173 ABA Journal Middle East articles.
Waleed Abu al-Khair, a human rights lawyer who was convicted on anti-terrorism charges and sentenced to 15 years in prison—simply for calling for the rule of law in Saudi Arabia—will receive the 2019 ABA International Human Rights Award during the ABA Annual Meeting in San Francisco. “Abu al-Khair epitomizes the ideals of what lawyers around the world are fighting for,” ABA President Bob Carlson says.
Aug 8, 2019 6:00 AM CDT
Questions about service of legal papers could topple a $315 million default judgment against Sudan in a suit claiming the country supported al Qaida before its members bombed the USS…
Nov 8, 2018 2:35 PM CST
Lawyers don’t have to break the bank if they wish to be protected from cybertheft. But that doesn’t mean they can afford to be cheap in selecting security products and services.
May 1, 2018 1:10 AM CDT
States have been divided on whether to adopt new ABA Model Rule 8.4(g), which prohibits lawyers from engaging in harassing or discriminatory conduct.
Oct 1, 2017 2:30 AM CDT
Sep 24, 2017 7:53 PM CDT
The federal Bureau of Prisons faces a sea of troubles: Escalating medical costs, a prison population with little access to job training programs or computers, an institutional culture averse to…
Aug 23, 2017 3:00 PM CDT
ABA President Linda A. Klein condemned suicide bombings in the capital of Syria, one of which occurred at the main courthouse, in a statement on Monday.
“We send our…
Mar 22, 2017 9:40 AM CDT
It’s not every day that a wire transfer for $40 million crosses a lawyer’s desk—particularly when the cash is coming from the Central Bank of Iran. But for Jamie Bernard,…
Mar 1, 2017 4:05 AM CST
Dentons will eliminate approximately 25 jobs in the United Kingdom in preparation for the opening of its new shared-services hub in Warsaw, Poland. The hub, which officially launched on Monday,…
Nov 22, 2016 1:35 PM CST
At least 12 people died, including four lawyers, in a suicide bombing on Friday outside a courthouse in Pakistan.
A suicide bomber threw a grenade at the entrance to the…
Sep 2, 2016 8:47 AM CDT
Clifford Chance has taken the unusual step of replacing its office in Saudi Arabia in favor of an alliance with local firm, Abuhimed Alsheikh Alhagbani Law Firm.
Aug 23, 2016 5:07 PM CDT
In the wake of a failed coup attempt by the Turkish military, Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrested about 3,000 lawyers, judges and journalists in the country without charges or…
Aug 9, 2016 3:32 PM CDT
More than 60 people died in a suicide bombing on Monday at a hospital in Pakistan where lawyers had gathered to mourn a slain colleague.
The director of the hospital…
Aug 8, 2016 9:01 AM CDT
Mayer Brown has opened an office in Dubai to serve as the hub of its Middle East practice.
On Wednesday, the firm announced in a press release that its…
Jun 23, 2016 10:00 AM CDT
A disclaimer on an Israeli Espresso Club video ad featuring a George Clooney lookalike tells viewers he’s not the famous Hollywood actor.
However, Nespresso, which uses the real George Clooney…
Jan 21, 2016 12:55 PM CST