ABA Journal

Midyear Meeting

372 ABA Journal Midyear Meeting articles.

Likely ABA President Stands With Atticus

“I remember watching To Kill a Mockingbird for the first time,” Carolyn B. Lamm, a partner at White & Case in Washington, D.C. who became the ABA…

ABA OKs Conditional Admission to Bar for Would-Be Lawyers with Addiction, Mental Problems

The ABA has adopted a model rule that would grant conditional admission to the practice of law to applicants who have experienced chemical dependency or mental health conditions that otherwise…

ABA Calls For Tighter Prosecution Ethics Rules

The ABA’s 555-member policy-making House of Delegates has called on states to amend their legal ethics rules to require prosecutors to disclose evidence creating a reasonable…

Bar-Pass Rates, Pakistani Lawyer Solidarity on ABA’s Agenda Today

The ABA House of Delegates is not the place for someone who likes to talk about the same subject all day.

Instead, the 555 delegates who…

White & Case Partner Nominated to Serve as ABA President in ‘09

The first official act of the ABA’s new president-elect nominee today was to shake hands with one of the other two candidates in the race.

Why are TV Lawyers Ethically Challenged? That’s Hollywood, Writers Say

Three unrepentant lawyers who changed careers and now create popular culture’s view of the profession—they write for TV’s Law & Order, Boston Legal and Shark—talked freely Friday afternoon about how…

Seven Receive Spirit of Excellence Awards

Seven distinguished practitioners were honored Saturday with Spirit of Excellence Awards at the ABA Midyear Meeting in Los Angeles for their contributions to the legal profession and society.

The award,…

Law Prof Backtracks on Bar Pass Post

Corrected: This week, Paul Caron’s blog got more attention than he bargained for.

Caron – the Associate Dean of Faculty and a law professor at the University of Cincinnati College…

ABA to Measure Rule of Law in Four Countries, Including U.S.

Within the next few weeks, the ABA’s World Justice Project will start testing its theories of what defines the rule of law by sending fact-gathering teams…

Subprime Fallout Takes Center Stage at ABA Midyear

Some ABA sections get all the glory when the news media covers programs at the ABA midyear and annual meetings.

The ABA Section of Individual Rights and Responsibilities is known…