371 ABA Journal Midyear Meeting articles.
Feb 12, 2020 1:04 PM CST
The ABA Commission on Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Profession presents the annual awards to lawyers who excel professionally; personify excellence at the national, state or local level; and demonstrate a commitment to diversity in the law.
Feb 1, 2020 12:25 AM CST
Oct 8, 2019 12:54 PM CDT
Jun 7, 2019 11:30 AM CDT
Updated: On Friday, the ABA Board of Governors will be discussing whether to move the 2021 ABA Midyear Meeting from Orlando, Florida, to Atlanta. In a letter sent on…
Jun 5, 2019 3:45 PM CDT
ABA President Bob Carlson sent a letter to the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday, urging members to support the Equality Act of 2019, which would prohibit discrimination on the basis of…
Apr 2, 2019 4:04 PM CDT
An online and printed resource will help develop state statutes and tribal codes to ban a controversial practice aimed at changing an individual’s sexual orientation or gender identity.
Apr 1, 2019 12:55 AM CDT
The American Bar Association Board of Governors approved a one-time American Bar Endowment Opportunity Grant of $150,000 from the ABE to the Commission on Immigration. The money is expected to fund the hiring of a pro bono coordinator to manage new volunteers.
Apr 1, 2019 12:40 AM CDT
Mar 29, 2019 3:40 PM CDT
Mar 14, 2019 1:20 PM CDT
Executive Director Jack L. Rives presented delegates with the new logo design, which had been approved by the Board of Governors the day before. While the current ABA logo has been in use for more than 40 years, a new logo could assist the association in proving its value to both potential and current members, Rives said.
Mar 1, 2019 12:55 AM CST
Language in Resolution 105 called for at least 75 percent of a law school’s graduates to pass a bar exam within two years of graduation. Under ABA rules, the House can send a potential revision—in this case for Standard 316—back to the council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar twice for review with or without recommendations, but the council has the final decision on matters related to law school accreditation.
Mar 1, 2019 12:52 AM CST
The ABA sets the gold standard for the American legal profession, ABA President Bob Carlson told the ABA House of Delegates at the ABA Midyear Meeting in Las Vegas—and it will never stop championing due process and the rule of law.
Mar 1, 2019 12:43 AM CST
The policymaking body of the American Bar Association passed a slate of criminal justice resolutions, including ones on clarifying expungement procedures, tightening child abuse laws and ensuring female prisoners have access to toilet paper and feminine hygiene products.
Mar 1, 2019 12:40 AM CST
A resolution adopting model rules for companies that offer legal documents online was withdrawn from the ABA House of Delegates after calls for clarification.
Model rules don’t always generate much…
Feb 1, 2019 3:40 PM CST