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Magna Carta

44 ABA Journal Magna Carta articles.

‘I’d give anything to have the ABA work with the judiciary in Iraq,’ UK trade envoy says

The rule of law as embodied in the Magna Carta needs to be brought to the people who need it most, said Baroness Emma Nicholson during her luncheon speech at…

Laws and regulators need get up to speed with high-frequency trading technology, panelists say

The world of insider trading and the laws needed to prosecute those illegal trades continues to evolve as new issues and technologies used for trading emerge, attorneys said at an…

UK and US legal systems both sprung from the Magna Carta, but many jurisdictional differences exist

A major theme of the ABA London Sessions commemorating the 800th anniversary of the sealing of the Magna Carta is its effect in binding two of the leading common…

The Magna Carta is one of Britain’s best exports, Cherie Blair says

Cherie Blair marked the 800th anniversary of the sealing of the Magna Carta by proclaiming it to be one of Britain’s best exports.

“The Magna Carta is one of Britain’s…

How different would our world be today had the Magna Carta never been sealed?

Call it the “butterfly effect” from 800 years ago: What if King John had decided to stick it to his nobles and not affix his seal to the Magna Carta?

International laws complicate the hunt for data evidence

The ubiquity of information, coupled with conflicting international laws about privacy, data protection and national security laws, is making litigation a minefield of challenges, attorneys agreed at a panel discussion…

ABA’s Magna Carta anniversary celebrations kick off in London

The ABA’s celebration of the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta peaks with a five-day program in London beginning Thursday featuring pomp, circumstance and continuing legal education programs.

The events…

Queen Elizabeth II will attend Magna Carta anniversary ceremonies at Runnymede

For the past year, the ABA has used the upcoming 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta as an evocative teaching tool emphasizing the ancient roots of democratic principles and the…

America’s Magna Carta

During the weeks last summer that the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston hosted one of only four known original copies of the Magna Carta, the single sheet of faded…

Law Day and other activities honor Magna Carta, the document that set forth basic legal rights

As the world prepares to celebrate the 800th anniversary of the sealing of Magna Carta on June 15, it is important for us as citizens —and especially as lawyers—to reflect…

Pact with ABA aims to bolster rule of law in Sri Lanka

Student winners of ABA’s Magna Carta video competition are named

Four Arizona high school students have won first place in an ABA video competition with the theme “Magna Carta: What’s So Great about the ‘Great Charter’?”

The students will get…

Winston Churchill wanted to give rare Magna Carta manuscript to US, documents show

Great Britain’s prime minister and other officials wanted to give the U.S. a rare historic manuscript of the Magna Carta during World War II, as a thank-you for America’s anticipated…

Another Magna Carta is found

A small-town historian has found an ancient edition of the Magna Carta tucked away in a scrapbook compiled at the end of the 19th Century.

The newly found Magna Carta…

Bryan Garner offers a Magna Carta style guide

The Library of Congress has staged a magnificent exhibit on Magna Carta and its history. It is, after all, the 800th anniversary of the Great Charter of 1215. To…

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