr 19, 2023 8:26 AM CDT
A defendant should get a new chance to argue that his confession was coerced after the trial judge failed to discuss specifics in a “boilerplate order” that adopted a magistrate judge’s report, according to a federal appeals judge’s partial dissent.
Apr 12, 2023 11:24 AM CDT
The former CEO of Highland Capital Management is seeking the recusal of a bankruptcy judge on the ground that she has written two novels that “roundly criticize” the financial industry and include an “evildoer” character who appears to be based on him.
Apr 6, 2023 3:10 PM CDT
Apr 4, 2023 9:43 AM CDT
The contender for the distinction is John Rastell (circa 1475–1536), who is commonly credited with having written the first English law dictionary. Yet he might just deserve credit for producing the first dictionary in the English language. Though early editions are undated, the first printing is thought to have appeared in 1523.
Apr 1, 2023 2:30 AM CDT
After decades as a legal insider and observer of some of the most consequential moments in modern U.S. history, James Hamilton retired from law and picked up his pen. In his new memoir, Advocate, Hamilton shares fascinating tales of the power brokers and politicians who helped steer the course of the country.
Mar 28, 2023 1:04 PM CDT
The CEO and co-founder of Casetext talks about its AI legal assistant CoCounsel, as well as the potential of advanced chatbots to change the legal industry.
Mar 22, 2023 8:35 AM CDT
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