3188 ABA Journal Legislation & Lobbying articles.
En banc 4th Circuit will rehear school dress-code case
The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at Richmond, Virginia, has granted an en banc rehearing to consider a challenge to…
Oct 22, 2021 4:07 PM CDT
Lawyer censured for seeking no-show pay
Lawyer Laura Cail, of Rensselaer County, New York, has been censured for filing false time sheets to collect more than $12,000 for work that…
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Historically, most prosecutors haven’t felt responsible for examining cases closed by their predecessors to determine whether everyone’s punishments fit their crimes. The prosecutors in these offices, however, are pushing their field to adopt changes to address mass incarceration and sentencing disparities in the criminal justice system.
Oct 1, 2021 4:00 AM CDT
The Michigan Bar Journal has just reached a landmark of 37 years in sustaining its monthly column on plain language in the law. Over the years, the column has exploded all the various myths about plain language in the law.
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Emily Dillan went to the University of Massachusetts School of Law hoping to help survivors of domestic violence in her community, but through a new opportunity with the ABA, she could soon extend her advocacy across the country.
Sep 27, 2021 9:50 AM CDT
The U.S. trustee for the Justice Department has filed a motion to halt a judge’s approval of a controversial bankruptcy plan for…
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New attorneys, like other professionals across the country, are struggling under the weight of their student loan debt. They need our help to urge Congress and the Administration to provide much-needed relief.
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