392 ABA Journal Midyear Meeting articles.
Nina Kohn, a professor at the Syracuse University College of Law, has long focused on the intersection of the law and the experiences of older adults, including those who need long-term care. In recent months, she has helped draw attention to three policies that closely align with nursing home reforms the Biden administration announced in February.
Jun 21, 2022 10:04 AM CDT
While ABA President Reginald M. Turner remains hopeful the sun is rising on the rule of law, he says “storm clouds increasingly appear on the landscape.” These clouds include forces throughout the globe “promoting lawlessness, corruption and attacks on democratic governance, threatening hard-won fundamental rights and freedoms.”
Apr 1, 2022 12:50 AM CDT
As the COVID-19 pandemic worsened the nation’s already dire housing crisis, the ABA Standing Committee on Legal Aid and Indigent Defense turned its attention to improving the experiences of people involved in the eviction process.
Apr 1, 2022 12:40 AM CDT
Feb 23, 2022 12:26 PM CST
The ABA House of Delegates on Monday approved two late-filed resolutions that address efforts to restrict voting after the 2020 presidential election.
Feb 14, 2022 7:28 PM CST
Mary Smith of Illinois is the ABA's next president-elect nominee. It became official after the House of Delegates' Nominating Committee voted to select Smith on Sunday and presented her nomination to the full House of Delegates during the 2022 ABA Midyear Meeting on Monday.
Feb 14, 2022 5:27 PM CST
The House of Delegates approved a measure adopting the ABA 10 Guidelines for Residential Eviction Laws at the ABA Midyear Meeting on Monday.
Feb 14, 2022 4:10 PM CST
The ABA House of Delegates approved a pair of resolutions Monday that focus on the needs of older Americans.
Feb 14, 2022 4:08 PM CST
The House of Delegates overwhelmingly passed a pair of resolutions that urge the Biden administration to help increase transparency and fairness in the nation's immigration and asylum systems during the ABA Midyear Meeting on Monday.
Feb 14, 2022 3:01 PM CST
The ABA House of Delegates passed a resolution Monday urging governmental entities to refrain from using pretrial risk-assessment tools unless “the data supporting the risk assessment is transparent, publicly disclosed and validated to demonstrate the absence of conscious or unconscious racial, ethnic or other demographic, geographic or socioeconomic bias."
Feb 14, 2022 2:58 PM CST
The ABA House of Delegates passed a resolution at the ABA Midyear Meeting on Monday that supports vulnerable Afghans who are seeking humanitarian protections in the United States.
Feb 14, 2022 1:56 PM CST
Government entities should enact, and courts should enforce, laws establishing a presumption of child presence in all dependency proceedings, the ABA House of Delegates urged Monday.
Feb 14, 2022 1:28 PM CST
The House of Delegates approved a resolution Monday urging federal agencies to follow laws and adopt policies to ensure that "all persons" in each state, regardless of immigration status, are included in the count used to redistribute seats in the U.S. House of Representatives following each decennial census.
Feb 14, 2022 12:55 PM CST
While ABA President Reginald M. Turner remains hopeful the sun is rising on the rule of law, he told the ABA House of Delegates on Monday that “storm clouds increasingly appear on the landscape.”
Feb 14, 2022 12:40 PM CST
A package of proposed revisions to the ABA law school accreditation standards, including two focused on diversity, were approved Monday by the ABA House of Delegates at the 2022 ABA Midyear Meeting.
Feb 14, 2022 12:38 PM CST
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