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Magna Carta

44 ABA Journal Magna Carta articles.

The organized bar must address attacks on the judiciary

It is a critical time for all citizens, and especially lawyers, to remain vigilant to protect the independence of the judiciary.

In recent years, and in recent days, attacks on the judiciary have increased, while public understanding of the essential role of the judiciary has diminished.

Choir of lawyers is a hit at Magna Carta celebration

When the ABA was planning the Opening Session for its London Sessions commemorating the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta this summer, it wanted to strike just the right note…

Royalty joins the ABA in marking the 800th birthday of the Magna Carta

Political powers blunt good law, human rights lawyer says

Speakers consider the grand sweep of the Great Charter

UK trade envoy: ‘I’d give anything’ for the ABA to work with the Iraqi judiciary

What can US, UK lawyers learn from each other?

Laws need to catch up to high-speed trading

Corporations have a role in (and gain benefits from) promoting the rule of law

Magna Carta’s 800th birthday brings vows of rededication to its ideals

Clarified: With much honor and ceremonial display, the Magna Carta celebrated its 800th birthday on Monday on the same hallowed ground where King John originally sealed it.

Dignitaries from around…

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People from both sides of the Atlantic flocked to London and Runnymede from June 11-15 to celebrate the 800th anniversary of the sealing of the Magna Carta. But if you…

After 800 years, what’s next for the Magna Carta?

With 800 years in the book for the Magna Carta (800 more than it was intended to have), what’s next for this venerated document?

On Sunday, during the ABA…

Where rule of law is present, corporations can invest and promote human rights, panelists say

Global corporations can, and should, play an important role in promoting the rule of law around the world.

That was the consensus of a panel of attorneys, barristers and academics…

Human rights lawyer: Magna Carta’s inspiration has been subverted by powers that be

The inspirational, and aspirational, template of the Magna Carta for the constitutions and legal documents that succeeded it is one of the recurring themes at the ABA London Sessions

What can US and UK lawyers learn from each other about best practices?

American and British lawyers can learn from each other and borrow examples of good practice from both systems to improve litigation and arbitration overall, attorneys said at a panel discussion…

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